Marias Fair


  • Concerts
  • Rodeo
  • Carnival
  • Demo Derby


Funtime Carnival

Get ready, folks - a new carnival is coming to Shelby for the Marias Fair! Funtime Carnival will be bringing 10-12 rides, along with games and food booths. Pay-One-Price "POP" Tickets will be available for purchase at these local businesses:

  • Stockman Bank in Conrad
  • Stockman Bank in Cut Bank
  • Front Porch Floral in Chester
  • Fieldstone Office Supply in Shelby
  • DeVoe's Building Center in Valier

POP tickets will also be available at the Marias Fair Office.

Admission & Season Passes

Exhibits, Vendors, Midway: Free Admission

Individual Grandstand Events: Admission is $20 for Adults, $10 for Students and Seniors. Over 80 and under 8 are free.

Season Passes: $60 for Adults, $30 for Students and Seniors. Season Passes are good for all Grandstand Events.

**Sunday is Veterans Day. Show your Veterans Card and get in FREE.

Noteworthy News about the 2015 Marias Fair

Special Guests at the Rodeo: Miss Rodeo Montana, Hanna Heckman, will start the opening ceremonies on Friday evening. Trick Riders Niki Flundra and 5 year old Piper Yule will be performing their show "Unbridled" on Saturday evening.

Mutton Busting at Rodeo: All the young cowboys & cowgirls will have a chance to ride professional bucking sheep this year, courtesy of our local Zane–the-Z-Man–Drishinski. (Who, by the way, is our clown at the Rodeo both nights!) A registration form will be available online soon.

Obstacle Course: New to the fair this year, there will be an ATV/UTV Obstacle Course Event during the Demolition Derby on Sunday evening. Visit the Demo Derby page to find out how you can get in on the action.

Special Announcement: The Marias Fair has a new Manager!

Welcome aboard Shannon!

Shannon Ireland is from Gillette, Wyoming. She has an associates degree in Paralegal Sciences. She recently moved to Whitlash MT in January, after she graduated college in December. She applied for the fair manager position in order to play a part in getting the fair organized and become a part of the community. Her main goal for the fair is to help it grow and succeed. Shannon has many ideas to help the fair succeed year after year.

Pictured is Shannon Ireland, with her fiance Jack Brown.