The Deerfield Fair




October 1 – October 4, Deerfield “New England's Oldest ‘Family Fair'®” – the Deerfield Fair – opens October 1 for its 133rd year. The fair kicks off on Thursday at 9 a.m. with the opening ceremonies, followed by a huge variety of events until it all ends on Sunday evening. A sampling of events for Thursday: 9 a.m. Horse Show Opens - Horse Show Ring 9 a.m. OPENING CEREMONY 10 a.m. Farm Horse Competition – Tractor Pull Area 10 a.m. Woodsman's Contest – Special Events Area 11a.m. The Holy Cow, Mr. Pig & Bully Show – Show Stage 1 p.m. BJ Hickman Master Magician – Relaxation Grove Stage 1:30 p.m. Susie Burke & David Surrette – On the Bandstand 2 p.m. 4-H Scavenger Hunt – 4-H Building – Open to the Public 3:30 p.m. The Flying Wallendas Family Circus – Show Stage 6:30 p.m. Jillian Cardarelli – 16-year-old Singer-Show Stage 7 p.m. Shep Spinney Country Music Singer – Relaxation Grove Stage <b>A sampling of events for Friday:</b> 11:30 a.m. Half Moon Jug Band – On the Bandstand 2 p.m. Pig Scramble – Ages 11-13 – Swine Ring – Sign-up cut-off 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Antique Tractor Pull – Tractor Pull Area 4 p.m. Horse Pull - 3400 lbs – Stock Pull Ring 7 p.m. Miss Deerfield Fair Pageant -– Show Stage <b>A sampling of events for Saturday</b> 9 a.m. All Dogs Gym - Dogs Flyball & Agility Competition – Special Events Area 10:30 a.m. Ancient Order of Hibernians Pipe & Drum Band – Show Stage 11:30 a.m. Emma Gelanis – 11 year old singer – Relaxation Grove 12:30 p.m. Back Seat Driving Contest - Tractor Pull Area – Join in the fun! 1 p.m. 2nd Annual Fiddler's Contest – Relaxation Grove Stage 1 p.m. Sheep Dog Demonstration – Special Events Area 2:30 p.m. Swine Costume Contest – Swine Ring <b>A sampling of events for Sunday: </b> 9 a.m. Antique Doodle-bugs – Tractor Pull Area 9 a.m. Granite State Cloggers – Show Stage 10 a.m. Heel & Toe Square Dancers – Show Stage 12:30 p.m. Little Miss Deerfield Fair – Show Stage 1 p.m. 2nd Annual Banjo Contest – Relaxation Grove Stage 5 p.m. Demolition Derby – Tractor Pull Arena Many events take place on multiple days. <b>Admission Prices (tickets are on sale beginning at 8 a.m. at the gate)</b> Adults: $8 Children 12 & under: FREE Senior Citizens (60+) Thursday and Friday: $5 <b>Ticket specials:</b> Bracelet Day is Friday $20 for all rides from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. New: Sunday $20 for all rides from 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
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