August 12-18, 2019
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Midway Events2019-07-29T09:36:03-04:00

2019 Midway Schedule

FREE Fair Fun For the Whole Family!

  • DNR Pocket Park – The DNR Pocket Park offers fair goers the opportunity to try their luck at fishing, go for a bull’s-eye at one of the shooting ranges, take part in the wide variety of other activities taking place throughout the day, or just sit a spell under a shady tree or by a waterfall.
  • Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom – Presenting education on variety of animals from around the world including: Macaque Monkey, Kinkajou, African Porcupine, African Pygmy Hedgehog, Fennec Fox, Argentine Tegu, Burmese Python, American Alligator, Marine Toad, and Sulcatta Tortoise and baby farm animals.
  • Woodworks Chainsaw Carving –Jon Mykkanen and Marie Serafin work together to produce unique works of art using chainsaws and various hand tools. Stop by and see them in action or purchase one of their finished pieces
  • Big, Big Stuff –The Bay College Computer Aided Design Team has landed themselves in the Guinness Book of Records.  Witness the world’s largest YoYo, Golf Tee, Paddle Lock and Key at their new home on the UP State Fairgrounds!
  • mARTinez Studio Sand Sculpting – With only sand, moisture, and a little pressure, these larger than life sculptures are always a crowd pleaser.  Working with the precision of a surgeon, the artists slowly remove material to eventually reveal a Sand-Tastic work of art. Daily work shops are offered for kids to ‘get their hands dirty” like the pros!
  • The Miracle of Life Educational Pavilion
    • Birthing Exhibits
    • Growing UP Foresters
    • Cheese Carver Sarah Kaufmann
  • Free on the Midway
    • Great Lakes Timber Show
    • High Flying Pages Thrill Show
    • MARVEL  Superheroes – Spider Man & Captain America
  • Meijer Family Day Entertainment Stage
    •  Prizes & Giveaways – Sunday
    • Hula Hoop Contest – 12 PM|1:30 PM|3 PM Sunday
    • Cup Stacking Contest – 12 PM|1:30 PM|3 PM Sunday
    • Skee Ball
    • Quarterback Challenge