One of the best Maine fairs is jam-packed with things to do this year.

Make your plans to wrap up the summer of 2024, with one of the biggest fairs in the state of Maine.

We aren't ready to let go of summer just yet, but before you know it, it will start winding down, which of course means some big Maine fairs are ready to return.

The annual Blue Hill Fair is almost upon us once again, it returns August 29-September 2.

The Blue Hill Fair is a true "Down to Earth" Country Fair. Always scheduled around Labor Day weekend, the fair boasts some of the finest entertainment, food, attractions, and exhibits.

Located at 233 Ellsworth Road, in Blue Hill, the fair draws thousands from all over the state to enjoy a fun-filled holiday weekend.

The 2024 schedule is finally out! This year’s highlights include something for everyone:

Midway rides
Dynamo Dogs & Pool Party Pooches
Dangerous Feats of Comedy Juggling, Strength & Fire
Livestock Costume Parade
Live Play of Charlotte's Web by The Grand Theater
Maine State Truck Pulls
Wilbur's 5k Road Race
4-H Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
4-H Open Beef Show
Blueberry Pie Eating Contest
21 Gun Salute AC/DC Tribute Band
Northeast US Sheep Dog Trials
Women's Skillet Toss
Nashville Country Artist Aaron Tippin
State of Maine Championship Demolition Derby

Here is what you need to know before you go:

  • Thursday is Dollar Day, with $1 admission and $1 per mechanical ride
  • There will be wristband days, on Friday, August 30, from 3 pm-close, then again on Labor Day, from noon-close
  • All stage shows are free with admission children under 12 are free on all days. There is also free parking at the Fairgrounds
  • Dogs are not allowed on the Fairgrounds, with the exception of guide dogs.

For more information, and to get a look at the complete 2024 Blue Hill Fair daily schedule, check out their website.

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