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nual Piscataquis Valley Fair will begin on Thursday, August 22nd and continue through Sunday, August 23rd. The fairgrounds open at 6 AM. The Midway opens Thursday and Friday at 2 PM, Saturday and Sunday at 11 AM.
General admission will be $6 per person over age 10, per day. Admission for children 5 to 10 years of age will be $2 per person, per day and children under 5 years are free. Senior Citizen Day will be on Thursday, August 23rd. Anyone 65 years of age or older will be admitted for half price or $3 per senior. Proof of age is required upon admission. Wristband will be available on Thursday at $15 and Friday through Sunday at $17 per day (does not include general admission). Visitors can purchase wristbands on the midway.
The Piscataquis Valley Fair was first held in 1887 and has become entrenched in the Dover-Foxcroft community. This is one of Maine’s most recognized down home, agricultural, county fairs. There’s activities for the entire family including, children’s games, bingo, livestock shows, youth dairy shows, milking demonstrations, relay races, horse pulling, skillet throw, frog jumping contest, animal costume parade, cookie stacking contest, truck pulls, tractor pulls, pie judging, pig scramble, music, food vendors plus much more.
For more information contact (207) 717-9100 during the week of the fair only or visit Facebook Piscataquis-Valley-Fair. For a complete schedule of events visit The fair will be located at 77 Fairview Avenue in Dover-Foxcroft. Keep in mind, only service animals are allowed on the fairgrounds and show animals are allowed in specified areas. This year the fair is offering wash stations near the animal barns so individuals can wash their hands after petting the animals.