Skip to content

Aug. 22 – Labor Day, Sept. 2, 2024

83 Days 22 Hours 15 Mins

Livestreaming

2024 Draft Horse and Livestock Show Livestreams

The Minnesota State Fair is excited to present free livestreams of our draft horse shows and livestock shows. Click the links below to be directed to the livestream broadcast.

As show programs become available, they will be posted here to help you find the appropriate show.
All events subject to change.

Thursday, Aug. 22

  • 1 p.m.: Draft Horse Show
  • 1 p.m.: 4-H Beef Show
    • Cow/calf pairs followed by breeding heifers
  • 1 p.m.: 4-H Poultry Show
  • 3 p.m.: 4-H Meat Goat Showmanship
  • 6 p.m.: Draft Horse Show
  • 7 p.m.: 4-H Lamb Lead Intermediate Division
  • 7 p.m.: 4-H Lamb Lead Senior Division
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Friday, Aug. 23

  • 7:30 a.m.: 4-H Market Beef Show
    • Market beef show followed by prospect calf show
  • 7:30 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Steer Show
    • Dairy steer show followed by dairy steer showmanship
  • 8 a.m.: 4-H Meat Goat Show
    • Breeding does followed by meat goats
  • 8 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Goat Show
    • Dairy goat showmanship followed by dairy goats
  • 8:30 a.m.: Open Class Sheep Show
    • P.A. Anderson Challenge, followed by Rambouillet (9 a.m.), Columbia (11 a.m.), Montadale (1 p.m.) and Lincoln (3 p.m.) breed shows
  • 8:30 a.m.: 4-H Swine Show – Gilts
    • Breeding gilts, followed by breeding gilt showmanship, market gilts and market gilt showmanship
  • 8:30 a.m.: 4-H Swine Show – Barrows
    • Market barrows followed by market barrow showmanship
  • 2 p.m.: 4-H Beef Championship Event
  • 4:30 p.m.: 4-H Breeding Ewe Show
  • 4:30 p.m.: 4-H Market Lamb Show
  • 5 p.m.: Draft Horse Show
  • 5 p.m.: 4-H Market Rabbit Show
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Saturday, Aug. 24

  • 8 a.m.: Draft Horse Halter Show
  • 8 a.m.: Draft Horse Halter Show
  • 8 a.m.: 4-H Rabbit Show
    • Breeding rabbits followed by market rabbits and breeding rabbit showmanship
  • 9 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Show
    • Grade Holsteins followed by Jersey
    • Milking Shorthorns followed by Brown Swiss
  • 9 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Show
    • Registered Holsteins
    • Ayrshire followed by Crossbred, Red & White and Guernsey
  • 10 a.m.: 4-H Market Lamb Showmanship
  • 10 a.m.: 4-H Breeding Sheep Showmanship
  • Noon: Open Class Sheep Show
    • Corriedale followed by Border Cheviot (1 p.m.), all other hair breeds (3 p.m.), all other wool breeds (4 p.m.), all other meat breeds (5 p.m.) and the Supreme Champion Ram & Ewe selection (7 p.m.)
  • 4:30 p.m.: 4-H Purple Ribbon Auction
    • Scholarship presentation followed by auction
  • 6 p.m.: Draft Horse Show
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Sunday, Aug. 25

  • 9 a.m.: Draft Horse Show
  • 10:30 a.m.: 4-H Dairy Showcase
  • Noon: Draft Horse Decorating and Showmanship
  • Noon: Draft Horse Decorating and Showmanship
  • 3 p.m.: Draft Horse Walk/Trot and Barrel Racing
  • 7 p.m.: Draft Horse Show
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Monday, Aug. 26

  • 9 a.m.: Stock Dog Trials
  • 2 p.m.: Draft Horse Show
  • 5 p.m.: MN Junior Barrow Classic Showmanship
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Tuesday, Aug. 27

  • 8 a.m.: Open Class Swine Breeding Show
    • All other breeds followed by Yorkshire, Berkshire, Chester White, Duroc, Hampshire, Hereford, Poland China, Spotted Hogs and the Supreme Champion Selection
  • 8:30 a.m.: Open Class Sheep Show
    • P.A. Anderson Challenge followed by Hampshire (9 a.m.), Suffolk (1 p.m.) and Babydoll Southdown (3 p.m.)
  • 9 a.m.: Open Class Boer Goat Show
    • Youth showmanship followed by commercial Boer does, percentage Boer goats, fullblood/purebred Boer goats and open wethers and meat does
  • 9 a.m.: Open Class Dairy Show
  • 1:30 p.m.: MN Junior Barrow Classic Prospect Barrows and Crossbred Gilts
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Wednesday, Aug. 28

