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Ionia Fairgrounds

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317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
(616) 527-1310

July 2020

Kick off breakfast

July 16 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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Queen Contest

July 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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The naming of the new Ionia Free Fair Queen is an event that many look forward to each year! Young ladies come from all over the county to try their chance at winning the crown. This years competition will be held on Thursday, July 16th, at 7:00pm. The Queen will then attend all 10 days of the fair, along with being featured with her Court in the Grand Opening Parade on Saturday July 18th. The Queen and her Court's duties…

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Monster Truck Throwdown

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - July 18 @ 8:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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$12

Experience the thrill as these enormous trucks take flight and show off what they can do.  Ticket is good for ONE ENTRY to the Monster Truck Throwdown on EITHER July 17th OR July 18th. Show starts at 7pm both days, Pit Party at 5pm.

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The Insiders (Tom Petty Tribute Band)

July 17 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
$12 75 tickets left

Heartbreaker Crew Tickets - $12 - Limited to 100 tickets Ticket price includes cover charge, access to the reserved Heartbreaker Crew area in front of the stage, and one drink ticket.

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Classic Car Show

July 18 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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Figure 8 Derby

July 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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$12

Enjoy this family friendly event as cars race while they try to take out their opponents on their way to the finish line. This ticket is good for ONE ENTRY to the Figure 8 & Off-Road Derby on July 19th at 6pm.

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Ionia Idol

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - July 22 @ 8:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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Ionia Idol is an annual vocal music competition held during the Ionia Free Fair in Ionia, Michigan. Contestants battle it out in front of 3 judges for the chance to win $1,500! Contestants are judged on 4 categories: talent, stage presence, vocal range, and overall impression. The top 3 are awarded cash prizes of $1,500, $750, and $250. Ionia Idol got its start in 2004 as the Ionia Free Fair’s first vocal music competition. Contestants come from all over the…

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Senior Wellness Day

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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There will be free parking available until Noon at the North Gate only, a special luncheon served by the Ionia County Commission on Aging. There will be a special presentation by Mr. and Mrs. Bubbles before the meal and Good Time Cloggers will perform after lunch! There will be door prizes awarded throughout the event along with 20 different vendors to stop and see what services they provide. Pre-registration is required. If you are interested in volunteering for this event…

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Night of Destruction

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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$12

Enjoy this family friendly event as cars race while they try to take out their opponents on their way to the finish line. This ticket is good for ONE ENTRY to the Night of Destruction on July 20th at 7pm.

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Kids Day

July 21 @ 1:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States

Come down for a fun-filled day for kids. The fun starts at 1:00 p.m. If you are interested in volunteering for this event please call our office. Annual Big Bike Giveaway!  You can pick up bike tickets at participating concessionaires indicated by the Meijer sign-in window. Get a ticket with a purchase from the concession stand.

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Bike Giveaway (Kids Day)

July 21 @ 5:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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Milk sale

July 21 @ 6:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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SJO Supercross

July 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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$12

Be amazed while rider race through a man made track full of jumps and turns.  This ticket is good for ONE ENTRY to SJO Supercross event in the Grandstand on July 21st at 7 pm.

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COPS Day

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States

All day ride promotions for COPS sold at the admin building. Wristbands are good from 1 p.m. till close on July 22nd!

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Veteran’s Day

July 23 @ 9:00 am
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States

Mark your Calendars! Veteran's Day at the Ionia Free Fair is July 23, 2020. This year we are honoring our "WWII Veterans" - Quilts of Valor. Veteran's Day Schedule*: 9:00 AM: Registration (Coffee & Donuts) 10:00 AM: Program 11:00 AM: Honoring of WWII Veterans and their families 12:00 NOON Lunch from Aunt Stephie's Kitchen Community Band playing during lunch 1:00 - 2:00 PM Afternoon Program 2:00 PM Dismissal *FREE PARKING until 1:00 PM for all Veterans We are looking forward…

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Dog Day

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States

Bring your dog to the Ionia Free Fair for lots of demonstrations and activities for you and your dog. Activities Include:    Live Border Collie sheep herding  - demonstrations by Doug Uzelac and his fabulous border collies Dock diving dogs demos and let your dog try dock diving for free! Sit at the grandstand and watch all the events! Grooming demonstrations by Lucky Dog Grooming 4-H dog club demonstrations on agility and obedience . The Annual Pooch Parade The Ionia…

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Professional Championship Bullriders

July 24 @ 7:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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$12.00

Come see how long these Cowboys can hang on as they take the ride of a lifetime!  This family friendly event is full of entertaining Bull Riders and Ranch Sorting Runs! It's sure to be a great night out for all!  Show starts at 7pm, July 24th, 2020.  Tickets are $12.

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Thumb Tractor Pull

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Ionia Fairgrounds, 317 S Dexter St
Ionia, MI 48846 United States
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$12

Come see tractors compete as they pull the sled down the track.  It’s always a thrill when a competitor gains that full pull!  This ticket is good for ONE ENTRY to Thumb Tractor Pulling event in the Grandstand on July 25th at 7pm.

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