When you’re on the hunt for a scenic and sensational family-friendly vacation destination, Hocking Hills, Ohio fits the bill nearly every time. Dynamic landscapes that embody waterfalls, caves, canyons, and hills make this locale a lush oasis of outdoor adventure. While it’s an amazing place to travel to any time of year if your vacation happens to come in September, be sure to find time to swing by the Hocking County Fair while you’re here.
Family-Fun and Celebration
The Hocking County Fair is held the first Monday after Labor Day each and every year in the city of Logan. Guests to the Hocking County Fair will find the fun centered around a primary address at 100 N. Homer Avenue. The fair has long been a regional celebration of agriculture and provides a wide variety of games, activities, and contests that highlight the importance of farm life in Ohio throughout the course of the fair. Visitors to the Hocking County Fair can enjoy everything from Jr. Fair Livestock shows to tractor pulls and auto-cross. Demolition derby is often a highlight of the fair’s events and those in the mood for some musical entertainment will want to be sure to stick around well into the evening when the Shelter House transforms into a stage for local artists to share their talents. Those traveling to the Hocking County Fair with children will want to make the most of time spent at the Art Hall where crafts, contests, and food are always able to be found.
One of the most popular sections of any county fair is the Midway and the Hocking County Fair is no exception to the rule. Amusement rides and games abound with the potential for earning prizes of all sizes depending on the number of try’s you’re willing to take. Food trucks and concession stands keep savory aroma’s wafting through the midway and are sure to delight those with a craving for a corndog, funnel cake or cotton candy as the perfect side to the day’s fun-filled experiences.
This Year’s Event
There has never been a better time to start planning for this year’s Labor Day festivities. The 2022 Hocking County Fair is already on the calendar and will take place September 12th through the 18th. It will continue to be held at 100 N. Home Avenue in Logan make it easy to get it. This year’s event is shaping up to be the best one yet with even more fun and games to be available. Let the kids watch on with the Junior Fair Livestock Shows where live animals will be on display. Additional children’s activities include the Demolition Derby, Track and Truck Pull, Moto-Cross, Garden Tractor Pull, Mud Bog, and much more. There is also plenty of fun in the evening throughout the week too as entertainment shows for kids will be on display. As mentioned, you will find plenty of rides available at the fair for you and your family to enjoy. This includes rides such as bumper cars, Ferris wheel, merry go-rounds, and thrilling rides that will shoot up into the air and spin you around. How fun!
Additional Activities in the Area
Make sure to take a break from festivities and slow things down by checking out the rest of Hocking Hills during your visit. You this is not your first time in the area you may already be familiar with Hocking Hills State Park. This local park is the area’s biggest natural attraction and sees thousands of visitors every year. Take a peek into the natural scenery of Hocking Hills with its seven different main trail areas. You will be able to enjoy some quieter moments as you hike along flowing rivers, cascading waterfalls, natural caves, rock bridges, and so much more. Most of these trails are easy enough to access by individuals of all ages so no one is ever left out. For those who needs wheelchair access, the interconnecting path to each trailhead is paved allowing you to also get around.
Hocking Hills Events
When you find yourself enjoying the fair in September, make sure Buffalo Cabins and Lodges has you booked into a gorgeous rental cabin that keeps you close to the action. We offer a variety of privately owned homes that can host you for the upcoming Hocking County Fair. Enjoy smaller rentals near downtown or spacious full-size homes that can fit the entire family under a single roof. Our properties can be customized to a sense of personal style and come with fine extras like pools and fireplaces for making your stay truly feel like a home away from home. Make sure you book your rental in advance since the Hocking County Fair is always a popular event. Contact us today for more information on our many options!
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