Heart of Ohio USA Days Mini Fest and Car Show Cancelled

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

2020 Festival Cancelled: Summer in the City Events Ongoing

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

Knox County Fair Admission Information

July 25 – August 1, 2020

General Admission $7.00
(Beginning at 8:00 am daily)

Children (8 years and under) FREE

ALL WEEK BEFORE 5:00 pm $3.00

Concessionaires $30.00

(Admits one person per ticket)

Adult Weekly Pass $30.00
(19 to 64 years old)

Senior Citizens Weekly $25.00
(65 years and older)

Youth Weekly Pass $25.00
(9 to 18 years old)

Concession Pass $30.00

The Energy Cooperative Grandstand FREE

 With current restrictions on mass gatherings, we will have to regulate how many people will be permitted in the grandstand for each show.… Read full story

Knox County Fair Entertainment Lineup

Here is a quick look at what entertainment is lined up for the 2020 Knox County Fair. We are working hard to get our new website up and running for more information on events. Look for it in the next few days


SATURDAY, July 25, 2020
MS 1:00 – 10:00 PM Showcase of the Bands
G 3:00 PM Draft Pony Pulls

SUNDAY, July 26, 2020
8:00 AM Gates Open
G 5:00 PM Opening Ceremonies
G 6:00 PM NTPA Pull (5 classes) followed by
Buckeye Power Productions Pull (4
classes) on 2 tracks

MONDAY, July 27, 2020
8:00 AM Gates Open
MS 1:00-10:00 PM Showcase of the Bands
G 7:00 PM Harness Racing
HP 7:00 PM Moto Cross

TUESDAY, July 28, 2020
8:00 AM Gates Open
MS 12:00-6:00 PM Showcase of the Bands
G 12:00 Noon Harness Racing
G 7:00 PM Auto Cross

Wednesday, July 29, 2020
8:00 AM Gates Open
G 7:00 PM Rough Truck and Side by Side Race
(Razor Style Only)
Longest Jump Contest (Trucks only)

Thursday, July 30, 2020
8:00 AM Gates Open
G 4:00 PM Antique Tractor Parade
G 6:30 PM Figure 8 Races and Demo Derby

Friday, July 31, 2020
8:00 AM Gates Open
G 7:00 PM Diamond J Rodeo
MS Following Rodeo – Jess Kellie Adams
HP 7:00 PM Dirt Drag Races

Saturday, Aug 1, 2020
8:00 AM Gates Open
G 7:00 PM O.S.T.P.A.… Read full story