2022 Midland County Fair Highlights

Back for the 13the year, the Midland County Fair will be held Thursday through Sunday at the Horseshoe Complex. This year’s festivities include 34 carnival rides, 17 different performers and 376 farm animals.

Here’s what to expect.

Tickets

Thursday: From 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., the fair will be carnival-only with the option of a $25 unlimited pass.

Friday: From 3 p.m. to 5 p.m., tickets will be $5 for an “Early Bird Hours” special and increase to $9 after 5 p.m. A $35 unlimited pass will be available.

Saturday: Expect $9 tickets until 5 p.m. They increase to $14 in the evening. A $35 unlimited pass will be available.


Sunday: Tickets will be $9 all day.

Program

This year the carnival is introducing a downloadable app at app.midlandcofair.com. Customers can find a detailed schedule of all events, a link to purchase tickets in advance, and even artist biographies.

Performers

From gigs to The Strongman (John Beatty), the 2022 bill is stacked. Some of this year’s featured events include Hope Fest – a four-artist Christian concert – on Saturday, Charreada’s first VIP event on Sunday, magician The Great Kardenni, Erin Harpe Country Blues Duo, Jason Boland & the Stragglers, and more.

Rides, vendors and animals

Festival-goers can look forward to classic amusement park rides, like a Ferris wheel and spinning tops. As for the vendors, there will be over 40 stalls, filled with food, crafts and more set up inside the Horseshoe. Besides a petting zoo, other animal-focused events include Rodeo 101 and bull riding.

For any other information, like how to become a vendor, sponsor or volunteer, be sure to check out the app (app.midlandcofair.com) or the Midland County Fair website.