The 2018 Alachua County Fair kicks off on Friday, October 19th at the fairgrounds inΒ Gainesville for 9 days of family fun! The fair features agricultural and animal shows and exhibits, midway entertainment including Lance Gifford Magic & Illusion Show and Fearless Flores Thrill Show, a midway with carnival rides and games for all ages, a wide selection of delicious food, and much more.