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New Ohio Fairs’ Queen crowned
The Ohio Fair Managers announce the selection and crowning of the 2023 Ohio Fairs' Queen Rebekah Hardacre, of New Carlisle, Ohio.
Ohioans honored for support of fairs
Forty-eight individuals and organizations were honored for service to their local fairs and two were inducted into the Ohio Fairs Hall of Fame.
Ohio 4-H’er Brad Sheppard on journey to visit all of the...
Brad Sheppard, a Muskingum County 4-H'er, pork ambassador and fair king, has been working on visiting all of the county and independent fairs in Ohio.
Fairgoers embrace traditions, try new things at Summit Co. Fair
The heat didn’t stop 4-H’ers and fair visitors from enjoying the Summit County Fair, in Tallmadge, Ohio, during the last week of July. The afternoon of July 28, some 4-H’ers finally showed the livestock they’ve been working with all year, or geared up for more shows later in the week.
Ohio county fairs back in the saddle after challenging 2020
A year ago, some Ohio fairgrounds stood empty for most of the summer. Now, with COVID-19 cases mostly waning and guidelines lifted, they’re back in business for the 2021 season.
Fairs to receive more pandemic relief
Ohio fairs will receive more pandemic relief from the state in 2021, due to a recently signed bill that gives the department of agriculture $4.7 million in grants for fairs.
Ohio’s early fairs planning for summer, but prepared to adapt
This time last year, early fairs were still waiting on guidelines from the state and trying to figure out how to adapt to a global pandemic situation that was changing almost every day. Now, with initial guidelines released in March and experience from running at least partial fairs in 2020, they are on better footing for the upcoming fair season.
2021 Ohio State Fair will be limited, closed to the public
The Ohio State Fair will return in 2021, after being canceled entirely in 2020. But with pandemic restrictions and other concerns still lingering, it will be limited to mainly livestock competitions and sales, and some youth non-livestock project judging.
2021 Ohio fair dates
The dates for Ohio's 2021 fair season have been confirmed. Find them all here.
DeWine: Expect to see full fairs this summer in Ohio
Fair boards can plan on having full fairs in Ohio this year, said Gov. Mike DeWine in a March 11 press conference. “Based upon what we are seeing now, our anticipation is that we will be able to have full county fairs … this year,” DeWine said.