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Manatee County Fair (FL) Adds Online Ticket Sales For 2023

The Manatee County Fair returns Jan. 11 – 21, 2024. Fairgoers can purchase admission tickets online for the first time in the fair’s 108-year history.

Mercer County Fairgrounds (OH) Shows Off New Market Hall To Donors

The Mercer County Fairgrounds is showing off the 1st phase of their big addition project. The fairgrounds invited donors and stakeholders to sign the beams of the new Market Hall.

Johnson County Agricultural Association (IA) Receives $125,000 WCRF Grant

The Johnson County Agricultural Association received a grant award of $125,000 from the Washington County Riverboat Foundation on Nov. 29, which will be used to replace the main livestock show arena at the Johnson County Fairgrounds.

Branch County Fair (MI) Board Hopes For $1 Million From County ARPA Funds

The Branch County Fair is asking for more than $1 million from county American Rescue Plan Act funds. Fair officials said the funding is necessary to compensate for losses from the COVID-19 pandemic for the fair and its Dearth Community Center operations.

Wattsburg Erie County Fair (PA) To Host 1st Annual Light Up Parade

The first annual Light Up Night Parade will be held at the Wattsburg Erie County Fair grounds on Saturday, December 9. The parade will start at 7 p.m. followed by a tree lighting ceremony.

Quality Field At The Cornish Winter Fair

It was ‘standing room only’ for the crowds watching the Cattle Championship at the Cornish Winter Fair, with areas of the showing ring several people deep, eager to see who clinched the big prizes of the day.

There’s No Place Like “Home For The Holidays” In Calvert County (MD)

The Calvert County Board of County Commissioners is pleased to announce the return of Home for Holidays on Dec. 9, 2023, in downtown Prince Frederick, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Oak Ridge Boys Coming To Kansas State Fair; 2024 Grandstand Seating To Be Improved

The next Kansas State Fair is still about nine months away, but this is the week to start thinking about buying tickets to one of the grandstand acts.

Family Owned Business Puts On Impressive Drive Through Light Show At Middlesex County Fair (NJ)

The Middlesex County Fair Grounds hosts Winter WonderLights until December 31, New Jersey’s largest animated holiday light show drive-thru.

Coterie of Creatures Imparts Lessons in Regenerative Agriculture at Orange County Fairgrounds (CA)

On a grassy berm overlooking the Orange County fairgrounds’ Pacific Amphitheatre, a coterie of four-legged creatures serves as a de facto landscaping team, assembled to restore soil resiliency and keep hillside weeds at bay.

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