So, a lot of people have asked us about the annual LaPorte County Fair. Katie Krentz wrote an insightful piece about LaPorte's exceptional and historic fair for UR Chicago. Let Katie tell you about a few of her favorite attractions, including the famous demolition derby:
The highlights of the fair are perhaps the demolition derby, extreme motocross and the antique tractor pull. Nothing starts the fair week off like watching old muscle cars go head-to-head with decrepit school busses on a hot Indiana night while guzzling cheap beer from a can. Not all of the horsepower at this fair is fake, however, and the harness racing is a nice way to watch a race and save your hearing at the same time.
Read the online version here.