Since the season is rapidly upon us and I was checking some of this out for myself, I'm going to go ahead and post a few of the goings on coming up here in Maine! So hurry and mark the calendar!
Maine Fairs Listed by Date
Maine Agricultural Fairs Fairs listed in chronological order:
July 3, 2008 - July 6, 2008 Houlton Fair
A small fair featuring livestock, crafts, midway and state entertainment.
Location: Houlton, Maine
Contact: Lori Weston
25 Chandler Street, Houlton, ME 04730
July 10, 2008 - July 13, 2008 Ossipee Valley Fair
Old-fashion fair. Unique exhibit halls, lots of livestock, midway and drag racing, animal pulling events.
Location: Hiram, Maine
Contact: Kathleen Haley
Box 548, Limington, ME 04049
July 18, 2008 - July 20, 2008 Waterford World's Fair
A small community fair.
Location: North Waterford, Maine
Contact: Penelope Hill
P.O. Box 174, Waterford, ME 04267
July 24, 2008 - July 27, 2008 Pittston Fair
Small, family oriented country fair with midway, animal pulling events, children's games, woodsman contest.
Location: Pittston, Maine
Contact: Hope Ricker
P.O,Box 351, Gardiner, ME 04345-0351
July 25, 2008 - August 3, 2008 Bangor State Fair
A Large family fair featuring a midway, animal exhibits, crafts, commercial exhibits, flower show, animal pulling events, and harness racing.
Location: Bangor, Maine
Contact: Sally Bilancia
100 Dutton Street, Bangor, ME 04401
July 25, 2008 - August 2, 2008 Northern Maine Fair
Large family fair lot of rides, exhibits, horse pulling, harness racing, tractor pulling, demo derby.
Location: Presque Isle
Contact: Lynwood Winslow
PO Box 804, Presque Isle, ME 04769
July 30, 2008 - August 2, 2008 Monmouth Fair
A small family agricultural fair with a midway, animal exhibits, crafts, and animal pulling events.
Contact: Lisa Cunliffe
PO Box 327, Monmouth, Maine 04259-0327
August 1, 2008 - August 3, 2008 Athens Fair
Small country fair with animal exhibits, crafts, and midway.
Location: Athens, Maine
Contact: Donna Avery
PO Box 111, Athens, ME 04912
August 3, 2008 - August 9, 2008 Topsham Fair
Agricultural exhibits, animal pulling events, 4-H, crafts, midway, and harness racing.
Location: Topsham, Maine
Contact: Tad Hunter
P.O. Box 236, Topsham, Maine 04086
August 7, 2008 - August 16, 2008 Skowhegan State Fair
A large family fair featuring a midway, animal exhibits, crafts, commercial exhibits, flower show, animal pulling events, and harness racing.
Location: Skowhegan, Maine
Contact: Rebecca Turner
PO Box 39, Skowhegan, ME 04976-0039
August 16, 2008 - August 23, 2008 Union Fair
A large agricultural fair famous for the annual Blueberry Festival-large midway, crafts, animal pulling events, harness racing.
Location: Union, Maine
Contact: George L. Field
1501 Western Road, Warren, Maine 04864
August 21, 2008 - August 24, 2008 Piscataquis Valley Fair
A milking parlor with home made ice cream, agricultural exhibits, crafts, midway, animal pulling events.
Contact: Deanne Merrill
PO Box 197, Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
August 21, 2008 - August 24, 2008 Acton Fair
Outstanding exhibits, 4H, livestock exhibit, flower show, animal pulling events, midway.
Location: Acton, Maine
Contact: Lista Staples
178 Nason Road, Shapleigh, ME 04076
August 24, 2008 - September 1, 2008 Windsor Fair
A large progressive fair with extensive agricultural , craft, art exhibits. Large midway, animal pulling events, harness racing, and mechanical pulling.
Location: Windsor, Maine
Contact: Lincoln Orff
PO Box 971, Jefferson, ME 04348
August 28, 2008 - September 1, 2008 Blue Hill Fair
Great country fair midway, exhibits, non-parimutuel racing, animal pulling events, entertainment. You can e-mail the fair office: firstname.lastname@example.org
Location: Blue Hill, Maine
Contact: Robert Eaton
PO Box 390, Blue Hill, ME 04614
August 29, 2008 - September 1, 2008 Springfield Fair
Stage show, animal pulling events-antique auto, midway, livestock exhibits.
