The Big Sky Country State Fair is July 18-24 at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds. This year's fair will include concerts with Maddie & Tae, Old Dominion, and the Broseph E. Lee Band, along with an international drone competition, hypnotist, motor sports, and the North Star Carnival.

Here is a tentative schedule for the 2016 Big Sky Country State Fair:

Monday, July 18
Free Admission Today
8:00 am, Horse Showmanship, Anderson Arena
10:30 am, English Classes, Anderson/Performance Arenas
11:00 am, Performance Halter, Indoor Arena
1:30 pm, Jumping, Anderson Arena
3:00 pm, Dressage, Performance Arena
5:00 pm, Horse Packing, Anderson Arena

Tuesday, July 19
Free Admission Today
8:00 am, Western Classes, Anderson/Performance Arenas
11:00 am, Trail Classes, Indoor Arena
Noon, Reining, Anderson Arena
1:00 pm, Poultry Breed Show, Livestock Barn West
2:00 pm, Ranch Horse, Anderson Arena
3:00 pm, Poultry Costume, Sale Pavilion

Note the following activities Wed-Sun all day:
DockDogs, East of Haynes
Meet The Animals, M-M Pardners Corral
Yankee Joe’s, Haynes Pavilion

Wednesday, July 20
8:00 am, Market Hog Show, 4-H Arena
Horse Bareback Classes, Anderson Arena
9:00 am, Rabbit Breed Show, Sale Pavilion
Noon, Fair Opens
12:30 pm, Poultry Showmanship, Sale Pavilion
Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
12:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
1:00 pm, Market Beef Show, Indoor Arena
Big Air Wave #1, DockDogs
1:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
2:00 pm, Rabbit Showmanship, Sale Pavilion
Make A Scarecrow, Exhibit 2
2:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
Big Air Wave #2, DockDogs
2:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
3:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
3:30 pm, Jungle Book Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
4:00 pm, Big Air Wave #3, DockDogs
4:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
4:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
5:00 pm, Market Goat Show, 4-H Arena
Sheep Showmanship, 4-H Arena
Sheep Breeding, 4-H Arena
Dog Agility Show, Pub Lawn
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
5:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Big Air Wave #4, DockDogs
ABC-FOX News LIVE, Pepsi Stage
6:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
6:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
7:00 pm, Barnyard Brawl, Anderson Arena
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
7:30 pm, Goat Milking Contest, 4-H Arena
Jungle Book Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Music by Merrick Carpenter, Pepsi Stage
8:30 pm, Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage

Thursday, July 21: Hearing Aid Institute Day
8:00 am, Market Sheep Show, 4-H Arena
11:00 am, Hog Showmanship, 4-H Arena
Noon, Fair Opens
12:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Half Pint Stage
12:50 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
1:00 pm, Big Air Wave #5, DockDogs
1:30 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
2:00 pm, West Coast Lumberjack Show, M-M Pardners Corral
Make A Garden Gnome, Exhibit 2
2:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Half Pint Stage
Big Air Wave #6, DockDogs
2:50 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
3:00 pm, Beef Breeding, Indoor Arena
Beef Showmanship, Indoor Arena
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
3:30 pm, Jungle Book Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
4:00 pm, Practice, DockDogs
4:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Half Pint Stage
4:50 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
5:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
5:30 pm, Goat Showmanship, 4-H Arena
Goat Breeding, 4-H Arena
Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Speed Retrieve, DockDogs
ABC-FOX News LIVE, Pepsi Stage
6:00 pm, Dog Obedience, Pub Lawn
6:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Half Pint Stage
Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
6:50 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
7:00 pm, Maddie & Tae, Anderson Arena
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
7:30 pm, Goat Milking Contest, 4-H Arena
Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Music by Derek Ivester, Pepsi Stage

Friday, July 22: Mike’s Off-Road Day
9:00 am, Round Robin, Indoor Arena
10:00 am, Rabbit Jumping, Sale Pavilion
Noon, Fair Opens
12:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
12:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
1:00 pm, Dirt Drags, Motor Sports Area
Open Class Dog Agility, Performance Arena
1:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
2:00 pm, Flower Arranging, Exhibit 2
2:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
2:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
3:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
Music by Derek Ivester, Pepsi Stage
3:30 pm, Jungle Book Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
4:00 pm, West Coast Lumberjack Show, M-M Pardners Corral
4:30 pm, Market Sale BBQ, Pub Lawn
Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
4:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
5:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
5:30 pm, Franz Bakery PB&J Contest, Exhibit 2
Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
ABC-FOX News LIVE, Pepsi Stage
6:00 pm, Jr Livestock Market Sale, Indoor Arena
6:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
6:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
7:00 pm, Old Dominion, Anderson Arena
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
7:30 pm, Jungle Book Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Music by Tom Kirwan, Pepsi Stage
8:30 pm, Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage

Saturday, July 23
9:00 am, Stock Dog Invitational, Performance Arena
Noon, Fair Opens
12:30 pm, Music by Ross & Kamps, Pepsi Stage
12:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
1:00 pm, Mountaineers Mud Bog, Motor Sports Area
4-H Robotics Demos, Exhibit 3
1:30 pm, 4-H Fashion Revue, Pepsi Stage
Very Hungry Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
2:00 pm, Music by Merrick Carpenter, Pepsi Stage
Make a Fairy Garden, Exhibit 2
2:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
2:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
3:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
3:30 pm, Jungle Book Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
4:00 pm, Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
Franz Bakery Grilled Cheese Showdown, Exhibit 2
4:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
4:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
5:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
5:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar
Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
6:00 pm, Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
6:30 pm, Ella The Elephant, Half Pint Stage
West Coast Lumberjack Show, M-M Pardners Corral
Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
6:50 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
7:00 pm, Small Town Throwdown, Anderson Arena
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
7:15 pm, Music by Tom Kirwan, Pepsi Stage
7:30 pm, Jungle Book Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
8:30 pm, Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage

Sunday, July 24
Noon, Fair Opens
12:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Half Pint Stage
12:50 pm, Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
1:00 pm, Bozeman Roundup, Anderson Arena
Mountaineers Truck Pull, Motor Sports Area
4-H Robotics Demos, Exhibit 3
Music by Ross & Kamps, Pepsi Stage
Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
1:30 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
2:00 pm, Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
2:30 pm, West Coast Lumberjack Show, M-M Pardners Corral
Very Hungry Caterpillar, Half Pint Stage
2:50 pm, Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
3:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
3:30 pm, Ella The Elephant Meet & Greet Half Pint Stage
4:00 pm, Kids Pedal Tractor Pulls, M-M Pardners Corral
Hypnotist James Kellogg, Pepsi Stage
4:30 pm, Very Hungry Caterpillar, Half Pint Stage
4:50 pm, Caterpillar Meet & Greet, Half Pint Stage
5:00 pm, Fair Concludes