The 2016 Oakland County Fair – Fillies, Fare and Fireworks

Take a ride on the Ferris wheel or roller-coaster, pop over to visit the science tent, visit the goats or ride the ponies. It’s a 4-H dream complete with pig races, a birthing tent and horseback riding.

From July 8-17, Springfield Oaks County Park, located at 12451 Andersonville Rd., Davisburg, Mich. 48350, will transform its sprawling 332-acre space into a carnival, competitions, shows and other 4-H events. The Oakland County Fair will set up shop, providing entertainment and learning opportunities for all ages.

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Wristbands are available for purchase online, however guests can also purchase tickets at the gate. Tickets will grant guests access to all parts of the fair, including a visit with the chickens, cows, goats and even tigers!

Big Rock Amusements will bring in ride after ride, including an 80 ft tall giant Ferris wheel, an Air Flier, a Fire Ball, a Sea Ray, a Sky Wheel and a Tilt-a-Whirl.

Younger thrill seekers can make their way to the Dragon Wagon, the Grand Carousel, the Fun Slide, the Ladybugs and Hillbilly Village!

A full 2016 schedule can be found here. You’ll notice a vast array of activities that include a Lumberjack Show, a Marvelous Mutt Show, a Rally Dog Show, Prime Time Slime, an Off Road Derby, a Pinewood Derby, the Miracle of the Birth Barn, Karaoke and the crowning of the Fair’s King and Queen. Fireworks will take place on opening night.

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Reality Star Jep Robertson, known for his role on Duck Dynasty will perform at the Grandstand on July 11 at 7 p.m.  Admission is free.

Don’t miss evening Grandstand Events each night starting at 7 p.m. Evening events include the SuperKicker Rodeo on July 12 and 13 at 7 p.m. and the Monster Truck Summer Nationals and Thrill Show on July 16 at 7 p.m.

Grandstand admission, unless otherwise stated, is as follows:  Adults $10, Kids ages 6-14 $5, Kids 5 and under are free. See below for a list of Grandstand Events. For the full list of events each day, visit www.oakfair.org.

Oakland County Fair Schedule of Events

Friday, July 8
Opening Day
Carnival: 1-11 p.m. ($23)
Grandstand Event:
TJ Craven and Grant Reiff in Concert: 8 p.m. (Free)
Fireworks: 10 p.m. (Free)

Saturday, July 9
Armed Services Day: Free admission for Military Personnel w/ Military ID
Carnival: 12-11 p.m. ($23)
Grandstand Event:
Unique Motor Sports – Figure 8 Race: 7 p.m. ($5-$10)

Sunday, July 10
Pinewood Derby Day
Carnival: 12-11 p.m. ($23)
Grandstand Event:
Off Road Derby: 7 p.m. ($5-$10)

Monday, July 11
Senior Day: Free Admission for Senior Citizens 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Carnival: 1-11 p.m. ($18)
Grandstand Event:
Duck Dynasty: 7 p.m. (Free)

Tuesday, July 12
Toddler Tuesday
Carnival: 1 p.m. ($12)
Grandstand Event:
Superkicker Rodeo: 7 p.m. ($5-$10)

Wednesday, July 13
Kids Day
Carnival: 1 p.m. ($23)
Grandstand Event:
Superkicker Rodeo: 7 p.m. ($5-$10)

Thursday, July 14
Special Needs Day
Carnival: 1-11 p.m. ($18)
Grandstand Event: 
Unique Motor Sports – Night of Destruction:7 p.m. ($5-$10)

Friday, July 15
Science Day
Carnival: 1 p.m. ($23)
Grandstand Event:
Unique Motor Sports – Figure 8 Championship: 7 p.m. ($5-$10)

Saturday, July 16
Family Day
Carnival: 12-11 p.m ($23)
Grandstand Event:
Monster Trucks: 7 p.m. ($5-$10)

Sunday, July 17
Family Fun Day
Family Safety Day
Carnival: $12 p.m. ($18)
No Grandstand Event
Fair Closes: 7 p.m.

For more information, visit the Oakland County Fair website or follow the fair on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, call 248-634-8830.

For more ways to have fun and be entertained in Oakland County, visit our website and follow along with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest using #OaklandCounty. 

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