|My daughter's favorite ride in 2009|
Admission to the fair is $5/car or $2/person walkup. As long as you have more than 2 people it is more economical to pay for car parking instead of walking in.
We have attended the Lakeshore Festival in 2009 and 2010. There were definitely some crowd issues last year - long food lines and a traffic mess leaving the festival after fireworks.
Based on our experience last year, we will not be planning to have dinner at the festival. We will also reconsider our fireworks plan (maybe moving our car to be closer to the exit if we have arrived early.
Other area carnivals/fairs: