Tractor Supply’s “Follow Us to the Fair” Tour to honor several area 4-H and FFA youth

Fair season is back and Tractor Supply Company’s “Follow Us to the Fair” Tour is making its way to the Marion County Fair. From Monday, July 2 to Friday, July 6, 2018, fairgoers will have the opportunity to visit the 2,000 sq. ft. experience and join Tractor Supply in recognizing Marion-area 4-H and FFA youth […]

2018 Marion County Fair

This is fair week. The 168th fair runs from July 2 through July 7, 2018. The six-day event features livestock shows, horse shows, dog shows, arts and crafts exhibits, evening performances, rodeos, merchant vendors, senior citizens, veterans and kids days, rides and of course the ever popular fair food. To view a complete list of events […]

Marion man among those honored for support of Ohio’s local fairs

Fifty‐four individuals or organizations were recognized at the 91st Ohio Fair Managers Association annual convention at the Greater Columbus Convention Center for outstanding service to their local fairs. Of this group, six received the Director’s Award for Innovation and Excellence for their progressive ideas and actions to improve and strengthen their fairs. Among those honored […]

5k during the fair to benefit Marion County 4-H

Marion County 4-H 5k Walk and Run will be held on Saturday, July 4, 2015 at 8:00am at the Marion County Fairgrounds during this year’s fair. Entry fee is $20. If you register by June 17, you will receive a fair pass and be guaranteed a shirts. Registrations received after that date will not receive […]

Citing Bird Flu concerns, Ohio has cancelled all bird shows, including 4-H

In an aggressive move they said is designed to help protect Ohio’s $2.3 billion poultry industry from the avian flu that has so negatively impacted other poultry-producing states, Tuesday the Ohio Department of Agriculture canceled all live bird exhibitions this year.  The ban includes county and independent fairs, the Ohio State Fair, and all other […]

Veterans Invited to Free Breakfast

The Marion County Fair will host a Veteran’s Day Celebration on Friday, July 4, 2014 at the new Picnic Pavilion. Veteran’s will be admitted free that day, just bring your military ID or discharge papers as proof of service. A free breakfast by Chris Cakes will be offered from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for […]

Wednesday is Kid’s Day at the Fair

The 2014 Marion County Fair will host a variety of special activities as part of their annual Kid’s Day on Wednesday, July 2. Kids 12 and under will be admitted free of charge from 8:00am to 2:00pm. As is the case every day, rides are not included with admissions. On this day however, the rides […]

Marion County Fair Kicks Off Monday

The Marion County Fair will be back for their 164th season Monday through Saturday, June 30, 2014 through July 5. Starting off this year’s fair on Monday will be Canned Food Day, Ladies Day and Senior Citizens Day. Free admission for these groups will be offered between 8:00am and 2:00pm. One of the new highlights […]

Marion County Fair Kicks Off

The Marion County Fair gets underway Monday, July 1, 2013 and runs through Saturday, July 6. While normally hot this time of the year, this week’s weather looks to provide cool temperatures, but chances of rain and storms nearly every day. Monday, July 1, is Canned Food Day, Ladies Day, and Senior Citizen’s Day, all […]

Officials Remind Fair Goers to Practice Good Hygiene

As Ohio’s 2013 agricultural fair season kicks-off, the Ohio Departments of Health (ODH) and Agriculture (ODA) are reminding Ohioans to practice good hygiene when visiting livestock exhibits this summer. “With fair season upon us, we want to remind folks that some illnesses, such as influenza viruses, are commonly carried by livestock and can be directly […]