THAT’S RIGHT!!! The fair it coming to Presque Isle County! Wednesday July 22nd from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm, bring in your item that you want to have judged. The Fair is open from noon to dusk Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday Pay $6.00 at the gate and ride the rides as often as you like. (2 years and under are free) Please only guide dogs with harnesses on the fair premises. If you are a collector, or have a special item you want to show off, bring it in. That’s right you don’t have to enter it in the fair, and have it be judged. Just bring it in to show it off, let the community enjoy your work, or what you have collected over the years. Schmidt Amusements will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday, along with all the food venders, and other venders, to sell their wares. Beer and burger tent everyday by the Millersburg Eagles #4482, and Kiwanis white fish sandwiches and fries. There will be kids and adult games too! Yes parents and grandparents, test your skill at the tabletop games, some you need a steady hand. J Friday night at 7 pm we have the mud run, with the fastest and the loudest trucks around. Gate fee is $6.00 to watch 10 and under are free. Grand stand with lawn seating, bring your blankets, chairs, and coolers for a good time, to see who beats the clock! We will have music on the new stage in the pavilion, with the Battle of the bands ending the show on Saturday. (You must pre-register) Also new this year is a whole pie eating contest, yes if you like apple pie this is the challenge for you. (You must pre-register) You may even win a little cash! There is sure to be something at the fair for your enjoyment, your pleasure, or just to make you laugh!
Bring the family and make a memory! Hope to see you, and please drop a note in our suggestion box, and let us know where you’re from, what you like, or didn’t like. We would love to hear from you!
Thank-you for visiting the Presque Isle County Fairs Web Site! We have NEW DATES for the Fair! The Queens pageant will kick off the fair, and be held on the fair grounds Thursday night on July 23th. Yea, the Queens are back.......:) Thursday July 23 to Saturday July 25. Keep watching for more updates as the fair group meets every 4th Tuesday of each month. If you would like to attend please call Rita during day @ (989) 733-2676 or evening at (989) 733-2584 . The meeting location changes each month, at a members homes.
Music programing for this year’s Presque Isle County Fair and Millersburg Homecoming is being finalized.
The Darwin Project, a northeast Michigan band with a national reputation, will headline Saturday night, August 30, on the Rogers City Stage on the fairgrounds at the Presque Isle County Fair. The band’s appearance was arranged through Dean Adams and the 3 Cedars Restaurant in Millersburg.
The Darwin Project is an alternative rock band from northeastern Michigan, comprised of four passionate musicians: Brett Harfert, Ben Dratmol, Dave Covell and Tommy Marsh. The Darwin Project is frequently an opening act for prime-time performers in medium- to large-scale venues. In 2012, the band toured 28 states in 30 days. The Darwin Project was a finalist in the 2010 Rock Your Way To The Top competition. The Darwin Project is on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/thedarwinproject .
Country and bluegrass music will also be part of the weekend. Jim Bancroft and Gang will perform on Friday evening and Pickin for People will perform on Saturday. Performance times and venues are still to be determined.
The 113th Presque Isle County Fair will be held during the Labor Day weekend, from August 28 to August 31, 2014 along with the Millersburg Homecoming.