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Manistee County Fair

August 16th-20th, 2022

The Manistee County Fair welcomes you each August! Located at the Onekama Fairgrounds along Portage Lake on M-22, the fair offers rides, food, entertainment, and 4-H exhibitions. 

With fun offered on the midway, grandstand shows, and even car races, the Manistee County Fair has something for everyone! 

Fair admission is generally $3, five and under free, unless otherwise noted. 

Here’s a Typical Schedule for the Event:

Tuesday: Opening Day

  • 8am- Swine Judging
  • 2pm- Sheep Judging
  • 4pm- Cattle Judging
  • 6pm- Goat Judging
  • Lumberjack Show
  • Heritage Draft Horse Pulling


  • 8am- Rabbit Judging
  • 1pm- Poultry/Bird Judging
  • 5pm- Youth Exhibit Area: Youth Live Performance Event
  • TNT Demolition Derby 


  • 5:30pm- Youth Open Large and Small Animal Auction
  • TNT Barrel Race


  • 10am- Large Animal Barn: Photo Opportunity Day
  • 11:30am- Youth Open Showmanship Sweepstakes Event
  • West Michigan Pullers


  • TNT Demolition Derby

Information is updated as it becomes available. Please stay tuned for more details on the 2021 Manistee County Fair!

For more information on the Manistee County Fair, please contact:

Manistee County Fair Board

(231) 889-5566