The 2019 Houghton County Fair will be      AUGUST 22nd to AUGUST 25th 

Sensory Sensitive Day sponsored by Skerbeck Entertainment Group, Copper Country Autism Awareness group and the Houghton County Fair.  Going to the Houghton County Fair story (how to prepare for the day).

2019 Houghton County Fair Brochure                                                                  

Information will be updated as it becomes available!

Call 906-482-6200 or email info@houghtoncountyfair.com for more information.

Thank you for helping to make the 2018 fair a success and we hope to see you in 2019.

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

2019 Skerbeck Entertainment Group Carnival ride wristband prices
(Does not include admission into the fair)
Thu – $22 from 3 to close
Fri – $25 from 12 to close
Sat – $25 from 12 to close
Sun – $20 from 12-5
(NEW Top Gun ride requires tickets in addition to a wristband)


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)
Youth ages 7 to 15 – $5
Adult ages 16 and above – $7

4 day passes at the ticket booth (~20% savings):
Youth – $16
Adult – $23

4 day passes in *ADVANCE – one month prior to the fair until the day before the fair begins (~30% savings)
Youth – $14
Adult- $20

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)
Swift’s True Value Hardware Store in Houghton
The Bookworm in Houghton
Northwoods Sporting Goods in Hancock
Superior National Bank Branches in Houghton County

The Family Pass has been discontinued.

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 $50(cash or check only) prior to the opening of the fair. New Ride TOP GUN will require coupons in addition to the wristband.

MONSTER TRUCKS – Saturday night
Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo- (All days)
Grizzly Experience- (3 shows daily, all days)
Chicago Honey Bear Dancers on Friday and Saturday, two shows and one youth workshop each day
Demolition Derby – Sunday
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 ~ 10 and under, indoor, free fun activities- Saturday
Poultry and Rabbit Show on Thursday
NEW DAY AND TIME: Sheep, Goat, Camelid Show on Thursday at 4 p.m.
Swine, Beef 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, to WEDNESDAY from 6 to 9 p.m.
All livestock staying at the fair will have to be in by 12 noon on Thursday.