The 2014 Ionia Free Fair began Thursday and will run until next Saturday offering up many different rides, shows and attractions for carnival goers of any age.
The entrance way to the midway is full of many different snacks and treats from steak tips to deep-fried Twix bars which will all be available during the Ionia Free Fair.
A pair of contestants attempt to win gold fish by tossing ping pong balls into mini tanks on one of that many midway rides, Friday afternoon at the Ionia Free Fair.
Elephants stand on display prior to one of the many circus shows going on this weekend at the Ionia Free Fair.
A carnival classic, The Zipper, spins and flips riders around its rotating track, Friday afternoon at the Ionia Free Fair.
Staci and CJ Biagini from Perry Michigan hold on during their ride on the Tilt-A-Whirl, Friday afternoon at the Ionia Free Fair. Six year old CJ who was all smiles while making his first ever trip to a carnival.
An inflatable trampoline and a harness connected to bungee cords probates three children higher into the air to max out their hang time on the trampoline, Friday afternoon at the Ionia Free Fair.
Gidean McKinney, 8, of Dewit, braces himself for impact in to another car during his laps on the bumper car ride, Friday afternoon at the Ionia Free Fair.
The end of the polar vortex came just in time for the kick off of the week long Ionia Free Fair which is running from July 17th through the 26th.
A pair of ride goers hang on as they make their way down the decent angle of the Hang Glider ride, Friday afternoon at the Ionia Free Fair.
The entrance to the Midaway at the Ionia Free Fair begins to fill up as the weekend approaches and more and more carnival goers come out for rides and grandstand shows.
Sarai Monda, 14, of Washington Illinois, holds on and screams as she begins her free fall on the Shock Drop ride, Friday at the Ionia Free Fair.