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4-H Princess Party: Young girls can enjoy an afternoon to “Dare to Dream”

It’s the ultimate interactive program for young Elkhart County 4-H Fair fans — an afternoon to “Dare to Dream.” Audience members are encouraged to plan to engage a stage full of young royalty at a Princess Party in the Park, which is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 22 at Heritage Park stage. The “Dare to Dream” theme is offering …

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4-H “Hysteria:” 3-on-3 basketball tournaments continue to fill up the courts

You got game? Can you still hoop it up? If so, then welcome to the summer version of “Hoosier Hysteria” — the annual 3-on-3 basketball tournaments at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. Filled with athletes age 10-30, many of which travel from outside the county to participate, the 3-on-3 event has become one of the top sporting events each year …

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4-H Fair run is filled with competition events for all ages and tastes

You can run, pull and lift. You can cheer with teams and cheer for teams. It’s all part of the competitive athletic events at the Elkhart County 4-H Fair. And the fair’s nine-day run opens with the popular Parade 5,000 road run, which is scheduled to begin at 1:20 p.m from Rogers Park near downtown Goshen. The 5,000-meter race, which …

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Fair travel: Alternate routes, patience will help ease the traffic flow in 2017

Elkhart County 4-H Fair fans can relax and breathe easier. There are still plenty of ways to the fairgrounds this year even with the variety of road improvement projects in Goshen. And the new South Gate entrance route, completed in 2016, is being encouraged as a vital thoroughfare for fair-goers entering Goshen from all parts of the county. The gate …

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The BulletTrain: 4-H Fair fans will be treated to another wild midway ride

Buckle up, brace yourselves and hang on … The Elkhart County 4-H Fair has added another “bullet” to its big bang of midway amusement rides this year. The BulletTrain, a newly-unveiled freeform rollercoaster, is loading up for a nine-day run of high-speed thrills up, over and around the 4-H fairgrounds as the top attraction for the 2017 edition, which runs …

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Hungry at The Fair? More innovative flavors add spice to 4-H Fair food lineup

Taste buds beware … it’s 4-H Fair time. And that means another fun, tasty menu of  food row flavors for the Elkhart County 4-H Fair’s 2017 edition. You eyeing the popular dinner staples? The 1-pound burgers, pork & lamb chops and tenderloin sandwiches are back. Looking for the traditional walk-and-eat treats? Nothing beats cotton candy, popcorn, and sno-cones. Desserts lovers …

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Get your 4-H Fair tickets online and at many Elkhart County locations

Looking for that seamless entry to the Elkhart County 4-H Fair? For the second straight year, patrons can purchase Gate Admission tickets online and at several pre-sale merchant locations throughout the county. “Online ticket sales began in mid-February and have been pretty strong,” said Bryan Blair, General Manager of the Elkhart County 4-H Fairgrounds.  “By giving our guests the opportunity …

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This Year’s Elkhart County 4-H Fair Parade Will Take A Slightly Different Turn

The 2017 Elkhart County 4-H Fair Parade from Goshen’s Linway Plaza out to the fairgrounds will take a slightly different path through the downtown area Sunday, July 23. But the parade, which annually draws out crowds along the route, will still be just as accessible to people who want to enjoy the spectacle. Most years, the parade goes from Linway …

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Meet The 2017 Elkhart County 4-H Fair Parade Marshal, Dean Morehouse

Jill Garris, the 2017 Elkhart County 4-H Fair Board president, named her pick for this year’s fair parade marshal. The parade will take place on Sunday, July 23, from Linway Plaza in Goshen to the fairgrounds. Here’s her announcement: The person I’ve selected as 2017 Elkhart County 4-H Fair Parade marshal is a Milford, Ind., native. He is the fourth generation …

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The 2017 Adult Prom Raised $145,000 For New 4-H Pavillion

The 4th Annual Elkhart County 4-H Fair Board Adult Prom Fundraiser was held Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Oakwood Resort Event Center, overlooking beautiful Lake Wawasee in Syracuse, and the event was another great success. Doors opened at 5:30 p.m. and guests had an opportunity to socialize and bid online on more than four dozen silent-auction items before enjoying dinner. The dinner …