171st CANFIELD FAIR
What’s new in 2017?
The 171st Canfield Fair takes place Aug. 30 through Sept. 4. What’s new?
Akron Children’s Day on Aug. 31: activities for children including a life-sized game of Operation.
Interactive program this year: Canfield Fair Ag-Venture, which takes participants on a tour of the agricultural side of the fair
Partnership with JAC LIVE: It makes fair concert tickets available on ticketmaster.com
Performances this year: John Mellencamp on Sept. 3 with special guest Carlene Carter; and Chris Young on Sept. 4
Horse and pony racing: Junior Fair Races will take place noon to 1 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at the grandstand
For senior citizens: Water and cooling stations at both sides of the fairgrounds Wednesday through Friday.
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