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HILLSDALE COUNTY FAIR
The 2023 Hillsdale County Fair takes place September 24-30. The Fair opens at 8:00 am and closes at 10:00 pm each day. We are located at 115 S Broad St, Hillsdale, MI 49242. Shuttle Services and Vendors open daily at 10:00 am. Ride hours are listed below and details about the daily activities can be found here.
Tickets are available daily except on Wednesday for our 1 ticket to ride special! Tickets are 4 for $5, and rides require 3-6 tickets to ride.
RIDE HOURS & ARMBANDS
Sun (1 pm-10 pm) $25
Mon (1 pm-10 pm) $20
Tues (3 pm-10 pm) $20
Wed (3 pm-10 pm) 1 Ticket Ride Day
Thurs (3 pm-10 pm) $20
Fri (3 pm-10 pm) $25
Sat (1 pm-10 pm) $25
A megaband grants you an unlimited ride armband valid all fair week and costs only $80!
Shuttle service starts at 10 am daily courtesy of Skerbeck Family Carnival, Jonesville Lumber, The Gerken Companies, and JAX Kar Wash.
Weekly Car and Driver $60
Parking (Auto, Motorcycle, and Scooters) $5
Purchase Gate Admission passes ahead of time at the fair office located at 115 S Broad St, Hillsdale, MI 49242, or pay at the gate.
Adults Ages 12 and Up (Sun-Sat) $7
Children 11 and Under (Sun-Sat) FREE
School Children (Mon and Tues Only) FREE
Veterans Day (Mon) FREE
Senior Day Ages 65 and Over (Fri) $2
Weekly Pass 12 and Over $35
*Veterans Day free admission is available to Veterans only–any military service with proper credentials, including Reserves and National Guard. Daily purchases are valid on the day of purchase only. No transfers or swapping. All sales are final. Ride opening and closing times are subject to change without notice due to weather or other unforeseen occurrences.
Beer is for sale nightly at each Grandstand Event (except Wednesday) and is available inside the Grandstands!
THANK YOU, SPONSORS!
We are so grateful to our incredible sponsors! Their unwavering support fuels our annual fair and helps us hold the title “The Most Popular Fair on Earth.” Please take the time to thank them because we couldn’t do what we do without them!