3/5/2020 Chamber -- 75th Tri-County Fair Tweet
|Members of the Fair
Board discussed plans for this August when the Collinsville Tri-County
Fair will celebrate it's 75th Anniversary. Board members also gave a history
and some of their own memories of past Fairs including:
* Dairy Shows in the "Dairy Capital of Oklahoma"
* Performance by Johnny Lee Wills
* Barns built in 1947
* Greased pole for $20 reward at top
* School Bus brought students to Fair
* Horse Shows / Carnivals / Parades / Antiques/ Canned Goods & Crafts / Talent Shows
* Learning experience for FFA/4-H students before County & State Fairs
* Many long-time volunteers and board members
The local Collinville fair has been primarily livestock shows in recent years ... but several traditional activities are expected to return for the planned week-long big celebration this August 15-22, 2020. The Collinsville Tri-County Fair is one of Oklahoma's oldest community fairs.
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