Category: Family Events, Festivals & Fairs

Stark County Fair

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Location Information

Location: Stark County Fairgrounds
305 Wertz Ave. NW
Canton, Ohio

Contact Information

Name: Fair Office
Phone: 330.452.0621

One of the largest agricultural fairs in Ohio running from August 31st until September 6th!

With animals, rides, your favorite fair food, 4H projects, live entertainment, demolition derby, and live entertainment all week long, make going to the Stark County Fair a family tradition. You can see the full schedule of events and activities on the website.


  • General Admission – $7.00
    • Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday from 8:00 am till closing. Includes all Pavilion Entertainment and some Grandstand Shows – Does Not Include Rides.
  • Children Up To Age 3 – FREE Every Day of the Fair (To Grounds Only – Does Not Include Rides)
  • Discount Days
    • Monday & Tuesday: $5 Reduced Price Gate Admission All Day
    • Tuesday: Senior Citizen Day -- Senior Citizen Program and Bingo at 2pm in the Pavilion.
    • Friday: Kid’s Day Friday -- $1.00 Gate Admission for Kids 14 & Under with an Adult + $10 discounted ride wristbands all day on Kid's Day

FREE for Everyone with your Gate Admission

Daily pavilion concerts and entertainment, car parking on Fair grounds, Jungle Island Zoo Petting Zoo, 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.

Concerts & Grandstand Events

Don't miss the hottest stars in country music, live at the Stark County Fair on Wednesday and Thursday. Labor Day Weekend wouldn't be complete without NTPA Tractor Pulls and Smash It Demolition Derbies. 

  • Wednesday, September 1st: Mitchell Tenpenny BUY TICKETS
  • Thursday, September 2nd: Justin Moore BUY TICKETS
  • Friday, September 3rd: NTPA Tractor Pull BUY TICKETS
  • Saturday, September 4th: NTPA Tractor Pull BUY TICKETS
  • Sunday, September 5th: Smash It Demolition Derby BUY TICKETS
  • Monday, September 6th: Smash It Demolition Derby BUY TICKETS

Kissel Amusement Ride Hours and Ticket Prices

  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday – All rides open at 4:00 PM.
  • Friday – Monday – All rides open at noon. (Monday rides close at 7PM)
  • Click here for more information about the ride ticket prices and unlimited wristband prices.

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. Handicap parking and courtesy golf cart shuttles are available at both parking locations.

Love the Stark Fair? Enjoy these activities all summer long!


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