Ready to make the most of Clinton County Fair week?
It's the week many look forward to all year long!
Some work all year long on their entries, some spend so much time at the clinton county fair they even camp there, and some just look forward to the rides and fun foods.
This article will let you discover the gems of Clinton County Fair week:
The best deals on tickets
Events and entertainment
All the ways to have fun
In short, the 411 for the Clinton County Fairground's biggest week of the year.
Clinton County Fair Ohio
Tip: There is more than one Clinton County. Good news: Clinton County, Ohio knows how to have fun with their fair!
Fairgoers will find that the lay of the land and how things go is fairly consistent. However, there is enough appeal to keep visitors coming back year after year for:
Fun on the fairway
Live musical entertainment
Truck & tractor pulls
And that's just for starters!
Clinton County Fair: Your Essential Guide To Southwest Ohio's Big Week
We've put together the essential details for you to plan your week at the fair. Feel free to bookmark this page.
Your Clinton County Fair Book
The clinton county fair book is like your favorite recording artist's concert program at their live events. Each year, the agricultural society compiles helpful details:
Schedules of events on site
Score cards for livestock showings
Livestock auction sheets
Many collect these from year to year - You have to attend and grab yours to know why. Here, you see the cover for the Clinton County Fair 2016.
In addition, the book is rich with information about the local area. A great tool for planning your next visit!
The Fairway - Food & Rides
Whether you are there to show, or just to enjoy, there is always something good on the fairway!
Who doesn't love cotton candy, elephant ears and kettle corn? Your long-time fair favorites are always there with a new fun find or two each year.
Excited about the rides? Each year, there is one day to ride for free (we'll talk about that in a minute).
As the saying goes: Work hard, play hard. Over the years, the Clinton County Fair has been host to big stars like Crystal Gayle. Look forward to a variety musical entertainment:
Acts are different each year, and sometimes includes a talent search.
Grandstand and Infield events include:
Antique & Garden Tractor Pulls
Clinton County Shootout
Several classes of truck and tractor pulls
The grandstand comes alive in the evenings - Demolition Derby is a long-time favorite of many.
Clinton County Fair Livestock Exhibitions
Both kids and adults learn and work for months to be ready for their moment to impress spectators.
As visitors stroll from exhibition hall to the showing areas, you are sure to be impressed. Exhibitors are friendly, and it is often interesting to learn the history behind the year's competition choice.
Look for, "Shaker-Shaker-Butter-Maker," a fun and new tradition from the 4-H Dairy Club. Watch participants turn whole cream into butter before your eyes!
Tractor Pulls & Truck Pulls
This is the largest segment of entertainment at the grandstand! Clinton County fair tractor pull has hosted some of the best at making the smoke and noise you are looking for from top-torqued tractors. Trucks too -- Here's a list of what to look forward to:
Truck Pull 4WD
Truck & Tractor Pull
NTPA Truck & Tractor Pull
These events can be heard for miles around, so be ready!
They're there to show, but also sell.
Ohio's Clinton County Fair brings in a large visitor population just for the auction events! Spectators will find in the stands:
Parents and family of exhibitors
Locals just hanging out
Area business leaders
Regional elected officials
4-H coordinators have historically done a fabulous job educating livestock exhibitors. In turn, the auction representatives have done a great job of consistently securing record prices for livestock grand champions.
The livestock auctions are something to see!
Where To Stay
While camping is available at the fairgrounds all year long, lots are always sold out for the Clinton County Fair. Camp sites are $25.00 each and that includes water, electric, and the use of the dump station.
Not up for "roughing it?" Let one of our area hotels fluff your pillow.
Pricing And Hours
Make a day of it and go from early in the morning until late at night. Or, make a week of it and attend specific events each day. Pricing:
Daily gate entry - $7.00
Season pass - $25.00
Kids 8 and under free
The gates are open for visitors at the Clinton County Fair as early as 9am, and gates close at 11pm.
Tip: Ride free on Mondays; Tuesdays are special discount day for Seniors, Veterans, Kids, and it is also Game Day.
Contact The Clinton County Fair
The Clinton County Fair is an event organized by the Clinton County Agricultural Society.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. Fair Books are available in the Fair Office and Expo Building.
See you on the Fairway?