Allen County Fair

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

Daily from July 22, 2014 until July 27, 2014

Location: Allen County Fairgrounds

Phone: 260-449-4444

Link: http://www.allencountyfairgroundsin.com

Event Description

May 5, 2014 Updated Jul 16, 2014 at 8:01 AM EDT

July 22-27, 2014

Fair Admission Cost
Admission to the 2014 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 2014 Allen County Fairgrounds Membership, which includes one vehicle parking permit and one weekly pass, will be $35 per person. Price increases to $45.00 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 15-July 19, 2014 from 9 am – 4 pm daily. Refer to form for details.

4-H Top Achiever and Honor Achievers
Recognition for the 2014 4-H Top Achievers and Honor Achievers will be held July 19, at 7:00 p.m. in the Home & Family Arts Bldg, at the Fairgrounds. Selection is made strictly by points accumulated through the years. The notification letters have been mailed out. The 2014 4-H Top Achievers and Honor Achievers will be officially announced in late June. Both Top Achievers receive a $1,000 scholarship for further education.

Silent Auction
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 2014
4-H Struction: Clubs will have the opportunity to build structures from non perishable food cans. Deadline to register is June 30, 2014 OR the first ten [10] clubs to sign up—whichever comes first. 4-H Leaders have received additional information. Information is also available on our 4-H website.

Miss Allen County Contest or Little Miss Allen County
The Allen County Fun Fair is looking for Queen and Little Miss Pageant contestants, as well as bands, dance groups or vocalists to perform on the free activities stage as it celebrates its 25th anniversary July 22-27.

- Fashion Show Judging July 10, Public Review July 19

- Open Class Exhibits Entry July 21, Release July 27 - $ 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, Miniatures, Photography and Sewing.

Home and Family Arts Day programs on Wednesday, July 23 from 10:00
am 4:00 pm:

Coming to Indiana & Settling on the Banks of the St. Mary s River by
Settlers, Inc.

Earth Fare of Fort Wayne

Studying the Past, for Today and Tomorrow by Allen County Public
Library Genealogy Department

Music Melody by Hoosier Gentry Quartet

Pie Baking Contest and Auction single crust, double crust, lattice top
crust (1 pie per person)

Allen County Fairgrounds Fund Raising Drive
2014 marks the 25th anniversary of the Allen County Fair, July 22-27 - - the perfect time to kick-off a $20,000 Gazebo Building Project for the Allen County Fairgrounds.
The Gazebo will provide a beautiful backdrop for the many special events and 4H projects that are held at the Fairgrounds throughout the year. It will be a place to take memorable photographs that will foster memories forever.
In fact, this Building Project is planned in response to many requests by those who have rented the fairground buildings for special events, including wedding receptions, graduation and anniversary parties, company picnics, competitions and more.
The Allen County Fairgrounds is a Not-For-Profit Organization which is not funded by tax dollars. Improvements and growth of the fairgrounds are dependent on public and business donations. The Allen County Fairgrounds supports the young people in 4H and their programs.
Organizations and individuals donating $500 or more toward the Gazebo Building Project will be recognized on a plaque in the Gazebo. Naming rights are also available for a large contribution. For additional information on the Building Project, and the 25th Allen County Fair, visit allencountyfairgroundsin.com, or call 449-4444.
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