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The Ohio Department of Agriculture released the dates for the 2023 fair season, including Ohio's 94 county and independent fairs and the Ohio State Fair.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and Ohio Expo Center and State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler announced the 2022 Ohio State Fair will be July 27 to Aug. 7.

Dick Horstman, of Burgettstown, Pa., was named the 2021 Fair Person of the Year at the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs Annual Convention.

The Ohio Fair Managers selected Maya Kidd, Middletown, Ohio, representing the Butler County Fair, as the 2022 Ohio Fairs' Queen.

Tyler's Law went into effect Nov. 6, 2020, and made several improvements to the ride inspection process.

The dates for Ohio's 2021 fair season have been confirmed. Find them all here.

Pennsylvania 4-H and fairs are planning for the 2021 fair season, while waiting on official guidelines and restrictions from the state for year two of the pandemic.

How do you plan for the summer without knowing what the pandemic situation will look like months from now? “We’re trying to prepare, hoping for the best and, I guess, preparing for the worst,” said Lisa Ingram, 4-H youth development agent for Marshall County, West Virginia.

It’s not fair season quite yet. For some counties, fair season isn’t going to look the same this year at all. But with concessionaires showing up to events at fairgrounds around the state, people don’t have to wait for fair season to get their fair food.

The Ohio Fair Managers inducted six new members into the Ohio Fairs Hall of Fame Class of 2020 on Jan. 5.