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Fryeburg Fair, Fryeburg, Maine, USA - Established in 1851 - Fryeburg Fair is considered to be one of the best agricultural fairs in the U.S. offering non-stop livestock, agriculture and farming exhibitions with over 3,000 head of large animals - cattle, horses, oxen, steers, ponies and hundreds of smaller animals - sheep, goats, hogs, poultry, rabbits, and more. 

Traditional Fair highlights include horse and ox pulling, draft horse tandem hitches up to eight, calf and pig scrambles, cooking contests, flower shows, exhibition halls of crafts, handiwork, photos, art, forest and wood products; a full museum of old farm equipment and memorabilia with live demonstrations; the "Little Red Schoolhouse" built in 1835; the milking parlor, sheepdog trials, tractor pulling, 4WD pulls and pari-mutuel harness racing on the Fair's half-mile track.  The Fair’s Specialty Foods Pavilion offers innovative food products made with local farm ingredients.  The Expo Center features 9,000 square feet of commercial exhibits.  Rides for all ages and food selections for every taste are everywhere at Fryeburg Fair.

The annual Firemen’s Muster is the first Sunday.  Fire departments and their members from far and wide compete in events like the ladder climb, wet hose, the ball squirt and more.  It’s a fun way to appreciate our firefighters and see them in non-emergency action!           

Our Annual Woodsmen’s Field Day is always on Monday.  This event is the largest spectator woodsmens event in North America.  Contestants come from all over the U.S. and Canada to compete in over 34 woods skills events such as log-rolling, axe throwing, standing block chop, tree felling, skidder driving and log loading.   

The Fair’s very popular Skillet Throw is also on Monday.  This event is for women wishing to catapult a cast iron pan as far as possible!  It’s serious competition as top contenders return every year.  The recently added Anvil Throw for men follows this event at 1:30. 

Over 150 daily entertainers perform in six different parks and the Fair’s signature Night Shows begin at 8 pm at the Grandstand.  The annual Fireworks show is Friday night at 9 p.m. right after the Night Show ends. 

Saturday's 10 a.m. Grand Parade is two hours of Fryeburg Fair's best on display.

The Fair is known for the best French fries made with just harvested Maine potatoes, along with an incredible variety of food choices for every palate! 

Camping at Fryeburg Fair is very popular and always fun with 3,000 campsites.  Contact the Fair for rates and availability. 

General Admission is $12 daily and includes the 8 pm Night Show.  Weekly passes (all 8 days) are $65. Children under 12 are always free.  Tuesday is Senior Citizen’s Day (65 & over are admitted free).  Gates open at 7 am.  Harness Racing starts at 1:30 Tuesday thru Sunday.  Group tickets sales available.  Fair Office Hours are Monday thru Friday 9-3. 

This website will provide you with the most information on Fryeburg Fair.  You may email us at or call the Fair Office at (207) 935-3268.