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Bethlehem Fair: A Complete Guide

The Bethlehem Fair opens Friday, September 7, and runs through the weekend.

The Bethlehem Fair begins tonight: Friday, Sept. 7, and runs until Sunday, Sept. 9, on the Bethlehem Fairgrounds on Route 61 in Bethlehem.

Hours

  • 5 to 10 p.m. Friday
  • 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday
  • 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday

Admission

  • $8 for adults
  • $6 for senior citizens on Saturday and Sunday
  • Free for children younger than 12 when accompanied by an adult

Visa, Master Card and cash are accepted.

Contact information

Schedule of Events

Friday

  • 5 p.m. Gates and Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 5 p.m. 1950s, 1960s & 1970s Cruise Night
  • 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Bracelet Night: Pay $25 to ride all amusement rides until 10 p.m.
  • 6 p.m. Pony Draw, Pulling Arena
  • 7:30 p.m. Downhill Tangerine on the Main Stage
  • 10 p.m. Exhibit Buildings Close
  • 11 p.m. Fair Closes

Saturday

  • 8 a.m. Gates Open
  • 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. All Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 9 a.m. Junior Dairy Show, Cattle ring
  • 10 a.m.  Oxen Show And Draw - Drawing Arena
  • 11 a.m. CHIME IN!, Hand Bell Bell Choir - Main Stage
  • 11 a.m. Parade - Antique Tractors
  • 11 a.m. Vintage Tractor Pull - Tractor Pull Arena
  • Noon USA Martial Arts Demo Team - Main Stage
  • Noon Lumberjack Competition - Wood Chopping Arena
  • 1 p.m. CT Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers - Main Stage
  • 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Children's entertainer Tiger Tom Walsh - Singer and Storyteller - North Stage
  • 4 p.m. Farmer's Night Out-South Ring - Open Competition For All,  Register at 3:30 p.m.
  • 5 p.m. The Groove-Rock - Main Stage
  • 5 p.m. New England Fried Dough Eating Contest - North Stage (Sponsored By Brian's Fabulous Fried Dough)
  • 6 p.m. Battle Of The Bands - North Stage
  • 8:30 p.m. Beginnings- A Chicago Tribute Band - Main Stage
  • 9 p.m. Buildings And Entrance Gates Close
  • 11 p.m. Fair Closes

Sunday

  • 7:30 a.m. Gates Open
  • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. All Exhibit Buildings Open
  • 9 a.m. Open Western Horse Show And Gymkhana - Main Show Ring
  • 10 a.m. Hollerin' Contest - Main Stage. Open To All - No Pre-Entry Required
  • 10:30 a.m. Stock Garden Tractor Pull - North Stage
  • 10:30 a.m. Junior Beef Cattle Show - South End Near Mother Goose
  • 11 a.m. Horse Pulling - Pulling Arena
  • Noon - Pedal Tractor Pull - All Children Invited To Enter - North Stage Area
  • Noon - Lumberjack Competition - Woodchopping Arena
  • 12:30 p.m. Cody Wolf Band - Main Stage
  • 2 p.m. Agri-Olympics - Open To All - Main Stage Area
  • 3 p.m. Tiger Tom Walsh - Singer And Story Teller - North Stage
  • 5:30 p.m Fair Closes

Food

  • Hot Dogs
  • Hamburgers
  • Sausage and Pork Sandwiches
  • Kielbasa
  • Steak Sandwiches
  • Fresh Cut French Fries
  • Onion Rings
  • Fajitas
  • Clam Cakes
  • Soft Ice Cream
  • Funnel Cakes
  • Fried Veggie Platters
  • Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Fried Dough
  • Pizza and Calzones
  • Seafood
  • Buffalo Burgers
  • Goat Burgers
  • Popcorn
  • Cotton Candy
  • Candy Apples
  • Gourmet Coffee

Rides

  • A Ferris Wheel more than 10 Stories high
  • The Zipper
  • The Scrambler
  • The Round-Up
  • The Pirate Ship
  • Merry-Go-Round
  • A Kiddy Roller Coaster With Dragons
  • A Berry-Go-Round

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