The 2021 Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo is on! Naturally, the concerts are always a big draw. Trace Adkins will take to the stage Tuesday, August 24th. Nelly will perform Wednesday, August 25th. Seether is next on Thursday, August 26th followed by Foghat Friday, August 27th. Then the concerts will wrap up with Plain White T's on Saturday, August 28th. Each show will kick off nightly at 7:45 p.m.

The demolition derby will be this Saturday, August 21st. Gates open at 4 p.m. time trials begin at 6:30 p.m. races start at 7:30 p.m. with the Demolition to follow.

The Horse Heaven Round-Up features some of the best Rodeo action in the Pacific Northwest. You'll see bareback riding, saddle bronc, bull riding, tie-down roping, steer wrestling, barrel racing, Breakaway roping, mutton busting, and more. Opening night will be Tuesday, August 24th, family night is on Wednesday, tough enough to wear pink will be on Thursday, Friday features visiting royalty, and Championship Night is Saturday, August 28th.

Thursday during Fair week is Taste of the Fair. All food vendors will be serving one smaller portion of a regular menu item for just $2. It's a great way to sample all the fair food! Are you wondering who makes the best Bloody Mary in town? You don't want to miss the Bloody Mary contest then. Bartenders and backyard race will be picked for a showdown on Saturday in the voodoo vodka bloody mary bar. Cheer for your favorite and enjoy a Bloody Mary.

So many other events will be featured at the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo. Like the All Alaskan Pig Racing, the Cornhole Tournament, and ax throwing. For all the details click HERE. Daily admission for adults is $13 if you buy your tickets before August 24th. $15 after that. Kids ages 6 through 12 are $5 as our seniors 65 and older. Kids under 5 are free. Don't forget kids day is Wednesday, August 25th, just $2 for ages 6 through 12. Parking is $12 daily.

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