We routinely control the spread of communicable disease and have all procedures in place necessary to respond to this disease. Event Description: Junior exhibits featuring the work of young people, including livestock, photography, gardening, woodworking and arts and crafts, will still take place on the fairgrounds. Name: 171st Walworth County Fair - CANCELLED. The board also canceled its popular Ribfest, which had been rescheduled from July to mid August. In a Facebook post, the fair said junior exhibits featuring the work of young people will take place, as will the annual animal sale. Kenosha County reported 42 new cases; Racine County, 55 and Walworth County 10.-0-The Walworth County Fair—usually held over the Labor Day holiday weekend--was canceled Thursday because of the virus. The Walworth County Agricultural Society board voted Wednesday to cancel the 171st Walworth County Fair, according to a news release issued by the organization. The Meat Animal Sale and Fur and Feather sales will take place Racine County Fair Originally scheduled: July 29-Aug. 2, Union Grove Walworth County Fair is still on schedule. Junior exhibits featuring the work of young people, including livestock, photography, gardening, woodworking and arts and crafts, will still take place on the fairgrounds. Jefferson County Fair has been rescheduled for July 7-11, 2021.. Northern Wisconsin State Fair … Updated: 9:19 p.m. on July 23, 2020ELKHORN, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The 171st Walworth County Fair has been canceled, along with this year's Ribfest, … ELKHORN — Organizers of the Walworth County Fair today canceled the 2020 fair, citing a concern for public safety stemming from a recent surge in coronavirus cases. The four canceled fairs are set to take place again in 2021. The fair will be limited to the judging of 4-H and Open Class exhibits, and the traditional livestock and small animal auctions. Walworth County Public Health is actively monitoring disease status 24/7 and is in frequent contact with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. The Walworth county Agricultural society announced Thursday that the 2020 fair has been cancelled citing a concern for public safety and the recent surge in COVID 19 cases. The Walworth County Agricultural Society board voted Wednesday to cancel the 171st Walworth County Fair, according to a news release issued by the organization. Risk status for COVID-19 in Walworth County is currently LOW. It is the biggest county fair in the state, and according to the Grounds General Manager, Larry Gaffey, there will be additional precautions in place. Now that the Walworth County Fair has been canceled, the Delavan Lions Club is working to identify other fundraisers that are feasible, given the current public health concerns. Officials also announced the cancellation of Elkhorn Ribfest, which means the coronavirus pandemic is shutting down the year's two biggest events at the county fairgrounds. As recently as a month ago the board was trying to save the fair, they even got approval to sell beer for the first time in the history of the fair hoping to increase revenue. Date: September 2, 2020 - September 7, 2020. Here are the show dates for 2021. Lots of planning already in the works for celebrating the 40th year of the Elkhorn Antique Flea Market! 171st Walworth County Fair - CANCELLED. The board also canceled its popular Ribfest, which had been rescheduled from July to mid August. The Meat Animal Sale and Fur and Feather sales will take place.