Trumbull Co. Fair getting final preparations before fair week

Opening ceremonies for the fair are on Tuesday, but everyone was busy Sunday getting ready

BAZETTA TWP., Ohio (WKBN) – Harness racing is back at the Trumbull County Fair.

It’s been a decade since the event has taken place.

But Sunday, more than 50 horses were racing around the track, with about 70 set to participate in Monday’s race at 5 p.m.

Opening ceremonies for the fair are on Tuesday, but everyone else was busy Sunday getting ready for fair week.

“The rest of the fair is setting up today,” said Bud Rodgers, president of the Trumbull County Fair Board. “There’s animals starting to come in today, the concessions and the roads are here. We’re gonna be racing on the race track on the midways. They’ll be setting up for the fair starting on Tuesday.”

WKBN Forecaster Rich Morgan will be the master of ceremonies on Tuesday.

The fair runs all week and weekend. Gates open every day at 8 p.m. and close at 10 p.m. except for Sunday, when the gates will close at 8 p.m.

Admission is free Monday and Tuesday. It costs $8 on Wednesday and Thursday and $10 from Friday through Sunday. On Wednesday, admission is free for veterans and on Thursday it’s free for children 14 and younger.

Rides will cost $6.

The main entrance to the fair is through Everett Hull Road.

For a complete list of fair events, click here — 2017 Trumbull Fair schedule.

For more information about the fair and parking, check out the fair’s official website.

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