Lucas County Fair is this week

Staff Report

The 161st annual Lucas County Fair will be held July 9-14 at the Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee, offering something for just about everybody.

Musical acts include The Menus on Thursday at 8 p.m., Brent Lowry Friday at 8 p.m., and 56 Daze at 7 p.m. Saturday with opening act Chris Shutters & Muddy.

Other entertainment includes the Tommy Wylie Memorial Tug-A-Truck on Sunday at 1 p.m. Broken Horn Rodeo will begin at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, and Ultimate Air Dogs on Sunday.

On Tuesday at 7 p.m., there will be a Firefighter Challenge. Four person teams will compete in a four second obstacle course.

There will also be a kiddie pedal tractor pull, 3-on-3 basketball, and archery and air rifle training at the Cleland’s Shooting Area. A Christmas in July Fair will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Gate admission to the fair is $6 with children 12 and under getting in free of charge. On Tuesday and Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., gate admission is free for everyone. Parking is $5 per vehicle.

On the first two days ride tickets are $5 per person, per session. The first session is from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the second session is 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. An all-day ride pass can be purchased for $8.

Thursday through Saturday, ride tickets are $5 per person for the first session and $10 for the second session. An all-day ride pass can be bought for $12.

On Sunday, an all-day ride pass can be purchased for $5.

Tuesday is OSU Extension Day, Wednesday is Veterans and Senior Day, and Thursday is Farm Bureau Day.

The fairgrounds are located at 1406 Key Street. For more information visit

Staff Report