Welcome to the 110th Northern District Fair of Cadillac
August 12 - 18, 2018.

P.O. Box 131 ~ Cadillac, Michigan 49601 ~ (231) 775-6361

Historic Octagonal Building

Gates open at 2 p.m. Tuesday throughThursday, and at 12 noon on Friday and Saturday. Gate admission is $2 per person Tuesday through Saturday. Seniors 62 and over and Veterans are FREE; children 2 and under are free. No rainchecks or refunds. For midway times and ride prices refer to the Midway page. For event prices refer to the Grandstand page.

Absolutely no unauthorized animals on grounds!Octagonal with Ferris Wheel

Exhibitor and participant registrations and entries must be received by last Sunday in July. The Fair Office will be open on the last Saturday and Sunday in July from 2 to 5 pm to receive entries. For more information, please refer to the Fair Book.

Please note that in order to print from the online fair book the entire book must be downloaded (link in bottom left corner of the web page) and then print from that downloaded file. If you want to pick up a hard copy of the book, contact the Fair office for a list of locations.

Again this year! PIE BAKING CONTEST AND AUCTION. Judging will take place at the Civic Center on Wednesday, August 15 at 2 pm. Auction will take place during the Livestock Auction Sale starting at 6 pm. All proceeds will go to the small animal barn restoration fund. For information and application, please refer to the Fair Book.

We also have some special events going on at the Fairgrounds that are not Fair related. For more information, including the TNT Enterprises Demo Derby on August 11 and the State Championship on October 6, click here. Other events will be added here as they are scheduled.

Although we know that we risk missing someone, we want to take this opportunity to thank the following sponsors, big or small, for all that they have done to help make the 110th year of the Northern District Fair of Cadillac a reality. Please note that event sponsors are listed with their events.

To our Corporate Sponsor - a huge thank you!

Toyota Graphic


Fox Toyota of Cadillac

1490 North Mitchell Street
Cadillac, MI 49601


Fernelius Toyota

11283 Straits Highway
Cheboygan, MI


serra toyota of Traverse City

1301 South Garfield Avenue
Traverse City, MI


Many thanks to our other sponsors. Businesses that are sponsoring specific events are listed with those events. Please see the Grandstand page as well as the individual pages associated with the Farm Stock Tractor Pull and both the Demo derby and Night of Smashing. The general and in-kind sponsors are listed here in no particular order:


Northland Trailers
Cadillac Farmers Market
Farm Services Inc.
Universal Rent It All
Michigan State University Extension and 4-H
Universal Rent to Own
Cadillac News
Bostick's Drugstore
Dean's Body Shop
Greenstone Farm Credit Services
McBain Building Products
Ellen's Equipment
Franke Septic Tank Service
Evergreen Resort
Cadillac Family Pharmacy
Swick Custom Butchering
Steve's Auto Repair
Housler Sawmill
Lake City Family Dentistry
Lutke & Sons Trucking

Bader & Sons Co.

Northwoods Feed
Ebel's General Store


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The Fair Grounds are located at the corner of North Mitchell (BR-131) and 13th Street. The grounds also hold the Wexford County Civic Arena and the Ice Arena. Check out the other "goings-on" at THE WEX. For a location map, please click here.

For more information on the Cadillac area you may want to check out the

Cadillac Area Chamber of Commerce Web Site

Cadillac Area Visitor's Bureau Web Site

For general information you may send us an E-mail.

We are always looking for companies or individuals willing to be sponsors. For more information, please call the Fair office at the phone number listed above or simply fill out and submit the application provided here.

Please note that the use of any of the photos on this Web site is prohibitted without obtaining prior permission. Please use the above E-mail to contact us for permission.