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162nd Annual Guilford Fair

Sunday, September 19, 2021
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM

A Library of Congress Local Legacy, the Guilford Fair has been produced by the Guilford Agricultural Society since 1859.

The event unfolds at the 30+-acre Guilford Fairgrounds in historic downtown Guilford and includes entertainment and fun for the entire family. Exhibits, animals, competitions, rides, food, bands, magic, the Guilford Fair Family Circus featuring the Flying Wallendas, and more.

Friday night, at 8:30 p.m., enjoy Living on a Bad Name, a Bon Jovi Tribute Band, and on Saturday, at 8:30 p.m., see Live and Let Die, the music of Paul McCartney featuring Tony Kishman. Sunday, Coyote River Band takes the stage at noon and 2:30 p.m. Multiple shows of Magic by Scott Jameson, a Zoo Show, and the Guilford Fair Family Circus run daily.

A large midway with Rockwell Amusements.

Pony, horse, and draft oxen pulling, an antique tractor pull, Children's Zoo, agricultural and craft exhibits, demonstrations, and competitions. And, not to miss, the Fair parade at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Guilford Green. Exhibit departments include needlework, quilting, sewing, knitting, canning, fruit and vegetables, flowers, baking, crafts, animals, photography, art, and more. There's a Barnyard of exhibits where every child earns a ribbon.

Everything but food and rides are included in general admission and children 11 and under are free. There is parking on-site for a fee and a no-charge offsite parking lot with free shuttle service. We'll see you at the Fair!

Start Date:
September 19, 2021 - 9:00 AM
End Date:
September 19, 2021 - 7:00 PM
Community Events, Family Fun , Farmers' Markets, Outdoor Fun
Price of Event:
General admission $10, seniors (62+) and Veterans $8, children (11 and under) free.
111 Lovers Lane
Guilford, , CT
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Guilford Fairgrounds
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