Kalamazoo County Youth Fair Features Affordable Family Fun

Kalamazoo, Mich. — The Kalamazoo County Youth Fair and Harding’s Friendly Markets have partnered to offer Presale 1-Day Carnival Ride Wristbands for Maple Leaf Amusements at a low cost of only $10.00 through August 5. The price during the Fair, which runs from August 6-10, 2019 will be $20.00. Presale one-day Carnival Ride Wristbands can be purchased at nine local Harding’s Friendly Markets stores and also at the Kalamazoo County Parks Office.

“The discounted wristbands combined with low entrance fees, free parking, and daily giveaways makes going to the fair a very affordable family entertainment option,” said Josh Gower, Fair Coordinator. “We want families to come to the Fair each summer and make it a tradition!”

The Kalamazoo County Youth Fair is focused on bringing a fun, affordable, and educational experience to families and youth in the Kalamazoo Area. New for 2019, the Lost Nations Rodeo will be held on Saturday night at 7:30pm in the Grandstand and is included with Fair admission. The rodeo will feature a family friendly show including bull riding, barrel racing, and mutton busting.

Enjoy nightly musical entertainment on the Kalamazoo Music Stage while eating some of your favorite fair food. Experience local farms and over 400 animals along with educational presentations and displays. 4-H exhibits will be on display inside the Main Expo, and don’t miss the 4-H Livestock Auction on Thursday. Free themed Kids Expo activities and entertainment will be held all day every day. Maple Leaf Amusements will return in 2019 and has added a couple of new rides including bumper cars. For complete schedule and details check out www.kalamazoocountyfair.com.

The Kalamazoo County Youth Fair would like to thank Zoetis for returning as the Grand Champion Sponsor for 2019! The Fair would also like to thank Grandstand Sponsors – Meijer and The Buckham Agency, and Gatehouse Sponsor – Blain’s Farm and Fleet.

The Kalamazoo County Youth Fair is open Tuesday-Saturday, August 6-10, 2019 from 9am-9pm daily. Admission is $6 for adults, $2 for kids ages 6-12 and free for kids under 5. The Fair will be held at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center & Fairground, located at 2900 Lake Street.

For more information or questions please call the Fair Office at 269-383-8778 or visit www.kalamazoocountyfair.com

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