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Eaton County Fair & Ingham County Fair 2019

July 1st, 2019 by Corey A. Edwards

Ferris Wheel at a carnivalIt’s officially fair season and The English Inn is conveniently located between two of the state’s finest: Eaton County Fair 2019 (July 8-13) and The 165th annual Ingham County Fair (July 29 – August 3, 2019).

Both fairs are less than 20 minutes away from our Lansing area inn, restaurant, and pub, The English Inn.

County fairs are an excellent way to spend a summer evening. The noise and lights of the midway, the smell of popcorn and cotton candy, laughter, calliope music, and good, old-fashioned fun.

Our location along the Grand River in Eaton Rapids puts us in the unique position of being just minutes from two excellent and time honored fairs. Both the Eaton and Ingham County Fair are worth your time.

And with The English Inn’s fine lodging and dining so close by, there is absolutely no reason to miss it.

Eaton County Fair 2019

Eaton County Fair

July 8-13, 2019
1025 S. Cochran Ave. | Charlotte, MI 48813

The 2019 Eaton County Fair offer 6 days of old-fashioned fun for everyone! This year’s theme is “The County Fair – An All American Tradition,” and how!

The Fair includes all the traditional livestock and and agricultural exhibits you expect. Pigs, sheep, goats, cows, horses, rabbits, poultry, even cats and dogs! You’ll see livestock pulls, weigh-ins, judgings, auctions, giveaways, and more. Eaton County Fair also hosts the Superkicker Rodeo with bull riding, barrel racing, team roping, mutton busting, and other crowd favorites.

You’ll also be treated to truck and tractor pulls, a demolition derby, monster trucks, motocross, and other live events. The action packed carnival midway includes rides for all ages, games, and good eats.

Learn more at

Ingham County Fair 2019

Ingham County Fair

July 29 – August 3, 2019
700 E. Ash Street, Mason, MI 48854

Ingham County Fair is also in July and also less than 20 minutes away from The English Inn, Restaurant & Pub – albeit in the opposite direction.

The annual fair brings folks from all over and plays an important role in the community. The Fair Board works very closely throughout the year with area 4-H Clubs so that they can display and earn recognition for their work at the Fair.

Though 165 years old, the Ingham County Fair offers something for everyone. Exciting grandstand events, hundreds of exhibits, a carnival midway, and daily special events. This year’s grandstand will host barrel racing, demolition derbies, truck and tractor pulls, and a super cross.

Visit for more details. You can also follow the fair on Facebook, Instgram, and Twitter.

Enjoy fun summer nights under the midway lights then just a short drive back to the comfort of your accommodations at The English Inn!

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