Mecosta County Fair offers fair food days

Mecosta County Truthful affords truthful meals days

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Occasion set to happen July 17-19


BIG RAPIDS — The Mecosta County Agricultural Free Truthful will look just a little completely different this 12 months.

Rather than showmanship occasions and carnival rides, the Mecosta County Agricultural Free Truthful can be providing truthful meals days from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 17, 18 and 19 for many who are nonetheless hoping to get out of the home and benefit from the truthful.

“Different festivals have accomplished it they usually’ve had an actual success with it,” Truthful Board Supervisor John Currie stated.

Seven meals distributors can be on the occasion, providing quite a lot of well-known truthful meals, together with cotton sweet, ice cream, scorching canine, hamburgers and extra.

The truthful meals distributors can be arrange on the fairgrounds between the service provider constructing and the halfway and may have entry for individuals to drive up and seize their meals or get out and stroll between the completely different distributors.

Currie stated distributors additionally can be spaced out to permit for correct social distancing, however masks is not going to be required.

“It is completely acceptable to put on one,” he stated, noting whereas helpful, it is not going to be enforced.

Whereas the truthful usually would give 4-H’ers the possibility to point out off their livestock abilities, showmanship occasions have been canceled in June as a result of unfold of coronavirus.

This marked the primary time the truthful was canceled in 136 years, Currie stated.

Nonetheless, nonetheless wanting to provide locals a chunk of the truthful — and provides distributors a possibility to promote their meals — the truthful board determined to proceed to supply concessions instead of typical truthful occasions.

“Hopefully individuals will come out and revel in some truthful meals,” Currie stated.