3 Fun Things For You To Do in Midland This Weekend
Are you looking for something to do on the weekend before Labor Day? Well, we have you covered.
According to the Midland Reporter-Telegram, you have fairs, runs, and parties you can go to this weekend, check it out.
The Midland County Fair
This is the 13th year the Midland County Fair has been back and you can enjoy four days of fun, rides, vendors, treats, and entertainment this weekend at the Horseshoe Arena. There is an app this year you can download as well.
Events to look for at the fair are a petting zoo, bull riding, pet parade, hot dog eating contest, mascot photo ops, goat roping, remote-control car racing, and Little Miss & Mr. Midland County Fair Pageant.
Musical guests include Erin Harpe and Jim Countryman, Sonya Cortez, and HopeFest, a music festival made up of four Christian artists. Other entertainment includes magician the Great Kardenni, and strongman John Beatty.
Tickets are available on the app or at the Horseshoe Box Office today through Sunday.
House Party on the Rooftop
Back for its second year, enjoy a party on the rooftop at the Doubletree in downtown Midland. The house party is also in partnership with ArtWorks Midland featuring four DJs (Faceless, Dance with Madrid, James Boogie, and Melodic Lake) taking the stage on the roof and giving you the best music to dance the night away.
Also included on the roof is live body art and a full bar with a $10 cover before you get to the third-floor Sky View, beginning at 6 pm and continuing till 11 pm at the Doubletree located at 117 W. Wall St.
Run For The Runways 5K and 1 Mile
This event will kick off the Fly Into Fall event at Midland Airpark. The Midland Athletic Company and the City of Midland are joining forces to create this new run that will start at the airpark and go through ClayDesta Plaza and then finish at the Fly Into Fall checkered flag.
This event is family-friendly and is hoping to draw attention to the Midland Airpark and inspire people to be pilots, mechanics, and other aviation personnel.
People who come to the Midland Airpark will get to see many things on display such as aircraft, helicopters, airport fire trucks, and classic cars.
There will also be flight simulators on site as well as drone obstacle courses along with food trucks, coffee, and a whole lot more.
The entry fee is $30 for the 5K run and participants can pick up their packets from 12 pm till 4 pm on Friday at 3326 N. Midkiff and on Saturday from 6:45 till 8 am at the race site located at 901 Veterans Airpark Lane in Midland.