The midway!

It all happens here!

Take a stroll down the magnificent Arnold Amusements Midway to experience the Ionia Free Fair at its most electric! Open your senses to the sounds, smells and sights of the fair, feel the energy created by the crowd.

Arnold Amusements Inc. is a family owned and operated carnival company with over 40 rides and attractions that are sure to thrill your entire family.  For more information on ride requirements or to learn more about the Arnold Family visit their website by using the link below.

Thrills For Fairgoers of Any Size

From arms-in-the-air, catch-your-breath high-intensity thrill rides to something perfect for the littlest fairgoer, the Ionia Free Fair has the rides that make you want to come back for all ten days! Arnold attractions, America’s largest carnival attraction company, brings the fun with the perfect choice of rides and games to bring out the kid in just about anyone.

There's no wrong way to enjoy fair food

  Whether you’re craving deep fried Oreos, delicious funnel cake, beer or just the classic dog with the works, the Ionia Free Fair is the best place to find it all. Your favorites, served up with flair — only at the Fair.

Grandstand Events

Monster Truck Throwdown
Night of Destruction Demo Derby & Twisted Trailer Derby
Demo Derby
SJO Motorcross
Tractor Pulls
Dirt X SxS Championship Racing