2017 Maine Agricultural Fairs

Fair season in Maine begins in July. From pie contests to pulling
competitions, these colorful events showcase farm life and animals
and the hardworking people who make their living from the land.
Listings of agricultural fairs throughout the state
can be found at www.mainefairs.org

 

July 20-23   Pittston Fair – Pittston. Small, family-oriented country fair with midway, animal pulling events, children’s games, woodsman contest and more in the heart of rural Maine.

FMI pittstonfair.com

 

July 28-August 5   Northern Maine Fair – Presque Isle. Large family fair, lots of rides and exhibits, tractor pulling, demolition derby. FMI 207-764-1884 or northernmainefairgrounds.com

 

July 28-August 6   Bangor State Fair – Bangor. A large family fair featuring a midway, animal exhibits, crafts, commercial exhibits, flower show. FMI 207-561-8300 or bangorstatefair.com

 

August 2-5   Monmouth Fair – Monmouth. A small family agricultural fair with a midway, animal exhibits, crafts and animal pulling events. FMI 207-933-2249 or monmouthfair.com

 

August 8-13   Topsham Fair – Topsham. Agricultural exhibits, animal pulling events, 4-H, crafts, midway and harness racing. FMI 207-729-1943 or topshamfair.net

 

August 10-19   Skowhegan State Fair – Skowhegan. A large family fair featuring a midway, animal exhibits, crafts, commercial exhibits, flower show, animal pulling events, tractor pulling and harness racing. FMI skowheganstatefair.com

 

August 19-26   Union Fair – Union.  A large agricultural fair featuring the annual Blueberry Festival plus a large midway, crafts, animal pulling events and harness racing. FMI unionfair.org

 

August 24-27   Piscataquis Valley Fair – Dover-Foxcroft. Fair includes a milking parlor with homemade ice cream, agricultural exhibits, crafts, midway and animal pulling events. FMI 207-564-3689 or piscataquisvalleyfair.com

 

August 24-27   Acton Fair – Acton. Includes outstanding exhibits, 4H, livestock exhibit, flower show, animal pulling events, midway. FMI actonfair.net. Auto show on August 24.

 

August 27-September 4   Windsor Fair – Windsor. A large, progressive fair with extensive agricultural, craft and art exhibits, plus a large midway, animal pulling events, harness racing and mechanical pulling. FMI windsorfair.com

 

August 31-September 4   Blue Hill Fair – Blue Hill. Great country fair with midway, exhibits, non-pari-mutuel racing, animal pulling events, entertainment. FMI 207-374-3701 or bluehillfair.com

 

September 1-4    Springfield Fair – Springfield. Stage shows, animal and mechanical pulling, antique autos, midway, livestock exhibits. FMI thespringfieldfair.com

 

September 1-4    Harmony Fair – Harmony. Free admission, free parking, stage shows, animal and mechanical pulling, midway, demo derby, livestock and exhibit hall.

 

September 7-10   Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair – Clinton. Family atmosphere, midway, animal pulling events, mechanical pulling event, exhibits, stage entertainment. FMI clinyonlionsfair.com

 

September 8-10  Litchfield Fair – Litchfield. Country fair with large midway, agricultural exhibits, livestock, animal pulling events. Historical fair museum.

 

September 17-23   Farmington Fair – Farmington. Large midway, exhibit halls, livestock exhibits, animal pulling events, harness racing, demolition derby.

 

September 13-16   Oxford County Fair – Oxford. Livestock shows, animal pulling events, midway, crafts, exhibits and harness race track. FMI oxfordcountyfair.com

 

September 15-17   New Portland Lion’s Fair – North New Portland. Midway, exhibit hall, animal pulling events, mechanical pulling, crafts, livestock exhibits.

 

September 22-24   Common Ground Fair – Unity. A celebration of rural life, demonstrations, Maine organic-produced foods and crafts as well as livestock exhibit.

 

September 24-30   Cumberland Fair – Cumberland Center. Large exhibit halls, midway and livestock exhibits, animal pulling events and harness racing.

 

October 1-8   Fryeburg Fair – Fryeburg. Maine’s largest agricultural fair. Beautiful setting during the height of foliage season. Exhibit halls, museum, harness racing and livestock shows.