Free Entertainment

Lake County Fair

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Carnival Midway

Our Carnival  Midway has over 30 rides for kids of all ages.  With Daily wristbands and the ever popular Mega Ride Pass, we have the best carnival ride value in the area.  To purchase your Mega Ride Pass, or to check out the daily Wristband prices, just go to the Carnival Page!

Horse Shows

Watch the free horse shows or other livestock shows and learn more about them in out livestock barns.  Our horse shows feature on of the best Draft Horse shows in the area.

Grandstand

Our exciting grandstand motorsports shows include the popular Monster Trucks, Mud Drags, Demo Derby and Tractor Pull

Exhibits

Whatever your interest, you can find information and exhibits from Quilting to Beef, Photography to Woodworking or Zucchini to Roses in our large exhibit building and livestock barns!

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Showcase Tent

The Lakeshore Public Media Showcase Tent is the place to be for entertainment during the fair.  All types of music and events , and contests take place here, as well as  Senior Citizens Day activities.  All  the  showcase  entertainment is free.

  • Friday, August 7:
    • To be announced
  • Saturday, August 8:
    • To be announced
  • Sunday, August 9:
    • 9:00 AM, Church Services
    • To be announced
  • Monday, August 10:  "Senior Citizens Day"
    • Free Health Screenings and valuable Senior Living Information in the Showcase Tent
    • Sponsored by: Franciscan
    • 11:00 AM - Apple Peeling Contest
    • Entertainment to be Announced
  • Tuesday, August 11: "Pepsi Family Value Day"
    • To be announced
  • Wednesday, August 12:
    • To be Announced
  • Thursday, August 13:
    • To be Announced
  • Friday, August 14:
    • To be Announced
  • Saturday, August 15:
    • To be Announced
  • Sunday, August 16:
    • 9:00 AM Church Services
    • To be Announced
 

Heritage Stage

Heritage Stage is located in Heritage Hall.  This venue offers a more intimate setting and features Bluegrass, Folk, Gospel and Old Time music.  All shows are free and start at 6:00 PM

  • Friday, August 7:
    • "Rusty Nail Crossing"  features Bluegrass and Gospel
  • Saturday, August 8: 
    • "Plum Creek"  features Bluegrass
  • Sunday, August 9:
    • "Flintlosk"  features American Roots
  • Monday, August 10:
    • "Hazzard County Band"  features Country
  • Tuesday, August 11:
    • "High Country Strings" features Dulcimer, Fiddle, Guitar
  • Wednesday, August 12:
    • "Jim Kirk and Peggy Hendricks" features Gospel and Country
  • Thursday, August 13:
    • "Acie Cargill" features Bluegrass and Traditional Country
  • Friday, August 14:
    • "Pete Nye & The Chicago Bluegrass Band" features Bluegrass
  • Saturday, August 15:
    • "Rusty Nail Crossing"  features Bluegrass and Gospel

 

South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority          Illini Hi-Reach      

 Franciscan Alliance The Times   Lakeshore Public Media   M J Electric 

     Strack & Vantil Christenson   Family Flyer  Northwes Indiana Landscapers Assn.

  Post Tribune  ffc Fencing  Pepsi   Rail Cats  Blade Cutters

   IU Northwest    Standard Bank      

These sponsors help to make the various attractions at the Lake County Fair possible.

If you would like to become a part of the Lake County Fair sponsor family, click here!

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