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

2019 Premium Book General Edition
2019 Premium Book Animal Edition
2019 Premium Book Online Entries

IMPORTANT NOTE: Open class entries can be submitted online. Animal entries cannot be submitted online. Junior Fair entries submitted online will be subject to the registration fees.

To submit entries via mail, download any of the following entry forms: Arts, Crafts, Floral & Produce, Beef, Cattle, Horses, Goats & Sheep, Poultry & Pigeons, Rabbits & Cavies, Junior Fair

FAIR HOURS

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


 

Why Wait in Line When You Can Buy Online?

Discounted Advance Admission Tickets & Ride Stamps Now Available for Purchase Online! The Advance Purchase discount ends Tue, Aug 6 at Noon.

BUY DISCOUNTED TICKETS NOW


 

Commercial Space Still Available

fair-booth-space-available_350.jpgHave something awesome to show at the fair? Want to promote your business to more than 100k fairgoers this August? We have the perfect solution for you! Commercial space is still available and starts at only $300 for an inline space or $350 for a corner… for the ENTIRE WEEK! Yes, you get to be there all 6 days, August 6-11.

Email Diane at concessions [at] cuyfair.com or call the office at 440-243-0090 x112 to secure your spot today. Click here to download the Booth Requirements info sheet and the Vendor Application.

PS: The sales and deals were so hot in the commercial buildings last year we installed ALL NEW fans to keep everyone cool as a cucumber this year!

 

 


 

CUYAHOGA COUNTY FAIR COLORING CONTEST

Cuyahoga County Fair Coloring Contest

The Cuyahoga County Fair is sponsoring a Coloring Contest for children ages 3-12 years old.

All entrants will receive one free admission to this year's Fair (ride tickets not included). Age groups for the contest are 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

Age group winners will receive a family 4-pack of admission tickets and four ride bands! All entries must be postmarked by July 20, 2019. Entries postmarked after that date will not be accepted.

Good luck, and color us impressed!

Click here to download the coloring template and entry form.

 


 

We've Grown!
New This Year!
  • Ashley McBryde (New Female Musician of the Year)
  • Swifty Swine Pig Races
  • Hypnotist David Anthony
  • Bubble Wonders
  • Art of Fire Show
  • Jason D'Vaude Variety Show
  • Build Your Own Birdhouse
  • National Model Railroad Association Display
Returning Features:
  • Rock the House Live!
  • Demo Derbies
  • Harness Racing
  • FairWinds Turbine
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Illusionist Drew Murray
  • Junior Fair
  • Hall of Flowers
  • Square Dancing
  • Live Music
  • Haunted House
  • Thrill Shows
  • Animals

 


 

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

Frank Amato's Cleveland All Stars

Frank Amato, lead singer of the rock band Beau Coup, has enlisted many of his area Rock and Roll Brothers and Sisters to join him in: “A Tribute to Cleveland Music" with some of the Cleveland Musicians who actually helped make that music famous. The show provides musical insight into why the Rock-N-Roll Hall of Fame is in Cleveland, Ohio! Fireworks will follow the concert.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

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

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

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

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

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

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!”

Read more

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! We’ll also see who loves to Hula Hoop with FREE Hula Hoop...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. We're also excited to note that the timing of...Read more

Magician Drew Murray

Drew Murray, is a magician, creator, artist and more. He has been wowing audiences since he was just 6 years old. After seeing a magician at a summer festival, he has turned an after school hobby into a successful business.

At just 10 years old he began performing for small events at churches, libraries and family parties. Through his teens and college, he continued performing more shows each year and taking his talents across the country.

Fast forwarding to today, Drew’s career has skyrocketed and his talents have enabled him to acquire an impressive client list including the...Read more