The Porter County Fair operation hours are as follows:
All gates are open 24 hours a day.
4-H events begin daily between 8 and 8:30am.
Food vendors begin preparing food around 11am.
Admissions gates start charging admission at 12pm.
Carnival rides begin at 1pm.
On weekdays, the fair closes around 11pm.
On weekends, the fair closes around 12am.