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Van Buren Youth Fair 

55670 CR681 Hartford, MI. 49057

Fair Office Phone: (269) 621-2038


PLEASE JOIN US: JULY 17 TO 22, 2023. 

“All youth exhibiting an animal at the Van Buren Youth Fair are required to complete YQCA or PQA Plus and/or BQA depending on age no later than July 1, 2022.” CLICK HERE for more info.

Our barns are full for the winter of 2022 storage take in.

Planning is underway for 2023. Please check back often for updates.

Carnival Rides will begin on Tuesday July 19th 2022 at 1pm

CLICK HERE to get your Unlimited Ride Mega Bands!





Monday Night Entertainment

Farm Stock Tractor Pulls

Monday, July 18, 2022

Registration starts at 3 p.m. with pull starting at 6 p.m.

This Hillside Event is FREE with paid main gate general admission.

Tethered Balloon rides 7pm

$10 per child, $20 per adult.

Monday, July 18, 2022

Tuesday Night Entertainment

Hartford NTPA

Tuesday, July 19, 2022 7 p.m.

Admission:  Ages 6 and Up $10.00

Ages 5 and Under – Free

Pit passes all ages $10.00

Kids Day 

(18 and under free admission until 5pm)

Michigan State University Extension is partnering with the Van Buren Youth Fair to offer Exploration at the Fair on Wednesday, July 20. MSU Extension will be offering hands on educational activities around different program areas. The first 200 youth along with an adult to visit each station will receive a free ride band for that day. Ride bands are sponsored by the Van Buren Youth Fair and the South West Michigan Solar Project.

Bike Giveaway

Registration for the Bicycle Giveaway is Wednesday from

11:00 A.M. Until 1:00 P.M. in 4-H Building

Drawing for winners is at 2:00 P.M. in the Community Tent

Wednesday Night Entertainment

Official Entry Form

Demo Derby Rules

Wednesday, July 20, 2022, 7:00 p.m.

$10.00 Adults
$5.00 Children 6-12 Yrs
Children 5 Yrs and under free

 Thursday Night Entertainment

KOI Drag Racing

Thursday, July 21, 2022 7 p.m.

$10.00 Adults
$5.00 Children 6-12 Yrs
Children 5 Yrs and under free

Pit passes all ages $10.00

Friday Night Entertainment

Super Kicker Rodeo

Friday, July 22, 2022 at 7 p.m.




$10.00 Adults
$5.00 Children 6-12 Yrs
Children 5 Yrs and under free




Saturday Night Entertainment