2017 Fair Dates
Aug. 29 - Sept. 4
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Charlie Daniels Band

THE CHARLIE DANIELS BAND

With special guest KEITH ANDERSON

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 7pm

Reserved Seating Tickets $15, $25, $30


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Rodeo

BROKEN HORN RODEO

PBR Sanctioned Rodeo

Thursday, Aug. 31, 7:30pm

Reserved Seating Tickets $9


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Tractor Pull

TRACTOR & TRUCK PULL

OSTPA Sanctioned

Friday, Sept. 1, 7pm

Reserved Seating Tickets $6, $9


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Tractor Pull

TRACTOR & TRUCK PULL

NTPA Sanctioned

Saturday, Sept. 2, 7pm

Reserved Seating Tickets $6, $9


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Tractor Pull

DEMOLITION DERBY

Smash It Open Class Derby

Sunday, Sept. 3, 7:30pm

Reserved Seating Tickets $9


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Tractor Pull

DEMOLITION DERBY

Smash It Open Class Derby

Monday, Sept. 4, 4pm

Reserved Seating Tickets $9


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Grandstand – FREE Events With Fair Gate Admission

OPENING CEREMONY – Tuesday, Aug. 29, 4pm
Special Guests, Stark County Fair Band
Outstanding 4H Youth Presentation

HIGH SCHOOL BAND SHOWS – Tuesday, Aug. 29, 5:15pm & 7:30pm
Stark County High School Bands

5:15pm Band Show:
East Canton, Sandy Valley, Alliance, Fairless, Lake,
Canton South, McKinley, North Canton, GlenOak

7:30pm Band Show:
Minerva, Northwest, Tuslaw, Marlington, Louisville,
Washington, Perry, Jackson

HARNESS RACING – A Stark County Fair Tradition
Wednesday, Aug. 30, Noon
Thursday, Aug. 31, Noon

TRACTOR & TRUCK PULL – Saturday, Sept. 2, 11am
Non Sanctioned
Sponsored by the Stark County Agricultural Society

HORSE SHOW – Sunday, Sept. 3, 10am
Draft Horse & Pony Hitch Show

GARDEN TRACTOR PULL – Monday, Sept. 4, 9am
Family-Friendly Tractor Pull

Pavilion Entertainment & Events

The Jack & Norma Isler Entertainment Pavilion

Presented by:

Free with Your Fair Gate Admission

Shooter Sharp & The Shootouts

Shooter Sharp & The Shootouts

Fri., Sept 1
7:30pm

Joe Vitale Jr

Joe Vitale, Jr. & Ravenwood

Sat., Sept 2
8pm

Stockdale Family Band

The Stockdale Family Band

Sun., Sept 3
5pm & 8pm

Ohio Weather Band

Ohio Weather Band

Sat., Sept. 2
5pm

Chris Kraft

Chris Kraft

Thu., Aug 31
7:30pm

Erica Dawn

Erica Dawn

Sun., Sept. 3
2pm

Douglas Domineck

Douglas Domineck

Wed. Aug. 30, 5pm
Fri. Sept. 1, 2pm
Mon. Sept. 4, Noon

Bob Buckridge

Bob Buckridge

Fri., Sept. 1
4pm

Tuesday, August 29
1:30pm – Stark County Fair Band Concert
5pm – Lincoln Alumni Heritage Band Concert
7pm – Grass Roots Connection Cloggers

Wednesday, August 30
Noon – Robin Roseberry
2pm – Tear Down The Walls Concert with Eric McCracken
5pm – Douglas Domineck – “Inspiration On Ivory”
7:30pm – Jerri Caronite – Karaoke Fun & Elvis

Thursday, August 31
12:30pm – Stark County Fair Band Concert
2pm – Senior Citizen Recognition Program
4pm – Visinata – Polkas, Waltzes & Showcase Classics
6pm – Ziegler Follies
7:30pm – Chris Kraft

Friday, September 1
Noon – Robin Roseberry
2-3:30pm – Douglas Domineck – “Inspiration On Ivory”
4pm – Bob Buckridge – Acoustic Guitar
7:30pm – Shooter Sharp & The Shootouts with Ryan Humbert

Saturday, September 2
Noon – Stark County Alumni Band
3pm – Canton South Alumni Band Concert
5pm – Ohio Weather Band
8pm – Joe Vitale, Jr. & Ravenwood

Sunday, September 3
Noon – Soehnlen Sisters
2pm – Erica Dawn
5pm – The Stockdale Family Band
8pm – The Stockdale Family Band

Monday, September 4
Noon – Douglas Domineck – “Inspiration On Ivory”
3pm – Tear Down The Walls with Eric McCracken

Special Fair Attractions

Daily Racing Pig Shows

FREE with Your Fair Gate Admission
All ages will enjoy this lively and entertaining daily show! Located at the SE corner of the Fair grounds, near the Wertz Avenue/Fourth Street gate entrance. Bleacher seating is available. There is a courtesy golf cart shuttle stop near the show.

Racing Pig Show Schedule

  • Tuesday–Thursday – 3pm, 6pm, 8pm
  • Friday–Sunday – 11am, 3pm, 6pm, 8pm
  • Labor Day Monday – 11am, 3pm

Daily Magician Showtime Extravaganza

FREE with Your Fair Gate Admission
Located near the Racing Pig Show at the SE corners of the Fair grounds. Look for the red tent. Family-friendly entertainment for all ages. Face painting, clowns, goat show, magic and more! There is a courtesy golf cart shuttle stop near the show.

Senior Citizen Program

FREE with Your Fair Gate Admission
Thursday, Aug. 31, 2pm in the Pavilion
Join us for a special senior event with the Stark County Fair Band, fun activities and a Senior Citizen Recognition Program

Progressive Chevrolet Coloring Contest

NEW for 2017 Fair!
Visit the Art Hall to view hundreds of Stark County’s young aspiring artists’ interpretation of “My Favorite Thing About the Fair.”

Operation Fostering Freedom

NEW For 2017 Fair!
Please join us in the Art Hall for the Fair’s inaugural salute to our Veterans. Fair entrants will be displaying the red, white and blue in everything from quilts, afghans and throws which will be gifted to nominated Purple Heart recipients at this year’s public presentation ceremony. The ceremony will take place on Sunday, Oct. 8, at 2pm, at the Westbrook Park United Methodist Church, 2521 12th Street NW, Canton, OH 44708.

What’s FREE with Your Fair Gate Admission

There’s Something for Everyone at the 2017 Stark County Fair

Daily Pavilion Concerts & Entertainment
30 Events Over Seven Days

FREE Gate Admission on KID’S DAY
Friday, Sept. 1, All Day, 14 Years Old and Under with an Adult

FREE Gate Admission on Military Appreciation Day
Monday, Sept. 4, All Day, With a Military ID. Thank you for your service.

Stark County High School Band Shows
Tuesday, Aug. 29, 5:15pm and 7:30pm, Grandstands

Daily Racing Pig Shows Family-Friendly Fun
Located at the SE Corner of the Fair Grounds

Daily Magician Showtime Extravaganza Family-Friendly Fun
Look for the Red Tent at the SE Corner of the Fair Grounds

Stark County Fair Band Shows in the Pavilion

Harness Racing – Two Days!
Wednesday, Aug. 30 and Thursday, Aug. 31 – Post Time Noon

Horse Shows – Junior Fair Barn
Horse shows on Friday through Monday in the Junior Fair Barn, located on the East side of the track near the Wertz Avenue/Fourth Street entrance gate.

Tractor and Truck Pull – Non Sanctioned
Saturday, Sept. 2, 11am, Grandstand
Sponsored by the Stark County Agricultural Society

Draft Horse & Pony Hitch Show and Go
Sunday, Sept. 5, 11am, Grandstands

Garden Tractor Pull
Monday, Sept. 4, 9am, Grandstands

Car Parking on Fair Grounds

Daily Courtesy Shuttle Service 2–10pm
From the Parking Areas to the Gates and select locations on Fair Grounds

Hundreds of Exhibits
Main Exhibit Hall, Grandstand Building, Farm Bureau Building
Wildlife Building, Outside Spaces throughout the Fair grounds

Thousands of Entries
Displayed in the Art Hall, Exhibition Hall, Grange Building, Barns and Buildings

Animal Barns

Junior Fair Livestock Shows and 4-H Projects
Check the Schedule for Shows and Events

Junior Fair Livestock Sales
Wednesday, Aug. 30, Thursday, Aug. 31, Saturday, Sept. 2
Free to watch, register to bid!

Square Dancing on Friday and Sunday Evenings
Open to the Public by the Junior Fair Food Stand
Friday, Sept. 1, 8pm, and Sunday, Sept. 3, 8pm

People Watching!