If you have questions about the Vintage Tractor and Farm Festival please call 219-629-0389 or 219-779-5965. The map of the show is at the bottom of the page. There is an ATM on the grounds. Gates open for the day at 9am. Please use Gate 4, the south gate at Court St and 121st. Our Email is email@example.com
What are the show hours?
Opening Ceremonies are at 9 each morning. Friday and Saturday it goes until 9pm, Sunday until about 4pm
Is there a cost to get in?
It is $8 per person, aged 10 and up. Children are free under 10 years old. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or on this page by PayPal. We do accept credit cards at the gate and in sales.
Can I bring a golf cart?
Yes, there is a policy under the documents tab. Please see the registration desk when you come in to the festival. All golf carts need to be registered.
Is there an ATM on the festival grounds?
YES! We will have one available inside the 4H Building where the Cedar Lake Farmers Market is located. It's a good idea though to bring cash with you. Many vendors do use square technology for using credit cards.
What is there for kids to do?
We have a kiddie barrel ride, bounce houses, a kiddie tractor pull, Pony Rides, a huge model railroad setup and of course just learning about farming history.
What gate do I use to come in?
Please use gate 4 on Court Street and 121st., Exit the grounds through gate 4 as well. If you are bringing a car club car, equipment or are a member or vendor using a pass, please use gate 6. Flea market and swap meet enter gate 6.
Harvesting the Past, Planting the Future!
SEE US JULY 12-14, 2024, at the beautiful Lake County Fairgrounds
Future Feature Tractors
2024 Featuring Steam Traction Engines
2025 Featuring Ford
We have added a $1 convenience fee to purchase memberships, tickets and raffle tickets using PayPal or a credit card to cover our costs.
Don't forget to sign up for the Bags Tournament! Entry fee for the tournament if $5 and can be paid via PayPal or at sign up during the show.
Camping is available with electric first come first served. They will not be hooked up until after 1pm on Thursday. The charge for camping is $10. There is no charge for primitive camping with no electricity. You must register all campers at the information booth in the Show Pavilion.
Antique Tractors, Farm Tools, and Implements
Steam Traction Engines
Tractor Dynamometer Testing
Sawmill & Shingle Mill
Antique Gas Engines
Corn Shelling & Grinding
Wheat Threshing & Baling
Horse Shoeing (Sat. & Sun)
Lionel Model Trains
Chain Saw Carving
Antique Garden Tractors
Donation - $8.00 per person
Children under 10 - FREE with paid adult
Gates Open: 9:00am
Opening Ceremonies - 9:00am
Operational Exhibits & Activities 10:00am - 7pm
At the 40th Annual Vintage Tractor and Farm Festival
Held at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown Point, Indiana
(Scheduled times subject to change without notice)
Come see this awesome Christmas village set up in the Fine Arts Building. Lots of moving parts.
Cedar Lake Farmer's Market will be in the open building between the arena grandstands and the playground. An ATM will be located here as well for your convenience.
Bags Tournament Friday and Saturday Night
Rusted Knuckles Car and Truck Show Saturday all day
Swap Meet and Flea Market
Pre-Paid Entry Fee by PayPal
Key Chains, Tote Bags, Water bottles
Garden Tractor Raffle
Only 500 ticket sold
Quilt Raffle of the quilt shown above
Parking in the Midway Area
Handicap parking available
Entrance to the Festival through Gate 4 (South entrance at Court St and 121st)
Exhibitors enter through Gate 4 or gate 6.
Cedar Lake Farmers Market between the arena and playground
Cedar Lake Farmer's Market
Food & Refreshments
Model Dairy Farm Display
Kiddie Tractor Pull (Sat. & Sun. - 12:00pm)
Kiddie Tractor "Train" Ride
Antique Tractor Pull Saturday Night
WWII Military Display
Friday Night Band Country Proud
Friday Night Car Show
Bags Tournament Friday and Saturday
Antique Trucks and Semi Trucks
Highland Area Model A Restorers on Saturday
Winimac Old Auto Club on Sunday
Saturday Evening Tractor pulls, measured by local surveyors
IN THE FINE ARTS BUILDING
Northwest Indiana Woodworkers Association
Lionel Modular Railroad Club
Northwest Indiana Beekeepers Association
WATCH THE DEMONSTRATIONS
Working Gas Engines
Fired up Steam Engines
Our Feature in 2024 will be Steam Traction Engines of all makes.
Any and all Garden Tractors are welcome every year.
We also welcome Gas Engines of all makes.
Just because we are featuring Steam Traction Engines does not mean we don't want you to show your farm tractor off. All tractors are welcome and will still be in the same place in the Fairgrounds for everyone to see.
Have a tractor? No need to pre register. Just bring it and check in with the Registration booth for your Exhibitor's packet.
If you aren't a member, we ask that you provide proof of liablility insurance or to become a member for $10 to provide you with liability insurance if someone gets hurt with your equipment