WELCOME TO THE NEW ONLINE HOME OF THE HOUGHTON COUNTY FAIR which will be held from August 23rd, 3 p.m. to August 26th, 5 p.m.
The 2018 theme will be “FALL A-FAIR”.

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.


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.


2018 Complete Brochure

Schedule of Events

Monster Truck Throwdown – Saturday night

Senior Citizen’s Day  – Friday – noon to 4.  Come at noon to get a lunch and dessert!

ATV Big Air Tour – 4 wheeler jump show (Saturday 2pm, 4pm, Half time of Monster Trucks, Sunday 12:30 and 4:30 )

Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo- (All days)

Award Winning Kevin Kammaraad with Puppet Shows on all 4 days, with a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, administered by Copper Country Community Arts Council

Canines in the Clouds- (3 shows daily, all days)

Demolition Derby – Sunday

Motocross- Thursday

Farm Tractor Pull- Friday late afternoon

Off Road Derby- Friday evening

Youth Talent Show –  Time and date to be determined

Kid’s Fun Day ~ 10 and under, indoor, free fun activities- Saturday

Poultry and Rabbit Show on Thursday

Livestock Shows on Friday

Horse shows or activities every day

Walk on Water Balls and Respawn Laser Tag will be open when the carnival is open, for an additional cost.