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Welcome to the Elkhart County 4-H Fair!
2016 Theme: LET'S PULL TOGETHER FOR 4-H!
The Elkhart County 4-H Fair is one of the largest 4-H county fairs in the nation. During the 2015 Fair, more than 255,000 people attended the nine-day event. The Fair Board’s goal is not only to be a big event, but to be one of the best. The Fair takes pride in preserving quality family entertainment, free grandstand shows, positive competitions & terrific ‘Fair Food’. Come join us in July! If you can’t make it then, visit us during one of our non-fair events or camp at our year-round RV campgrounds. Fair Dates: July 22-30, 2016 and July 21-29, 2017.
Gate admission is $8.00 per person and includes access to the free grandstand. Children 9 years of age and under are FREE. Onsite Parking is FREE. Grandstand seating is FREE.
Discounts: Advance admission tickets and wristband vouchers are available Mid-June (2016) through July 21st, 2016. For more information on advance tickets and a list of available retail outlets, click here.
No Refunds on gate admission, ride vouchers or track seats. Paid admission does NOT guarantee grandstand seating. We are a privately operated facility and the following are NOT permitted on the Fairgrounds: Pets – Weapons – Alcohol – Skateboards – Roller Blades – Metal Detectors – Soliciting
Location: The Fairgrounds is located at 17746 County Road 34 Goshen, Indiana 46528. Directions
Concert Reserved Track Seats: A limited number of reserved track seats are available for purchase for each show. Click here for more information.
Carnival Ride Information: Carnival wristbands are $22.00 for designated wristband days. Ride tickets are sold by the sheet of 22 for $25.00 or $1.25 per ticket. Height requirements on every ride.
Bicycle Parking is located near Gate 2.
Fair Lunch Passes are available weekdays 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Lunch parking is between Gates 2 & 3 on the grass lot. Passes are available at the fair office with a $10 deposit. Enter at the Main Gate. Return to the Fair Office by 2 p.m. for a full refund of the $10 deposit.
Safety Reminder: Animals have different bacteria than humans. Please take precautions.
- Avoid eating and drinking in barns.
- Place pacifiers, bottles and ‘sippy’ cups in diaper bags before entering livestock areas.
- Wash hands thoroughly upon exiting.
Fair Map: Click Here for the 2015 Fair Map.
Emergencies: Dial 911. Non-emergencies: Dial 574-533-3247 (FAIR).