2017 Ohio Magazine Readers Picks

2017 Ohio Magazine Readers Picks

Awesome news!!!! The readers of Ohio Magazine have voted The Great Darke County Fair the best in the state! Thank you to everyone who voted. We “Greatly” appreciate your support! Also, congratulations to all of the winners, especially the 10 winners from...

Christmas Stocking Stuffer Idea

Looking for a Christmas Stocking Stuffer? The 9-day, 2017 Fair tickets are on sale now for $20.00 each in the Fair Office under the Grandstand Monday-Friday: 8am-4pm.  Call 937-548-5044 for additional...
John Glessner Presents Photo Collage

John Glessner Presents Photo Collage

November 15, 2016 – Greenville OH The Board of Directors for the Darke County Agricultural Society recently received a framed photo collage from John Glessner. John and his wife Rosella lived on Martz Street at the time of the December 27, 2013 fire that...

Historic Great Darke County Fair Vendor Exits

Greenville OH: After 54 years, a historic Great Darke County Fair vendor has decided to not return to Greenville. In 1963, Melvin Moore from Lancaster OH first brought the Arcade Express to the Great Darke County Fair. Melvin operated the arcade until his son, Jon...

160th Fair Information Released

Here are some Official 160th Great Darke County Fair statistics.  This data will be include additional categories once all numbers are confirmed. Attendance:                         186,333 (excludes individuals under the age of 12) Gate Receipts:                  ...
New Track Records Set At Great Darke County Fair

New Track Records Set At Great Darke County Fair

On Friday, August 26, 2016 2 new track records were set at The Great Darke County Fair.  The 1 mile trot new track record of 1:55 2/5 was set by ALLGROOVEALLTHETIME. The old trot track record was 1:59. The 1 mile pace new track record of 1:52 was set by ATTA BOY DAN....

ODNR Day At The Fair Info

The ODNR Day at The Great Darke County Fair will be Sunday-August 21 beginning at 12:00 pm and lasting until 6:00 pm. Groups that will be attending are: ODNR Divisions of: Natural Area and Preserves, Parks and Recreation, Watercraft and Wildlife. The following...

Drones And The Fair

The Darke County Agricultural Society has an active Drone Policy and it will be enforced during the 160th Fair that takes place August 19-27, 2016.  The Darke County Agricultural Society bans the use of all remotely controlled devices such as aircraft, cars, etc. • No...

Harry D. Stephens Trust

August 2, 2016 – Greenville OH The Harry D. Stephens Trust recently announced a donation to the Darke County Agricultural Society for capital improvements. The Directors of the Great Darke County Fair are extremely grateful for this donation. 2016 Fairgoers will...

2017 Band Spectacular Participants

The 2017 High School Marching Band Spectacular Participants have been finalized.  The following xx Bands will be participating in the Band Spectacular on Monday, August 21st beginning at 7pm in front of the Grandstand :