Date(s) & Time(s)::
Daily from July 28, 2015 until August 2, 2015
Location: Allen County Fairgrounds
July 28-August 2, 2015
Fair Admission Cost
Admission to the 2015 Allen County Fair will be $5.00 per day for the general public. Enrolled Allen County 4-H members over the age of 5 will receive a FREE pass that is subsidized by Allen County 4-H Clubs, Inc. 4-H Volunteers who wish to obtain a pass for themselves may do so for a cost of $5.00. Allen County 4-H Clubs, Inc. will cover one-half of the $10.00 cost for this weekly pass for adult volunteers.
Fairgrounds Membership – Buy it Today
The 2015 Allen County Fairgrounds Membership, which includes one vehicle parking permit and one weekly pass, will be $40.00 per person. Price increases to $55.00 on June 1. Go to their website at www/allencountyfairgroundsin.com to download the form. Memberships and passes are no longer mailed. You may pick up your passes at the Fairgrounds Office from July 20-July 24, 2015 from 9 am–4 pm daily.
4-H Top Achiever and Honor Achievers
Recognition for the 2015 4-H Top Achievers and Honor Achievers will be held July 28, at 8:00 p.m. in the Show Barn at the Fair-grounds. Selection is made strictly by points accumulated through the years. The notification letters have been mailed out. The 2015 4-H Top Achievers and Honor Achievers will be officially announced in late June. Both Top Achievers receive a $1,000 schol-arship for further education.
You can help out!!! 4-H Clubs - you can donate an item for the Silent Auction. The proceeds from the Silent Auction are divided evenly between the Indiana 4-H Foundation and Allen County 4-H Clubs, Inc. If you are interested in helping call Barb at the Exten-sion Office.
4-H Struction back at the Allen County Fair in 2015
4-H Struction: Clubs will have the opportunity to build structures from non perishable food cans. Deadline to register is June 30, 2015 OR the first ten  clubs to sign up—whichever comes first. 4-H Leaders have received additional information. Information is also available on our 4-H website. Please consider this fun way for your club to participate in community service.
Miss Allen County Contest or Little Miss Allen County Contest
Fairgrounds is looking for young girls to participate in their Little Miss or the Miss Allen County Queen Scholarship Pageant. Age divisions are:
2-6 years old - Little Miss Allen County
7-11 years old - Jr. Miss Allen County
12-15 years old—Pre Teen Miss Allen County
16-21 years old - Miss Allen County Queen Scholarship Pageant
Prizes, fun and meet new friends.
Contact Michelle Love at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 260-693-9407 to obtain an entry form.
Color Me Green Fun Dash
This year’s Color Dash will be held on Saturday, August 1. Participants may “register” by bringing a non-perishable food item to the 4-H Office in the Home Loan Bank Building starting at 7:30 pm. The first 50 Youth who bring a non-perishable food item will receive a t-shirt and sunglasses for the dash. We also need adult volunteers to assist with this event contact Samm at 481-6826 to help!
The Allen County Fair is July 28-August 2, 2015 at the fairgrounds
on Carroll Road. Adults (ages 18 and older) may participate in the:
- Fashion Show Judging July 14, Public Review July 28
- Open Class Exhibits Entry July 27, Release August 2 - $ 1.00 per entry.
Foods, Food Preservation, Clothing Construction, Houseplants, Flower
Arranging, Wreaths, Garden Produce, Arts and Crafts, Wall Hangings,
Christmas Decorations, Ceramics, Fine Arts, Photography and Sewing. Contact the Allen County Extension Office for registration forms at 260-481-6826 or visit the Extension Homemaker Events webpage found in the Family section at www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.
Home and Family Arts Day programs on Wednesday, July 29 from 10:00am 4:00 pm:
The Joys of Civil War Toys, by Richard and Gracie Grubaugh
Not Your Grandma s Garden Anymore, by Master Gardener Deb Kohlmeier
Reduce, Reuse and Recycling, by Laura Rhoades of Allen County Solid Waste District
Chain Gang Quartet music and sing-along songs
Pie Baking Contest and Auction single crust, double crust, lattice top
crust (1 pie per person)
For a full fair schedule, visit the Allen County Fairgrounds web site at
Contact the Allen County Extension Office for more information
at 260-481-6826 or visit the website www.extension.purdue.edu/allen.
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