Mule and Donkey Show Classic
Come watch those fabulous Mules and Donkeys!
Mule performance classes range from Western Pleasure to English Dressage to Driving and everything in between. Speed events are fast and furious with Barrel Racing to Fast Ass Express. As this is a family event, children of all ages will enter the arena with the aspirations of a champion, yet older folks are happy to ride in and enjoy their animals.
Miniature Donkey and Mule Show
New 2014…. We are bringing a new group of equine enthusiast to the Show, miniature donkeys and mules: The Pacific Northwest Miniature Donkey Classic. These little fellas are a “hoot” to watch and their owners share the same good tempered sense of humor common with their long ears friends.
Bring your mules and donkeys to the Show
The first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest!
Watch throughout the day as the cooks setup their wagons and fire pits.
Once the dinner bell rings, dig into the best food in town.
$15 per person/meal. Tickets can be purchased beforehand by ordering on a Registration Form or at the Dayton Chamber office, 166 E. Main Street (800-882-6299) through Thursday July 17th. Starting Thursday July 17th purchase tickets in the Show Office at the Columbia County Fairgrounds.
Downtown Dayton Parade
Mules and Horses ride in the Saturday Alumni Parade
Along with the Mule Show on the weekend, it is “Dayton Alumni Weekend” for the local residents. At 10:00 am we join in with the celebration to ride and drive our mules and horses in the Alumni Parade on Main Street in Dayton. Come line the streets and watch the mules go by!
If you would like to ride in the Parade sign up on our Parade form.
Because the West will never die!
Go shopping in this unique western collectible show located inside and outside the buildings. Collectors and vendors from as far as Kansas will display their items for sale or trade.
Stop on Sunday Morning
Come to Cowboy Church ceremony at 8:30 am with live music and sit quietly and enjoy the view overlooking the arena in the early morning.
Camping and Trailer Parking
Come and Stay Awhile
We have camping and full RV hookups available at the Fair Grounds. 20 x 40 spaces will be issued, first come first served! See the Columbia County Fairgrounds map and the Registration Form and come stay awhile and watch the Show.