Beyond Fair Week

The fairgrounds are open 365 days in the year

Since it opened the fairgrounds has always been a gathering place. We proudly open our doors and share our space with a variety of events year round.

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and full of things to explore!

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We work hard to make your event at the fairgrounds simple & successful.

Presenting: 2023 Richland County Fair

The Richland County returns August 6-11th

Big thrills, big engines, big horses and one big week for Richland County, Ohio.

Aug 7 | Sunday


2pm: Fair Opening Ceremony – Flag Raising – Center Flag Pole

5:30pm: Harness Racing – Grandstand

7pm: Nature Park – “Mercy & Grace” – Gospel Music

Aug 8 | Monday


12 NoonRides Open3pmNature Park – “Soil & Water Trivia”4pmNature Park – “Malabar Farm – A Hidden Gem in Richland County”5:30pmHarness Racing – Grandstand

Aug 9 | Tuesday

Summer is often synonymous with beaches, ballparks and barbecues, all offering.

Aug 10 | Wednesday


5pm: Pie Auction – Arts & Crafts Building

7pm: Rodeo – Grandstand – Sponsored by “Shelby Tube Group”

Aug 11 | Thursday


5p: Jr Fair Livestock Auction – Show Arena

rabbits, poultry

6pm: OSTPA/County Tractor Pull – Grandstand

Aug 12 | Friday

4pm: Nature Park – “Egg Catcher Engineer”

6pm: MotoCross – Grandstand – Sponsored by “Cooke Transport”

6:30pm: Draft Horse/Draft Pony Pull

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The Arena Project

Take a look at our county’s investment in an exciting new future!

See our request for proposal (RFP)

See the cross section diagram

See the illustrations

38,000+ people.

1 week.

Your investment in the Richland County Fair gets to the real people that come with 38,000 tickets sold.

The fair + your brand = a real win-win

We are constantly improving and expanding the ways your brand can join in the continuing our heritage, fostering community spirit, and provide a week of fun to your friends, family and neighbors.

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We put our heads together and built our best value for keeping the fair vibrant and enjoyable!


Our proud county fair tradition comes from a great group of dedicated people. Joining is fun and easy!


Explore exciting ways to have your org be a part of the grounds. Have an idea not here? We’re all ears!

Who is the Richland County Agricultural Society?

We’re a friendly group of folks who are happy to answer questions.

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