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2017 MD State Fair - Aug. 24th, 2017 to Sept. 4th, 2017!

July 1, 2017

The 2017 Maryland State Fair will run from Friday, August 24th, 2017 to Labor Day, Monday, September 4th, 2017!

To Enter your Competitive Exhibits go to either 4-H or Open Class under Exhibitors!

For General Fair Information or Ticketing Information go to State Fair Info!

2017 Grand Parade Celebration @ #MyMDStateFair - Flyer & Registration Form

2017 Schedules
2017 Open Class & 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2017 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2017 MSF Full Schedule of Events!




2017 Online Entry Systems!

July 2, 2017

2017 Online Entries (Online Entry System are now closed, please use these systems to check your submitted entries).

Open Class 4-H Entries Online Here!

Open Class Home Arts Entries Online Here!

Open Class Farm & Garden Entries Online Here!

Open Class Livestock Online Here!


2017 Schedules
2017 Open Class & 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2017 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2017 MSF Full Schedule of Events!




MD State Fair Safety & Security

July 3, 2017

MD STATE FAIR SECURITY POLICY: Following a meeting with Baltimore County and State Emergency Management Teams, The Maryland State Fair & Agricultural Society, Inc., has instituted a new policy for the protection of its patrons.  Fairgoers will not be allowed to bring backpacks, coolers, large bags, wheeled carts, etc. to the Fairgrounds.  All persons and their permitted bags, such as camera bags, diaper bags, purses, and/or strollers, etc. are subject to direct physical search or indirect search. The Maryland State Fair reserves the right to alter carry-in policies at any time. The Maryland State Fair also reserves the right, without any refund of the ticket purchase price, to refuse admission to or eject any person whose conduct is deemed by The Maryland State Fair to be disorderly.         


MD STATE FAIR HEAT SAFETY PREPAREDNESS:
http://www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/emergency_prep/extremeheat.html  

2017 FIRE SAFETY REQUIREMENTS & TIPS!




Local Goetze Candy Company to Create World Record Cow TalesR at 136th Maryland State Fair

July 3, 2017

Local Goetze Candy Company to Create World Record Cow TalesR at 136th Maryland State Fair




Subscribe for The Maryland State Fair Weekly Update

July 4, 2017

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Timonium OTB!

July 5, 2017

Scheduled to be open seven days per week, this new joint venture with the Maryland Jockey Club, MSF, Inc. and the Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, offers all state of the art amenities for enthusiasts wanting to enhance their OTB experience.
 
Located on the second level of the Fairground’s grandstand with easy access from I-83 to the Timonium Road entrance, the OTB, complete with full scale lunch and dinner services (only Thursday through Sunday with light fare served Monday through Wednesday, will be open: 
 
Sunday - Wednesday, 11 AM – 8 PM
Thursday – Saturday, 11 AM – 11 PM
Times subject to change without notice.
 
For the most accurate information please go to TimoniumOTB.com!
 
For the full Press Release click HERE!
 




Carnival Warehouse Roundtable: Ground Acts up at Fairs

July 6, 2017

Carnival Warehouse Roundtable: Ground Acts up at Fairs 




MD State Fair featured in Carnival Magazine!

July 7, 2017

MD State Fair featured in Carnival Magazine!

Click here for the full article!




Seed, Soil and Students Program

July 8, 2017

Seed, Soil and Students Program




Meeting Facilities in Baltimore Area

July 9, 2017

Maryland State Fair is #1 on  Baltimore Business Journal's The List of Meeting Facilities in Baltimore Area compiled by Timothy Sandoval!

http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/subscriber-only/2015/03/13/meeting-facilities.html




Play Host To The Masses

July 10, 2017

Here’s a link to a great article by the BBJ’s Jenn Ladd: “State fairgrounds play host to the masses”:

http://m.bizjournals.com/baltimore/print-edition/2015/03/13/state-fairgrounds-play-host-to-the-masses.html?r=full




Strong Start For Live Thoroughbred Racing at Timonium

August 31, 2017

Strong Start For Live Thoroughbred Racing at The Maryland State Fair!

Unique Atmosphere, Fuller Fields Buoy Timonium