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 one 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 buildings 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 5

SATURDAY, AUGUST 6–

SUNDAY, AUGUST 7

  • 9:00 AM, Church Services
  • 5:00 PM - 10:30 PM - Battle of the Midway

MONDAY, AUGUST 8 – SENIOR DAY

  • 9:00 AM -12:30 PM - Franciscan St. Anthony Hospital Health Screenings
  • 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM - The Gold Tones
  • 10:30 AM - Apple Peeling Contest
  • 11:00 AM - Radio Memories (Standards and Show tunes)
  • 12:00 - 1:00 PM  - Lake County Fair King and Queen Contest
  • 1:00 - 2:00 PM  - Radio Memories featuring The Dentons

TUESDAY, AUGUST 9

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10

  • THURSDAY, AUGUST 11
  • FRIDAY, AUGUST 13
  • SATURDAY, AUGUST 14
  • SUNDAY, AUGUST 15 –
 

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 5
    • Rusty Nail Crossing, Bluegrass/Gospel
  • Saturday, August 6: 
    • Plum Creek, Bluegrass
  • Sunday, August 7:
    • Pan Man Dan, Caribbean/Pop/Jazz/Reggae
  • Monday, August 8:
    • Hazzard County Band, Country
  • Tuesday, August 9:
    • High Country Strings Band, Dulcimer/Fiddle/Guitar
  • Wednesday, August 10:
    • Jim Kirk and Peggy Hendricks, Country/Gospel
  • Thursday, August 11:
    • Acie Cargill, Classic Country/Bluegrass
  • Friday, August 12:
    • Pete Nye and the Chicago Bluegrass Band, Bluegrass
  • Saturday, August 13:
    • Rusty Nail Crossing, Gospel/Bluegrass

 

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