About Us

Stark County Fair

The Stark County Fair

The Stark County Fair is one of Stark County Ohio’s largest and longest-running family events. Rich in agricultural tradition, with seven days packed full of entertainment, food, fun, education, exhibits, animals, friends and families. There are thousands of entries in a wide variety categories on display in several buildings, barns and outside on the Fair grounds.

The Stark County Junior Fair 4-H program is one of the strongest in the State, setting the Ohio state record for livestock sales for nine years in a row. Hundreds of companies exhibit their products and services inside and outside on the Fair grounds.

There’s Something for Everyone at YOUR Stark County Fair!

Fair HistorySeasonal Employment
Board Members & StaffMinutes & Financial Reports
Stark County Agricultural Society: Constitution and By Laws

Contact Us

Stark Fairgrounds
305 Wertz Avenue
Canton, Ohio 44708

Mailing Address:
PO Box 80279
Canton, OH 44708

Stark County Fair Office
Located at the back of the Grandstand.
Secretary: Crystal Bean

Telephone: 330-452-0621
Email: Office@StarkCountyFair.com

Stark County Junior Fair 4H
Julie Pinter, Junior Fair Coordinator
Telephone: 330-455-7856
Email: JrFair@StarkCountyFair.com
Website: StarkCountyJrFair4H.com

Office Hours (Not During Fair):
Closed Following Holidays: Good Friday; Independence Day; Thanksgiving; Christmas; New Years (12/31 & 1/1)
Summer Hours (April 1 – September 16): 9am-4pm
Winter Hours (September 17 – March 31): 9am-3pm Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri – Closed Wednesdays

Media Contacts:
Fairboard Office
Stark County Fair Office

Stark County Agricultural Society
Board Members & Staff

There are hundreds of volunteer opportunities for groups and individuals. Please contact Fair Board Office for more information.

Speakers Bureau
Have a speaker from the Fair at your next meeting. Contact Fair Board Office for more information and to schedule a presentation.

Fair Hours

GATES – Open Daily at 8am

Tuesday – Sunday 9:30 pm
Monday – 7:00 pm

Exhibition Halls
Tuesday – Sunday 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Monday – 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Livestock Buildings
Tuesday – Sunday 8:00 am – 10:00 pm
Monday – Buildings and area closed at 4:00 pm
Market Livestock – Released prior to opening
Open Class Livestock – Released 6:00 pm

Office Hours During Fair Week
Monday - Friday 9am-8pm
Saturday 9am-7pm
Sunday Noon-7PM
Monday (Labor Day) 9am-8pm


The Stark County Fairgrounds, located in the City of Canton, is an ideal facility for a variety of indoor and outdoor events. Home to the annual Stark County Fair, the 80-acre site has several large heated buildings, covered grandstand seating, dirt-packed track, pavilion stage and acres of parking space.

Events are held year-round, including auto shows, swap meets, home and garden shows, antique fairs, horse shows, demolition derbies, dog shows, corporate events, company picnics, craft shows, truck shows and community festivals. Reserve space for your event through the Stark County Fair Office.

Parking for Community Events
The Fairgrounds has extensive car and bus parking for large community events.

Rentals, Parking and Event Contact
Please contact the Fair Office at 330-452-0621 or Office@StarkCountyFair.com for more information.


Outdoor space is available at the Fairgrounds for RVs, campers and trailers, with electric hookups. Water is available seasonally. For camping during the Fair, there is space for vendors and Junior Fair 4-H program participants. Please contact the Fair Office for more information about camping.

Winter Storage

Store Your Boat, Vehicle or Camper During the Winter
The Stark County Fairgrounds offers secure indoor storage space for your boat, vehicle or camper during the winter months. Pricing is determined based on the total length of item being stored, from hitch to end.  Our rates start at $360 for the first 20ft, then an additional $20 for every foot after. No payment is due until the storage item is dropped off and length is confirmed by Fair Grounds staff. If you would like to secure a spot, please complete the contract below and return it to the office by email. You can also pick up a contract at the Fair Grounds office. 

2023 - 2024 Storage

Drop Off Dates:
     October 27 & 28, 2023:  9AM - 2PM
             November 17 & 18, 2023: 9AM - 2PM

Pick Up Dates:
            April 12 & 13, 2024: 9AM - 2PM
            April 19 & 20, 2024: 9AM - 2PM

2023 - 2024 Storage Contract