After being canceled due to the pandemic last year, the Boone County Fair has returned to Columbia with a number of attractions for people of all ages.

Activities range from face painting and rides to a live bear show.

Apart from the various contests people can also pet and feed kangaroos and camels at Nick's barnyard, a mobile petting zoo. "None of the animals are native to North America" Nick Wittje, the owner said.

The fair also has a walk in COVID-19 vaccination center set up to encourage people to get vaccinated.

The fair opens at 4:00pm everyday until Sunday.