TIMONIUM, Md. — Tuesday marked the 100-day countdown to the 138th MY Maryland State Fair. We’re More Than A Fair, We’re A Culture … AgriCULTURE, FoodCULTURE, RideCULTURE, HorseCULTURE and more. MY Maryland State Fair fun begins with Preview/Ridemania night on Aug. 22 from 5 to 10 p.m.
Maryland State Fair buildings, barns, Thoroughbred horse racing, Midway rides, games, food stands and more will open from Aug. 23 through Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Look for the countdown clock, Schedule of Events and Midway and Building hours on www.marylandstatefair.com. #MYMDSTATEFAIR #FairCULTURE.
Celebrating its 138th year, MY Maryland State Fair recognizes the enduring appeal of Maryland’s citizens, students and 4-H and FFA members to share their talents and compete for ribbons, prizes and bragging rights. The Fair’s buildings, barns and stages provide space for thousands of fairgoers to appreciate the exhibits, learn from the exhibitors and consider entering a future fair.
“Thousands of talented individuals and fun-loving fairgoers from our great state, cities, towns, farms, mountains and shores make up MY Maryland State Fair,” said Maryland State Fair General Manager Andy Cashman. “Our goal is to provide a variety of safe, enjoyable and educational experiences to help make memories for a lifetime.”
The 138th MY Maryland State Fair will also feature the thrills and chills, sights, sounds and aromas of numerous Midway and Kidde Land rides, games and food provided by Deggeller Attractions. For those with a more local palate, the Maryland Foods Pavilion, Dairy Bar and Chesapeake Craft Brew & Wine Garden, will showcase fresh from the farm and Chesapeake Bay food and drinks.
Fairgoers may also watch and wager in the Grandstand on live Thoroughbred horse races as they round the 5/8th mile Timonium track on Aug. 23 to 25 and Aug. 30 until Labor Day on Sept. 2. Post time is 1 p.m. Admission to the racetrack is included in the fair’s admission price. Or, bet on simulcast races in the OTB Center through the run of the Fair.
Maryland State Fair Admission Prices are Adults ages 12+, $10; Seniors ages 62+, $8; Children 6+, $5; Children ages 5 and under, Free Admission. Rides are individually priced. Fairgoers will enjoy many exciting new activities and modernized traditional favorites, with more to be announced soon.
For general Maryland State Fair information, hours and prices, visit www.marylandstatefair.com.
— My Maryland State Fair