MEDINA COUNTY FAIR


MEDINA COUNTY FAIR OPENS TODAY WITH FREE ADMISSION FOR VETERANS AND HALF PRICE FOR ADULTS UNTIL 3 PM

The 2019 Medina County Fair opens today with FREE admission for veterans and active military. Admission for adults is $3 until 3 PM, which is half-price! Gates open at 8 AM. Midway rides open from 1 PM until 10:30 PM today. The fair runs through August 4.

This year’s fair features fun for the whole family including discount days, grandstand events, free shows, junior fair competitions, free nightly concerts featuring popular local and regional bands, family and thrill rides and all of your favorite flavors of the fair.

Here is a rundown of all the fun:

Featured Act

Our featured Grandstand act is Jake Owen - July 31 at 8 PM. Get tickets at https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/2987692/jake-owen-medina-medina-county-fair

Grandstand Line-up

Monday, July 29 - Demolition Derby - 7 PM

Tuesday, July 30 - Motocross - 7 PM

Wednesday, July 31 - Jake Owen 8 PM

Thursday, August 1 - Rough Truck - 7:00 PM

Friday, August 2 - Draft Horse and Pony Hitch - 9:00 AM

Friday, August 2 - Demolition Derby - 7:00 PM

Saturday, August 3 - OSTPA Tractor and Truck Pull - 7:00 PM

Sunday, August 4 - Farm Tractor Pull - 9:00 AM

Sunday, August 4 - Buckin’ Ohio Bull Riding - 6 PM

Sunday, August 4 - Fireworks - 10 PM - FREE

Grandstand tickets are available here: https://www.medina-fair.com/fair-week-info/grandstand-tickets

New This Year:

Firefighter Training Show

  • Geared toward children's curiosity about becoming a firefighter
  • Shows are 20-30 minutes - audience members participate
  • Monday through Saturday - several shows daily

Fun Fair Contests:

Royal Court Contest and Prince and Princess Contest

  • Monday, July 29
  • 7 PM
  • Pavilion

Talent Show

  • Wednesday, July 31
  • 5 PM
  • Pavilion
  • Register just before contest. Multiple age categories. All are welcome!

Donut Eating Contest

  • Saturday, August 3
  • 6 PM
  • Pavilion
  • Enter an hour before at the Pavilion. Open to all age groups.

Kiddie Tractor Pull

  • Saturday, August 3
  • 10 AM
  • Pavilion
  • Sign-up close to one hour before the event.
  • Open to children ages 3-10.

Scavenger Hunt

  • Daily
  • Pick up an entry form at the entrances
  • Hand in completed form at the Ag Tent
  • Prizes for all

Free Throw Contest

  • Sunday, August 4
  • 1 PM
  • Near the Pepsi Building
  • Sponsored by Pepsi
  • Classes for boys and girls in 3rd grade - 12th grade, plus an open class
  • Prizes awarded to each division
  • Top overall winner will receive a premium basketball and trophy
  • Free to Enter
  • Sign-up close to one hour before the event.

Ohio State Arm Wrestling

  • Sunday, August 4
  • 1 PM
  • Pavilion
  • There are several different weight classes for men and women. Class winners will have an opportunity to participate in the national finals at the Arizona State Fair.
  • FREE to enter
  • Enter at the Pavilion one hour before the contest.

Family Fun Exhibits:

Ag Acres

  • Hands on activities for the whole family
  • Open Daily 
  • Agricultural Tent
  • FREE

Petting Zoo

  • See and learn about baby animals
  • Open Daily
  • Pepsi Building
  • FREE

FREE Concert Nights at the Pavilion

  • Open Karaoke - Monday, July 29 - 8:00 PM
  • The Locke Boys - Tuesday, July 30 - 8:00 PM
  • Funkology - Wednesday, July 31 - 8:00 PM
  • BiPolar Express - Thursday, August 1 - 8:00 PM
  • Diamond Project (Neil Diamond Tribute) - Friday, August 2 - 8:00 PM
  • Freebird (Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute) - Saturday, August 3 - 8:00 PM
  • Jim Lovejoy Band - Sunday, August 4 - 5:00 PM
  • Additional activities shows and concerts take place at the Pavilion daily
  • FREE

Fair Food Favorites

One of the top reasons people go to the fair is for the food! At the Medina County Fair, you’ll find all of your favorites and some new surprises. Just when you think you’ve seen it all with deep fried Twinkies and Oreos, one of our culinary creatives on the mallway will surprise you with something completely new and different to try. Hint: Come Hungry!

Special Discount Days:

Monday, July 29 is Veterans Day - FREE admission all day with valid ID

Monday, July 29 - $3.00 adult gate admission until 3 PM

Tuesday, July 30 is Senior Day - Admission is $3 for seniors with special programming in the Pavilion from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Wednesday, July 31 is Youth Day - Kids 11 and under are FREE from 8 am - 5 PM. Ride wristbands are $10 (save $5)

Sunday, August 4 - First Responders’ Day - FREE gate admission for all Medina County first responders (police, fire, EMT) with proper ID

Sunday, August 4 - Bring a can or a box of food for donation to the Lodi Good Samaritans and receive $1.00 off single adult gate admission

Hours: 

Monday through Saturday - 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Sunday - 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Midway Ride Hours

Monday 1 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday 12 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Wednesday 11 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Thursday 12 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Friday 12 p.m. 11 p.m.

Saturday 11 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Sunday 12 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Fair Admission Prices:

Single Ticket Prices

$6.00 for ages 12 and over

$3.00 for ages 2 through 11

under age 2 is FREE

$3.00 Senior Citizens - 65 years and older

Ride Ticket Prices

Single tickets for $1 each or 12 for $10

Wristband $15

For more information, please visit the Medina County Fair website at medina-fair.com.

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