October 17: 61st annual Cracker Day at St. Johns County Fairgrounds

Cracker Day at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds

OCTOBER 17: The St. Johns County Cattlemen’s Association will host the 61st annual. Cracker Day at the St. Johns County Fairgrounds featuring horse games and food, including barbecue, and a Farmers Market with local vendors. Cracker Day celebrates cracker horses and cracker cattle, which were brought to the area by the Spanish. “Cracker” also refers to a cowboy who uses a whip to round up cattle, which makes a cracking sound when used. Gates open at 6 a.m., and the event is from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Admission is $5 (cash only). Registration to compete in the horse games ranges from $5-$15. The St. Johns County Fairgrounds is located at 5840 S.R. 207, in Elkton. Call 904-669-6186 for more details. 

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