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2023 Maine fair schedule released

Maine's fairs run from June to October. The Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs lists 25 fairs on its schedule.
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At Silver Valley Farm in New Sharon, a new generation is learning how to run the farm, and prepare cows for the fair.

MAINE, USA — It's never too early to start thinking about fried dough, tractor pulls, farm animals, arts and crafts, carnival rides, and all the other fun that comes with fair season in Maine. Or as Maine comedian Bob Marley would say, "faya season" in Maine.

With that in mind, the Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs has released its 2023 Maine fair schedule. Fun for the whole family!

Here's the full list in order by date:

Springfield Fair: June 15-18

Monmouth Fair: June 21-24

Houlton Fair: July 1-4

Ossipee Valley Fair: July 6-9

Pittston Fair: July 13-16

Waterford World's Fair: July 14-16

Union Fair: July 26-30

Bangor State Fair: Aug. 3-6

Northern Maine Fair: Aug. 3-6

Topsham Fair: Aug. 9-13

Skowhegan State Fair: Aug. 10-19

Acton Fair: Aug. 24-27

Piscataquis Valley Fair: Aug. 24-27

Washington County Fair: Aug. 26-27

Windsor Fair: Aug. 27-Sept. 4

Blue Hill Fair: Aug. 31-Sept. 4

Harmony Fair: Sept. 1-4

Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair: Sept. 7-10

Litchfield Fair: Sept. 8-10

Oxford County Fair: Sept. 13-16

New Portland Lion's Fair: Sept. 15-17

Farmington Fair: Sept. 17-23

Common Ground Fair: Sept. 21-24

Cumberland Fair: Sept. 24-30

Fryeburg Fair: Oct. 1-8

For more festivals and events happening across the state this summer and fall, click here.

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For other events across the state, be sure to check out Maine Things To Do, where we share weekly listings. 

If there's an event in your hometown or community you would like featured on Maine Things To Do, send it our way! Email your event information and flyer to mainethingstodo@newscentermaine.com, Try to give us at least a week's notice, although, a two week's notice is better.

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