Lancaster Fair

The Lancaster Fair, the largest fun-filled family event in New Hampshire’s Great North Woods, will celebrate its 146th season Aug. 31 – Sept. 4 with agriculture events, live entertainment and a variety of midway rides from kiddie rides to thrill rides.

Enjoy livestock shows, live music, ventriloquist shows, livestock and motorized pulling contests, Kids Korner activities, horse shows, agriculture and craft demonstrations, exhibits, contests, favorite fair food and more at the Lancaster Fair. Highlights include the 8th Annual Fireman’s Muster (7 pm Thursday), 22nd Annual Cruise Night (6 pm Friday), Power Wheel Derby (1 pm Saturday) and Sawyer Brown concert (7 pm Saturday).

Single-day admission includes parking, unlimited midway rides, and free grandstand shows and entertainment: $15 Thursday, Friday and Monday; $17 Saturday and Sunday; or $65 for a season pass. Children under 36 inches tall are admitted free with a paying adult. Current/Active Military Discount is $2 off admission. Daily admission for seniors ages 70 and older is free on Thursday and Monday and $10 Friday – Sunday.

Paid grandstand shows are $10 each (free for children under 36 inches with a paying adult): Big Rig Truck Pull (1 pm Sunday), 4×4 Truck Pull (6 pm Sunday) and Demolition Derby (3:30 pm Monday).

The fair opens daily at 8:30 am at the Lancaster Fair Grounds at 516 Main Street. The midway is open from noon to 11 pm Thursday – Friday, 11:30 am to 11 pm Saturday – Sunday, and 11:30 am to 9 pm Monday.

For more information, call 866-666-3247 or visit