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Elizabethtown Fair

August 20 - August 25

Elizabethtown Fair Welcomes You!

The Elizabethtown Fair is one of 109 Pennsylvania State Fairs.

We offer animal, agricultural, competitive and commercial exhibits. We have a free petting zoo, free nightly entertainment, contests for all ages, rides and lots of great food!

Each August the Elizabethtown Fair provides an opportunity for the showcasing of agriculture in Lancaster County and surrounding counties. Many local civic organizations and church groups use the Fair as their principal fund raiser for the year. It is also an opportunity for local businesses and organizations to promote themselves.

The Elizabethtown Fair Board and Committee would like to thank all those who help make the Fair a success. First of all, without our partners, the Elizabethtown Area School District and the Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church, the Elizabethtown Fair would not be possible at the present site. We would also like to thank all our exhibitors, vendors, sponsors and those who support our auctions. Thank you also to all our volunteers and those who attend – without you the Fair would not exist!

See our full schedule of Fairs & Festivals in Lancaster County and surrounding areas.

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 19
(Fair opens Monday)
1:00 p.m. – Pet Show (petting zoo)
1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Market Livestock check-in
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Swine weigh-in
3:00 p.m. – Rabbit Show & Showmanship (Petting Zoo)
3:00 p.m. – Lamb & Goat weigh-in
5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Beef & Dairy Beef weigh-in

MONDAY, AUGUST 20
9:00 a.m. – Market Goat Show
9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Competitive Exhibits received at Church Fellowship Hall (Open 5 p.m. Tues.)
1:00 p.m. – Market Lamb Show
5:30 p.m. – Flag Raising Ceremony
6:00 p.m. – Fair Queen Competition with Dan & Galla (Kiwanis Stage)
6:00 p.m. – Swine Show
6:00 p.m. – Ride for One Price ($20.00 6-11 p.m.)
6:45 p.m. – Opening Ceremony
7:00 p.m. – Three-Legged Race (children)
7:30 p.m. – Pleasant Passage(Southern Gospel)(stage 2)
8:15 p.m. – Laredo (country)(Kiwanis Stage)

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Competitive Exhibit area closed for judging
10:00 a.m. – Beef Show (Breeding, Market, Dairy)
1:00 p.m. – Sack Race (children)
2:00 p.m. – Ride for One Price ($15.00 2-6 p.m.)
5:00 p.m. – Exhibits open in Church Fellowship Hall
6:00 p.m. – Mock Rabbit Show (petting zoo)
6:00 p.m. – Youth Skid Loader Rodeo (horse arena)
6:30 p.m. – Talent Show with Dan and Galla (Kiwanis Stage)
7:00 p.m. – Adult Skid Loader Rodeo (horse arena
7:00 p.m. – Egg & Spoon Race (children)
7:30 p.m. – Annual Baked Goods Auction (stage 2)

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22
SENIOR CITIZEN’S DAY
10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Registration for Senior King & Queen
11:00 a.m. – Glenn Miller The Big One Man Band (stage 2)Sponsored by Masonic Village
11:45 a.m. – Senior King & Queen Announced (stage 2)
1:00 p.m. – Egg & Spoon Race (children)
2:00 p.m. – Ride for One Price ($15.00 2-6 p.m.)
4:00-5:00 p.m. – Market Livestock Exhibits released
5:00 p.m. – Fleece to Shawl Demo(petting zoo)
5:00 p.m. – Supreme Champion Market
5:30 p.m. – Sale of Champions
6:00 p.m. – Child Chess Tournament (Myer Hall)Sponsored by Wood Chess Services
6:30 p.m. – the Josh Squared Band (variety)(Kiwanis Stage)
7:00 p.m. – Chris Ivey (juggler)(behind office)
7:00 p.m. – Sack Race (children)
7:30 p.m. – Jess Zimmerman Band (stage 2) Sponsored by Masonic Village
8:00 p.m. – The Uptown Band (variety)(Kiwanis Stage) Co-Sponsored by Fulton Bank

THURSDAY, AUGUST 23
7:00 – 11:00 a.m. – Breeding Livestock & Dairy check-in
12:00 p.m. – Breeding & Pygmy Goat Show
1:00 p.m. – Pie Eating Contest(children)
2:00 p.m. – Ride for One Price ($15.00 2-6 p.m.)
4:00 p.m. – Breeding Sheep Show
5:00 p.m. – Angora Rabbit Spinning/Weaving Demo (petting zoo)
6:00 p.m. – Corn Hole Tournament (behind office)
6:00 p.m. – Youth Chess Tournament (Myer Hall)Sponsored by Wood Chess Services
6:30 p.m. – Elvis Tribute featuring Jeff Krick, Jr. (Kiwanis Stage)
7:00 p.m. – Mini Hay Bale Toss (children)
7:30 p.m. – Tractor Games (horse arena)
7:30 p.m. – Not Quite Rite (acoustic) (stage 2)
7:30 p.m. – Flamin’ Dick and the Hot Rods (oldies)(Kiwanis Stage)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 24
8:00 a.m. – Dairy Show
2:00 p.m. – Ride for One Price ($15.00 2-6 p.m.)
4:00 p.m. – Celebrity milking Contest (show ring)
6:00 p.m. – Pedal Power Tractor Pull
6:00 p.m. – Adult Chess Tournament (Myer Hall)Sponsored by Wood Chess Services
7:00 p.m. – Arts & Crafts Auction (stage 2)
7:00 p.m. – Sheep Herding Demo (horse arena)
7:00 p.m. – Fighting Dragons – Martial Arts Demo
7:30 p.m. – Nomad (country)(Kiwanis Stage)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25
10:00 a.m. – Horseshoe Pitch
10:30 a.m. – Rabbit Hopping Demo (petting zoo)
11:00 a.m. – Creative Art for Kids (stage 2))
12:00 p.m. – Ride for One Price ($18.00 12-5 p.m.)
2:00 p.m. – Hay Bale Throwing Contest
3:00 p.m. – Buck Shot Tournament (stage 2) Sponsored by Moo-Duck
3:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Competitive Exhibits released
4:00 p.m. – Livestock Exhibits released
4:30 p.m. – Frog Jumping Contest
7:00 p.m. – Elizabethtown Fire Company Meet & Greet (horse arena)
7:00 p.m. – Mike Bishop, Comedy Hypnotist (stage 2)
7:00 p.m. – Fighting Dragons – Martial Arts Demo
7:30 p.m. – Chris Higbee (country/fiddle)(Kiwanis Stage) Co-Sponsored by The Merchandiser
9:00 p.m. – Mike Bishop, Comedy Hypnotist (stage 2)
9:00 p.m. – Winners of Baby Photo and Pet Photo Contests announced
10:45 p.m. – Fireworks

Petting Zoo
OPEN 10 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Sponsored by The Merchandiser

Farmer for a Day Daily
M-F 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 12 noon to 9 p.m.

RIDES OPEN at 2:00 p.m.
(Noon on Saturday)

Lights out at 11:00 p.m.

 

 

Details

Start:
August 20
End:
August 25
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.etownfair.com/

Venue

Elizabethtown Fair
900 East High Street
Elizabethtown, PA 19530 United States
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Phone:
717-367-0508

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