Toby Keith, Jeff Dunham and John Mayer are all among the headliners at this year's fair, which kicks off Tuesday and runs until Labor Day.
Performers scheduled for the fair's grandstand shows include:
- Tuesday— Singer-songwriter John Mayer, with 2012 American Idol winner Phillip Phillips, Tuesday.
- Wednesday— Teen pop stars Austin Mahone and Bridgit Mendler.
- Thursday— Grammy winning country act The Zac Brown Band.
- Friday— Country music singer Luke Bryan.
- Saturday — Toby Keith brings his Hammer Down Tour to the fair.
- Sunday — Jeff Dunham and his crew of puppets return to the fair.
- Monday— The fair closes with its traditional bang, courtesy of The J&J Demolition Derby.
But of course the fair is much more than just these headliners. On-going, weekly long events include the swimming pigs of Robinson's Pig Paddling Porkers, the Wolves of the World Show, and Animals That Built America.
Admission to the fair is FREE for everyone on Tuesday, as well from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.
Otherwise, it's $6 at the gate, and free for kids under 12. Seniors can get a $4 discount after 2 p.m. on Wednesday. You can ride rides at the fair all day for a $15 wristband if you buy it in advance. Otherwise, it's $22.
Fair hours are:
- Tuesday, 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.
- Wednesday to Sunday, noon to 11 p.m.
- Monday, noon to 10 p.m.