Seven Greater Cincinnati County Fairs for Funnel Cakes, Demolition Derbies and Giant Vegetables | Things to Do | Cincinnati
, 2022-07-06 12:37:15,
County fairs are a quintessential part of summer in Greater Cincinnati, offering multiple days of livestock shows, wholesome homesteading competitions and exhibits, midway games and rides, fried food, tractors, beauty pageants and tons of demolition derbies. These seven are spread across Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. We’ve also included bonus info at the end of this list about the Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana state fairs.
How many times can you ride a questionably maintained Scrambler after eating a funnel cake this summer? Let’s find out.
Kenton County Fair & Horse Show
Activities include flower, art and garden exhibits; barnyard olympics; beauty pageants, including for babies; horse shows; tractor pulls; and a demolition derby. July 11-16. $12 (includes rides); free for ages 2 and under. Kenton County Fairgrounds, 2836 Harris Pike, Independence, kentoncountyfair.com.
Warren County Fair
This fair dates back to 1850. Expect (tons of) animal shows, drag racing, live music, monster trucks, karaoke competitions and a cornhole tournament. Stop by the beer garden for a cold drink. Rides are free with daily admission. July 18-23. $10; $30 week-long pass; $5 track event seating; $20 demolition derby pit pass. Warren County Fairgrounds, 665 N. Broadway, Lebanon, warrencountyfairohio.org.
Butler County Fair
The Butler County Fair’s grandstand events include an antique tractor pull, broken horn rodeo and several demolition derbies. There will also be a dog agility show, cake auction and men’s bake off, with awards handed out for everything from best pickles and cross stitch to yeast bread and homemade wine. July 24-30. $9; $4 ages 6-12 with paying adult; $35 seven-day pass; $25 four-day pass. Butler County Fairgrounds, 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton, butlercountyohfair.org.
Clermont County Fair
Experience everything from bicycle races and a cornhole tournament to a pie auction and a roaming “Monkey Man” with a capuchin monkey. Grandstand events include a demolition derby, rodeo and truck and tractor pulls. There will also be live music from Craig Morgan (ticketed separately), Dozzi, Marsha Brady and more. July 24-30. $10. Clermont County Fairgrounds, 1000 Locust St., Owensville, clermontcountyfair.com.
Pendleton County Youth Fair
This youth fair features everything from 4-H shows, a doll buggy parade and homemade cake auction to a demolition derby,…
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