The Phelps County Fair is four fun filled days for one low price. Price includes carnival rides, bull riding, demo derby, truck and tractor pull, ATV rodeo, pageants, livestock events, petting zoo, karaoke, talent contest, frozen t-shirt contest, kids games, musical entertainment, exhibits, vendors, 4-H, FFA, various foods, and so much more. The exhibit halls are full of agricultural products, baked and canned foods, handmade creations, flowers and 4-H and Scout projects. The livestock barns are a popular attraction with beef and dairy cattle, swine, sheep, goats, poultry, and rabbits. The Phelps County Fair is a great place to meet new people and make new friends. There are many diverse cultural events at the fair. It doesn't matter if you are a newborn or 100 years young, there is something for everyone. Rolla is located along old Route 66.
Board Member Requirements
Any resident of Phelps County over the age of 18 can become a member of the Phelps County Fair Board. Members do not have to be connected to agriculture. Board members are elected to the Board. Members work hard all year to maintain the fairgrounds, plan special events such as a demo derby, and of course plan the fair. Members are all volunteers.
How Can You Get Involved?
Come to a Fair Board meeting. The Board meets every fourth Monday of each month at 6 PM. April - October meetings are held at the Phelps County Fair Grounds. November - March are held in various Rolla locations.
Current Board Members
To see who the current Board Members are and to contact a member click here.
Don't want to be a Board Member but want to Volunteer?
Volunteers are the heart of the Phelps County Fair and many are needed to keep the fair running smoothly. Prior to the fair, volunteers are needed to paint and maintain buildings and grounds, perform various clerical task, do creative projects, and assist with sponsorships. During the fair volunteers are needed to staff the entrance and pit gates, assist with parking, work the food shack and soda booths, work in the office, and other task that are needed. If you would like to be a part of the best fair in the area, contact Anita Studdard.