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Annual Porter County Fair begins today

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The Porter County Fair returns in 2018 from July 19 through July 28. This year will feature all the classics: carnival rides on the midway, Elephant Ears, action packed grandstand events, and much more.

Visitors wonít want to miss out on all the free fun for all ages around the fair such as musicians, acrobatic K-9s, and performers of all kinds. New this year is the Birthing Barn presented by 1st Source Bank showcasing the miracle of a live animal birth. Patrons with special needs and their chaperones are invited to ride select rides free from 1 to 6 p.m., on Monday, July 23.

Senior Citizen and Veteranís Appreciation Day will be held Wednesday, July 25.

Fair Hours: Admissions gates start charging admission at 12 p.m. 4-H events begin daily between 8 and 8:30 a.m.

Food vendors begin preparing food around 11 a.m. Carnival rides begin at 1 p.m.

On weekdays, the fair closes around 11 p.m. On weekends, around 12 a.m.

Tickets: Adults--$7.00 per person, Children under 10--Free. 10 punch Value pass for $40.

Admission is free before 12:00 p.m. every day of the fair.

Evening entertainment will include Brett Young, featuring Ashley McBryde, on Thursday, July 19; Casting Crowns, with Zach Williams, July 21. Brooks & Dunn, July 22; Bull Riding, July 23; Mud Drags, July 24; Tractor/Truck Pull, July 25; Tuff Truck Competition, July 26; Bus Demolition; July 27; and Demolition Derby, July 28.

Find a full schedule of events visit and follow along with the action on the fairís Instagram and Facebook (Link).



Posted 7/19/2018




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