Fair board member, ride manager and fairgoers talk about ride safety at the Butler County Fair.

Butler County Fair rides: How safe are they?

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Turner said he and inspectors from the Ohio Department of Agriculture will inspect the rides this morning before the fair opens. The rides will also be inspected by Triple Treat employees every morning during the fair, he said.

He called Triple Treat “one of the No. 1 companies” in the state and “a class act from start to finish.”

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WHAT: 168th annual Butler County Fair  

WHEN: Sunday through Saturday, July 22-28  

WHERE: Butler County Fairgrounds, 1715 Fairgrove Ave., Hamilton  

COST:  General admission each day is $8; ages 6-12 are $3 when accompanied by an adult.  

Seven-day passes for admission and parking are $30.

Four-day passes for admission and parking are $20.  

Those ages 62 and older, and veterans with an ID will be admitted free on Wednesday. 


11:30 a.m. Sunday: Garden Tractor Pull

7 p.m. Sunday: Antique Tractor Pull

7 p.m. Monday: Demolition Derby

6:30 p.m. Tuesday: Darke County Sanctioned Trucks and Tractor Pull

7 p.m. Wednesday: Broken Horn Rodeo

7 p.m. Thursday: Tractor and Truck Pull

7 p.m. Friday: Demolition Derby

7 p.m. Saturday: Cincinnati Circus


Varies according to the event, but a grandstand seating wristband, which includes grandstand seating for the week is $25 for an adult and $10 for ages 6-12

MORE INFO: Call 513-892-1423

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