Franklin County Field Days

Four fun-filled days of affordable entertainment for the whole family are in store August 2-5 at Franklin County Field Days in Highgate, VT.

This 43-year Vermont tradition features exciting midway rides and games for all ages, live music, livestock shows, a gymkhana equestrian event, demolition derby, truck and tractor pulls, ATV drag racing, Texas Hold¬†‘Em tournaments, children’s entertainment, Homemakers Building activities, exhibits, favorite fair food and more.

The $10 pay-one-price admission includes unlimited rides, entertainment, shows and parking.

Field Days highlights:

  • Thursday – Demolition Derby and Minivan Mash-up (7 pm)
  • Friday – Oxen Pulling (9:30 am), 4-H Parade (11 am), Truck Pulls (6 pm)
  • Saturday – Draft Horse Show (9:30 am), Open Dairy Show (10 am), Farm Stock Tractor Pull (noon), 12th Annual Gymkhana (6 pm), Tractor Pulls (6 pm)
  • Sunday – Draft Horse Pull (9:30 am), Garden Tractor Pull and ATV Pull (10 am), ATV Drag Race (12:15 pm)

Main Stage entertainment lineup:

  • Thursday – Troy Millette (2 pm), Maple Creek Band (7:30 pm)
  • Friday – The Old Man Garage Band (11 am), Chris + Erica (3 pm), NightHawk (7:30 pm)
  • Saturday – Johnny Cash Band (2 pm), fiddler Rosie Newton (7:30 pm)
  • Sunday – Dale and Darcy Band (11 am), Keegan Nolan (2 pm)

The fair opens at 10 am Thursday, 9 am Friday, and 8 am Saturday – Sunday at the fairgrounds at 170 Airport Road.

Dreamland Amusements midway hours are 10 am – 11 pm Thursday, 11 am – 11 pm Friday, 10 am – 11 pm Saturday, and 10 am – 6 pm Sunday.

For more information, call Dreamland Amusements at 866-666-3247 or Franklin County Field Days at 802-238-4904, or visit http://FranklinCountyFieldDays.org.