July 22 - July 27$8
This 144th annual event features midway rides and games for all ages, live music and entertainment, livestock exhibits and shows, an agriculture showcase, motorsports, chainsaw carving, community exhibits, vendors, favorite fair food and more.
The $8 pay-one-price gate ticket includes fair admission, parking, Dreamland Amusements midway rides, and daily on-grounds entertainment including comedy hypnotist Richard Barker, Rosaire’s Royal Racing Pigs, “National Champion Chainsaw Sculptor” Dennis Beach, and Agsploration Station featuring farm animals, interactive displays and daily events, as well as the Farmers Market & Crafts by the Creek (Thursday – Friday) and classic car and truck show (Saturday).
Live music includes ’80s tribute band Sapphire (Monday), country music sister duo Presley & Taylor (Tuesday), the Nathan Shaffer Band (Wednesday) and The B2Wins (Thursday – Saturday). Showtimes are 2 pm, 5 pm and 8 pm.
Special activities will take place on STEM Day (hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering & Math activities on Monday), Senior Citizen Day (ages 65 and older admitted free on Tuesday till 2 pm), Milk Mania Day (10 am – 4 pm Wednesday), and Kids Day (10 am – 4 pm Saturday).
Gate admission is free every day for children ages 2 and younger, and free on Thursday for active military personnel and veterans with valid military/veteran photo ID.
Visit the website for pre-sale daily and weekly gate passes and tickets for paid grandstand events including Truck & Tractor Pulls (Monday – Tuesday), country music singer-songwriter Mitchell Tenpenny with opening act Ross Ellis (Wednesday), Dave Martin’s Bullride Mania (Thursday) and Demolition Derby (Friday – Saturday).
Fair hours are 8 am to 11 pm. Midway hours are 4 to 11 pm Monday and noon to 11 pm Tuesday – Saturday.
For more information, call the fair office at 570-297-3648 or Dreamland Amusements at 866-666-3247.