  • 8 a.m.: MN Junior Barrow Classic Show
  • 8:30 a.m.: Open Class Sheep Show
    • Southdown followed by Dorset (noon) and the Supreme Champion Ram & Ewe selection (3 p.m.)
  • 9 a.m.: Open Barrow Show
  • 9 a.m.: Open Class Dairy Show
  • 6 p.m.: 4-H Llama-Alpaca Costume Contest
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Thursday, Aug. 29

  • 8:30 a.m.: Open Llama Performance Classes
  • 10 a.m.: Open Class Dairy Cattle Supreme Champion Selection
  • 4:30 p.m.: 4-H Llama-Alpaca Show
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Friday, Aug. 30

  • 8 a.m.: 4-H Llama-Alpaca Showmanship
  • 10 a.m.: Open Llama Showmanship and Halter Classes
  • 4 p.m.: Open Class Dairy Goat Show
    • Showmanship, followed by Nigerian Dwarf juniors (6 p.m.), Toggenburg juniors (7 p.m.) and Oberhasli juniors (8:15 p.m.)
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Saturday, Aug. 31

  • 8 a.m.: Open Class Beef Show
    • Hereford show
    • Simmental show
    • Shorthorn & Shorthorn Plus show
    • Angus show
  • 8 a.m.: Open Class Dairy Goats
    • Oberhasli seniors and groups followed by Saanens (9:30 a.m.), Nubians (1 p.m.), Nigerian Dwarf seniors and groups (3:30 p.m.) and LaManchas (5 p.m.)
  • 8 a.m.: FFA Breeding Wool Sheep Show
    • Columbia, Corriedale, Babydoll Southdown, Rambouillet, natural colored and all other wool breeds
  • 8 a.m.: FFA Meat Goat Show
    • Breeding meat-type goats, dairy and meat market goats, for exhibition only and showmanship
  • 8:30 a.m.: FFA Dairy Cattle Show
    • Junior and senior showmanship followed by Grade Holstein, Guernsey, Ayrshire, Brown Swiss, Milking Shorthorn and all other breeds
  • 8:30 a.m.: FFA Dairy Cattle Show
    • Advanced showmanship followed by Purebred Holstein, Jersey, Red & White and MDA Special
  • 1 p.m.: Open Class Beef Show
    • Red Angus show
    • Percentage Simmental show
    • Limousin show
    • Charolais show
  • 1:30 p.m.: FFA Market Sheep Show
    • Commercial ewe lambs followed by commercial yearling ewes, for exhibition only, market lambs and market lamb showmanship
  • 3 p.m.: FFA Breeding Swine Show
    • Breeding swine followed by breeding swine showmanship
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Sunday, Sept. 1

  • 8 a.m.: Open Class Dairy Goat Show
    • Toggenburg seniors and groups followed by Alpines (9:30 a.m.), Recorded Grades (2:30 p.m.) and Best in Show (5:15 p.m.)
  • 8 a.m.: FFA Breeding Meat Sheep Show
    • Suffolk followed by Dorset, Hampshire, Southdown (starting at 1 p.m.), all other meat breeds and breeding sheep showmanship
  • 8 a.m.: FFA Market Swine Show
    • For exhibition only followed by market swine and market swine showmanship
  • 10 a.m.: FFA Beef Show
    • Dairy steer showmanship followed by market beef & prospect market calf showmanship, prospect market calf, for exhibition only, market beef, dairy steers, Shorthorn, Shorthorn Plus, Angus, other registered purebred and other registered composite
  • 10 a.m.: FFA Beef Show
    • Hereford followed by Charolais, Simmental, Red Angus, Foundation Simmental, unregistered commercial and breeding heifer showmanship
  • 7 p.m.: Open Class Beef Supreme Champion Selection
  • All day: 4-H Building Harkness Stage

Monday, Sept. 2

  • 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.: 4-H Building Harkness Stage
  • 10 a.m.: FFA Awards Ceremony