Harford Fair schedule highlights


For Abington Journal



People of all ages can document their thoughts about the Harford Fair on the Graffiti Wall in the Information Center, located next to the Dining Hall. A message written during last years fair tells it all. Also in the Information Center is a large wall map and key of the fairgrounds; a display of the trophies which are sponsored by businesses; the Media Center; a place to take photos sitting on the fair queens throne or on a pedal car from the Kiddy Tractor Pull; the Dairy Princess distributing samples; and other helpful information about the fair.


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NEW MILFORD — The 159th Harford Fair will open Aug. 21, with both traditional and new activities. Evening main arena events begin at 7:30 p.m. and exhibit and 4H buildings open daily at 10 a.m., beginning Monday.

Some highlights from the schedule are as follows. For the full schedule, visit harfordfair.com or see the brochures, available throughout the area.

Sunday, Aug. 21 — free admission

• Draft Horse and Pony Show at 2 p.m.

• Harford Fair Preliminary Queen Competition at 3 p.m.

• Official Fair Opening and 25th Annual Queen Coronation at 7 p.m.

• Music by Good News

• Fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Monday, Aug. 22

• WNEP’s Ryan Leckey’s LIVE broadcast beginning at 4:30 a.m.

• Horse Pulling Contest at 9 a.m.

• Harford Fair Baked Goods Auction at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, Aug. 23

• Tractor Pull Day

• 4H Shows begin at 8 a.m.

Wednesday, Aug. 24

• Baby Show at 9 a.m.

• Senior Citizen’s Day — $5 admission for those over age 60

Thursday, Aug. 25

• 25th Annual Kiddy Tractor Pull at 10 a.m.

Chris Janson and Old Dominion concert at 7:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 26

• Woodsman’ s Contest at 9 a.m.

• Dave Martin’s Championship Rodeo at 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 27

Chainsaw Carving Auction at 4 p.m.

Jackpot Demolition Derby at 7:30 p.m.

People of all ages can document their thoughts about the Harford Fair on the Graffiti Wall in the Information Center, located next to the Dining Hall. A message written during last years fair tells it all. Also in the Information Center is a large wall map and key of the fairgrounds; a display of the trophies which are sponsored by businesses; the Media Center; a place to take photos sitting on the fair queens throne or on a pedal car from the Kiddy Tractor Pull; the Dairy Princess distributing samples; and other helpful information about the fair.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_ABJ-Fair-Highlights.jpgPeople of all ages can document their thoughts about the Harford Fair on the Graffiti Wall in the Information Center, located next to the Dining Hall. A message written during last years fair tells it all. Also in the Information Center is a large wall map and key of the fairgrounds; a display of the trophies which are sponsored by businesses; the Media Center; a place to take photos sitting on the fair queens throne or on a pedal car from the Kiddy Tractor Pull; the Dairy Princess distributing samples; and other helpful information about the fair. Submitted photo

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Information provided by the Harford Fair.

Information provided by the Harford Fair.

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