A huge lineup of live music, food, rides, games, events, and fun?...oh my!

This upcoming holiday weekend marks the unofficial start of summer, which means there will be so much to do and see here in the State of Maine.

Mark it down, it won't be long now, before the Bangor State Fair comes roaring back to town, with an expanded schedule this year, from Thursday, July 25th-Sunday, July 28th, then it continues, Thursday, August 1st-Saturday, August 3rd, at Bass Park.

That's 7 days of rides, food, games, summer fun, and of course, live music.

Each day, the midway opens at 1pm, with the fairgrounds closing at 11pm, each night.

Bangor State Fair got the party started back in Ye' Olden Days, in September of 1849, which means we are looking at year 173. Ever since then, they have been pairing the best in recreational fun, and agriculture.

Carnival rides, musical performances, demolition derbies, fabulous fair food, games, and more, make this a can't-miss experience.

Here is how it all breaks down:


​Harness Racing
Demolition Derby
Truck Pulls
Tractor Pulls
Moose Maine-iah


Flippenout Trampoline

Live Music

Catcha Vibe
Chris Ross
Him & Her
Joan Kennedy
Midnight Breakfast
New Shades of Blue
On the Rocks
Pan Fried Steel
Performance Agreements
Random Ideas

The 2024 Timeless Classics Car Show


Sheep Show
Steer Show
Dairy Show
Beef Show
Movie Night - Babe!
Animal Parade
Livestock Market Auction
Pedal Tractor Pull

Entertainment Zone

Michael Griffin Escapes
Axe Women

Fiesta Shows and Smokey's Greater Shows will be returning with all the classic rides and games for all ages!

Plus, you can enjoy all the delicious fair food, like doughboys, pizza, french fries, sausages, burgers, dogs, ice cream, cotton candy, and more!

For more info, check out the Bangor State Fair website

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