Agriculture & Livestock Exhibits
Come and see the best that Michigan has to offer in livestock, agriculture and crafting.
Animals from across the Great Lakes State will be inside the Exhibit Hall, including dairy
cows, beef cattle, sheep, goats, rabbits, poultry and pigs. Then head over to the agricultural
area to see the best of Michigan-made products and produce and visit exhibits featuring
local crafters. There will also be specialty merchants from across the country. The agriculture
and livestock exhibits in the Exhibit Hall are included in both the Unlimited Ticket price and
the Fair-Only Ticket price.
Detroit Shrine Circus
Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! Children of all ages! This is your hometown circus,
with all of the excitement and majesty of the wild. The thrills of the high wire, the taste of
popcorn and hot dogs and the joy of the famous Shrine clowns. Yes, this is your circus. The
Detroit Shrine Circus brings wonder, energy and happiness for young and old alike. Shows
daily at 12pm, 2:30pm, 5pm and 7:30pm – no 7:30pm performance on Monday. Admission is
included in the Unlimited Ticket price.
Michigan-based Arnold Amusements will be providing all of the Midway rides and
amusements for the Great Lakes State Fair. The rides that you love and the Fair food you
just can’t resist will be on our fabulous Midway. Unlimited rides on any of the Midway
attractions are included in the Unlimited Ticket price.
Discover what the Great State of Michigan has to offer in the Michigan Pavilion. The
Michigan Pavilion will feature Michigan-based companies with products that are grown,
manufactured or produced here. The Michigan Pavilion will be located inside the Exhibit
Hall and is included in both the Unlimited Ticket price and the Fair-Only Ticket price.
Michigan Brewery Beer Garden
Did you know that Michigan is the fifth largest state in the nation in terms of the number
of breweries? Come and try beers from across the state in a Beer Garden of exclusively
Michigan brewed beers. Plus learn all about Michigan’s craft beer industry. The Michigan
Beer Garden is located outside the Showplace, adjacent to the Entertainment Tent. The
price is included in both the Unlimited Ticket price and the Fair-Only Ticket price.