A Message of Thanks

Thanks to all who came out to help celebrate the 123rd Cuyahoga County Fair. Whether you came for the elephant ears, the animals, demo derby, arts, crafts, floral exhibits, rides, or one of our great concerts, your attendance makes all the work we do throughout the year in preparation for Fair week worthwhile.

2019_derby_winners_350.jpgSpecial congratulations to the winners of our Demolition Derby:

Demolition Derby Finals Winners
    • 1st: Super Bob Erich
    • 2nd: Ashley Sapiorary

Demolition Derby Heat Winners
    • Heat 1: Gary Chapman
    • Heat 2: Super Bob Erich
    • Heat 3: Jesse Bear

Links to photos from this year's event can be found by hovering over the Gallery tab at the top of the page. Feel free to share with family and friends. Our thanks again for your patronage of this historic regional event, and we look forward to seeing you all out again for the 124th Cuyahoga County Fair in 2020!

 
 
 

123rd Annual Cuyahoga County Fair
August 6-11, 2019


2019 Premium Book General Edition
2019 Premium Book Animal Edition

FAIR HOURS

TUES-FRI: NOON-11:00PM
SAT: 10:00AM-11:00PM
SUN: NOON-10:00PM


 

Featured Entertainment

Ashley McBryde

"I hear the crowd, I look around, and I can't find one empty chair. Not bad for a girl going nowhere" sings Ashley McBryde on "Girl Goin' Nowhere," the seminal title track from debut LP. They're words built from experience: over the course of her life, McBryde's been finding her own way to fill those seats and sway those hearts since the very first time her teacher told her that her dreams of writing songs in Nashville would never see the light of day. Every time she was brought down, she persevered; trusting her timeless tone and keen, unwavering eye...Read more

Lainey Wilson

Lainey Wilson’s music is by equal measures richly textured and forthright – much like her honeyed Louisiana drawl. Signed to BBR Music Group’s flagship imprint, Broken Bow Records, Wilson has spent years honing her song craft and developing her own “bell bottom country” sound, which is unapologetic, gritty, free-spirited, and exemplary of both her personality and her preferred fashion aesthetic.

Her songs and live performances are anchored in straightforward, raw emotion that doesn’t beat around the bush about who Lainey Wilson is - either as a person or an artist. NPR’s Jewly Hight calls Wilson “unabashedly down-home and unflappably...Read more

2019 Cuyahoga County Fair Demolition Derby

The Cuyahoga County Fair Demolition Derby presented by JM Productions is an annual fan favorite of Fair goers. The derby consists of a qualifying round at 3pm, followed by the Finals at 7pm. Whether you're interested in watching or participating in the derby, follow the link below for entry forms and ticketing information.Read more

Swifty Swine Pig Races

Zach Johnson ("Swine Master", and owner of "Swifty Swine Racing And Swimming Pigs") has been all over the United States, bringing his racing pigs to fans of all ages. The ultimate showman, he gives people what they want and need - true family entertainment. When you see a race at the "Pork Chop International Speedway" arena, you experience something you can't get anywhere else.

If you've never been to a pig race, you're in for a real treat! Swifty and his friends don't do it for the money, what they really want is that Oreo cookie, waiting on a...Read more

Cleveland Blues Society

The Cuyahoga County Fair is excited to have The Cleveland Blues Society hosting the entertainment for our Beer Garden this year. Some of the finest blues acts in Cleveland will be providing entertainment all week long, so check the Fair Daily Schedule for bands and performance times.

The Cleveland Blues Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote awareness and appreciation for the blues. Through our alliance, we endeavor to provide more opportunities for fans to see quality local and national blues artists. Additionally, we will provide educational workshops and preserve the history of the blues in...Read more

Tuff Trucks

Tuff Trucks is a competition of stock and modified pro trucks, consisting of a series of exciting events, including an obstacle course, mud bog, and free style.

In our Power Wheels Demo Derby, kids ages 4-9 can get their first derby experience driving 6/12 volt power wheels. All participants get a trophy and both child and one parent gain free Fair admission with entry. A good deal, and a great chance for kids to show off their skills behind the wheel!

Click the link below for entry forms and ticketing info.Read more

Hypnotist David Anthony

Imagine the person that was sitting next to you just a few minutes ago is now up on stage and can’t remember their own name! Or better yet one of your friends is up on the stage claiming that their belly button was stolen. Then with a snap of David’s fingers they enter back into a hypnotic trance. Sounds entertaining huh? This is just the beginning of what to expect in the show.

