Top 10 Fairs To Check Out In July
July is a super busy month for both state and county fairs across North America. There are multiple state fairs, county fairs and exhibitions to check out in California, the Midwest United States and Western Canada. Here’s a list of our top 10 fairs to check out in July.
10. Fond du Lac County Fair – Wisconsin
The Fond du Lac County Fair held in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin will be celebrating its 165th year of operation. The fair features a classic midway, agricultural exhibits, vendor expo, demolition derby’s and a 5k charity walk / run. The Fond do Lac County Fair runs from Wednesday, July 20 to Sunday, July 24, 2016.
9. Calgary Stampede – Alberta, Canada
Since 1923 the Calgary Stampede has been one of Canada’s and North American most popular fairs. The Calgary Stampede features a number of events including a parade, marathon, concerts, trade show, midway and a number of exiting rodeo events. The 2016 music lineup includes Zac Brown Band, Lady AnteBellum, Classified, Walk Off The Earth, The Sheepdogs, X Ambassadors, Mother Mother and Simple Plan The Calgary Stampede runs from Friday, July 8 to Sunday, July 17, 2016.
8. Harrison County Fair – Indiana
The very first Harrison County Fair was held Sept. 11-14, 1860. It has been held in the same location for over 150 years, making it the oldest county fair in the state of Indiana to be held continuously in the same location. The Harrison County Fair runs from Sunday, July 17 to Saturday, July 23, 2016 in Corydon, Indiana.
7. Shelby County Fair – Iowa / Ohio
There are actually two different Shelby County Fair’s that take place in July. One is hosted in Harlan, Iowa and the other in Sidney, Ohio. Both fairs offer a classic midway, daily entertainment, livestock competitions and more so take your pick! The Shelby Count Fair in Iowa runs July 10 and 12-18th, 2016 while the Shelby County Fair in Ohio runs from Sunday, July 24th through Saturday, July 30th, 2016.
6. California Mid State Fair – California
The California Mid State Fair attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors from across the west coast. The 2016 concert lineup is sure to impress with featured performances from the likes of Fall Out Boy, Fergie, Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, Justin Moore, and other talented up and coming artists on three different stages. The California Mid State Fair is hosted in Paso Robles, California from Wednesday, July 20 through Sunday, July 31, 2016.