Special Events

Special Events

2024 Youth Fair Special Events

Take part in special events taking place at the 2024 Youth Fair! Special events subject to change without notice.

Be There! 5K

Saturday, March 16, 2024 at 7:30 am

BE THERE to celebrate the Youth Fair’s opening weekend and be a part of this FUN run/walk with your family and friends. Participants will get a one-time behind-the-scenes view of the fairgrounds, as they make their way from the parking lot and through the midways during closed hours. This event supports the Youth Fair’s Scholarship program. All participants will receive a race medal, race t-shirt, swag bag and one complimentary admission ticket to the March 16 or March 17.


St. Patrick’s Day

Sunday, March 17, 2024

St. Patrick’s Day is coming to the Fair! Wear green to the Youth Fair and check out the St. Patrick’s Day menu items. The following treats are available only on Sunday, March 17:

  • Green Elephant Ears
    • The Best Around – Location #246
    • Rieder Ears – Location #329
    • Sugar Shakers – Location #370
  • Shamrock Shake
    • Polar Bear Ice Cream – Location #8028L
    • Green Boba Tea
    • Bobba Plus LLC – Locations #343 & #205
  • Mint Oreo Rolled Ice Cream
    • Bobba Plus LLC – Locations #343 & #205
  • Green Beer (for guests 21+)
    • Beer 30 Saloon – Location #400 and #524
    • Beck’s Beer – Locations #344, #444, #148, #302, #275