Details Announced for Circus, Midway Fun at Great Lakes State Fair
The revamped Michigan state fair will be held in Novi.
Organizers for the Great Lakes State Fair announced specific plans Wednesday for all of the activities taking place throughout Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 3, at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.
Activities include circus performances, midway rides and games, and daily contests.
“We literally have something for everyone that will either tickle your funny bone, take your breath away or satisfy your appetite for a tasty treat,” said Kent Roberts, vice chairman of the Great Lakes State Fair Board, in a statement.
Plans for activities are as follows:
Detroit’s own Shrine Circus, produced by Tarzan Zerbani, will entertain crowds under the world’s largest Big Top. Circus shows will include musical clowns and animal acts, including ponies, canines, tigers and elephants. Aerial daredevils will perform death defying feats on motorcycles, roller skates and in giant wheels and massive swings.
Midway games, rides and treats
On the Midway, Michigan-based Arnold Amusements will be providing more than 20 rides, including a merry-go-round, Ferris whell, Shock Drop and Pharaoh's Fury.The Midway will also have 15 games, including duck pond, milk bottle, rock wall, speedball and more. More than 30 varieties of treats will also be available on the Midway, including elephant ears, deep-fried Twinkies and Oreos, corn dogs, cotton candy, hot dogs, hamburgers and french fries.
The Big Announcement
Published on Aug 6, 2012 by GreatLakesStateFair
A Michigan Tradition Continues! The 2012 Great Lakes State Fair - Labor Day Weekend at The Suburban Collection Showplace - Novi, MI