The 183rd Greene County Fair begins its run Sunday, July 31, through Saturday, August 6, 2022, at the Greene County Fairgrounds, 120 Fairground Road. Xenia, OH.
“We’ve been waiting 365 days for this.” Said Kala Benton, one of the fair’s directors. “It is amazing when you think about it. Just a couple of weeks ago here at the Greene County Fairgrounds there wasn’t much activity and now the people, animals, food trailers, vendors and rides which move in soon, it looks a little like a scaled down version of Disneyland and we couldn’t have done any of it without our dedicated staff, directors’, and volunteers. A well-oiled machine.” Benton added.
The Greene County Fair is the oldest fair west of the Alleghenies. A nice mix of rides, games, food & entertainment await fairgoers. Plus, the 4H tradition continues with proud young people showing their prize-winning animals.
Our fair opens at 8am – and closes following that evening’s grandstand event.
Daily Gate Admission $8 (9 and under free with paying adult) Plus, parking is always FREE.
SUNDAY, JULY 31, OPENING DAY ACTIVITIES INCLUDE:
Rabbit showmanship and judging, English Horse Show & Showmanship, 4-H Show, Sheep Decorating Contest, with our opening ceremonies at the grandstands- 6pm.
Followed by the always fun kiddie calf scramble at 7pm, then the older kids get to try their best for their calf scramble. Folks if you’ve never experienced a calf scramble, you are in for some laughs. It’s a hoot. (Please do not attempt this at home.)
During the week we have a food drive event with a discount on admission for a non-perishable food item donation, family fun night with discounted ride wristbands, demo-derby, harness racing, truck and tractor pulls, great fair food, plus much more. (Please keep in mind our rides do not open until Monday, August 1.)
Due to rising fuel and general increased costs, the previous announced ride wrist bands price has increased to $20. But on Family Fun Day- August 3, wristbands are just $15 after 4pm. AGAIN WEDNESDAY ONLY, all other days of ride operations, bands are priced at $20.
On Wednesday, August 3, a special tribute will take place for the late Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer at 5pm. Sheriff Gene was a huge supporter of our fair and he and is wife would show up early and stay late.
Tons more information and a complete schedule of events, log on to www.greenecountyfairgrounds.com. Follow us on Facebook, and Instagram.