Do you live in or are visiting the New England area and love going to country fairs? Are you even unsure of what state and country fairs are coming up this fall season in New England? No big deal! I know five of the best state and country fairs to go to in the New England area that you, your friends, and your family will have a blast at.One of my all time favorite fairs to go to in New England is "The Champlain Valley Fair," and it's located in Burlington, Vermont on 105 Pearl Street. The Champlain Valley Fair starts August 23rd and runs until September 1st from 8 am until midnight. The cost to get into the fair is twelve dollars for adults and I believe six dollars for children. At this fair you will see and hear famous country singers playing their music and singing their number one songs, see horse pulling shows, puppet shows, farm animal exhibits, arts and crafts exhibits, exotic animal exhibits, food eating contest, motor shows, and the list goes on. You can even eat endless fair food at The Champlain Valley Fair such as homemade fried doughnuts; soup in a bread bowl, sausages, hot dogs, hamburgers, Buffalo wings, French fries, cotton candy, candy apples, fried food, and the list goes on and on. You can even get whatever it is you want to drink from beers to soft drinks from lemonade to ice tea from coffee to hot chocolate. The food and drinks at this country fair are amazing tasting, however you might want to bring those Tums if you tend to get heartburn and upset stomach. Another thing you will be able to do at The Champlain Valley Fair is ride amusement park rides until you can't ride them anymore. This fair is one of the best in New England to visit if you are in the Burlington, Vermont area during the week of August 23rd through September 1st.
My second all time favorite fair to go to in New England is the "Deerfield Fair." It is located in Deerfield, New Hampshire on 34 Stage Road. It is one of New England's oldest and biggest country fairs around. You will be able to visit farm animal exhibits, watch horse, sheep, big, ox, and cow shows. You will also be able to walk through the farm animal barns and visit with the animals and even be able to pet them. Other things you will see at the Deerfield Fair will be the arts and crafts exhibits, pumpkin exhibits, tracker exhibits, and the list goes on and on. At the Deerfield Fair you will even be able to ride amusement park rides and eat any and all kinds of fair food from fried dough and doughnuts, to hot dogs and burgers, from cotton candy to candy apples. Any kind of fair food you can think of they have to eat. My all time favorite at this fair is their famous soup and a bread bowl. Other things that happen at this fair are pig catching contest, puppet shows, magic shows, scavenger hunt, and a lot more fantastic events. The cost to get into this fair is eight dollars for adult and children under twelve are free and the fair goes from September 25th through September 28th from 8 am until midnight. Again this fair is an awesome fair to visit if you live or are visiting in the New Hampshire area.
The third best fair to go to in New England is "The Big New England Fair," and it is located in West Springfield, Massachusetts on 1305 Memorial Avenue. The fair begins September 12th and goes until September 28th. The price to get into The New England Fair is ten dollars for adults and eight dollars for children. At this fair a lot happens such as famous singers and bands come and play during the fair season such as Sugarland, Fergie, Natasha BedingField, and many more stars. You will even be able to ride endless fair rides, eat endless fair food, play hundred of fair games, and eat tons of different flavored cotton candy. Other things to do at this fair is walk through exhibits such as the farm animal barns, arts and crafts barn, tracker barns, and even pumpkins barns filled with huge orange sized pumpkins. They even have food contest at this fair, parade, kitchen theaters, horse and sheep shows, dancing, singing, and may I say the list goes on. The lists of activities to do at this fair are endless and I will say right now you will need a full day to spend just for exploring and enjoying The Big New England Fair.
The forth and almost the last best country fairs to visit in New England is the "Washington Country Fair." It is located in Richmond, Rhode Island on Route 112. The cost to get into the fair is nine for adults and children under the age of ten are free. The fair begins August 13th and runs through August 17th. The biggest events that happen at this country fair are the big time country singing stars that come to perform at the Washington Country Fair such as Rascal Flatts, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood, and Little Big Town. At this farm you will be able to walk through farm animal exhibits and pet the animals, ride rides, listen to bands, eat fair food, explore farm museums, walk through art exhibits, learn about trackers, and watch horse pulling shows. Other things to see and do at the fair are play fair games, compete in contest, learn about animal health, and see who will win a pumpkin contest. The amount of time you will need to get through this farm is about a half a day. The Washington Country Fair is the fair to go to if your in the Richmond, Rhode Island area and are looking to visit a basic country fair for a good afternoon, morning, or night full of fair fun.
The fifth and last best country fair to check out and visit in New England is the "Cumberland Country Fair." It is located in Cumberland Center, Maine on 197 Blanchard Road. The fair begins September 21st and goes until September 27th from 8 am until midnight. The price to get into the fair is nine dollars for adults and two dollars for children. The activities you will be able to do and see at the Cumberland Farm are pie eating contest, pumpkins contest, fair games, ride fair rides, eat fair food, explore the animals, arts and crafts, and tracker exhibits. You will even be able to watch puppet shoes, magic shows, and watch local bands play their own country music while people dance and sing to it. You will even be able to walk through the new farm museum and visit the 4H livestock. This fair is your basic country fair where you can easy walk around and see, eat, and do everything within a couple of hours, but it is defiantly worth going to if your in the Cumberland Center, Maine area.
Well there you have it, a list of all the best country fairs in New England to visit this fall if you're in the New England area. I know from personal experience that these fairs are the best to go to and are the fairs you will have the most fun at. I know every year I looked forward to visiting and exploring this country fairs in New England and I know was you visit them as well you will want to come back to New England every year to visit them as well. I hope those of you who get the chance to go to some of New England's best country fairs truly have a blast.