State Fair Info
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 2200 York Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093
Click here for a map of the fairgrounds!
DATES: August 23-September 3, 2018
2018 Schedules (are subject to change)
2018 Open Class & 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2018 4H/FFA Exhibitor Schedule of Events!
2018 MSF Full Schedule of Events!
2018 Grand Parade Celebration @ #MyMDStateFair - Flyer & Registration Form
Livestock and Horse Shows: TBA
Demonstration and Exhibit Halls: TBA
Main Midway Hours: TBA
Kiddie Land Rides Area Hours: TBA
ADMISSION: Adult admission $TBA, Senior admission (62 & over) $6, Children (6 to 11) $TBA, Children 5 and under are admitted TBA (Rides are not included). Rides are not included. Rides are individually priced. A ticket is required for all persons aged 3 and over for concerts held in the Racetrack Infield.
NOTE! Pets are not allowed with the exception of Medical Dogs and Dogs participating in the 4-H/FFA portion of the Maryland State Fair.
RIDE TICKETS: Individual ride tickets may be purchased on the Midway at the Ride Ticket Booths (various locations throughout Midway). Tickets are $TBA each and each ride uses approximately TBA rides tickets. Discount Ticket Sheets are also available: 50 tickets for $TBA.
ADVANCE DISCOUNTS - TBA
M&T Bank PREVIEW NIGHT at MY Maryland State Fair with RIDEMANIA -
$TBA UNLIMITED RIDE ALL RIDES WRISTBANDS: TBA
FOOD LION $5 OFF RIDE ALL RIDES WRISTBAND COUPON: TBA
LABOR DAY: TBA
SPECIAL RIDES NOTES: All Riders (including parents riding with small children) must have either tickets or a wristband to ride. Visit www.deggeller.com, go to "Attractions" and choose a ride for more information or check out "Size Wise" (on mobile site) for individual ride height restrictions.
OTHER FAIR INFORMATION:
FACEBOOK CONTEST RULES: The Contest is open to legal residents of the U.S. where not prohibited by law, who are eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of entry. The MD State Fair has the right to verify the eligibility of each entrant. All eligible entries received during the Submission Period will be gathered and a winner will be chosen at random. This contest is not related, sponsored or affiliated with Facebook in any way.
LIVE THOROUGHBRED HORSERACING & SIMULCASTING (ONLY DURING THE 12 DAYS OF THE MARYLAND STATE FAIR): The Maryland State Fair is home to a 5/8th mile oval track, which overlooks scenic York Road. Live simulcast racing begins, TBA. Post time is 1PM.
Grandstand Grille (located in the Racetrack Grandstand) will be open TBA.
PARKING: Limited parking is available on the Fairgrounds for $TBA. Free parking is available at the Park and Ride location on Deereco Road west of the Fairgrounds. Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Handicapped parking is available. Please see the fairgrounds parkers, and they will direct you to the appropriate and closest handicapped parking area. Because convenient parking is limited, we encourage the use of the Light Rail.
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION: Fairgoers can take LocalLink 93 with service between Towson, Lutherville Light Rail, to Hunt Valley International Circle, and boarding or alighting at the Timonium Fairground stop on Greenspring Drive. Passengers from Downtown Baltimore can use the CityLink Red located at Baltimore and Green streets to Lutherville Light Rail stop, and transfer to LocalLink 93. Travelers from the north can take Light Rail from Hunt Valley or the LocalLink 93 line, which originates at International Circle in Hunt Valley. Passengers can use LocalLink 52 from North Avenue to Macy’s Store on Dulaney Valley Road and transfer to LocalLink 93.
WHEELCHAIR RENTALS: TBA
HAND WASHING STATIONS: Hand washing stations are set-up throughout the fairgrounds for you and your family’s convenience. Make sure that once you and your family are finished visiting the animals that they make good use of the hand washing stations!
CAMPING: Camping is not available during the Maryland State Fair and is ONLY available throughout the year, for Vendors of Maryland State Fairground events! The fee for camping is $25 per day and the security will collect these fees each evening. There is sewer, water and electric available during the summer months, and because we winterize everything during the winter water will not be available during the winter season. Check with the security office at 410-252-0200 x230 to make sure that security will be available and that the gates will be open.
2018 Concert FAQs
WELCOME MD STATE FAIR GUESTS/EXHIBITORS -
For the safety and comfort of our patrons and exhibitors,
All persons entering The Maryland State Fairgrounds and their camera bags, purses and containers are subject to direct/indirect physical search.
Demonstrations, protests, vigils of any nature are prohibited on the grounds and premises of The Maryland State Fairgrounds, during The Maryland State Fair, and during any and all events and functions.
MD STATE FAIR SECURITY POLICY:
Special Needs Accomodations
Our Maryland State Fair has a long and fascinating past. It is known that a race track existed on what is now the Maryland State Fairgrounds, but its chronology is very hard to verify. To read the full story of the Maryland State Fair and how it came to be, read the Maryland State Fair's History!
Our staff here at the Maryland State Fair is always ready to answer all your questions. You may contact the individual staff member that can best assist you.
The Maryland State Fair offers two scholarships annually for students. Each scholarship is different. Please read all the requirements carefully in order to determine which scholarship may be best for you!