Location: Route 169, Springfield, ME
Contact: Kirk Ritchie
P.O. Box 342, Lee, ME 04455
August 29, 2008 - September 1, 2008 Harmony Free Fair
This is a small free fair featuring rides, crafts, food and motor sports, as well as animals.
Location: Harmony, Maine
Contact: Mel Chadbourne
177 Chadbourne Rd, Harmony, Maine 04942
September 4, 2008 - September 7, 2008 Clinton Lions Fair
Family atmosphere, midway, animal pulling events, mechanical pulling events, exhibits, stage entertainment.
Location: Clinton, Maine
Contact: Jon Whitten, Sr.
12 McNally Road, Clinton, Maine 04927
207-426-8013 or 207-474-8287 e-mail:email@example.com
September 5, 2008 - September 7, 2008 Litchfield Fair
Country fair with large midway, agricultural exhibits, livestock, animal pulling events.
Location: Litchfield, Maine
Contact: G. David Bryas, Sr.
125 Dennis Hill Road, Litchfield, ME 04350
Physical address is 44 Plains Road. From I-95 get off at the Richmond/Litchfield Exit. Turn on Route 197 (away from Richmond). At the Litchfield four corners turn right.
September 7, 2008 - September 13, 2008 Oxford County fair
Livestock Shows, animal pulling events, midway, crafts, exhibits and harness racing track.
Location: Oxford, Maine
Contact: Susanne Grover
Box 193, Norway, Maine 04268
September 8, 2008 - Cornish Fair (Unlicensed)
This is a horse racing venue
Location: Cornish, Maine
Contact: Joan Bettencourt
12 Cumberland Street, Cornish, ME 04020
September 12, 2008 - September 14, 2008 New Portland Lions Fair
Midway, exhibit hall, animal pulling events, crafts, livestock exhibits.
Location: North New Portland, Maine
Contact: John Duff
6 Winter Drive, Embden, ME 04958
September 14, 2008 - September 20, 2008 Farmington Fair
Large midway, exhibit halls, livestock exhibits, animal pulling events, harness racing.
Location: Farmington, Maine
Contact: Neal Yeaton
P.O. Box 652, Farmington, ME 04938
September 19, 2008 - September 21, 2008 Common Ground Country Fair
A celebration of rural life, demonstrations, Maine organic produced foods and crafts as well as livestock exhibits.
Location: Unity, Maine
PO Box 170, Unity ME 04988
September 21, 2008 - September 27, 2008 Cumberland Fair
Large exhibit halls, midway, and livestock exhibits. Animal pulling events and harness racing.
Location: Cumberland Center, Maine
Contact: Michael Timmons
140 Bruce Hill Road, Cumberland, Maine 04021
September 28, 2008 - October 5, 2008 Fryeburg Fair
Maine's largest agricultural fair. Beautiful setting in prime foliage time. Exhibit halls, museum, harness racing and livestock shows.
Location: Fryeburg, Maine
Contact: June Hammond
Box 78, Fryeburg, ME 04037
FOR MORE INFORMATION Frederick B. Lunt, Jr., Fair Coordinator
Maine Department of Agriculture
28 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0028
Maine Craft Fairs 2008 Show Schedule
With over 13 fall shows Maine craft fairs and Maine Made Craft Shows is widely known as the Best Craft Shows in Maine. Anyone looking for quality Maine craft fairs or shows won't be disappointed in our unique selection of craftsmen. Lois Taylor Promotions has over 25 years experience presenting a wide variety of quality arts and crafts to tens of thousands of customers all over Maine. For more information read our show rules.
With a fall show schedule of over 13 shows that are in various locations in Maine and Massachusetts. Both customers and craftsmen have maximum exposure.
Advertising is by newspapers, television, flyers, and radio including live on the spot interviews with both craftsmen and customers at selected areas. As we have a huge loyal following, Our motto makes sense; "Buy direct from the craftsmen and save"!
You have two ways to send in your applications where you can mail out your forms and the new way over the internet check it out.
Maine & Massachusetts
Craft Fairs, Christmas Shows,
Festivals, and a Gift Show
June 2008 Festival
26th Annual Lakersmese
St Louis Field, Corner of West & Prospect Streets, Biddeford, Me 04005
Over 16,00 admission badges sold
Craft Tent Hours only: Friday 4-10PM, Saturday 11-10PM, Sunday 11-7PM, Some crafters may stay open later.