Livestock, local food, agriculture, demolition derbies and live entertainment- these are just some of the things you will find at Maine’s fairs in 2018! Maine’s agricultural fairs and festivals have something everyone in the family will enjoy! Dates with a (*) are unconfirmed for 2018 and are estimates only. These dates will be updated as the official dates are published so check back often!
2 – 3 Maine Fiber Frolic @ Windsor Fairgrounds
Celebrating fiber art with demonstrations including spinning and livestock shearing. Vendors sell fiber items, fiber animal exhibits, livestock demonstrations and for sale.
*23 – 24 Maple Meadow Fair Festival @ Mapleton
Agricultural fair featuring rural farm demonstrations, exhibits, 4-H, hay rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, antique farm equipment displays and educational exhibits.
30 – July 4 Houlton Fair
A small fair, livestock, crafts, midway, and entertainment.
12 – 15 Ossipee Valley Fair @ South Hiram
Old-fashion fair, unique exhibits, livestock, midway, drag racing, animal pull events.
20 – 22 Waterford World’s Fair @ North Waterford
Small agricultural fair, local vendors, entertainment, and livestock petting area, local entertainment, demonstrations & exhibits.
26 – 29 Pittston Fair
Small country fair, midway, animal pulling events, games, and Strawberry Festival.
27 – Aug 5 Bangor State Fair
Large fair featuring a midway, animal exhibits, crafts, and flower show.
28 – Aug 5 Northern Maine Fair @ Presque Isle
Large fair and midway, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, tractor pulling, demo derby.
1 – 4 Monmouth Fair
Small agricultural fair with midway, exhibits, crafts, and animal pulls.
5 – 12 Topsham Fair
Agricultural exhibits, animal pull events, 4-H, crafts, midway and harness racing.
9 – 18 Skowhegan State Fair
Large agricultural fair featuring a huge midway, animal exhibits, crafts, flower show, animal pulls and harness racing.
18 – 25 Union Fair
Large fair famous for the State of Maine Wild Blueberry Festival. Large midway, crafts, animal pulls, shows, harness racing and demo derby.
23 – 24 Maine Farm Days @ Clinton
23 – 26 Piscataquis Valley Fair @ Dover-Foxcroft
Agricultural exhibits, milking parlor, homemade ice cream, crafts, midway, tractor pulls, demo derbies, animal pulls and stage shows.
23 – 26 Acton Fair
Outstanding exhibits, 4-H, livestock, flower show, animal pulls, midway.
*25 – 26 Pembroke Farm & Horse Fair @ Pembroke
Aug 26 – Sept 3 Windsor Fair
Large fair with agricultural and art/crafts exhibits. Large midway, animal pulls, harness racing, mechanical pulls, shows.
Aug 30 – Sept 3 Blue Hill Fair
Country fair featuring midway, exhibits, horse racing, animal pulls, live entertainment.
Aug 31 – Sep 3 Springfield Fair
Stage shows, animal and mechanical pulls, antique autos, midway, livestock exhibits.
Aug 31 – Sep 3 Harmony Free Fair
Free admission and free parking, shows, animal and mechanical pulls, midway, demo derby, livestock and exhibits.
6 – 9 Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair
Agricultural fair with animal and mechanical pulls, excellent midway, exhibits, stage shows and woodsmen contest.
7 – 9 Litchfield Fair
Country fair with large midway, agricultural exhibits, livestock, animal pulls, and a historical fair museum.
*8 Cornish Horsemen’s Day
Celebrating the Harness racing industry and history.
12 – 15 Oxford County Fair
Livestock shows, animal pulls, midway, crafts, exhibits, and harness racing.
14 – 16 New Portland Lion’s Fair @ North New Portland
Midway, exhibit hall, animal and mechanical pulls, crafts, livestock, woodsmen day, and stage shows.
16 – 22 Farmington Fair
Large midway, exhibits, livestock, animal pulls, harness racing, and demolition derby.
21 – 23 Common Ground Fair @ Unity
Celebrating rural life, demonstrations, Maine organic produced foods, crafts and livestock exhibits.
23 – 29 Cumberland Fair @ Cumberland Center
Large exhibit halls, midway, livestock, animal pulls and harness racing.
September 30 – October 7 Fryeburg Fair
Maine’s largest agricultural fair in a beautiful area during foliage season featuring exhibit halls, museum, harness racing and livestock shows.