Okawville Fair receipts increased $4,812 in 2021 compared to the last Fair held in 2019. Total receipts for food, soda, beer, carnival rides and the queen pageant was $74,049, up from $69,236 in 2019.
Food stand receipts totaled $35,680 this year, up from $29,663 in 2019 and $28,820 in 2018. Food stand receipts were up all three days, including Sunday, which had rain.
Soda stand receipts totaled $5,243, down from $6,502 in 2019 and $6,037 in 2018. Soda stand income was up slightly on Friday and Saturday compared to the previous Fair, but down significantly on Sunday.
Beer stand receipts totaled $19,170, down from $19,867 in 2019 and up from $18,467 in 2018. Beer stand income was up slightly on Friday, down slightly on Saturday, and down significantly on Sunday compared to the previous Fair.
Carnival rides totaled $6,545, up from $5,248 in 2019 and $5,467 in 2018.
Queen Pageant receipts totaled $7,411, down from $7,956 in 2019 but up from $5,511 in 2018.
The receipts do not include income of stands operated by other groups, such at the Heritage House kettle corn, Busy Bees 4-H ice cream and funnel cake, and Okawville High Timepiece food stand.