Essex Agricultural Society

The Topsfield Fair is owned and operated by the Essex Agricultural Society, a non-profit organization consisting of approximately 1,280 members. The Essex Agricultural Society is dedicated to the following task: "To encourage, promote and preserve Essex County agricultural activities and to educate the general public regarding their importance. We strive to do this in an atmosphere of fun and excitement through the medium of the Topsfield Fair." A Lifetime Membership in the Society costs $275.00. Annual memberships cost $25.00. The Society is governed by an elected executive board.

Executive Board Members

  • Francis A. Di Luna, President
  • Alvin W. Craig, 1st VP
  • Richard F. Moore, 2nd VP
  • Gene Demsey, Secretary
  • Bruce P. Potter, Treasurer
  • A. Richard Bonanno
  • Forrester A. Clark, Jr.
  • William H. Clark, Jr.
  • Lisa D. Colby
  • Priscilla M. Gerrard
  • Peter Gibney
  • Erwin W. Haynes
  • Edward A. White
  • James P. O'Brien, Topsfield Fair GM

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 134, Topsfield, MA 01983

The Essex Agricultural Society is a non-profit corporation.
All donations are welcome and tax-deductible.

Next Event:

Children's Drop & Shop

September 16, 2014 - September 21, 2014

The Children's Drop & Shop will host the FALL/WINTER event in the Fair Trade Center at the Topsfield Fairgrounds. There will be gently loved clothing, gear and furniture for kids ages 0 - 16. Best brands, excellent quality and a massive selection for every family. This is your best chance to SAVE - EARN - RECYCLE!
Drop off days are Tuesday, Sept 16 to Thursday, Sept 18
Shop days are Friday, Sept 19 to Sunday, Sept 21
Please visit for hours each day

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207 Boston Street
Topsfield, MA 01983

Phone: 978-887-5000

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