There are two fairs in our area kicking off this week in the Shiawasse & Jackson County Fairs.

Next is the Jackson County Fair, running Sunday, Aug. 6 through Saturday, Aug. 12th at the Jackson County Fairgrounds, 200 W. Ganson St.

  • $5 for adults, $2 for kids 6 to 10 and free for kids 5 and younger. Exceptions are on Sunday ($3 for adults, $1 for children), Monday (seniors 65 and older get in free), Tuesday ($2 for everybody), Thursday (Veterans get in free Thursday and Friday)  and Saturday Kids Under 10 are free. Parking is $5
  • Ride wristbands cost $25. You have to ask about individual ride prices as they don't have that as of this article.
  • No Monster Trucks this year but The Impractical Jokers staring The Tenderloins open up the week with a comedy show Sunday night. Stone Sour, Skillet and Alter Bridge follow with a rock show on Monday. Tuesday night features Flo Rida and special guest Macy Kate. The final major show features a trio of country music acts, Aaron Tippin, Sammy Kershaw and Mark Chesnutt.
  • You can see the Full Schedule of events here