BEREA, Ohio -- The food! The rides! The family fun!

The Cuyahoga County Fair is underway in Berea now through Aug. 12.

It runs from noon until 11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $8 for adults or $6 for children ages 4-12 and seniors 60 and older. Children ages 3 and younger are free as are active military members with a valid ID.

Parking is free at the event, which takes place at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds: 19201 East Bagley Road.

WKYC spent all Friday morning live from the fair to highlight some of this year’s biggest features.

- Dreamship hot air balloon:

The "Animal Ambassadors":