Fair Board

Department Superintendents

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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 one 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 buildings and livestock barns!

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get in touch

Contact Information:

Lake County Fair Office:  Regular office hours start June, 2018 -  9:00 AM - 4:00 PM,  Monday thru Friday

Phone # 219-663-3617  (You may leave a message at this phone number)

The Lake County Fair Office will be open full time starting in June of 2016 for fair questions and information.  The Lake County Fair office is located in the Family Arts Building on the fairgrounds.

Fax #  219-662-6013

Delivery Only Address:  889 South Court Street, Crown Point, Indiana 46307

Mailing Address:  PO Box 327, Crown Point, Indiana 46308

Email:  Lake County Fair Secretary

Email: Webmaster

Lake County Fair Board:

  • President: Kenneth Craft AFFL*
  • 1st Vice-President: Tom Lump, AFFL*  712-6404
  • 2nd Vice-President: Paul Carlson
  • Secretary: Arlene Marcinek 219-663-3617
  • Treasurer: John Laszlo
  • Past President:  Roland "Bub" Wise, AFFL*
  • Board Member: Mike Steffan
  • Board Member: Pattie Leininger AFFL*
  • Board Member: Robert Crist
  • Board Member: Edward Hein
  • Board Member: Jay Molenhouse
  • Board Member: Mike Fraley

*AFFL designates the completion of the requirements of the Academy of Fair & Festival Leaders.  AFFL members have completed several hours of instruction on topics related to the operation of a fair or festival.

Fair Department Superintendents

To download an entry form for these departments go to the Entry Form page.

  • Agriculture Department:  Gale Lolkema 219-865-6937
  • All Breed Classic Horse Show: Matt Koehler  219-669-3444
  • Beef Department:  Dave Monix 219-405-4936
  • Concessions:  Robert Crist: 219-663-1692
  • Conservation: Terry DeVries 219-696-3223
  • Dairy: Amy Hein  219-808-3980
  • Draft Horse & Pony:  Dennis Reed 219-730-9283
  • Family Arts: Andrea Fox 219-743-8570
  • 4-H Department:  Director: Janet Reed  219-755-3240
    • Educators: Julie Jones, Jennifer Govan
    • General Superintendents: Judy Dawson, Linda Dillon, Jim Nichols, Amy Hein
  • Flower Show: Bob Manwaring, 219-663-1752 
  • Grandstand: Roland "Bub" Wise  219-741-3490
  • Heritage Stage: Pat Leininger 219-696-6228
  • Industrial Building: Jay Molenhouse 219-365-6162  lcfindustrial@lake-county-fair.com
  • Insurance: Tom Lump 219-712-6404
  • Maintenance: Kenneth Craft 219-696-9258
  • Pedal Pull: Jay Molenhouse
  • Pigeon Exhibit: Stanley Relinski  219-808-0508
  • Publicity:  Arlene Marcinek 219-663-3617
  • Rabbit Exhibit: Conrad Kraft
  • Security Liaison: Matt Eaton, Commander, Lake County Sheriff's Department
  • Senior Citizen:  Mike Fraley  219-972-0736
  • Sheep/Swine:  Bill Duttlinger  219-712-3788
  • Special Features:  Mike Fraley  219-972-0736
  • Veterinarian:  Larry Leininger  219-696-6228
  • Webmaster: Tom Lump 219-712-6404
  • Western Horse Show: Vee Gallagher 219-980-8455
  • Youth Fun Horse Show:  Pat Leininger 219-696-6228

Fairgrounds Information

For building rental, or non-fair related questions call 219-661-3071


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