Welcome to the fair!

The Poinsett County Agricultural Fair has celebrated our county’s agriculture heritage, community values, and family-focus for 140 years.

The 2019 fair, themed “COUNTRY ROOTS & COWBOY BOOTS” is set for September 3rd - 7th and promises to provide exciting, family entertainment for hundreds of residents from across Poinsett County and the surrounding areas.

Lots of activities, contests, and exhibits, along with exciting musical entertainment, will highlight this year’s event.  

September 3rd-7th, 2019

T-shirts are now on sale. Quantities are limited.
Youth S - Adult XL - $15 each
2XL -  $17 each
Purchase at the fairgrounds or email poinsettcountyfair@gmail.com.

find the fairgrounds

every night is armband night!

Advanced Armbands (Good for one night only) can be purchased
for $15.00 until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 3rd.   at:

Armbands purchased at the fair will be $20.00.  
Mega Bands (Good for every night) can be purchased for $60.00.

the Educational Exhibits

Civic or non-profit organizations, Extension Homemakers, 4-H Clubs, FCCLA and FFA Chapters, schools, school groups and other organized youth or adult clubs are invited to display an unmanned, educational exhibit.   ~  Download the Exhibit Rules   ~
There is no cost for the exhibit but reservations must be made by contacting the Poinsett County Extension Office at 870-578-4490, by emailing ppugh@uaex.edu, or by completing  and returning this form.

the EhC Rice Buffet

Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Family Life Center – Harrisburg First Baptist Church

 Adults - $5.00  /  Children 7-12 - $2.50
 Children 6 and under eat free


Proceeds benefit service projects conducted by the
 County Extension Homemakers Council.

the Pageant

Saturday, August 24th
at 10:00 a.m. in the
Harrisburg High School Fine Arts Center

Visit the PAGEANT PAGE for details and forms!

Tuesday, September 3RD

ROCKY CLEMENTS MAGIC SHOW    -    Sept 3rd at 6:00 p.m.

We invite you to take a journey back to those days of amazement and amusement. The "Show of Wonders" offers fun-filled and artistic entertainment. Spectators from five to ninety-five will enjoy stories about the great magicians of old, traveling medicine shows, carnival sideshows, and ghostly tales of mystery, all played out with ornate antique props, a beautiful stage set, and authentic vaudeville era routines. 

THE BAND TRIPPP    -    Sept 3rd at 7:00 p.m.

TRIPPP is a band of 18-year-old triplet brothers from Jonesboro, AR. The band includes Treyson Stafford (bass guitar, percussion, vocals), JD Stafford (lead vocals, drums), and Chaz Stafford (guitar, fiddle, vocals). TRIPPP plays a mix of country, Southern rock, classic rock, blues, and bluegrass. They were finalists for the “Young Artist of the Year Award” at the 2019 AR Country Music Awards and were voted “2019 Best Local Band” in Northeast Ar!

Wednesday, September 4th

STRUT YOUR MUTT SHOW    -    Sept 4th at 5:30 p.m.

Got a four legged best friend?  Here is your chance to show them off!   The Show is open to all breeds (including mixed breeds). The $10.00 entry fee will benefit projects of the Poinsett County Great Clovers 4-H Club.

 Download the form HERE or call 870-578-4490.

COMMUNITY GOSPEL SINGING    -    Sept 4th at 7:00 p.m.

The Poinsett County Fair is a way to bring together families and individuals from each of our county’s unique communities. This year  Drover Cowboy Church will be leading the Community Gospel Singing.  

You won't want to miss this very special event.  

thursday, September 5th

PEEWEE CHEERLEADERS EXHIBITION    -    Sept 5th at 5:00 p.m.

We got spirit, yes we do!
We got spirit, how 'bout you!?

Marvel at the spirit and energy of some of Poinsett's newest cheerleaders as they exhibit their skills.
6:00 p.m. - Marked Tree PeeWee Cheerleaders
6:30 p.m. - Trumann PeeWee Cheerleaders
7:00 p.m. - Harrisburg PeeWee Cheerleaders

COUNTY FAIR RODEO    -    Sept 5th at 7:30 p.m.

