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It’s Eaton & Ingham County Fair Season!

June 10th, 2022 by Corey A. Edwards

Ingham County Fair 2022Summer is nearly here and with it two of the state’s finest county fairs! Both Eaton County Fair and Ingham County Fair 2022 are just weeks away … and less than 20 minutes from The English Inn Restaurant & Pub!

Who doesn’t like a county fair? Cotton candy and carnival rides, tractor pulls, livestock, horse racing, fireworks, loads of live entertainment, and more! Whether you live in the area or are just stopping by for a visit, it’s hard to beat such good, clean fun like a county fair.

Michigan, like most states, is home to numerous county fairs and two of the state’s biggest and best are held within easy driving distance of our Lansing-area inn. In fact, Ingham County Fair is almost 170 years old!

While the historic English Inn may seem worlds away from a county fair, we’re actually just minutes from both. Consequently, you can spend as much time as you like at the fair, knowing that the comforts of your room at English Inn are just a short drive away.

Eaton County Fair 2022

Eaton County Fair 2022This year’s Eaton County Fair will see 5 days of traditional family fun. Livestock judging, carnival rides, truck and tractor pulls, rodeo, motocross, and more. July 11th through the 16th at the Eaton County Fairgrounds: 1025 S. Cochran Avenue in Charlotte, MI. Pre-fair events begin Friday, July 8th, the carnival midway opens Tuesday, July 12.

Eaton County Fair 2022 Grandstand events include:
Harness Racing – July 9th
Horse Pull – July 9th
Super Kicker Rodeo – July 10th and 11th
SJO Motocross – July 12th and 13th
NTPA Tractor Pull – July 14th and 15th
Antique Tractor Pull – July 16th
West Michigan Pullers (Semi Pull) – July 16th

Visit for a full schedule and other information. You can also find the fair on Facebook.

Ingham County Fair 2022

Ingham County Fair 2022 carnival ridesIngham County Fair 2022 is scheduled for August 1-6 at the Ingham County Fairgrounds and Exposition Center: 700 E. Ash Street in Mason, MI.

The Ingham County Fair has been a Michigan tradition for 168 years, draws attendees from all around the region – and even the country. The Fair features exciting grandstand spectacles, hundreds of exhibits, a carnival midway, and daily special events.

While this year’s schedule has yet to be released, previous years have seen barrel racing, demolition derbies, truck and tractor pulls, super cross, and more.

Visit the fair website at for more details. You can also follow the fair on Facebook to keep up to date on all the latest information.

So go ahead. Come out and soak up all the fun and entertainment you want at the fair, then return to the English Inn for fine dining and superior lodging. Who could ask for more?

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