124th Annual Cuyahoga County Fair

Office Now Open 9-5PM Mon - Fri

Call 440-243-0090 For More Info

With the Cuyahoga County Fair just weeks away, we're hard at work organizing the event. Keep checking back. As we finalize plans, we’ll post timely updates about this year's attractions and activities. Thanks for your support as the Fair makes its way back to a “Better Normal” in 2021!

 

 

Governor Gives Go Ahead to 124th Annual Cuyahoga County Fair
 

The Governor has given fairs in Ohio the green light to plan for full fairgrounds this year. Our 124th edition will be held on:

August 10-15, 2021

One of the special attractions this year will be a new and exciting ride company! PrimeTime Carnival Co. will be filling the midways with rides that are fun and exciting for all ages.

Everyone is invited to join in the fun and comradery by exhibiting your crafts, flowers, vegetables, antiques and hobbies in the fair in August. Get a free Premium Book to see how easy it is to win the coveted ribbons and cash awards. secretary [at] cuyfair.com (Email us your info) and we'll mail you a book. Kids of all ages are invited to participate in the free Junior Fair activities and exhibits.

Questions?

Email secretary [at] cuyfair.com or call 440-243-0090

 

 

Notice!

ALL applicable CDC Guidelines and State of Ohio COVID-19 Safety Protocols will be in effect for all events held at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds. Entry to each event may be limited and masks and social distancing may be required. The Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds and its events reserve the right to deny entry or to remove anyone not in compliance with applicable safety protocols.

 
 

124th Annual Cuyahoga County Fair
AUGUST 10-15, 2021

FAIR HOURS

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

 

 

Premium Book Entries

2021 Premium Book General Edition
2021 Premium Book Animal Edition
2021 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:

 

 
 

Attractions & Special Features

Featured Entertainment

Escape Artist Lady Houdini

Lady Houdini, the name given to Kristen Johnson by an Inside Edition producer at CBS Studios in New York has definitely stuck. Especially since she broke the immortal Harry Houdini's record for the most Water Torture Cell escapes ever performed, which historians and magic aficionados worldwide estimate to be just over one thousand. She broke Houdini’s record in 2012 as she has successfully performed her 1,001st public escape during the Georgia State Fair at the Atlanta Speedway. She is currently over 2,743 attempts and counting.

Kristen Johnson, considered to be the Houdini of the 21st century, almost seems fearless,...Read more

Wacky Chad Stunt Comedy

Wacky Chad's award winning pogo stick skills, charmingly funny jokes and antics got him on America's Got Talent (Twice!), and a performance at the Superbowl.

For more than a decade, he has entertained thousands of crowds, from schools, fairs, festivals, theaters, colleges and universities all over the world. Prepare to be amazed, and if you don't like laughing, go somewhere else.Read more

WBNX Dish Nation Night

WBNX presents “Dish Nation Night” at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds on Saturday, August 14th. Dish Nation’s Mega-Talent, "Headkrack" and our local star, "DJ HazMatt" will be in the Olde Barn Pavilion from 6-8PM performing a fun, interactive one-of-a-kind show, greeting guests and taking photos with you in the WBNX Photo Booth.

Be sure to stop by the WBNX-TV Booth starting at 1PM that day for lots of fun giveaways (while supplies last.) Play the disc-drop game for the chance to win giveaways from your favorite TV shows! Plus, bring your friends and take a picture in the NEW “Friends”...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

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

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 2021 ASHBA High Point Awards and the 2021 Region 5/6 ASHBA National Select Series Regional 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...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

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

Jason D'Vaude Variety 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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Little Miss and Mr Pageant

If the children are our future, find out why we're in really good hands. These girls, boys, young men and women will amaze with their poise, elocution, and special talents. From the adorable to the awe-inspiring, the Little Miss and Mr. Pageant is not to be missed.

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Draft Horse Pull

Some horses just don't pull their weight, but these ones do. You never hear anyone say a draft horse is strong as an ox for one good reason.. because they're stronger. So come on out and watch these magnificent animlas show what they can do.Read more

Singing Angels

The Singing Angels, founded in 1964, is the musical voice of the Northern Ohio Children’s Performing Music Foundation, Inc., a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit organization. This arts and youth development group is dedicated to teaching the highest level of artistic achievement in the performing arts. The mission is to engage youth from all communities in quality music and performing arts education that teaches teamwork, builds confidence, and provides a foundation for life. Three Angel choruses and small groups perform over 100 concerts a year featuring a wide variety of music, including Broadway, pop, gospel, patriotic, barbershop harmony, light classical,...Read more

The Cuyahoga County Fair will be holding fireworks spectaculars Friday, Aug 13th, & Sat, Aug 14th 2021, so be sure to bring the kids out to catch one of the shows! The shows should start around 10:00pm. Times are approximate, so get there a little early to make sure you don't miss anything.Read more

Jungle Bob Tuma

Jungle Bob Tuma is an animal entertainer and educator who has been doing animal presentations and events for children of all ages for almost three decades. In addition to educating about the wonderful world of animals, he regularly makes appearances on television and radio.

From Paul the python, to Bob the cockatoo, Rocky the sugar glider, Fifi the tarantula, Spike the bearded dragon, and Pugsley the blue-tongued skink, Jungle Bob has a wide variety of rarely seen animals. He also has some more common critters, like a turtle, bunny, cockroach display, and guinea pig.

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