2018 Ohio fair schedule announced


Staff report



Ohioans can start planning visits to all of their favorite fairs across the state. The Ohio Department of Agriculture released the official dates for the 2018 fair season, which includes Ohio’s 94 county and independent fairs and the Ohio State Fair.

The Paulding County Fair kicks off the 2018 fair season on June 11, and the season will wrap up on Oct. 13 with the Fairfield County Fair.

Following is a list of fairs around the state.

WEEK OF JUNE 10

June 11-16 — Paulding County Fair (Paulding), harness racing

June 16-23 — Pickaway County Fair (Circleville), harness racing

WEEK OF JUNE 24

June 25-30 — Harrison County Fair (Cadiz)

June 25-30 — Putnam County Fair (Ottawa), harness racing

WEEK OF JULY 1

July 2-7 — Marion County Fair (Marion), harness racing

July 7-14 — Clinton County Fair (Wilmington), harness racing

July 7-14 — Madison County Fair (London), harness racing

WEEK OF JULY 8

July 8-14 — Adams County Fair (West Union)

July 8-14 — Logan County Fair (Bellefontaine), harness racing

July 8-15 — Trumbull County Fair (Cortland), harness racing

July 9-15 — Montgomery County Fair (Dayton), harness racing

July 10-15 — Lucas County Fair (Maumee)

July 13-21 — Jackson County Fair (Wellston), harness racing

July 14-21 — Franklin County Fair (Hilliard), harness racing

WEEK OF JULY 15

July 15-21 — Crawford County Fair (Bucyrus), harness racing

July 16-21 — Fayette County Fair (Washington Court House), harness racing

July 16-21 — Perry County Fair (New Lexington)

July 16-21 — Warren County Fair (Lebanon), harness racing

July 16-22 — Ottawa County Fair (Oak Harbor), harness racing

July 17-22 — Carroll County Fair (Carrollton), harness racing

July 20-27 — Clark County Fair (Springfield)

WEEK OF JULY 22

July 22-28 — Butler County Fair (Hamilton)

July 22-28 — Clermont County Fair (Owensville)

July 22-28 — Knox County Fair (Mt. Vernon), harness racing

July 22-28 — Shelby County Fair (Sidney), harness racing

July 22-28 — Union County Fair (Marysville), harness racing

July 23-28 — Vinton County Fair (McArthur)

July 23-29 — Seneca County Fair (Tiffin), harness racing

July 24-29 — Lake County Fair (Painesville), harness racing

July 24-29 — Summit County Fair (Tallmadge), harness racing

July 25 through Aug. 5 — Ohio State Fair (Columbus)

July 27 through Aug. 4 — Pike County Fair (Piketon), harness racing

July 28 through Aug. 4 — Preble County Fair (Eaton), harness racing

WEEK OF JULY 29

July 29 through Aug. 4 — Auglaize County Fair (Wapakoneta), harness racing

July 29 through Aug. 4 — Greene County Fair (Xenia), harness racing

July 30 through Aug. 4 — Gallia County Fair (Gallipolis)

July 30 through Aug. 5 — Columbiana County Fair (Lisbon), harness racing

July 30 through Aug. 5 — Medina County Fair (Medina)

July 30 through Aug. 6 — Wood County Fair (Bowling Green), harness racing

Aug. 3-10 — Champaign County Fair (Urbana), harness racing

Aug. 3-11 — Athens County Fair (Athens), harness racing

Aug. 4-11 — Ross County Fair (Chillicothe)

Aug. 4-11 — Hartford Independent Fair (Licking County), harness racing

WEEK OF AUG. 5

Aug. 5-11 — Richland County Fair (Mansfield), harness racing

Aug. 6-11 — Holmes County Fair (Millersburg)

Aug. 6-11 — Scioto County Fair (Lucasville)

Aug. 6-12 — Cuyahoga County Fair (Berea), harness racing

Aug. 7-11 — Attica Independent Fair (Seneca County), harness racing

Aug. 7-12 — Ashtabula County Fair (Jefferson), harness racing

Aug. 7-12 — Erie County Fair (Sandusky)

Aug. 8-12 — Hamilton County Fair (Carthage)

Aug. 9-16 — Henry County Fair (Napoleon), harness racing

Aug. 10-16 — Mercer County Fair (Celina), harness racing

Aug. 10-16 — Miami County Fair (Troy), harness racing

WEEK OF AUG. 12

Aug. 12-18 — Muskingum County Fair (Zanesville), harness racing

Aug. 13-18 — Huron County Fair (Norwalk)

Aug. 13-18 — Meigs County Fair (Pomeroy), harness racing

Aug. 14-19 — Jefferson County Fair (Smithfield)

Aug. 17-25 — Allen County Fair (Lima), harness racing

Aug. 17-25 — Darke County Fair (Greenville), harness racing

Aug. 18-25 — Defiance County Fair (Hicksville), harness racing

WEEK OF AUG. 19

Aug. 20-25 — Monroe County Fair (Woodsfield), harness racing

Aug. 20-26 — Lorain County Fair (Wellington), harness racing

Aug. 21-26 — Portage County Fair (Randolph)

Aug. 21-26 — Sandusky County Fair (Fremont)

WEEK OF AUG. 26

Aug. 27 through Sept. 1 — Noble County Fair (Caldwell), harness racing

Aug. 27 through Sept. 3 — Morrow County Fair (Mt. Gilead), harness racing

Aug. 28 through Sept. 3 — Stark County Fair (Canton), harness racing

Aug. 28 through Sept. 3 — Van Wert County Fair (Van Wert), harness racing

Aug. 29 through Sept. 3 — Hancock County Fair (Findlay), harness racing

Aug. 29 through Sept. 3 — Mahoning County Fair (Canfield), harness racing

Aug. 29 through Sept. 3 — Richwood Independent Fair (Union County), harness racing

Aug. 30 through Sept. 3 — Geauga County Fair (Burton), harness racing

Aug. 31 through Sept. 6 — Fulton County Fair (Wauseon), harness racing

Sept. 1-4 — Washington County Fair (Marietta), harness racing

Sept. 1-8 — Highland County Fair (Hillsboro)

WEEK OF SEPT. 2

Sept. 3-8 — Morgan County Fair (McConnelsville), harness racing

Sept. 4-9 — Belmont County Fair (St. Clairsville)

Sept. 4-9 — Hardin County Fair (Kenton), harness racing

Sept. 5-9 — Albany Independent Fair (Athens County)

Sept. 8-13 — Wayne County Fair (Wooster), harness racing

Sept. 8-15 — Williams County Fair (Montpelier), harness racing

WEEK OF SEPT. 9

Sept. 10-15 — Hocking County Fair (Logan)

Sept. 10-16 — Guernsey County Fair (Old Washington), harness racing

Sept. 11-17 — Wyandot County Fair (Upper Sandusky), harness racing

Sept. 12-15 — Bellville Independent Fair (Richland County)

Sept. 15-22 — Delaware County Fair (Delaware), harness racing

WEEK OF SEPT. 16

Sept. 16-22 — Ashland County Fair (Ashland), harness racing

Sept. 17-23 — Tuscarawas County Fair (Dover), harness racing

WEEK OF SEPT. 23

Sept. 24-29 — Brown County Fair (Georgetown)

Sept. 27-30 — Barlow Independent Fair (Washington County)

Sept. 28 through Oct. 4 — Coshocton County Fair (Coshocton), harness racing

WEEK OF Sept. 30

Oct. 2-6 — Loudonville Independent Fair (Ashland County)

WEEK OF OCT. 7

Oct. 7-13 — Fairfield County Fair (Lancaster), harness racing

Staff report