On July 20, 2017, a tornado caused over $2 million damage to the Hamburg Fairgrounds. Then days later, a tragic accident involving a ride at the Ohio State Fair killed one and injured several others.
The Erie County Fair opens to the public at noon Wednesday.
7 Eyewitness News Reporter Ed Reilly went to the fairgrounds to see how the post-tornado recovery is going and how officials plan to keep a close eye on ride safety.
Watch Ed's reports to hear more.