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Summit County Fair offers week of family fun

7/25/2013 - West Side Leader
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By Kathleen Collins

Photos: Lew Stamp
TALLMADGE — Country life is being celebrated during the Summit County Fair, which runs through July 28 at the Summit County Fairgrounds, 229 E. Howe Road.

The fair, which started July 23, is presented by the Summit County Agricultural Society of Ohio and features agricultural displays and exhibits, as well as traditional fair activities like rides. Shown above are visitors strolling the midway after the fair opened July 23.

The fair also offers an opportunity for those who own a working farm to display their livestock and youth who participate in 4-H to showcase their projects, according to fair officials.

Shown above right is Richfield resident Brian Luther, 18, hosing down his black angus steer before judging July 23.

Admission is $6 for ages 8 and older and free for ages 7 and younger. Rides may be an additional cost. Parking is free.

The fair is open today, July 25, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.; July 26-27 from 8 a.m. to midnight; and July 28 from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

For a complete schedule of events at the fair, visit www.summitfair.com.

— By Kathleen Collins

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