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Portland, IN (February 14, 2023): The Jay County Fair board is ecstatic to announce the grandstand entertainment for the 151st Jay County Fair! There will be monster trucks, demo derbies, autocross, concerts, wrestling, a carnival and more, stretched over eight days at the Jay County Fairgrounds in Portland, Indiana!

The music headliners kick off on Thursday, July 13, 2023, with the Christian Music artist We Are Messengers! We Are Messengers has over 400 million career streams, over 2.5 BILLION airplay audience, along with several Top 10 Christian Airplay hits! We Are Messenger will be joined by the Christian Music artist Amber Gill.

Headlining the grandstand on Friday, July 14th is Scotty McCreery, a country music artist who has earned one Double Platinum, four Platinum and two gold singles, and countless other awards, including winning the 10th Season of American Idol! Also, on the lineup for Friday Night is, ACM New Female Artist of the Year, Gabby Barrett! Jonny James, an Indiana favorite, will be opening the show.

New this year: all grandstand event tickets will be available for purchase online! Tickets for all grandstand events will go on sale to the public on Monday, February 20, 2023, at 8 AM EST. They will be available online at

Fair Stockholders can prepurchase their tickets at the fair office this year, prior to tickets being available to the public. The office will be open for stockholder sales on Saturday, February 18th from 8 AM to Noon.


Grandstand Schedule July 8 – 15, 2023

Saturday, July 8th – Demo Derby

Sunday, July 9th – Autocross

Monday, July 10th – DCCW Pro Wrestling

Tuesday, July 11th – 3 Bar J Rodeo

Wednesday, July 12th – Full Throttle Monster Trucks

Thursday, July 13th – We Are Messengers with Amber Gill

Friday, July 14th – Scotty McCreery with Gabby Barrett & Jonny James

Saturday, July 15th – Demo Derby

About Jay County Fair Association: The Jay County Fair Association is a non-profit organization that operates and maintains its facilities without government assistance. Our 100-acre facilities host yearly world-class events such as Tri-State Gas Engine & Tractor Show, Vintage Motor Bike Show, Military Vehicle Show & Swap Meet, and several demolition derbies. We pride ourselves on being one of the nicest county fairgrounds in the Midwest.

Find out more about the fair and the concert by visiting or by following them on Facebook and Instagram @jaycountyfair.

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