Welcome the 2024
Shiawassee County Fair!

89Thank you for all the support from our community, exhibitors and volunteers.
We are thankful for you.

Camping Lottery June 1 Exhibit Barn west entrance arrive 8:30am starts Promptly 9 am.

Click the Exhibitor Guide Photo to access the 2024 Exhibitor's Guide.

Fair Entry May 15-May 31, 2024 No Late Entries will be allowed. If you are not computer savvy call the office and we will be happy to make you an appointment to do your entries for you.

Out-of-County Exhibitors for Exhibit Building and Dog Program ONLY June 1-7, 2024.

Happy Spring!


2024 Scholarships are listed on the forms and application page!  Fabulous opportunity for our exhibitors to apply for money for college!

Camping lottery for 2024 is the first Saturday of June. JUNE 1, 2024. Doors open at 8am and Lottery begins PROMPTLY 9am. Please refer to the camping lottery rules.

ALL exhibitors are encouraged to download the ShoWorks Passport. Here you will be able to track your entries, receive updates on placings and once you are registered you may use this login year to year with entries by simply selecting log in with passport option when entries begin. Much more to come in the future with ShoWorks Passport for our exhibitors. User friendly and very helpful on show days to have your classes at your finger tips! Download ShoWorks Passport here.

Queen Applications now available. These are Due May 31st to the fair office by 5 pm.


Youth exhibitors who plan to enter a market goat at the Shiawassee County Fair must have the goat in their possession by May 1, 2024.

Mandatory tagging will take place on Saturday May 4, 2024 from 9 am to 11 am at the Shiawassee County Fairground Small Animal Arena. Bring your owner statement of transfer or premise letter to verify scrapie tag which must be in goat’s ear. All goat’s must be tagged to show at the fair. Goats will also be weighed and exhibitors provided samples of buyers’ letters.

Contact Dawn Reha at 989-666-4044 if you have any questions.

NEW FOR 2024!!
Beef Department Rate of Gain Contest!

Contest is open to all beef/dairy market exhibitors, who completed the early registration by February 15. You are allowed to weigh in a maximum of three market animals following the same rules as the early beef/dairy market registration. Saturday April 6th from 8 am to 12 noon is weigh in date at the fairgrounds. Rate of gain calculations will be calculated after weighing in on Saturday August 3rd at the fair. The top two beef market rate of gain champions and the top two dairy market rate of gain champions will be recognized during their market shows on Tuesday August 6th of fair week. First place in each division will receive a banner and $500 in gift certificates. Second place in each division will receive a banner, $250 in gift certificates and show supplies.

2023 Fair Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to  our photo contest winners from 2023, placings and photo credits are as follows:
1st place - Kenny Nichols - Sheer the Sheep
2nd place – Casey Hulbert - Chicken Disguise
3rd place – Kaitlyn Riley - A Delicious Sweet Treat
4th Place – Megan McMahon - Western Days
5th place – Sarah Payton - A Girl and a Tractor
6th place – Samantha Robinson - Boys Being Boys

Photo contest Honorable Mentions:
Punky Prestonise - Tractor Parade,  Tracy Birchmeier - For the love of the cow,  Stephanie Kruger - Ride Adventures,  Karrie Arnett - Pedal Pullin Family,  Trent Heineken - Flowers on Exhibit,  Susan Reich - Buckets of Fun,  Ed Stout - Puppy Love,  Danielle Lockwood - Project Love,  Kaitlyn Riley - Prospect Fun,  Jane Cox - Art of the Dog,  Karon Long - Unspoken Bond,  Allison Dix - Free Bird 

We love that our community takes pictures and submits them for us to show them to the world their  wonderful view of exhibiting and attending the Shiawassee County Fair!

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