Marion County Fair returns next week

The Marion County Fair will kick off at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 11 and continue until Sunday, July 14. 

There are many competitions for multiple age groups, categories, and specifications. For those interested in competing and would like to register, visit 

There will be many attractions to observe, including dog shows, games, pirate parrot shows, 4-H- FFA Barns, first responder exhibits and much more. 

Attendees will also be able to see classic shows like the rodeo where visitors can observe demonstrations like Mexican dancing horses. Restless Heart and Jerrod Niemann will perform on the main stage as well. 

Discounted pre-sale carnival ride tickets are currently on sale. Discounts prices range from $5 to $30. 

Special offers will be available for Honor Day, Thursday, July 11, Awesome Day, Friday, July 12, AG Day, Saturday, July 13, and Family Day, Sunday, July 14. 

Regular admission prices range from $5 to $9.

For more information about attractions, special deals or shows visit