Put on your boots, chaps and cowboy hat and get ready for a wild show!    This year Drover Cowboy Church and Rand Rodeo Co. will present Bulls and Barrels!     Championship Buckles Guaranteed by Arkansas Family Rodeo.

FREE ADMISSION    -    LIMITED ENTRIES     -     Visit the Rodeo Page for Details

FRIday, September 6th

YOUTH TALENT SHOWCASE    -    Sept 6th at 5:00 p.m.

Come show off at the fair this year at our Youth Talent Show! 
  • For ages 18 and under
  • Performances are limited to 6 minutes in length.  

Space is limited to send in your registration form today!

SHAKER    -    Sept 6th at 7:00 p.m.

Shaker is Northeast Arkansas' premier Southern Rock & Roll band. The band, consisting of Bill McDaniel (guitar/vocals), Jake Lung (guitar/vocals), Greg Cochran (bass), and CW Cox (drums), play all of the great timeless Southern Rock tunes.  Shaker has been kickin' up Delta dust since the early 90's. The boys always bring a rock n' roll party. 

saturday, September 7th

GREAT CLOVERS 4H CLUB AUCTION    -    Sept 7th at 4:00 p.m.

More information coming soon...

VIKKI MCGEE    -    Sept 7th at 7:00 p.m.

Vikki McGee followed in the musical footsteps of her great grandfather, the famed Cajun fiddler, Dennis McGee, and uncle,   Rock-and-Roll Hall of Fame member,  Gerry McGee.   The four-time winner of the readers’ choice award for “Best Musician”, Vikki entertains a wide variety of audiences and wins over fans with her authentic, soulful and effortless sound.
Join us in thanking the following sponsors for their contributions to the 2019 Poinsett County Fair.




Kittler Construction, Inc.
Rabo AgriFinance
Rusken Packaging
Three Rivers Healthcare and Rehabilitation
Jordan's Kwik Stop
Edwards Food Giant
Southern Bancorp
Woodbriar Nursing Home


Bill's Cash Saver
First National Bank
The Country Liquor Store
Barry Walls Family
Delta Medical Supply
Eagle Seed
Ross Ford Toyota
Heartland Equipment
Poinsett County Republican Committee
Harrisburg Chamber of Commerce
Poinsett Sand & Gravel
Maddox Seeds
Eugene Vaughn Ford Sales
First Delta Bank
Folden Aviation
Farm Bureau
Gavin's/Pizza Shack
G & E Ag
Dwight Tosh for State Representative
Taylor and Stuckey Poinsett Fertilizer
City of Weiner/Arkansas Rice Festival
Nutrien Ag
Southern Rice & Cotton


Vickie Winningham Family                      
Backstreet Florist      
Jackson’s Funeral Home
Poinsett Turfgrass    
Dixie Gin        
Harrisburg Family Eye Care            
Farm Credit MidSouth
Wright Air      
Bull Motor Company            
Pink Ink          
Leonard Insurance Co
City of Marked Tree              
Cardinal One Stop    
Food Giant Pharmacy          
Rice Belt Telephone
Cartwell Company  
 City Grocery & Deli  
FAE Properties          
Long’s Custom Hauling
Trumann Animal Clinic        
Poinsett County Abstract    
First Assembly of God Church
Mel’s Steakhouse & Catering          
Shear Designs            
Graves Construction            
Rick’s Diner
Parker Homestead  
 Play School Daycare
Farmers Supply
Auctions & More
Gregg-Weston Funeral Home
Little Piggy BBQ/Miss Piggy's Plants & Flowers


Dustin Faulkner (President)
Angela Swanner (1st VP)
Steve Smith (2nd VP)
Tammie Stanford (Sec/Tres)
Anthony Hunt (Drover Cowboy Church)
Susan Macafe
Halee Partain
Peyton Roach
Brandy Thomas
Jean Weeks
Virginia Weeks
Adam Clairday
John K. Hutchison
Barbara Wright
Ann Parker


Craig Allen (ex officio)
Jeffrey Works (ex officio)
Debbie DeRossitte (ex officio)
Steve Jernigan (director emeritus)