Caroline and Dorchester County Residents Encouraged to Participate in Annual Fair

The 2019 Caroline/Dorchester County Fair will take place Wednesday, August 7th to Saturday, August 10th. The annual fair is a combined effort to give youth and residents of both counties the opportunity to exhibit their projects, hobbies, and talents, as well as participate in exciting contests and activities.

Youth and adults are able to exhibit items such as baked goods, art, crafts, photography, sewing projects, vegetables, flowers/plants, horses, rabbits, livestock, and much more. Exhibitors receive premium money after the Fair based on how their exhibits are placed in the classes. There are classes for Open Youth (ages 5-18 who are not in 4-H) and Open Adult (anyone ages 19 and over).

There are also many contests and activities to participate in including: Royal Pageant, Cake Auction, Greased Pig Contest, Children’s Day, Farmer for a Day exhibit, Dress a Goat Contest, Pet Show, Watermelon Eating Contest, Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull, and more fun for all ages.

To download the 2019 Fair schedule, exhibit information, and entry forms, please visit: https://extension.umd.edu/caroline-county/4-h-youth/caroline-dorchester-county-fair.
Please note that you must pre-register any exhibits you plan to bring. All entries are due by Tuesday, July 1st. No emailed or faxed entries will be accepted.

The annual Caroline/Dorchester County Fair is held at the Caroline County 4-H Park, located at 8230 Detour Road in Denton. There is entertainment, fun, and education for all ages. Make plans to attend for affordable family fun. Visit the animals, visit vendor booths, get some yummy fair treats or dinners, listen to popular local bands, participate in contests, and more!
For more information or questions about the Fair please call the Caroline County Extension Office 410-479-4030 4-H is an equal access and equal opportunity program.