Frequent Questions


Please read on for specific information relating to submissions:

  • General Exhibits: Signups for the show will take place Thursday, September 6 from 7am to 9pm in the General Exhibit Shelters. Exhibits not entered by that time will be excluded from competition. Refrigerated baked goods must be entered between 7:30am and 8:30am on Friday, September 7.
  • Art Show: Works must be delivered to Harvest Home Park on Wednesday, September 6 between 5pm and 7pm or Thursday, September 6 between 8am and 12pm.
  • Flower Show: All exhibits for the Flower Show (except Junior Class) must be placed from 8:00 to 10:45am on Friday, September 7. Judging will begin at 12:30 pm.
  • Horse Show: Enter at the Homelawn Avenue entrance and follow the directions of the parking attendant. The entry booth is near the ring; entry fees will be collected and numbers assigned.

Email the Fair Chair Pete Rebold or Secretary Bobbi Blum, and tell us what aspect of the Fair interests you!

The black line on the parade map indicates the parade route. The streets that meet the route will also be closed. This includes portions of Bridgetown Road, Harrison Avenue, Washington Avenue, Davis Avenue, St. Ann Place, and Homelawn Avenue.

Yes, all events are rain or shine. In the event of severe weather such as high winds, drenching rain or lightning, events may be postponed or called off. The safety of participants and attendees at the Fair is our prime concern.

Children 12 and Under are FREE; 13+ is $5 per person. We try to keep the fair as inexpensive as possible, but with rising vendor fees and other costs of creating and maintaining a successfully run fair, charging admission necessary to ensure the Cheviot-Westwood Kiwanis and their Key Clubs are able to give back to the community as they have been for the last 159 years.

A free shuttle bus runs between Factory Direct (West Town Center next to Home Depot) and Harvest Home Park. There is also a shuttle from Sam’s Club on North Bend Road at I-74. The shuttles will run round trips approximately every 15 minutes and will operate Friday (5-11pm), Saturday (12pm-11pm) and Sunday (12-10pm).

The ride operator will be selling wristbands on Thursday from 6-10pm ($12 each), as well as Saturday and Sunday from 12-5pm (cost is $16 each) for unlimited rides during these times. Individual tickets for rides are also available for purchase.

General sponsorships of the Fair are available. Also, sponsorship of various Fair events are also welcome (Flower Show, Art Show, General Exhibits, horse Show, 4-H).

Please contact Pete Minges, Fair Chair Pete Rebold, or Fair Secretary Bobbi Blum.

For a commercial booth for a business or organization, please see the cover letter and contract.  If you have questions not covered, please direct them to Laureen.

The 2018 entertainment schedule has been set. To be considered for future years, please email your information to Mike Murphy.

You can bring your pet so long as it is leashed, under the control of an adult at all times, and is well-behaved in crowds and around other animals. Aggressive animals are not permitted. Please know that there are some dogs and other animals on-site as a part of the 4-H programs and rescue organizations.

There’s a Holiday Inn Express that is about a 10-minute drive from Harvest Home Park.

Some pieces are for sale. Works may be individually priced and sold by the artist. All legal and tax details must be handled by the artist.