Lake County Fair

Carnival Ride Prices

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Carnival Midway

Our Carnival  Midway has over 30 rides for kids of all ages.  With Daily wristbands and the ever popular Mega Ride Pass, we have the best carnival ride value in the area.  To purchase your Mega Ride Pass, or to check out the daily Wristband prices, just go to the Carnival Page!

Horse Shows

Watch the free horse shows or other livestock shows and learn more about them in out livestock barns.  Our horse shows feature on of the best Draft Horse shows in the area.


Our exciting grandstand motorsports shows include the popular Monster Trucks, Mud Drags, Demo Derby and Tractor Pull


Whatever your interest, you can find information and exhibits from Quilting to Beef, Photography to Woodworking or Zucchini to Roses in our large exhibit building and livestock barns!

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Carnival Ride Tickets, Wristbands

Our carnival operator is North American Midway Entertainment.  They have over 30 rides on our midway and offer a variety of rides for all ages.  Carnival rides start at 12 Noon and run until closing everyday of the fair.

There are three ways to purchase rides at the fair: Individual Tickets if you only want to ride a few rides, Wristbands if you want to ride more rides, and the Mega Ride Pass if you want to ride more rides on multiple days! 

2015 Ride Tickets:   

  • Individual tickets are $1.25     
  • A sheet of 22 tickets is $25.00
    • Ride tickets range from 3 - 5 tickets
  • Wristbands are available for these time periods during the fair: 

Wristband Days and Prices:

  • Thursday, Aug 6: Preview Night from 6 PM until close - $15.00
  • Friday, Aug 7, Friday Aug 14, Saturday Aug 8, Saturday Aug 15 and Sunday Aug 9:
    • Noon until 5 PM - $14.00
    • 5 PM until Close $20.00
    • All Day - Noon until Close - $25.00
  • Monday Aug 10 through Thursday Aug 13
    • Noon until 5 PM - $12.00
    • 5 PM until Close - $20.00
    • All Day - Noon until Close $25.00
  • Sunday Aug 16th
    • All Day - Noon until Close - $18.00


Mega Ride Pass

The Mega Ride Pass allows the pass holder to ride all of the North American Midway Entertainment rides at any time and on any day of the fair, all for one low price.


Mega Ride Pass

 You may also purchase your Mega Ride Pass at the Lake County Fair Secretary's office on the fairgrounds (in the Family Arts Building 9:00 am until 4:00 pm)  $65.00



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