The 2024 Marias Fair will be held Wednesday, July 17 through Saturday, July 20. Mark those calendars!
*This website contains info on events from last year's fair. Updates will be made as it gets closer to fair time again.*
Friday July 21 @ 6 pm & Saturday July 22 @ 7:00 pm
The PRCA Marias River Stampede Rodeo returns to Shelby MT for the Marias Fair. Get ready for two nights of Pro Rodeo action with included entertainment by PRCA rodeo clown, Wild Burrow Races, Kids Boot Race, Ranch Bronc Riding, 4-H youth presentations and more.
Live Music follows the rodeo both nights!
Saturday evening is Tough Enough to Wear Pink night, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. Be sure to get there in time for the 4-H Horse Participants' special Grand Entry.
Sunday, July 23 @ 1:00 pm
The Montana Pullers Association will be hosting a Truck & Tractor Pull at the 2023 Marias Fair!
Anyone is welcome to participate. $15,000 Added Prize Money!
There will also be a Pedal Tractor Pull for the kids!
Time to get signed up for the Wild Burrow Races! We need 6 teams for each night of the Rodeo!
We are now accepting entries! Call Andy at 406-350-1564 to get registered.
How it will work:
There will be a burrow with a long lead rope in each bucking chute. Each team of two people will have to catch their burrow, ride him across the arena, around a barrel and back!
$50 Entry Fee & $200 to the winner each night!
$100 Prize for the best dressed or most creative costume!
Who's up for the challenge?! It's open to anyone who wants to participate. Local/area businesses - Let's see how many of you can put teams together! Let's have some fun!
It was recently announced by the stock contractor that there WILL be a Ranch Saddle Bronc Riding Event again this year!
6 riders each performance.
$50 to enter, winner of each night takes all.
Call Andy at 406-350-1564 to enter.
Montana Pullers Association will be hosting Pedal Tractor Pulls during the main Truck & Tractor Pull Event on Sunday afternoon of Marias Fair!
There are 10 spots available, on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-ups will begin at 11 am at the entry table setup in the pits, the day of the event, and close at 12:30 pm. Parent must be present to sign a waiver. No late entries will be accepted. $5.00 Entry Fee.
Bring your own helmet, Pedal Tractor will be provided.
Who's working on projects to enter in the Open Class? It's a fun way to showcase your handiwork and talents. Did you know you can even win a little premium money if your exhibit is awarded a top ribbon?? You can!
View the Open Class page for information on categories & how to sign up!
Online Registration is now available!
Also, go join the brand new "Marias Fair Open Class" Group Page!
Let's make it a great year in Open Class!
Saturday, July 22, 2023 - Seewald Barn, Marias Fairgrounds
1:00 pm Pre-Sale Social & Buyer Registration
3:00 pm Live Auction
The 4-H livestock auction will be held Saturday, July 23 at 3 p.m. at the Seewald Barn at the Marias Fairgrounds. Online bidding will also be available through jerrycollinsauctions.com for anyone unable to attend the sale in person.
From MSU Extension Agents:
The Marias Fair 4-H livestock sale will soon be here! Be ready to bid early, this sale is going to go fast! We're anticipating 47 market steers, 12 market lambs, 37 swine, and 8 meat goats.
Please let us know if you'd like more information on the sale and we'll have a local Extension Agent, 4-Her, and/or livestock committee member get in contact with you.
Thanks for supporting 4-H!
Thank you KTGF and KRTV Great Falls for your sponsorship and the air time for this awesome promotional video of the Marias Fair!
Keep your eye out on our local NBC channel for this fun commercial!