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Summer Fun at Vermont's County Fairs

06/17/2014 04:46PM ● By Ryan Frisch
Since the nineteenth century, Vermont’s county fairs and agricultural shows have provided communities with an opportunity to celebrate achievements and enjoy summer. With a combination of serious competition and light entertainment, these shows recognize and reward the hard work and skill of Vermont’s primary agricultural producers and provide a venue for rural families to socialize.

This summer, gather together friends and family and spend a day or two at one of Central Vermont’s county fairs, where there is plenty of fun for everyone. Take a ride at the midway, watch harness racing, pig races, and tractor pulls, see 4-H exhibits, eat fair food, and dance to live music at night. Better buy the weekend pass, because you’ll want to come back for more!


July 17–20

Bradford Fair

Connecticut Valley Fairgrounds, Bradford

Info: (802) 222-4053,


July 25–27

Lamoille County Field Days

Lamoille County Field Days Fair Grounds, Johnson

Info: (802) 635-7113,


August 13–17

Orleans County Fair

Barton Fairgrounds

Info: (802) 525-3555,


September 11–14

Tunbridge World’s Fair

Tunbridge Village

Info: (802) 889-5555,

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