All’s Fair As Fall Ap­proaches

County cel­e­bra­tions con­tinue an­nual tra­di­tion

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - ROUNDUP - — DEB HARVELL DHARVELL@NWADG.COM

Noth­ing re­minds us that sum­mer is com­ing to a close — and fall col­ors and cooler weather are on the way — bet­ter than the county fair com­ing back to town.

BEN­TON COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 8-12 (1-10 p.m. Tues­day; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Wed­nes­day & Thurs­day; 9 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 11 & 12) WHERE — Ben­ton County Fair­grounds in Ben­tonville, 7640 S.W. Re­gional Air­port Blvd.

COST — Free; car­ni­val arm­bands are $25 INFO — 795-8900, ben­ton­coun­ty­fairar.org

LO­GAN COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 15-19

WHERE — Lo­gan County Fair­grounds in Paris, Arkansas 22 and Air­port In­dus­trial Road

COST — $2

INFO — 438-0811, paris­arkansas.com

MADI­SON COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 19-26

WHERE — Madi­son County Fair­grounds

in Huntsville, 902 Cross­bow Road COST —$3 for ages 13 and older, $1 for ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and younger; Aug. 23-26 pass, $3-$8 INFO — (479) 789-4005

JOHN­SON COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 23-26

WHERE — John­son County Fair­grounds

in Clarksville, 1586 W. Oak­land St. COST — $2; 6 and younger free

INFO — 774-5391

SE­BAS­TIAN COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 22-26

WHERE — Se­bas­tian County Fair­grounds in Green­wood, 530 E. Knoxville St.

COST — $2-$3 Wed­nes­day & Thurs­day;

$3-$5 Fri­day & Satur­day

INFO — 462-2322, se­bas­tian­coun­ty­fair.com

NORTH FRANKLIN COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 22-26

WHERE — North Franklin County Fair­grounds in Ozark, 807 N. 29th St. COST — $2-$4

INFO — 667-7732 or face­book. com/North-Franklin-Coun­ty­Fair-326684807662

NEW­TON COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 27-Sept. 3

WHERE — New­ton County Fair­grounds

in Jasper, 500 Arkansas 7 South COST — $1 park­ing; ad­mis­sion is free INFO — 870-446-6234,

the­new­ton­coun­ty­fair.com

CAR­ROLL COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 26-Sept. 2

WHERE — Car­roll County Fair­grounds

in Ber­ryville, 104 CR 401

COST — $5 for ages 7 and older; 65 and

older free on Thurs­day

INFO — (870) 350-1550;

car­roll­coun­ty­fair­grounds.com

WASH­ING­TON COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Aug. 29-Sept. 2

WHERE — Wash­ing­ton County Fair­grounds in Fayet­teville, 2536 N. McCon­nell Ave.

COST — $5 for ages 6 and older; $2 on

Fam­ily Night Tues­day

INFO — my­wash­ing­ton­coun­ty­fair.com

SCOTT COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Sept. 6-9

WHERE — Scott County Fair­grounds in

Wal­dron, 165 Mill St.

COST — Mon­day through Fri­day, free ad­mis­sion; Satur­day $2

INFO — 207-2560

SOUTH LO­GAN COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Sept. 5-9

WHERE — South Lo­gan County Fair­grounds

in Booneville, Arkansas 23

COST — $1 on Tues­day; $2 Wed­nes­day-Satur­day; $1 12 and younger; all-week arm­band $5

INFO — face­book.com/SouthLo­gan

Coun­ty­Fair

CRAW­FORD COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Sept. 11-16

WHERE — Kirk­sey Park in Mul­berry, 805 N.

Main Street

COST — $10 for a week; $1-$3 Tues­day-Thurs­day; $2-$5 Fri­day & Satur­day

INFO — 997-5301, the­craw­ford­coun­ty­fair.com.

BOONE COUNTY FAIR

WHEN — Sept. 17-23

WHERE — North­west Arkansas District Fair­grounds in Har­ri­son, 1400 Fair­grounds Road

COST — Free

INFO — 870-743-1011

NORTH­WEST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR

WHEN — Sept. 17-23

WHERE — North­west Arkansas District Fair­grounds in Har­ri­son, 1400 Fair­grounds Road

COST — $3 adult, $2 stu­dents, 6 and

younger are free

INFO — 870-743-1011

ARKANSAS-OK­LA­HOMA STATE FAIR

WHEN — Sept. 22-30

WHERE — Kay Rodgers Park in Fort

Smith, 4400 Mid­land Blvd.

COST — $7

INFO — 783-6176,

arkansasok­la­homafair.com

ARKANSAS STATE FAIR

WHEN — Oct. 12-22

WHERE — Arkansas State Fair

Com­plex in Lit­tle Rock

COST — $2.99-$5.99 un­til Oct. 11 INFO — 501-372-8341 or

arkansasstate­fair.com

FILE PHOTO/BEN GOFF

Kaci McGar­rah of De­catur ex­er­cises her big sis­ter’s goat Ham dur­ing last year’s Ben­ton County Fair.

FILE PHOTO/ANDY SHUPE

Vis­i­tors wait in line to buy food in the mid­way dur­ing last year’s Wash­ing­ton County Fair.

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