By MARK EVANS
STE. GENEVIEVE HERALD
Large crowds and decent weather marked the 2022 Ste. Genevieve County Fair.
Organizers were pleased with the outcome.
“The 2022 Ste. Genevieve County Fair went very well. Fair favorites such as the Demo Derby and the Truck Pull were well attended,” said Estrella Carmona with the fair board. “For the Demo Derby, the stands were full, with the crowd flowing out of the arena seating and onto the hillside in both directions. Many spectators, with no seat, were left standing, but this did not seem to affect their enjoyment of the Demo Derby.”
A heavy downpour hit before the Friday afternoon parade had finished its trek to the fairgrounds. It also postponed the Truck Pull until Sunday.
Despite the “hiccup,” as Carmona called the postponement, the event went well.
“Crowd turnout was high, with everyone enjoying the beautiful weather as they watch
Other well-attended activities for the children included the Fair Queen Pageant, Youth Livestock Show, Power Wheels, Quarter Scrambles, Pedal Pull, face painting, straw slide, exhibit entries, bounce houses, and games. ed this popular event unfold,” she said.
Other activities were well-attended, like the Fair Queen Pageant, Youth Livestock Show, Power Wheels, Quarter Scrambles, Pedal Pull, face painting, straw slide, exhibit entries, bounce houses, and games. Many of these were aimed at children.