No one is forced to volunteer. David will invite anyone who wants to get hypnotized to join him and fill the 15-20 chairs that are on...Read more

Laser Tag

The Laser Tag Arena features high-end laser blasters to allow guests to participate in an all out battle for points while avoiding being struck by their opponents. Players will navigate through an obstacle course maze complete with lasers, lights, special effects and more! The entire game features a sound track in which players will experience through their very own wireless headsets provided for use during the game. Games will last 12-15 minutes total from start to finish and can accommodate up to 14 players each.Read more

Show Bill, Entry & Sponsorship Forms: Click Here

Love horses? Well don't miss the Cuyahoga County Fair Horse Show, featuring Academy, Halter, Showmanship, and Equitation classes. The CCF Horse Show is a qualifying competition for the 2019 ASHA High Point Awards and the 2020 Kentucky State Fair's World's Championship Horse Show. And even if you're not a serious horse enthusiast, don't miss the Open Costume Class, which usually begins around 1pm, just after the lunch break, where you'll see horses and riders dressed up as everything from pirates, to princesses, and from smurfs, to the...Read more

Brian Brenner

Elvis Presley is more popular today than at any time in history. In the world of entertainment, Brian Brenner stands alone as the most authentic and exciting Elvis stylist in the business.

For over 15 years, Brian has thrilled audiences nationwide with his electrifying salute to the King of Rock & Roll. Brian is careful to portray Elvis in a manner that is dignified, respectful and historically accurate, paying strict attention to every detail. The result is as amazing as the image and illusion of Elvis comes alive in the most genuine creation ever staged!

Brian is an...Read more

Bubble Wonders Show with Geoff Akins-Hannah

Geoff Akins-Hannah has been entertaining, educating, and empowering children and adults alike worldwide for over 30 years with his gentle spirit, sense of humor and gift of rapport. Inspired by his life-altering experiences as a teacher in Waldorf and Special Education he created The Bubble Wonders Show to convey the message that “Anything is Possible!”

This interactive performance is full of fun bubble tricks and positive messages about following your dreams. Bubble Wonders is fun, inspiring, and educational, and captivates both young and old alike. Enjoy lots of amazing bubble tricks, including the bubble caterpillar, bubble volcano, the dancing...Read more

Jason D'Vaude Art of Fire Show

Dangerous objects! Perilous stunts! Feats of strength and balance! Jason D’Vaude, self-taught one-man multiple-adjectived circus sensation, brings his comedic juggling, fire, and clowning shows to audiences around the world, delighting them with his charming humor and distinct but refined awkwardness. After seeing Jason juggle sharp objects, climb up precariously-balanced objects, ride an extra-tall unicycle, or manipulate fire like a master, audiences are left speechless except to say “that was AWESOME!”

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Angelina Rose & Stee Bax of Hoopernova

Various representatives from Hoopernova will be on hand all week, teaching Hula Hoop technique before their performances, including night glow hooping shows. Fortunately, two of the best hoopers in the world are from the Cleveland area: Stee Bax and Angelina Rose (performing in the video below). You will be amazed what each can do with a hula hoop.

Stee Bax is based out of Solon, Ohio, she has performed at professional sporting events, live concerts, conventions, in music videos, photo shoots, and more. She performs single hoop dances with fire, LED, and day-taped hoops. Additionally, Stee Bax hosts fitness...Read more

Family Morning Dance Party

With “Family Unity” in mind, Amusements of America has stepped up to sponsor this year's Family Morning Dance Party on Saturday, August 10th from 10am-12Noon. Fair Gate Admission is just $2 per family member provided you have purchased by 12Noon. Plan early so your family won’t miss out.

This being a Dance Party, we invite you to hit the dance floor and show us your moved. Whether you're into the Charleston, Fox Trot, Hustle, Harlem Shuffle or Electric Slide, the Fair's the place to be Saturday morning! And for those who dare to dance like no one's watching, we'll...Read more

Kurt Freeman

Kurt Freeman is a 25 year old Cleveland native and up-and-coming country artist. Born and raised on sports and music, Kurt has steadily progressed from singing and playing guitar in high school with his church group to pursuing his dreams of writing and recording his own music. His soulful, smoky voice and a genuine passion for the genre make for a unique and authentic sound. Be sure to check out his debut single "Texas." H ...Read more