The 2020 Houghton County Fair will be      AUGUST 27th to AUGUST 30th 

Sensory Sensitive Day will be on Friday from 1 to 3 p.m. sponsored by Skerbeck Entertainment Group, Copper Country Autism Awareness group and the Houghton County Fair. Families must register ahead of time with the Autism Awareness Group.  Going to the Houghton County Fair story (how to prepare for the day).

Skerbeck Entertainment Group Rides and Midway will open at 3 p.m. Thursday, and 1 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.                                                                

Information will be updated as it becomes available!

Call 906-482-6200  for more information.

The fair no longer has the  info@houghtoncountyfair.com email. Please call the office phone number for contact information.



Thank you for helping to make the 2019 fair a success and we hope to see you in 2020.

Skerbeck Entertainment Group Carnival and Midway opens at 3 p.m. Thursday, runs 1 p.m until 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday.

2020 Skerbeck Entertainment Group Carnival ride wristband prices
(Does not include admission into the fair)
Thu – $22 from 3 to close
Fri – $25 from 1 to close
Sat – $25 from 1 to close
Sun – $25 from 1-5
(NEW Top Gun ride requires tickets in addition to a wristband)

NEW RIDE coming to the fair is the  Alien Abduction

HOUGHTON COUNTY FAIR ADMISSION PRICES – Due to an increase in entertainment costs, on Saturday the cost of a single day adult ticket will be $10 for age 16 and over.  The youth price will stay the same at $5.


All entertainment on the indoor stage and outdoor arena is included in the price!

Single Day at the ticket booth:
(located in the parking lot behind apartments)

4 day passes at the ticket booth (~20% savings):

4 day passes in *ADVANCE – one month prior to the fair until the day before the fair begins (~30% savings)

Children 6 and under are admitted into the grounds for free.

*Advanced ticket outlets include:
The Houghton County Fair Office (Monday and Wednesday from 12 to 3)

Skerbeck Entertainment Group’s Carnival and Midway:
Ride tickets are sold separately inside of the fairgounds at Skerbeck’s ticket booths.
4 day ride mega bands, good for all days of the fair, may be purchased online at skerbeck.com or in the fair office for $55(cash or check only) prior to the opening of the fair. The TOP GUN will require coupons in addition to the wristband.

MONSTER TRUCKS – Saturday night
Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo- (All days)

Motocross- Thursday
Farm Tractor Pull- Friday late afternoon
Off Road Derby- Friday evening
Youth Talent Show –  Saturday 12:30 on the indoor stage
Kid’s Fun Day ~ Age 10 and under, indoor, free fun activities- Saturday afternoon
Poultry and Rabbit Show on Thursday
NEW DAY AND TIME: Thursday: 4 p.m. Sheep,5:00 p.m. Camelid Show and Goat Show to follow.
Beef Show on Thursday beginning at
Swine and Dairy Shows on Friday
Horse shows or activities every day
The JUNIOR MARKET LIVESTOCK AUCTION has changed the day and time. It will be on Friday at 5:30 PM in the livestock pavilion. Weigh in times have changed also, bring market animals from 6 to 9 on Wednesday, WEIGH IN will be WEDNESDAY from 8 to 9 p.m.
All livestock staying at the fair will have to be in by 12 noon on Thursday.