Stark County Fair
The Progressive Stark County Fair
The Progressive Stark County Fair is one of Stark County Ohio’s largest and longest-running family events. Rich in agricultural tradition, the 2018 Fair celebrates its 169th year 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 Progressive Stark County Fair!
305 Wertz Avenue
PO Box 80279
Canton, OH 44708
Located at the back of the Grandstand.
Julie Pinter, Junior Fair Coordinator
Closed Following Holidays: Thanksgiving (11/22 & 11/23); Christmas (12/24 & 12/25); New Years (12/31 & 1/1)
Summer Hours (April 1 – September 16): 9am-4pm, Monday – Friday
|Fairboard Office|| Cheryl Lumpp
Stark County Fair Office
Fair Board Members
Contact the Fair Office
There are hundreds of volunteer opportunities for groups and individuals. Please contact Fair Board Director Tim Ross at Tim@StarkCounyFair.com for more information.
Have a speaker from the Fair at your next meeting. Contact Fair Board Director Tim Ross at Tim@StarkCounyFair.com for more information and to schedule a presentation.
|GATES – Open Daily at 8am|
|BUILDINGS – Open Daily at 10am|
|RIDES – Open Daily at Noon|
|COURTESY SHUTTLES – Run Daily 10am-10pm|
|FAIR OFFICE – Opens Daily at 9am|
|FAIR TREASURER OFFICE – Opens Daily at 9am|
STARK COUNTY AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY
The Stark County Agricultural Society has a 20-member Board of Directors, elected from each township, City of Canton, City of Massillon and at-large.
|President||Dale Klick||Bethlehem Township|
|Vice President||Dave Swartz||Plain Township|
|Treasurer||Jesse Huddleston||Director At Large|
|Board Secretary||Cheryl Lumpp|
|Dave Swartz||Plain Township|
|Charlie Swartz||Lake Township|
|William J. Locker||Pike Township|
|Dale Klick||Bethlehem Township|
|Ann Shank||Nimishillen Township|
|Jill McNeil||Lexington Township|
|Mark Frank||Lawrence Township|
|Ron Riggs||Perry Township|
|Rebecca Reed||City of Canton|
|Heidi Freshour||Osnaburg Township|
|Dale Wells||Sugarcreek Township|
|Aaron Tournoux||Marlboro Township|
|Danny Schmucker||Washington Township|
|Tim Ross||City of Massillon|
|Justin Durkin||Jackson Township|
|Jill Sterling||Sandy Township|
EVENTS, PARKING & RENTALS
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 Progressive 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.
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.
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. Please contact the Fair Office at 330-452-0621 or Office@StarkCountyFair.com for winter storage information, dates and rates.