Note: The following information is from the 2022 Barlow Fair and will be retained until we get closer to the 2023 Fair.

Presented by the Barlow Agricultural and Mechanical Association, Inc. of Washington County to be held at Barlow, Ohio. Fairbooks and Schedules will be available at the Barlow Fairgrounds and around the area.

Inside Vendors setup on Tuesday, September 20. Fair Entries are coming in on Wednesday, September 21, judging happens early on Thursday, and the Barlow Fair officially opens at 4PM on Thursday, September 22.

Visit “Barlow Fairgrounds” on Facebook for more information

Petitions are now available if you are interested in running for a position on the Barlow Fair Board. You can pick one up at the board meeting on September 13th at 7 pm in the dining hall. Note: We are moving the regularly schedule meeting one week early due to the fair.

You also can contact Secretary, Abby Campbell at 419-566-1353 or to pick up an application. All completed petitions are due to the Secretary by Saturday, September 17th at 12 pm.

The Barlow Fair Board has voted to propose the following amendment to the Fair’s constitution. It will be on the ballot for consideration by all Association Members during our election on Saturday afternoon of the Fair.


This proposed amendment to the constitution of the Barlow Agricultural and Mechanical Association Incorporated of Washington County would add three (3) directors to the fair board.

ARTICLE II, Section 1 would be amended to read: This society shall consist of fifteen Directors who shall constitute a board for the general management of the society.
ARTICLE II, Section 2 would be amended to read: Five of the Directors shall be elected by ballot at the annual meeting of the society.


Barlow Fair Parade

Contact Information
Please call JoAnn Ingram

740-374-5001 or 740-350-0120

Rides by

Big “O” Amusements, Inc.

Thursday, All Big “O” Rides
Are FREE for Everyone!

Thursday: 6 – 10 PM
Friday: 6 – 11 PM
Saturday: 12 – 5 & 6 – 11 PM
Sunday: 12 – 4 PM

Barlow Fair Scarecrow Contest

*Contest open to all 4-H groups, FFA Clubs, Girl Scout Clubs and Boy Scout Clubs in Washington County.
*Groups must build a life-size scarecrow that can sit on a bale of straw or stand on it’s own.
*Entries must be brought to the Lads & Lassies building Wednesday September 21st between 5-8pm. No late entries accepted.
*Entries will be displayed in the Lads & Lassies Building.
*Judging to take place by the public from Thursday-Saturday @ noon.
*Winners will be posted Saturday evening.
*Prizes will be awarded to the top three winning organizations.
Please share with any of the listed organizations!

This Barlow Fair features both Tractor and Truck Pulls!

Special Thanks to McLeish Auction Service for donating their services to our Livestock Auctions and our Equipment Auction!


Charles M. McLeish  &  Keelan A. McLeish

No pets or dogs will be admitted to the fairgrounds during the Barlow Fair, except for service dogs.
See “Notes” page for further information.

Thank you for attending the 151st Annual Barlow Fair!

We hope to see you next year for our 152nd Year celebration!