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Jackson County Fair - July 14-18, 2021

We are Bringing Back the Fun in 21!

Event date: 7/14/2021 - 7/18/2021 Export event

Event Location: Jackson County Fair

Jackson County Fair - July 14-18, 2021

GREAT NEWS! The 2021 Jackson County Fair will operate at FULL CAPACITY again! 

A Tradition to Enjoy! Since 1859, people have traveled from throughout the region and beyond to attend the Jackson County Fair. Some of the biggest traditional attractions include the Jackson County Fair Junior Livestock Auction that showcases our local 4-H, FFA youth and their market animal projects as well as photography, foods, expressive arts, horticulture and technology. 

This year our musical entertainment shines like never before at the Jackson County Fair. Join us for amazing performances by Matt Stell, Marshall Tucker Band, and Colt Ford.

Fair Hours
July 14-15, Wednesday and Thursday: 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
July 16-17, Friday and Saturday: 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
July 18, Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Fair Admission
$12 Adult, 13+ years • $6 Seniors, 62-74 years • 75+ FREE

ALL concerts will be FREE with your PAID Fair Admission Ticket!

**If you already purchased a CAR TICKET for one of the upcoming fair concerts, please see this important announcement regarding refunds.

MORE $$$ Saving News… For $25 you can purchase a weeklong SEASON PASS for the fair; which will include ALL of the concerts.

THRILL SEEKERS can get a GOLDEN Wristband for Unlimited Carnival rides all week for only $80. 

We are so thankful that you are excited about the fair and concerts.  We hope you have a great time with all of your friends and family at the 2021 Jackson County Fair.

NEW CARNIVAL by Paul Maurer Shows!
SAVE Money by purchasing Carnival Ride Wristbands in advance at Sherm’s Food 4 Less or online:, while supplies last. $25 Advance ($35 at the Gate).

The Carnival provides a full array of family fun, including gentle Kiddie rides, tried and true family favorites and over-the-top twisters for adventurous thrill seekers! Filled with exciting games and prizes, it has something fun for the whole family.

FREE at the 2021 Fair - There’s Plenty for FREE! *

  • FREE Admission for Kids 12 and Under, sponsored by the West Family Foundation.
  • FREE Sunday Fair Admission for EVERYONE, sponsored by Ray’s Food Place.
  • FREE concerts in the Bi-Mart Amphitheater 
  • FREE Weds night Challenge of Champions Tour Bullriding
  • FREE Parking EVERYDAY, sponsored by Butler Automotive Group.

Free Events and Activities for the Whole Family to Enjoy!
Check out all the Exhibits and Entertainment included FREE with the price of admission.

70+ Vendors and Artisan Vendor Courtyard
Browse local vendors selling everything from sunglasses and handbags to homemade fudge.

Creative Arts Competitions
Jackson County residents create amazing things from canning to photography. Stop in and check it out.

Livestock Auctions • Olsrud Arena
Swine & Poultry, Wednesday 7:00 pm Beef, Saturday 7:00 pm

Petting Zoo
We all look forward to meeting barnyard animals. They look forward to meeting you too!

Pirate and Parrots
The Pirate’s Parrot Show is a fun, educational, and interactive experience for all ages and cultures. This informative show comes complete with a large variety of parrots from around the world, “real” pirates, an authentic pirate ship display, and an intriguing show including freeflight performances.

The 2021 Jackson County Fair Presents Great Entertainment

Wednesday July 14th
Bull Riding
Included in your fair admission is a night of heart pounding, dirt stomping, Bull Riding. Challenge of Champions make a tour stop in the Isola Arena. The Tour features Professional Bullriders from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. They bring in the champion caliber bulls, allowing the bullriders to get on the best bulls on the Tour.

Thursday, July 15th
Matt Stell

Presented by Hunter Communications
With more than 415 Million cumulative streams across his catalog to date, Matt is adding to this tally with his newest single, “That Ain’t Me No More,” the follow up to his back-to-back No. 1s, Platinum-certified track “Prayed For You” and Gold-certified “Everywhere But On.” As one of only 8 debut country artists in the last 6 years to have their first two singles top the charts, Matt celebrated this success as one of Country Radio Seminar’s 2021 New Faces of Country Music class and will join Old Dominion and Toby Keith on tour later this year.

Friday, July 16th
Marshall Tucker Band

Presented by: Guild Mortgage (Team Case)
Whenever you drop that proverbial “quarter” into the virtual jukebox of songs that always manage to reach down and touch your soul the exact moment you cue them up, you inevitably find certain artists have a deeper resonance than others when it comes to providing the soundtrack that mirrors the highs and lows of your own life. The Marshall Tucker Band is one such group that continues to have a profound level of impact on successive generations of listeners who’ve been searchin’ for a rainbow and found it perfectly represented by this tried-and-true Southern institution for over five decades.

Saturday, July 17th
Colt Ford

Presented by: Wolf Performance
Trailblazers veer off the beaten path and break every rule along the way. Colt Ford consistently blazes his own trail. By doing so, the Georgia singer, songwriter, rapper, musician, performer, and co-founder and co-owner of Average Joes Entertainment keeps up pace as country’s preeminent independent maverick. By 2019, Colt built a series of staggering successes as he rose to mainstream notoriety. He notched five consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart with Declaration of Independence bowing at #1 in 2012. Two years later, Thanks for Listening ascended to the Top 10 of the Top 200, with the album reaching #1 on Billboard Rap & Independent charts.