2021 County Summer Fairs near Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana

Fairs 2021

Summertime definitely means attending a county or state fair. Steeped with tradition, fairs are full of the sights and sounds of farm livestock, fast rides and carnival-style food and games. And we cannot forget entertainment like the demolition derby, monster truck shows and tractor pulls. Gardeners and cooks show off their best items at fairs, too, seeking a coveted blue ribbon from judges.

Be sure to have fun at one of these local county fairs throughout Cincinnati and Dayton, Ohio; Northern Kentucky; and Southeastern Indiana.

Due to the coronavirus, please check with your favorite fair before heading out to make sure it has not been cancelled or postponed.

Fairs are listed by state and alphabetically by state and then county:

STATE FAIRS

Indiana State Fair
August 6–22, 2021
Indianapolis, Indiana

Kentucky State Fair
August 19–29, 2021
Louisville, Kentucky

Ohio State Fair
July 19 – August, 8 2021 – NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Columbus, Ohio
Fair for 2021 limited to livestock an educational competitions; only exhibitors and their family members permitted to attend

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KENTUCKY LOCAL STATE FAIRS

Alexandria Fair and Horse Show
September 1–6, 2021
Alexandria, Kentucky

Boone County Fair and Horse Show
August 2–7, 2021
Burlington, Kentucky

Carroll County Fair
June 4–12, 2021
Carroll County Fairgrounds in Carroll County, Kentucky

Gallatin County Fair
July 21–25, 2021
Warsaw, Kentucky

Germantown Fair
July 31 – August 7, 2021
Germantown Fairgrounds at 4088 Ky Highway 10, Germantown, Kentucky
No rides this year. Swine show, horse show.and fun
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Grant County Fair and Horse Show
July 26–31, 2001 (tentatively)
Grant County Fairgrounds at 115 Baton Rouge Road in Williamstown, Kentucky

Kenton County Fair
July 12–17, 2021
Independence, Kentucky
Abbreviated event for 2020. (No track events, rides…) See the 4-H kids livestock and horse show.

Pendleton County Youth Fair
July 18–24, 2021 
320 Fairgrounds Road at the Pendleton County Youth Fairgrounds in Falmouth, Kentucky
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OHIO LOCAL COUNTY FAIRS

Adams County Fair
July 11–17, 2021 
836 Boyd Avenue in West Union, Ohio
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Allen County Fair
August 20–28, 20201
Allen County Fairgrounds at 2750 Harding Hwy., Lima, Ohio

Brown County Fair
September 27 – October 2 2021
Georgetown, Ohio

Butler County Fair
July 25–31, 2021
1715 Fairgrove Avenue in Hamilton, Ohio

Champaign County Fair
August 6–13, 2021
Champaign County Fairgrounds at 384 Park Avenue, Urbana, Ohio

Clark County Fair
July 23–30, 2021
4401 S. Charleston Pike, Springfield, Ohio 

Clermont County Fair
July 25–31, 2021
1000 Locust Street in Owensville, Ohio

Clinton County Fair
July 10–17, 2021
Clinton County Fairgrounds
958 W. Main Street in Wilmington, Ohio

Darke County Fair
August 20–28, 2021
Darke County Fairgrounds at 800 Sweitzer Street, Greenville, Ohio

Green County Fair
August 2–7, 2021
120 Fairground Road at the Green County Fairgrounds in Xenia, Ohio

Hamilton County Fair
August 12–15, 2021 
7801 Anthony Wayne Avenue in Cincinnati, Ohio

Highland County Fair
September 5–11, 2021
Hillsboro, Ohio

Logan County Fair
July 11–17, 2021 
301 East Lake Avenue at the Logan County Fairgrounds in Bellefontaine, Ohio
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Miami County Fair
August 13–19, 2021
650 N. County Road in Troy, Ohio

Montgomery County Fair
July 11–17, 2021
645 Infirmary Road, Dayton, Ohio at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Fairgrounds link

Preble County Fair
July 31 – August 7, 2021
722 South Franklin Street at the Preble County Fairgrounds in Eaton, Ohio

Shelby County Fair
July 25–31, 2021
655 South Highland Avenue at the Shelby County Fairgrounds in Sidney, Ohio

Warren County Fair
July 19–24, 2021
Warren County Fairgrounds at 665 N. Broadway in Lebanon, Ohio
Enjoy the tractor pull, Great Cowboy competition, a rodeo, fun rides and food!

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INDIANA LOCAL COUNTY FAIRS

Aurora Farmer’s Fair
September 29–October 2, 2021
Aurora, Indiana
Parade, rides, exhibits and food!

Dearborn County 4-H and Community Fair
June 21–26, 2021
Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds in Lawrenceburg, Indiana

Decatur County Fair
July 8–15, 2021
545 S Co. Road (200 W) in Greensburg, Indiana

Fayette County Fair
July 29–August 7, 2021
Connersville, Indiana

Franklin County Fair
July 12–17, 2021
Brookville, Indiana
Virtual 4-H events only for 2020

Jefferson County Fair
July 18–24, 2021
3852 Indiana 256 in Madison, Indiana

Ripley County 4-H Fair
July 18–24, 2021
Walhill Farm at 857 Six Pine Ranch Road in Batesville, Indiana

Switzerland County Fair
July 4–10, 2021
Switzerland County Fairgrounds 507 Vineyard Street, Vevay, Indiana

Union County Fair
July 17–23, 2021
411 Patriot Blvd., Liberty, Indiana

Updated May 20, 2021

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