U.P. State Fair Authority

U.P. State Fair Authority

Through an agreement entered into under Michigan's Urban Cooperative Act ("Enabling Agreement"), the fifteen (15) counties in the Upper Peninsula and the Hannahville Tribe have created a legal entity to be known as the "Upper Peninsula State Fair Authority."   The U.P. State Fair Authority is responsible for coordinating and providing a variety of services related to the U.P. State Fair and the fairgrounds for the citizens of the Upper Peninsula.

The Authority strives to support the U.P. State Fair in its mission to provide a venue for displaying, encouraging, and supporting agricultural and industrial pursuits in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and its related area in the Upper Midwest.


Background Facts

  • First meeting held on August 21
  • An Interlocal Agreement established among the 15 U.P. Counties and Hannahville Tribe
  • One person from each county and the Hannahville Community appointed to serve on the Authority
  • UPCAP named Secretary/Administrative Agent of the Authority

U.P. State Fair Authority

Future Dates: August 11-17, 2014 / August 17-23, 2015

Link to:   U.P. State Fair Website