Montgomery County Agricultural Society Cancels the Montgomery County Fair and Commits to the planning of a Junior Fair Livestock Exposition 

Dayton, OH (5/27/2020) Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Montgomery County Agricultural Society Board of Directors voted on May 26 to cancel this year’s Montgomery County Fair and begin planning to host Junior Fair Livestock Exposition that will be open to livestock exhibitors and their families.  The vote took place yesterday during the board’s regularly scheduled public meeting.

“We are just heartbroken to have to make this decision, but our priority must be the safety and well-being of our attendees and exhibitors,” said Mark Jimison, Board President of the Montgomery County Agricultural Society. “We appreciate all the citizens and local businesses who have continued to support us during this difficult time, and we look forward to hosting the Montgomery County Fair again in 2021 – bigger and better than ever.”

Additional details about the Junior Fair Livestock Exposition will be made available as planning continues, with a focus on allowing youth exhibitors to complete projects in a safe and family-oriented environment at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds. For more information please visit: