Houghton County Fair, Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Welcome To The Houghton County Fair!!

Thank you for helping to make the 2023 fair a success! We hope to see you in 2024!

2024 Houghton County Fair Dates:
August 22nd-25th

*Carnival Rides Sold Separately*

Mission Statement

The Houghton County Fair Association is dedicated to organizing and producing a dynamic and successful annual fair to promote and encourage education, agriculture, the arts, and entertainment for participants and community members of all ages in a traditional, wholesome, and safe environment, and to make facilities available for year-round use by the community.

Advanced Sale Discount Ends Wednesday August 23, 2023
(Available for Adult and Youth 4-day passes)

**Carnival Rides Sold Separately

Tentative Schedule:

  • MONSTER TRUCKS – Saturday, Main Event Arena
  • Whispering Pines Mobile Zoo – All Days
  • Motocross – Thursday, Main Event Arena
  • Tuff Truck Competition – Sunday, Main Event Arena
  • Farm Tractor Pull – Friday late afternoon
  • Off Road Derby – Friday, Main Event Arena
  • Youth Talent Show –  Saturday, 12:30 pm, Indoor Stage
  • Kid’s Fun Day – 10 and under, indoor arena, free fun activities- Saturday 3-5 pm
  • Poultry and Rabbit Show – Thursday, 2 pm, Small Animal Barn
  • Sheep & Goat Show– Thursday. 4 pm, Livestock Barn
  • Swine Show – Friday, 10 am, Livestock Pavilion
  • Beef Show – Friday, 1 pm, Livestock Building
  • Dairy Show – following the Beef Show on Friday
  • Horses – Shows on Friday, 5 pm and Saturday, 10 am, Horse Arena
  • The JUNIOR MARKET LIVESTOCK AUCTION has changed the day and time. It will be on Saturday, 4 pm in the livestock building. Weigh in times have changed also, bring market animals from 6 pm to 9 pm on Wednesday, WEIGH-IN will be WEDNESDAY from 8 to 9 pm
  • All livestock staying at the fair will have to be in by 12 noon on Thursday.