Mission & History 2018-03-16T14:07:02+00:00

Mission & History

Our purpose / mission!

The mission of the Marion County Fair is to provide an enjoyable, safe, year-round, multi-use facility. One that serves the needs of the Marion County Community. With emphasis on youth education, entertainment, agriculture and recreation that enhances partnerships in building a stronger community!

Please consider supporting the Marion County Fair, by becoming a member of the Marion County Agricultural and 4-H Club Fair Association! Annual membership dues are $15. Call or email the administration office for more information.


The Marion County Fair was established in 1930 as a street fair in New Bethel or Wannamaker. Following several moves in the Wannamaker area, it was relocated onto 123 acres of land at Troy Avenue and Fisher Road. There are presently 17 permanent buildings on the grounds.

The Marion County Fair is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit corporation owned and operated by the Marion County Agricultural and 4-H Club Fair Association, Inc.