Howard County Fair
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County Fairs and Agricultural Expos

County Fairs bring everyone out to play, even the livestock. Fun and adventure can be found throughout the state. 

Howard County Fair
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Enjoy a great day or evening out with friends or family, playing games, enjoying rides, food, live entertainment, contests and much more. Local produce and livestock will create a great agricultural learning experience for all. Check out the Maryland Department of Agriculture's full list of county fairs and agricultural expos.

The Maryland State Fair
This is usually the summer's crescendo offering great food, fun and family entertainment including: tame and thrilling rides, classic fair and local farm-fresh food, livestock, horse, farm, home and garden exhibits,  arts & crafts , live thoroughbred racing; national and  local concerts. 
Maryland State Fairgrounds
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Allegany County Ag Expo
Everything you could want in a county fair - farm animals, exhibits, contests, carnival midway, entertainment, family atmosphere, agriculture education, 4-H exhibits and auction. 
Allegany County Fairgrounds
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Anne Arundel County Fair
Both young and old alike will enjoy daily entertainment, contests, shows, demonstrations, displays, foods and goods offered by a variety of fair vendors. Come along to the fair to hear some great musical acts, from a wide variety of genres.
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Calvert County Fair
Calvert County’s long agricultural heritage and history is celebrated yearly with an old-fashioned county fair. See farm animals, displays of all kinds, demonstrations and delicious Southern Maryland cooking.
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Caroline-Dorchester County Fair
Join the Caroline-Dorchester County Fair for a fun filled weekend honoring our agricultural heritage and building community!
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Carroll County 4-H Fair
Expect an old fashioned county fair complete with exhibitors, entertainment, animal displays, live music and yummy fair food. Back by popular demand this year you will see the Wild West Night, Car Demolition Derby, Tractor Pull, Chain Saw Carver, and much more!
The Carroll County Agriculture Center
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Cecil County Fair
There is something for everyone at the Cecil County Fair. Highlights include the carnival midway, demolition derby, tractor and truck pulls, a professionally-sanctioned rodeo, and shows. There are also many competitions for 4-H youth and the public. Try the pie eating contest, cow chip toss, hay bale toss, big wheel race, and more!
Fair Hill Fair Grounds
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Charles County Fair
The annual Charles County Fair celebrates Charles County's long agricultural heritage and proud history. Located on 35 acres south of La Plata, the fair features farm animals, displays, demonstrations, fair food, entertainment and activities for all ages.
Charles County Fair Grounds
La Plata
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Garrett County Agriculture Fair
More than just a carnival and entertainment, the Garrett County Agriculture Fair is an exhibition for our local agriculture community. A showcase for our passionate local makers, gardeners, photographers, and various other skills and talents.
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Howard County Fair
What began as a humble Farm Bureau Picnic has blossomed into a beloved annual event, showcasing the very best of Howard County's harvest and friendly rivalry. From thrilling midway rides to exhilarating harness racing, there's something for everyone to enjoy at the Howard County Fair.
Howard County Fair Grounds
West Friendship
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Kent County Fair
The Kent County Fair features great food, 4-H and community exhibits, animals, tractors, games, and entertainment. The focus of the fair is agricultural education and providing educational opportunities for county youth. The greased pig contest, bull-riding, and the 4-H livestock and cake auctions are popular events at this annual celebration supporting the young 4-H members. 
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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair
Discover the heart of Montgomery County's agricultural heritage at the annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair, where our dedicated volunteers come together to showcase the talents of 4-H and FFA members. From lively livestock exhibits to intricate homemaking and craft projects, immerse yourself in the rich traditions of farming and craftsmanship.
Montgomery County Agricultural Center
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Somerset County Fair
Enjoy the many exhibits, animals, food, crafts, contests, kids' activities including the ever-popular greased pig contest. The Somerset County Fair shows the best of the county's agricultural community.
Somerset County Fairgrounds
Princess Anne
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St. Mary's County Fair
The St. Mary’s County Fair has grown into an annual 4-day agriculturally themed event with an attendance of 50,000. The fair offers the public a chance to see a cow up close, eat candy cotton, learn about 4-H livestock projects, ride a Ferris wheel, listen to Gospel music, feel the pride of winning a blue ribbon on a chocolate cake and learn the best technique for canning grape jelly.
St. Mary's County Fairgrounds
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Talbot County Fair
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The Great Frederick Fair
Experience the vibrant atmosphere of The Great Frederick Fair, where thrilling rides, live entertainment, and delicious food await at every turn. Dive into a world of agricultural showcases, captivating exhibitions, and interactive activities that promise fun for all ages. 
Great Frederick Fair Fairgrounds
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Queen Anne's County Fair
Join the Queen Anne's County Fair and experience the best of the shore's 4H and FFA competitions, indoor exhibits, pretty animal contests, antique tractor pull, and the Eastern Shore Jousting Tournament! 
Queen Anne's County Fair Grounds
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Washington County Agricultural Expo & Fair
The Washington County Ag Expo and Fair provides fun for the whole family! All Gate Admission Passes include Open Class and 4-H/FFA exhibits and shows, live bands, machinery, and equipment displays, business displays, and many weekly activities!
Washington County Ag Center
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Wicomico County Fair
More than 80 years after the first Wicomico Farm & Home Show, the Wicomico County Fair continues to celebrate these traditions each August at Winterplace Park.
Winterplace Park
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Worcester County Fair
A traditional country fair in a picturesque setting, the Worcester County Fair offers a variety of activities and entertainment, as well as hosting various craft, education and food vendors that will stimulate the imagination and please the senses.
Walter Smith Park
Snow Hill
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Plan your trip around the "11 Best Days of Summer" at the Maryland State Fair.
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For some fall family fun, head to the Charles County Fair in La Plata.