Makes plans now to get your tickets for the 2012 Great Lakes State Fair,
Friday, August 31 - Monday, September 3.
For all exhibits and entertainment, circus and unlimited midway rides:
In Advance (at www.GreatLakesStateFair.org starting July 1):
$25.00 – Adults and Children over 12;
$20.00 – Children 3 to 12
At the Gate (on Fair days): $30.00 – Adults and Children over 12;
$25.00 – Children 3 to 12
For livestock and indoor exhibits, entertainment, Beer Garden Only:
In advance: $6.00 – Adults;
$5.00 – Children 3 to 12
At the Gate: $8.00 – Adults;
$6.00 – Children 3 to 12
There is no charge for children 2 and under.
The Hilton Garden Inn has reserved a block of rooms for
August 31, 2012 - September 3, 2012. The special room rate will be available until August 24th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.
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|Livestock Exhibits||Fri, Sat, Sun 8AM-9PM
|Agriculture and Indoor Vendor Booths||Fri, Sat, Sun 10AM-9PM
|Entertainment Tent, Beer Garden, Outdoor Vendors||Fri, Sat, Sun 11AM-12AM
|Midway||Fri, Sat, Sun 11AM-11PM
|Circus Performance Times||Daily 12PM, 2:30PM, 5PM, 7:30PM
No 7:30PM Performance on Monday
Health and Safety
Agriculture & Livestock ExhibitsCome and see the best that Michigan has to offer in livestock, agriculture and crafting. Animals from across the Great Lakes State will be inside the Exhibit Hall, including dairy cows, beef cattle, sheep, goats, rabbits, poultry and pigs. Then head over to the agricultural area to see the best of Michigan-made products and produce and visit exhibits featuring local crafters. There will also be specialty merchants from across the country. The agriculture and livestock exhibits in the Exhibit Hall are included in both the Unlimited Ticket price and the Fair-Only Ticket price.
Detroit Shrine CircusLadies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! Children of all ages! This is your hometown circus, with all of the excitement and majesty of the wild. The thrills of the high wire, the taste of popcorn and hot dogs and the joy of the famous Shrine clowns. Yes, this is your circus. The Detroit Shrine Circus brings wonder, energy and happiness for young and old alike. Shows daily at 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm and 7:30pm – no 7:30pm performance on Monday. Admission is included in the Unlimited Ticket price. www.detroitshrinecircus.com
Arnold MidwayMichigan-based Arnold Amusements will be providing all of the Midway rides and amusements for the Great Lakes State Fair. The rides that you love and the Fair food you just can't resist will be on our fabulous Midway. Unlimited rides on any of the Midway attractions are included in the Unlimited Ticket price. www.arnoldamusementsinc.com
Michigan PavilionDiscover what the Great State of Michigan has to offer in the Michigan Pavilion. The Michigan Pavilion will feature Michigan-based companies with products that are grown, manufactured or produced here. The Michigan Pavilion will be located inside the Exhibit Hall and is included in both the Unlimited Ticket price and the Fair-Only Ticket price.
Michigan Brewery Beer GardenDid you know that Michigan is the fifth largest state in the nation in terms of the number of breweries? Come and try beers from across the state in a Beer Garden of exclusively Michigan brewed beers. Plus learn all about Michigan's craft beer industry. The Michigan Beer Garden is located outside the Showplace, adjacent to the Entertainment Tent. The price is included in both the Unlimited Ticket price and the Fair-Only Ticket price.