Visit The Great Frederick Fair

Daily Events – 9 a.m.–9 p.m.
  • City Streets Country Roads Agriculture Awareness Exhibit
  • Milky Way & Milking Facility
  • It’s Fiber! Functional & Fun!
  • Birthing Center
  • Horse Tack Room Exhibit
  • Kid Zone (FREE Entertainment)

September 16-24, 2022

September 15-23, 2023

September 13-21, 2024

September 19-27, 2025

September 18-26, 2026

September 17-25, 2027

September 15-23, 2028

September 14-22, 2029

September 13-21, 2030

September 19-27, 2031

September 17-25, 2032


SENIOR CITIZENS age 65 and over are admitted free on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday until 3 pm, but MUST PAY for parking at all fair operated parking lots.

MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY is Wednesday – Active duty military in uniform or with valid military ID are admitted free until 6 pm

FAIR FRIDAY (KID’S DAY) is the 2nd Friday of the Fair, All youth 18 and under are admitted free until 5 pm, but MUST PAY for parking at all fair operated parking lots.

THE LUNCH BUNCH is Monday – Thursday, 11 am – 2 pm. Come enjoy lunch without paying admission. If driving, enter Gate 3 to pay reduced parking fee of $5 – You will be directed to the lunch bunch parking lot. 

No Refunds Available.

*HANDICAPPED PARKING is available at all fair operated parking lots. Parking is on a first come, first serve basis, provided your vehicle displays proper documentation of parking placards, stickers or license plates entitling vehicle occupants to handicap parking. All parking is $10.00 per vehicle if parking on fairgrounds property & in Lot A , or $5.00 per vehicle if parking in Lots B, C, or D including Handicapped Parking at all fair operated parking lots. Life Member tickets are good for admission to grounds both day and night, including Saturdays. Complimentary and Life Members’ tickets are strictly personal and not transferable and will be forfeited if presented by anyone other than the person to whom it was issued. The driver and each occupant of a vehicle must obtain admission passes before entering the grounds.

1997: Ag-stravaganza…135 years of agriculture at its best!

1998: Agriculture’s Kaleidoscope…showcasing an everchanging industry

1999: Ag-Venture…Exploring New Horizons in Agriculture

2000: Ag-Citement 2002…64 acres of pure fun and excitement!

2001: Don’t Just Imagine It!…Ag-xperience It!

2002: Simply Ag-xquisite…A black tie A-fair celebrating 140 years

2003: A Country Tradition…in the heart of the city

2004: Ag-Sensuate Your Senses…See IT! Taste IT! Hear IT! Touch IT! Smell IT!

2005: Beat Feet IT to The Great Frederick Fair … You’ll have a heel-toe tappin; shoe slappin; boot strappin time!

2006: A Whole Lotta Fair!

2007: GREAT Ag-xpectations … The Shape of What’s to Come!

2008: GREAT Ag-xpectations … The Shape of What’s to Come!

2009: GREAT Ag-xpectations

2010: GREAT Ag-xpectations … The Shape of What’s to Come!

2011: GREAT Ag-xpectations … The Shape of What’s to Come!

2012: 150 Years… The best is yet to come

2013: The Nose Knows

2014: Connecting the Dots

2015: Let’s Do It!

2016: Barn in the USA

2017: Fair of Dreams: Country Nights & Carnival Lights

2018: Moooving Forward: Fun for the Whole Herd

2019: City Streets, Country Roads: Together We’re Growing Places

2020: COVID, Youth Livestock Show Only {Original theme postponed to 2021 due to cancellation}

2021: Farm Fresh Fun: Lettuce Turnip the Beet!

2022: Harvest the Memories: A Community Growing Together