Houghton County Fair Association
1500 Birch St.
Hancock, MI 49930
The Houghton County Fair is annually held the week before Labor Day weekend every August. The average attendance for our 4 day fair is about 25,000 with people coming from far and wide to see all the attractions of our fair.
Our main attractions include Saturday night Monster Trucks, Friday night off-road derby, Thursday night motocross races, Sunday demolition derby, a market livestock auction on Saturday, carnival rides, and much more.
Fair Board meetings take place in the SISU Room of Houghton County Ice Arena building, located across the hall from the Fair Office, and are held regularly at 7 pm on the second Thursday of every month.
Youth exhibitors range in age from 7 to 19 as of Dec. 31st of the current year.
Open class exhibitors are 7 years old and above.
Cloverbuds, aged 5 and 6, can enter one or more items that they have made for a participation ribbon.
Commercial Booths are available, visit our vendor page.
Entertainment (other than the carnival) is included in the admission price.
The Houghton County Fair Association is a member of the Michigan Association of Fairs and Exhibitions and the International Association of Fairs and Expositions.