It’s time to begin preparing for the 2021 Hartford Fair (August 8-14). One way that we do that is to choose the outstanding teens who will serve on the Junior Fair Board! If you will be at least 15 years old (as of 01/01/2021), and you are involved in 4-H, FFA, or Steer Pool, you are welcome to complete an application packet!… Read full story
It is with a very heavy heart that the Heart of Ohio USA Days committee has to announce the cancellation of the planned “mini-fest” and car show planned to be held on September 12th and 13th.
Multiple factors had to be considered with different issues, including the bridge construction beside the park and the traffic problems related to it, which was of great concern to the village officials.… Read full story
After exhausting all of our options to have as much of a fair as possible it is with great regret that we inform the public that the 2020 Hartford Independent Fair will only consist of Jr. Fair activities. The latest order from the Ohio Dept.… Read full story
With the support of local officials, Health Commissioner Julie Miller has cancelled the portion of the Knox County Fair referred to as the senior fair. This includes grandstand events, most food vendors, merchant exhibits and other displays. The fair is slated to open on Sunday.… Read full story
Ariel-Foundation Park will offer family game night with an electronic version of “Jeopardy” on Friday, July 24, in the Schnormeier Event Center starting at 7:30 p.m. This is a free activity, and participants will be able to remain socially distanced in small groups.… Read full story
The Mount Vernon Music and Arts Festival (MVMAF) Board of Directors announces the official cancellation of the 2020 Festival, originally scheduled for August 13-16.
The amended Responsible Restart Ohio order, updated June 24, extended the COVID-19 closure order for festivals. After consultation with Knox Public Health, discussions for a scaled-down event in August ended.… Read full story
We now have passes for sale. You can stop in the office on the fairground between 9 and 5 or call in and we will put your purchase on your credit card and mail your passes to your home.
Adult Season Passes are $30 (19 and over)
Senior Season Passes are $25 (65 and over)
Youth Season Passes are $25 (9 and over)
Daily Passes are $7.… Read full story
FUN and FIREWORKS!! Attention!! We are the little committee that could! We are going to try to pull off a Heart of Ohio USA Mini-Fest! We want to give the little ones a chance to have some fun that they have been unable to do for so long!… Read full story