The Maryland State Fair, named one of the top 50 fairs in North America, is one event you don't want to miss. This year's 11-day festival will feature swifty swine racing pigs, live thoroughbred horseracing, bull riding and barrell racing, concerts, agricultural fair tours, games, rides and more.
The Maryland State Fair has been a late summer tradition since 1878, and locals affectionaly refer to it as "The 11 Best Days of Summer."
As always, never a dull moment at this year's Maryland State Fair! Here's a taste of the great variety of entertainment for fairgoers:
- The 1st Annual Jousting Tournament at the MD State Fair
- Masters of the Chainsaw
- 4-H Costumed Animal Contest
- The Antique/Classic Vehicle Show
Located on the Maryland State Fairgrounds, the fair kicks off August 24, 2012!