Grandstands Events2018-07-25T13:46:25+00:00

MCF Grandstands

Grandstands Overview
Opening Weekend Lineup
Mid-Fair Lineup
Final Weekend Lineup
Image Gallery

Grandstands Overview

The Marion County Fair Grandstands is home to many of our horsepower related events throughout the fair! Cars, trucks, motorcycles and more race, crash, jump and compete at the grandstands / track to the delight of fairgoers! Generally there is at least 1 major event on most fair days! Scroll down to view the scheduled line-up and an image gallery from past events!

Please note the schedule below is from 2018. Check back in May for the updated schedule!

Grandstands Event Fees

  • $5 admission for access to seating at each event (except the Horse Pull, which is FREE).
  • Kids ages 5 and under get in FREE.
  • Pit passes may be available for an additional fee during certain events.

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Opening Weekend Grandstands Line-up!

1st Friday

7p – Supercross Racing

See motocross bikes fly through the air as they race around a custom-built track full of twists, turns and jumps!
Event produced by Martin Xtreme Racing.

1st Saturday

7p – Truck Drag Racing

Side-by-side racing action will await the green lights. Find out who’s got the most under the hood!
Event produced by Outlaw Diesel Performance.

1st Sunday

6p – Horse & Pony Pull

See horsepower on display in its truest sense! Draft & pony horses will pull weighted sleds to see which horse team has the most horsepower!

Mid-Fair Grandstands Line-up!


No events scheduled.


No events scheduled.


7p – TQ Midget Racing

Three-quarter midgets, or TQ Midgets, will compete at high speeds around the track!

  • NOTE – The Outlaw Karts event that was scheduled for Tuesday night had to be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. However, there will be some of the Outlaw Karts that had been scheduled for Tuesday run on Wednesday as part of a special feature  during the TQ Midget Racing.


No events scheduled.

Final Weekend Grandstands Line-up!

2nd Friday

7p – O’Reilly Auto Parts Demolition Derby

Night 1 of our signature 2-night feature event! The Demolition Derby entertains with some crash-em-up, smash-em-up action!

2nd Saturday

7p – O’Reilly Auto Parts Demolition Derby

Night 2 of our signature 2-night feature event! The Demolition Derby entertains with some crash-em-up, smash-em-up action!

2nd Sunday

No events scheduled.

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