Anyone who has attended the fair year after year has a favorite fair event. With a newly added spelling bee, talent portion and wine tasting event, the fair promises classic events as well as a few new surprises. The following are a few crowd favorites:
- Fireworks—9:15 p.m. Thursday
- Tractor Pulls—7 p.m. Friday and Saturday
- 4H Livestock Auction—5 p.m. Saturday
Check out the attached schedule for .
This year there there will be no parking for the fair permitted at the or Bel Air and Fallston high schools. There is also no parking along Tollgate Road without a permit.
Instead, fairgoers are encouraged to utilize the available shuttle bus service and park on the Tollgate Road Blue Lot, at , and on Vale Road (see attached map).
Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for children between ages 5 and 12 years old. Children under age 5 get in free every day and senior citizens are admitted for $5 on Thursday only. Those with military identification will be charged only $6 admission.
There are no additional charges for fair activities and attendees can bring their own food and non-alcoholic drinks.
Personally, I'm a fan of the pig races. What is your favorite part of the fair each year? Leave a comment.