2023 Ohio fairs schedule released


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Ohioans can start planning visits to all of their favorite fairs across the state. The Ohio Department of Agriculture has released the official dates for the 2023 fair season, which includes Ohio’s 94 county and independent fairs and the Ohio State Fair.

The Paulding County Fair will kick off the 2023 fair season on June 12, and the season will wrap up on Oct. 14 with the Fairfield County Fair.

The Fulton County Fair is Sept. 1-7.

In addition to setting and approving the dates for the independent and county fairs, ODA is responsible for helping to assure the safety of fair amusement rides, monitoring livestock shows to help assure honest competition and coordinating animal health efforts with local veterinarians.

2023 Ohio Agricultural

Fair Chronological Schedule

* Indicates harness racing

WEEK OF JUNE 11

Paulding County Fair (Paulding)* June 12-17

Pickaway County Fair (Circleville)* June 17-24

WEEK OF JUNE 18

Harrison County Fair (Cadiz) June 19-24

Putnam County Fair (Ottawa)* June 19-24

WEEK OF JULY 2

Marion County Fair (Marion)* July 3-8

Clinton County Fair (Wilmington)* July 8-15

Lawrence County Fair (Proctorville) July 8-15

Madison County Fair (London) July 8-15

WEEK OF JULY 9

Adams County Fair (West Union) July 9-15

Logan County Fair (Bellefontaine)* July 9-15

Montgomery County Fair (Dayton)* July 9-15

Lucas County Fair (Maumee) July 10-16

Trumbull County Fair (Cortland)* July 11-16

Jackson County Fair (Wellston)* July 13-22

WEEK OF JULY 16

Carroll County Fair (Carrollton)* July 17-23

Crawford County Fair (Bucyrus)* July 17-22

Fayette County Fair (Washington C.H.)* July 17-22

Franklin County Fair (Hilliard)* July 17-23

Ottawa County Fair (Oak Harbor)* July 17-23

Perry County Fair (New Lexington) July 17-22

Warren County Fair (Lebanon)* July 17-22

Clark County Fair (Springfield) July 21-28

Knox County Fair (Mt. Vernon)* July 22-29

WEEK OF JULY 23

Butler County Fair (Hamilton) July 23-29

Clermont County Fair (Owensville) July 23-29

Shelby County Fair (Sidney)* July 23-29

Union County Fair (Marysville)* July 23-29

Seneca County Fair (Tiffin)* July 24-July 30

Vinton County Fair (McArthur) July 24-29

Lake County Fair (Painesville)* July 25-30

Summit County Fair (Tallmadge)* July 25-30

Ohio State Fair (Columbus)* July 26-Aug. 6

Preble County Fair (Eaton)* July 29-Aug. 5

WEEK OF JULY 30

Auglaize County Fair (Wapakoneta)* July 30-Aug. 5

Greene County Fair (Xenia)* July 30-Aug. 5

Pike County Fair (Piketon)* July 30-Aug. 5

Wood County Fair (Bowling Green)* July 30-Aug. 6

Columbiana County Fair (Lisbon)* July 31-Aug. 6

Gallia County Fair (Gallipolis) July 31-Aug. 5

Medina County Fair (Medina) July 31-Aug. 6

Athens County Fair (Athens)* Aug. 4-Aug. 12

Champaign County Fair (Urbana)* Aug. 4-Aug. 11

Ross County Fair (Chillicothe)* Aug. 5-Aug. 12

WEEK OF AUG. 6

Hartford Independent Fair (Licking Co.)* Aug. 6-Aug. 12

Richland County Fair* Aug. 6-Aug. 12

Holmes County Fair (Millersburg) Aug. 7-Aug. 12

Scioto County Fair ( Lucasville) Aug. 7-Aug. 12

Ashtabula County Fair (Jefferson)* Aug. 8-Aug. 13

Attica Independent Fair (Seneca Co.)* Aug. 8-Aug. 12

Cuyahoga County Fair (Berea) * Aug. 8-Aug. 13

Erie County Fair (Sandusky) Aug. 8-Aug. 1

Hamilton County Fair (Carthage) Aug. 10-Aug. 13

Henry County Fair (Napoleon)* Aug. 10-Aug. 17

Mercer County Fair (Celina)* Aug. 11-Aug. 17

Miami County Fair (Troy)* Aug. 11-Aug. 17

WEEK OF AUG. 13

Jefferson County Fair (Smithfield) Aug. 13-20

Muskingum County Fair (Zanesville)* Aug. 13-19

Huron County Fair (Norwalk) Aug. 14-19

Meigs County Fair (Pomeroy)* Aug. 14-19

Allen County Fair (Lima)* Aug. 18-26

Darke County Fair (Greenville)* Aug. 18-26

Defiance County Fair (Hicksville)* Aug. 19-26

WEEK OF AUG. 20

Lorain County Fair (Wellington)* Aug. 20-27

Monroe County Fair (Woodsfield)* Aug. 21-26

Sandusky County Fair (Fremont) Aug. 21-27

Portage County Fair (Randolph) Aug. 22-27

WEEK OF AUG. 27

Morrow County Fair (Mt. Gilead)* Aug. 28-Sept. 4

Noble County Fair (Caldwell)* Aug. 28-Sept. 2

Stark County Fair (Canton)* Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Van Wert County Fair (Van Wert)* Aug. 29-Sept. 4

Hancock County Fair (Findlay)* Aug. 30-Sept. 4

Mahoning County Fair (Canfield)* Aug. 30-Sept. 4

Richwood Independent Fair (Union Co.)* Aug. 30-Sept. 4

Geauga County Fair (Burton)* Aug. 31-Sept. 4

Fulton County Fair (Wauseon)* Sept. 1-Sept. 7

Washington County Fair (Marietta)* Sept. 2-Sept. 5

WEEK OF SEPT. 3

Highland County Fair (Hillsboro) Sept. 3-9

Belmont County Fair (St. Clairsville) Sept. 4-10

Hardin County Fair (Kenton)* Sept. 5-10

Morgan County Fair (McConnelsville)* Sept. 5-9

Albany Independent Fair (Athens Co.) Sept. 6-10

Wayne County Fair (Wooster)* Sept. 9-14

Williams County Fair (Montpelier)* Sept. 9-16

WEEK OF SEPT. 10

Guernsey County Fair (Old Washington)* Sept. 11-17

Hocking County Fair (Logan) Sept. 11-16

Wyandot County Fair (Upper Sandusky)* Sept. 11-16

Bellville Independent Fair (Richland Co.) Sept. 13-16

Delaware County Fair (Delaware)* Sept. 16-23

WEEK OF SEPT. 17

Ashland County Fair (Ashland)* Sept. 17-23

Tuscarawas County Fair (Dover)* Sept. 18-24

WEEK OF SEPT. 24

Brown County Fair (Georgetown) Sept. 25-30

Barlow Independent Fair (Washington Co.) Sept. 28-Oct. 1

Coshocton County Fair (Coshocton)* Sept. 29-Oct. 5

WEEK OF OCT. 1

Loudonville Independent Fair (Ashland Co.) October 2-October 7

WEEK OF OCT. 8

Fairfield County Fair (Lancaster)* Oct. 8-14

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