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Montgomery County Agricultural Fair
Don't miss the largest fair in the State of Maryland! Last year's event brought in 220,000 patrons! The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is a 64 year tradition that brings excitement for the entire family. This week long event has plenty of activities, delicious food and carnival rides. Some highlights include:
- Demolition Derby and Monster Truck Show
4-H Dog Show
Farm, Garden & Flowers Market
Toilet Decorating Contest
Hermit Crab Races
and much more!
Tempt your taste buds with freshly fried Oreos, funnel cakes, fudge puppy waffles, roasted nuts and freshly dipped candied apples. Enjoy good old-fashioned carnival rides such as bumper cars, cuckoo haus fun house, the zipper. And what fair would be complete without a ferris wheel!
The 2012 Fair Competion- “FAIR IDOL": Come out Friday, August 10 and Saturday, August 11 at 8:00 pm as contestants bring their vocal talents to the stage. Final rounds will be performed Friday, August 17 and Saturday, August 18 at 8:00 pm.
Stilt Walker-Carrie McQueen: Carrie juggles, dances and creates an atmosphere of fun and excitement. She will be strolling the fair at various times. Be sure to look out for her amazing acts!
Remote Control Racing: Race against other Fair-goers in tournaments for trophies and a chance to win the Montgomery County Fair Grand Championship!
Michelle’s Magical Poodles: This fun-filled, family-oriented show has something for everyone! Watch as these poodles dance, jump through hoops and turn kids into “animal trainers” for a day.
Aussie Kingdom: G’day Mates! Please join us on our Australian adventure as we meet kangaroos, wallaroos, wallabies and even baby joeys!
Grandstand Prices: Adults: $15, Children $10
(Event does not include fair admission. Children 2 and under are FREE!)
Lawn Mower Racing- FREE: Friday, August 10, Showtime: 7:30 pm
Vintage Super Tractor Pull- Monday, August 13, Showtime: 7:30 pm
Monster Truck Madness- Wednesday and Thursday, August 15 and 16, Showtime: 7:30 pm
Demolition Derby “Night of Destruction”- Thursday and Friday, August 17 and 18, Showtime: 7:30 pm
FAIR HOURS AND PRICING
Friday, August 10: 3pm-Midnight
Saturday, August 11-Saturday, August 18: 10am- Midnight
General Admission: $10 per person
Children 11 and Under: FREE!!
Parking: $10 cash per car
Get away to one of the premier hotels in Bethesda, MD. Featuring 447 guest rooms and approximately 50,000 square feet of event space adjacent to the area’s Metro system, our Bethesda, Maryland hotel offers easy access to Rockville, MD, Washington, DC and Northern Virginia with a 23,700 sq ft ballroom, a 120-seat amphitheater, innovative catering menus, and impeccable hotel rooms .