2017 Porter County Fair Set to Bring 10 Days of Good Old-Fashioned Fun!

2017 Porter County Fair Set to Bring 10 Days of Good Old-Fashioned Fun!
By: Jennifer Bissonnette Last Updated: June 29, 2017

Ever year, the county fair is one of the best ways to celebrate summer and take part in a tradition of country fun. This year, the Porter County Fair is no exception and provides 10 days of "Good Old Fashioned Fun" to create lasting summer memories with friends and family while playing games, eating delicious fair food, and catching some amazing entertainment.

Between July 20th and July 29th, you can do all of these things and more at the Porter County Fair!

ADMISSION & PRICING
General admission tickets are required for grandstand events.

Adults—$7.00 per person
Children under 10—Free
FREE before 12:00pm every day of the fair!
10 punch Value pass for $40.00
Consider a Buddy Pass—five one-day passes for only $25.00—for discounted gate admission (available online only).
Special Needs Day—Monday, July 24, 2017 1pm-6pm
Porter County Fair invites any individual with special needs and a chaperone to ride select rides for free.
Senior Citizen and Veteran’s Appreciation Day—Wednesday, July 26, 2017

This season you can expect all your favorites, including the classic fair food that lines the midway every year. A trip to the county fair wouldn’t be complete without indulging in a corn dog or that funnel cake you’ve been craving. You can find all the usual treats along the midway this year, so grab a bag of cotton candy to share and head over to one of the many events they have lined up.

Plus, this year's Grandstand Entertainment features some major acts, including Old Dominion, Toby Keith with Special Guests Walker Country, Matt Maher , Tenth Avenue North, and Jordan Feliz, to go along with the demolition derby, A-Bar Bull Riding, K & F Mud Drags, a tractor pull, a horse pull and plenty more.

Throughout the Fair, entertainment can also be found at the Family Entertainment & Education Areas, Park Place Pavilion, or the Roaming Grounds. Each venue will have various acts available for crowds to enjoy.

fair-7-20-17July 20

  • Bear Hollow Wood Carvers (12pm)
  • Texas T Terry (1pm)
  • Racing Ducks (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Farmers fun fair facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Agri-puppets (5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Mirror Image Dance Academy (7pm)
  • Martin Family Circus (8:30pm)

fair-7-21-17July 21

  • Bear Hollow Wood Carvers (12pm)
  • Texas T. Terry (1pm)
  • Racing Ducks (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Team O’Connor Martial Arts Demo (5pm)
  • Agri-puppets (5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Martin Family Circus (8:30pm)

fair-7-22-17July 22

  • Cutest Baby Preliminaries (9am)
  • Bear Hollow Wood Carvers (12p)
  • Texas T. Terry (1pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (1:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Racing Ducks (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm) Agri Puppets (3pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Ice Queen, Cinderella, and Island Princess Visit (3pm-6pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Porter County Fair Queen Pageant (5:30pm)
  • Dick Diamond and the Dusters (9pm-11pm)

fair-7-23-17July 23

  • Life Bridge Church Service & Sing along (10am, 1pm)
  • Bear Hollow Wood Carvers (12pm)
  • Racing ducks (12:30pm, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Texas T. Terry (1pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (1:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Agri-puppets (3pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Agricadabra magic show (3:30pm, 5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • VU/ Community Band (4pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts- Dairy (5pm)
  • Sweet Adelines (6 pm)
  • Good Time Cloggers (8:30 pm)

fair-7-24-17July 24

  • Bear Hollow Wood Carvers (12pm)
  • Silly Safari (1pm, 3pm, 5pm)
  • Texas T. Terry (1pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Racing Ducks (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Agricadabra Magic Show (3:30pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Allez Oops Comedy Show (4:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Agri-Puppets (5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (6:30pm, 8:30pm)

fair-7-25-17July 25

  • Mobile Glass Studios (12pm)
  • Silly Safari (1pm, 3pm, 5pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Racing Pigs (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Agricadabra Magic Show (3:30pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Allez Oops Comedy Show (4:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • AGri-puppets (5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (6:30pm, 8:30pm)

fair-7-26-17July 26

  • Porter Health Systems Senior Circle (9am)
  • Fair Entertainment (10am)
  • Fair Entertainment (10am, 11am)
  • Bonner Senior Center Dancers (11:30am)
  • Mobile Glass Studios (12pm)
  • Bonner Senior Center Choraleers (12pm)
  • Honored Senior Award (12:30pm)
  • Silly Safari (1pm, 3pm, 5pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Bingo! By Bonner Senior Circle (1:30pm)
  • Racing Pigs (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Agricadabra Magic Show (4:30pmm, 8:30p
  • Silly Safari (5pm)
  • Allez Oops Comedy Show (5pm, 9pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Agri-Puppets (5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Valparaiso University/ Community Band (6pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Veterans Recognition Program (7pm)

fair-7-27-17July 27

  • Mobile Glass Studios (12pm)
  • Silly Safari (1pm, 3pm, 5pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Racing Pigs (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Lemonade With the Queens (2pm)
  • Belle, Ice Princess, and Little Mermaid (2pm-5pm)
  • Allez Oops Comedy Show (4:30pm, 6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Agri-puppets (5:30, 7:30pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • Good Time Cloggers (7pm)

fair-7-28-17July 28

  • Mobile Glass Studios (12pm)
  • Allez Oops Comedy Show (12pm, 2pm, 4pm)
  • Silly Safari (1pm, 3pm, 5pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Racing Pigs (2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Agri-Puppets (5:30pm, 7:30pm)
  • Rhinestone Cowgirls (6:30pm, 8:30pm)
  • High Street Band (7-11pm)

fair-7-29-17July 29

  • Radio One Cornhole Tourament (10am – 5pm)
  • Mobile Glass Studios (12pm)
  • Martial Arts Demo (12pm)
  • Moo Mania (1pm)
  • Team O’Connor Martial Arts Demo (1pm)
  • Farmers Fun Fair Facts – Dairy (5pm)
  • Hazard Country Band (7-11pm)
RIDES
Wristbands are available EVERYDAY from our carnival.
All Day (1pm-11pm) Wristbands $25
Click here to buy discounted wristbands!
Afternoon (riding from 1-6) wristband for $18. Family and Kids Days are Monday, July 24 through Friday July 28, and the price is $15 (during the hours of 1pm to 6pm)
Individual tickets are 1 for $1.25, 22 for $25, and 55 for $60. Rides cost 2-4 tickets.

Between bits of entertainment, carnival games and rides will also be available for visitors to enjoy. As always, you can expect a good variety of games to try your hand at, some involving luck and others skill, and for the more adventurous, rides are plentiful. Wristbands are available every day!

So whether you come for the food, the animals, the exhibits, or the entertainment, the Porter County fair has something for you!

For a full list of what the Porter County Fair has to offer in 2017, visit: www.portercountyfair.com!