NH's Fall State and Agricultural Fairs
Mark your calendar for the Hopkinton State Fair, Deerfield Fair, Hillsborough County Fair and more!
What's our favorite tradition once the temps drop and the leaves start to fall? It has to be attending one of New Hampshire's great fall fairs. Fried food, carnival-style rides and games, animals, horse pulls, live music and entertainment, and did we mention the delicious food?
Here are the dates for our favorite fall state and agricultural fairs happening in September and October.
Date: Thursday, August 30 – Monday, September 3, 2018
Location: 516 Main Street in Lancaster, NH
Tickets: $15 (including rides) on Thursday, Friday and Monday; $17 on Saturday and Sunday; children under 36" are free with a paying adult. Parking is free.
More information: lancasterfair.com
Hopkinton State Fair
Date: Friday, August 31 – Monday, September 3, 2018
Location: State Fairgrounds in Contoocook, NH
Tickets: $12 for general admission (ages 13-59), $10 for seniors, $8 for youth ages 3-12; children 35 months and younger are free.
More information: hsfair.org
Date: Thursday, September 6 – Sunday, September 16, 2018 (closed Monday, September 10 through Wednesday, September 12)
Location: State Fairgrounds in Rochester, NH
Tickets: $9 for general admission and free for ages 8 and younger.
More information: rochesterfair.com
Hillsborough County Agricultural Fair
Date: Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9, 2018
Location: 17 Hilldale Lane in New Boston, NH
Tickets: $10 for ages 13 and older; children 6-12, seniors 65 and older, and active military and veterans are $5; children under 6 are free.
More information: hcafair.com
Date: Thursday, September 27 – Sunday, September 30, 2018
Location: Deerfield Fairgrounds, Route 43, Deerfield, NH
Tickets: $10 for ages 13 and older; children age 12 and younger are free. Senior (65+) discount days are Thursday and Friday and tickets are $7. All military (active, reserves and veterans) are free.
More information: deerfieldfair.com
Date: Saturday, October 6 – Monday, October 8, 2018
Location: Sandwich Fairgrounds, Route 109 North, Center Sandwich, NH
Tickets: $10 for adults, $3 for youth ages 8-12; children age 7 and younger are free
More information: thesandwichfair.com