Friday’s Beef Show has been rescheduled from 5PM to 7PM.
The Showman of Showmen competition will follow 30 minutes later, at approximately 8:30PM

Market Beef Exhibitors – Please turn in your Animal Destination Forms
by NOON, tomorrow Saturday, July 29th.
(instead of after the show)

Welcome to the 177th Union County Fair!


Sunday, July 23rd- Saturday, July 29th

Livestock Sale Schedule

Final Drive Youth Auctions allows you to check out online and donate specifically to any of our Junior Fair exhibitors.

Online Checkout

The Junior Fair Livestock Sale will be conducted on Saturday, July 29 beginning at 10:00 a.m. The sale will include these projects, in this order:

  • Dairy Products
  • Market Ducks
  • Hogs
  • Market Turkeys
  • Market Goats
  • Market Lambs
  • Pen of 3 Market Rabbits
  • Market Beef
  • Pen of 4 Broilers
  • Dairy Feeders

Only Grand and Reserve Champions will be run through the sale. The rest of the exhibitors shall be present to walk through the sale without their animals.


Under age 6 or over 65 is free

All other fair visitors will need to purchase a weekly pass or daily admission ticket

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Ready, Set, Grow Show

Join Farmer Ed for the Ready, Set, Grow Agricultural Magic Show! With a little magic and lots of silliness, kids will learn about how food gets from a farm to their tables.

3 Shows Each Day at 11am, 1:30pm, and 3:30pm

Kids Zone & Midway Rides

Are you ready for a day filled with endless excitement and laughter? Hold onto your hats as we take you on a thrilling adventure through the midway rides that get your heart pounding as they lift, drop, and spin you.

But don’t worry if adrenaline isn’t your thing because there’s something for everyone in our vast Kids Zone. Enjoy as little ones explore carnival games, giggle uncontrollably while soaring high on whimsical carousels, or watch their eyes widen with wonder at delightful pony rides.

The Union County Fair is so much more than just an event; it’s an unforgettable experience that creates lifelong memories. So come one, come all! Fun awaits around every corner – join us today!

About Us

The Union County Fair is fun for the whole family! We strive to bring an event filled with entertainment, agriculture, education, arts and crafts, and community togetherness. We are grateful for the hard work and dedication of the OSU Extension Office, 4-H & FFA advisors and youth, Junior Fairboard, and the Jr. Fair Livestock Committee. In addition to the fair, the Union County fairgrounds hosts community events, entertainment, horse shows, 4-H events, and much more!

What's Happening at the Fairgrounds



Junior Fair


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The perfect location for your large or small event!

  • Weddings
  • Graduations
  • Birthday Parties
  • Anniversaries
  • Company Events
  • Baby/Wedding Shower

Union County Fair Sponsors

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Building campaign for a new 16,000 sq ft multi-purpose building full of amenities!