Tickets & Info
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Gate opens 8:00am daily. Gate closes 9:30pm Tuesday – Sunday. Gate closes Monday at 7:00pm
Fair closes Tuesday – Sunday at 10:30pm. Fair closes Monday 7:00pm
General Admission – $8.00
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 8:00 am till closing. Includes all Pavilion Entertainment and some Grandstand Shows – Does Not Include Rides.
Children 5 and Under – FREE Every Day of the Fair with an adult.
To Grounds Only – Does Not Include Rides.
FREE With Your Gate Admission
Daily pavilion concerts and entertainment, car parking on Fair grounds, Aim High Canines, Agri Puppets Puppet Show, Saturday 11am tractor pull, Sunday Draft Horse Show, Monday Garden Tractor Pull, high school band shows, harness racing, livestock shows and Junior Fair sales. PLUS exhibits, barns, animals, horse shows and MORE! Rides are not included with gate admission, courtesy tickets, season passes or memberships.
Reduced Price Gate Admission – 2 Days
Tuesday – ALL DAY – $6
Monday – ALL DAY – $5
Children 5 and under are FREE with an adult. Reduced price admission does not include rides.
Military and First Responders Appreciation Day
Monday FREE Gate Admission with proper ID
Rides are not included with free admission.
Concert & Event Tickets
ONLINE TICKET SALES!
Reserved seating tickets for ticketed grandstand concerts and events are available for sale online and at the Fair Office, located at the back of the grandstand. Event tickets do not include gate admission or rides. There is a convenience fee for each ticket. For wheelchair seating tickets at concert, tractor pulls, and demo derbies, please call the Fair Office at 330-452-0621 to order.
Group Ticket Sales
The Progressive Stark County Fair welcomes large groups of visitors! Special gate admission pricing is available for groups of 12 visitors or more. For all kinds of groups including church groups, civic organizations, garden clubs, school groups, senior groups, family reunions and bus tours. Please call the fair office at 330-452-0621 for details.
Kissel Amusement Rides Hours & Prices
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – All rides open at 4:00 PM. Friday – Monday – All rides open at noon. Monday – All rides close at 7:00 PM
Ride Safety Breaks
Please note that there will be rolling safety breaks every day from 4 – 6pm for 30 minutes. A daily list of safety breaks will be posted at the ride ticket booths.
Daily Ride Schedule
Single Tickets: $2.00 (Rides will take 2-4 Tickets)
Books of Tickets: Ten (10) for $20.00 - Twenty (20) for $30.00
Tuesday Rides Open 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Opening Day!! - Grab a Friend!!
Wristbands "2 For Tuesday" for $22
Single wristbands - $17.00
Wednesday 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Family 4 Pack Wristbands $32.00 (1 for $17.00)
Thursday 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
School Spirit Day
(Wear your school Spirit - Wristband $15.00) No Spirit $17
Friday 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Wristband $10.00
Saturday 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Wristband $20.00
Sunday 12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Wristband $20.00
Monday 12:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wristband $18.00
Labor Day - DOLLAR DAYS ALL RIDES $1.00
Fair Membership, Exhibitor and Vendor Passes
Membership, Exhibitor and Vendor Passes
$25 – Fair Membership Adult
Unlimited Fairbook entries. Provides admittance to the Fair all 7 days. Members must be a resident of Stark County and 18 years or older as of January 1. Members are eligible to vote for Fair Board Directors. No farm or group names please.
$25 – Exhibitor Pass
For out-of-county residents or for those 17 years old and under as of January 1. Unlimited Fairbook entries. Please note – Out of County (abutting) entries are allowed in the Flower Show, Department 9. Provides admittance to the Fair all 7 days.
$25 – Season Pass
Open to in-county and out-of-county residents. Allows entry to the Fair all 7 days. Does not allow for voting of Fairboard Directors.
$5 – Junior Exhibitor Pass 17 and Under
Special exhibitor pass price for Stark County residents 17 years old and under as of January 1. Unlimited entries in the Grange Building and Art Hall categories only, but must fill out an Open Class Entry Form.
$18 – Express Exhibitor Pass
Open to Stark County Residents only! Allows for up to 5 Fairbook entries in the Art Hall and up to 5 entries in the Grange Bldg. – 10 total. Also, includes 3 Fair admissions to be used at the entrants discretion.
$5 – Vendor Pass
Vendors may purchase daily gate admission passes for $5 for one gate admission and car parking on Fair grounds. Does not include rides or vendor parking area pass.
Parking & Shuttles
Car Parking is FREE!
Your Fair gate admission includes free car parking on the Fair grounds. The parking lots are located at the Wertz Avenue/Seventh Street and Wertz Avenue/Fourth Street gate entrances. Vendor parking is at the Third Street entrance to the Fair with a special parking pass only.
There is handicap parking available at the Wertz Avenue/Fourth Street gate and at the Wertz Avenue/Seventh Street gate entrances. The courtesy golf cart shuttle stops at both handicap parking areas. Wheelchair rentals are not available.
Please contact the Fair Office at 330-452-0621 for more information.
Daily Courtesy Shuttle Service 10am–10pm
Courtesy golf cart shuttles run daily 10am–10pm from the parking areas to the Fair gates and inside the Fair grounds to select locations for Fair guests needing extra help.
The Stark County Fairgrounds
305 Wertz Avenue NW
Canton, Ohio 44708
The Stark County Fairgrounds are conveniently located in the City of Canton, with easy access from I-77, US Route 30, US Route 62, and Tuscarawas Street.
From the West
Take US Route 30 to I–77 North. Get off at Exit 105–Tuscarawas Street. Turn left and go to Wertz Avenue. Turn right on Wertz Avenue. The Fairgrounds is on the left. Enter at Wertz Avenue/Fourth Street gate or at Wertz Avenue/Seventh Street gate.
From the East
Take US Route 62 to I-77 South. Get off on Exit 106-13th Street. Turn right at the end of the ramp. Go two traffic lights and turn left onto Wertz Avenue. Go through the first traffic light. The Fairgrounds is on the right. Enter at the Wertz Avenue/Seventh Street gate or at the second light, enter at the Wertz Avenue/ Fourth Street gate.
From the North
Take I–77 South to Exit 106–13th Street. Turn right at the end of the ramp. Go two traffic lights and turn left onto Wertz Avenue. The Fairgrounds is on the right. Enter at the Wertz Avenue/Seventh Street gate or at the second light, enter at the Wertz Avenue/ Fourth Street gate.
From the South
Take I–77 North to Exit 106–13th Street. Turn left at the end of the ramp. Go three traffic lights and turn left onto Wertz Avenue. Go through one traffic light. The Fairgrounds is on the right. Enter at Wertz Avenue and Seventh Street gate or at the second light, turn right at the Wertz Avenue and Fourth Street gate.