Let’s Go to the Fair: A Guide to Mid-Michigan Fairs

July in Michigan means many things, but one of our favorites is the county fairs!

Use our guide to find a fair nearby and enjoy a day of tasty treats, fun exhibits, shows, races, animals, and performances!


Here is your Mid-Michigan Mom’s guide to our local county fairs and the Michigan State Fair!

Oakland County Fair
12451 Andersonville Road, Davisburg, MI 48350
July 9th – 18th, 2021
Admission: a variety of ticket options and discounts are available

Tuscola County Fair
Park Drive, Main Entrance of M81, Caro, Michigan 48723
July 25th – 31st, 2021

Fowlerville Family Fair
8800 West Grand River, Fowlerville, MI 48836
July 26th – 31st, 2021
Admission: Adult – $6.00, Child (5-12) – $3.00, Children 4 and under are free
Grandstand – $10.00 per person, 4 and under are free
A variety of ticket options and discounts are available.

Eastern Michigan State Fair
195 Midway street, Imlay City, MI 48444
July 27th – 31st, 2021
Admission: $10-20, under three free. Includes all grandstand events, unlimited carnival rides, shows, and parking

Gratiot County Fair for Youth
July 31st – August 7th, 2021
701 S Lincoln Ave., Alma, MI 48801

Saginaw County Fair
11350 Peet Road, Chesaning, MI
August 3rd – 7th, 2021
Admission: $10- 15. Includes all rides, grandstands, nightly fireworks, and parking.

Shiawassee County Fair
2900 East Hibbard Road, Corunna MI 48817
August 8th – 14th, 2021
Admission: Adults – $5, Kids (6-12) – $3.00. Children 5 and under are free

Bay County Fair
August 6th – 10th, 2019
800 Livingston Avenue
Bay City, MI 48707
Admission: a variety of ticket options and discounts are available.

Sanilac County 4-H Fair
August 9th – 14th, 2021
171 N Dawson St Suite 323, Sandusky, MI

Midland County Fair
August 15th – 21st, 2021
​6905 Eastman Ave., Midland, MI 48642
Admission: free, parking is $8.00.

Armada Fair
August 16th – 22nd, 2021
74280 Fair St., Armada, MI 48005
Admission: Adults (Age 13+): $10.00, Child (Ages 9-12): $2.00, Child (Ages 8 & Under): free, Daily Parking: $5.00

Lapeer Days “Michigan’s Largest Free Festival”
Various locations throughout Lapeer, MI
August 20th – 22nd, 2021
Admission: Free

Genesee County Fair
6130 E. Mt. Morris Road, Mt. Morris, MI 48458
August 23rd – 29th, 2021
Admission: Free, but there are fees for parking, rides, and grandstand events.

Michigan State Fair
46100 Grand River Ave. Novi, MI 48374
September 2nd – 6th, 2021
Admission: Fair Only Admission Adult $8.00, Children $6.00, Ages 2 and under are free
Ultimate Wristband $30.00.

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