The Jackson County Fair
County fairs are a favorite American pastime, and Jackson County puts on a truly quintessential fair. Whatever it is that comes to mind when you think “county fair,” you’ll find it at the Jackson County Fair. Live performances by popular music acts, carnival rides and food vendors; the Jackson County Fair has it all.
August 9–15 2015 dates for the Jackson County Fair
Jackson County Fairgrounds 200 W. Ganson St. Jackson 49201 (517) 788-4405
Over the years, the Jackson County Fair has become a vital mainstay of the Jackson community. Over 150,000 visitors enjoyed the sounds, tastes and entertainment of the Fair. Throughout fair week, each year the Jackson County Fair hosts a variety of concerts which attract attendees from far and wide as well as 4-H animals, arts & crafts displays, midway rides, games and food vendors.
Visit the Jackson County Fair's website for more information about the County Fair.
Stay tuned for information on the 2015 Jackson County Fair!
Dining in Jackson
Fair food hits the spot, but are you looking for something with knives and forks? Try our dining guide to find a restaurant that hits the spot.
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No matter the time of the year, there’s always something exciting happening at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds are home to the area’s most exciting... » More Information
No matter the time of the year, there’s always something exciting happening at the Jackson County Fairgrounds. The Fairgrounds are home to the area’s most exciting events including the Jackson County Fair, Southern Michigan Winter Beer Fest and Jackson Nite Lites.
To host the perfect event, the key is location, lacation, location and that location is here! The fairground has plenty of rental space available for events. Whether you’re planning a party for a few dozen or a gala event for a few hundred, this is the place for your ultimate trade show, reception, party, reunion or other event.
To suit your needs, we have two unique indoor facilities. First, the Blackstone Activity Park seats up to 140 guests and is equipped with tables and chairs. Located at 800 N. Blackstone St., Blackstone Activity Park is a favorite choice for wedding receptions, reunions, anniversary, graduation and birthday parties. This building has a working bar and a holding kitchen with a refrigerator, although there is no cook stove.
Our other facility is the 14,000-square-foot American 1 Event Center, which is perfect for large events, holding up to 1,000 people. Give your trade show, wedding reception or other festivities that “wow” factor by hosting it in one of Jackson County’s most desirable locations. The American 1 Event Center has a fully-equipped holding/catering kitchen with a commercial refrigerator and freezer, commercial sinks and plenty of counter space, along with a serving window. You must arrange for the rental of tables and chairs at this facility.
The Blackstone Activity Park and American 1 Event Center feature stocked bathrooms and trash can liners. Dumpsters are available at both buildings.
For rental information, please call (517) 788-4405.
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