Max’s Trader Days
& Water Dog Races

Labor Day Weekend 2023


Friday, Saturday, & Sunday

September 1, 2 & 3

Gates Open Friday at 7 a.m.

and stay open 24 Hours until end of show


Allen County Fairgrounds

Lima, Ohio


General Admission:


5 Day Early Bird Pass — $35

5 Day Early Bird Pass includes VIP vendor access
starting at 7 a.m. Wednesday, August 30, 2023


3 Day Pass — $25

3 Day Pass provides admission for
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday


1 Day Pass — $15

1 Day Pass provides admission for one day,
either Friday, Saturday, or Sunday


Ages 12 & Under — Free

Over 1,800 Traders and Vendors!

Trader Days

Shopping Starts
Friday, September 1st at 7am and continues through Sunday, September 3rd, 2023.


Something For All:

  • Dogs
  • Guns
  • Gun Accessories
  • Antiques
  • Trader Items
  • Tools
  • Generators
  • Jeans
  • Carhartt Work Clothes
  • Dog Food
  • Jewelry
  • Hunting Gear
  • Candles
  • Golf Carts
  • Furniture
  • Animals
  • Crafts
  • Signs
  • Food
  • & More!






Bring Your Own
Golf Cart



$25 Permit at the gate

Sign Waiver &
Receive a Sticker


Renting Golf Carts

Contact:


National Carts

Phone: 1-800-940-8068
Website: nationalcarts.com


Van Wert Carts and More

Phone: 419-238-2732
Alternate: 419-203-6136
Website: vanwertcarts.com


Rules & Regulations: All golf carts and motorized handicap scooters must be registered at entrance. $25 golf cart permit is required by insurance. Permit sticker must be applied to both golf carts and scooters. Golf cart driver must be 16 or older. Golf carts cannot pull anything — wagons, trailers, etc. Golf cart motors will shut off automatically when you remove your foot from the accelerator. We reserve the right to refuse any carts. Selected buildings do allow golf cart access. Those buildings that do not, signs will be posted at building entrances.

A weekend of thrilling action!

Water Dog Races





Vendors Application & Rules

Map & Directions

Map of Fairgrounds


Directions to
Allen County Fairgrounds


The Allen County Fairgrounds is conveniently located right off Harding Highway (State Route 309) which is just minutes away from I-75.

From the North (Findlay, Toledo):

  • Take I-75 south to Exit 125 (SR 117/309)
  • Turn left onto SR 117/309 east
  • Follow SR 117 east to enter the fairgrounds on the south end
  • Or follow SR 309 east to enter the fairgrounds on the north end

From the South (Dayton, Wapakoneta):

  • Take I-75 north to Exit 125 (309/117)
  • Turn right onto St. Rt. 309
  • Head East towards the fairgrounds

From the East via SR 309 (Marion, Kenton):

  • Take SR 309 west to the fairgrounds. The Allen County Fairgrounds is located on the left-hand side of the road on Harding Highway.

From the East via US 30 (Mansfield, Upper Sandusky):

  • Take US 30 west to I-75 south
  • Take I-75 south to Exit 125 (SR 117/309)
  • Turn left onto SR 117/309 east
  • Follow SR 117 east to enter the fairgrounds on the south end
  • Or follow SR 309 east to enter the fairgrounds on the north end

From the West (Ft. Wayne, Van Wert):

  • Take US 30 east to I-75 south
  • Take I-75 south to Exit 125 (SR 117/309)
  • Turn left onto SR 117/309 east
  • Follow SR 117 east to enter the fairgrounds on the south end
  • Or follow SR 309 east to enter the fairgrounds on the north end

Contact Us

Max’s Trader Days
& Water Dog Races

6440 Harding Hwy.
Lima, Ohio 45801


Call Office:
419-225-8545
or
Call Max McCluer:
419-230-7405


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