Fairground Events

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.

2023 - 2024 Events


2024 Events
May 4: Marche of AlderfordThe Marche of Alderford is a local branch of the Society for Creative Anachronism, which is comprised of Stark, Carroll, and Tuscarawas counties. We are part of the Barony of Brendoken, which in turn is part of the Middle Kingdom.The SCA is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to the study and re-creation of the culture of the Middle Ages. 
May 4 - 5: OddMall It’s Oddmall’s BIGGEST SHOW EVER!!!!!! It’s called Inside Out because there will be all sorts of great things happening both INSIDE and OUTSIDE of the venue. TWO entertainment stages, an exotic animal expo, outdoor games, Food Trucks, and hundreds of artists, entertainers, cosplayers, crafters, and purveyors of games, comics, toys, collectibles, and all things strange, weird, unusual, geeky, bizarre, imaginative, and wonderful!
Saturday 11am-8pm, Sunday 11am-5pm
May 18: Master Gardeners Plant Sale 
May 19: Jr Fair SwineJr Fair Swine showmanship clinic.
June 1: Upchurch ConcertRyan UpChurch is coming to the Stark County Fairgrounds for a one day concert June 1 at 6PM. Tickets are $45 for Grandstand & $55 for Standing room track, and are first come first serve seating style. You can only buy your tickets online at https://www.upchurchmerch.com/tour the fair office is not selling them. Any other website is a reseller.
June 8 - 9: McKinley Kennel Dog ShowAKC Dog Show. View the 2024 Premium List here.
June 13: Jr. Fair Meet & Greet 
June 30: Jr. Fair Buyer's Appreciation DinnerJr Fair Buyers Appreciation Dinner held underneath the Grandstands. 
July 13: 4H Extravaganza JudgingHeld in the Exhibition Hall
July 27:  Monster Truck Nitro Show

Prepare to have your mind blown away. We have the biggest, maddest, and wildest event you will ever witness. This adrenaline filled show features the most massive Monster X Tour destroying cars, flying over mind boggling jumps pushing drivers and trucks to the brink of destruction. The Extreme Motocross Team will amaze and astonish as they soar 80 feet above your head doing things that shouldn’t be possible.  

1:30PM Show: https://monsterxtickets.com/event/canton-oh---130pm---7272024---saturday-stark-county-fairgrounds

7:30Pm Show: https://monsterxtickets.com/event/canton-oh---730pm---7272024---saturday-stark-county-fairgrounds

September 21:  NEO Pro WrestlingMatch info coming soon.
September 28: Private Event 
October WeekendsCarnival of Horrors
October 11 - 13: LeisureTime Warehouse Hot Tub Show 
October 19: Rock Your World (Holistic fair) 
November 2: Dave & Ed's Swap Meet 
November 16: NEO Pro Wrestling 
November 30 - December 1: Ohio Gun, Knife & Military Show