The Draft Horse Show takes place in the Arena all day.
The St. Rose of Lima Church will host services in the Education Center.
Join Braveheart Beast with Kaleigh in the Essex County Farmyard for educational demos!
The First Church of Boxford will host services on the Trianon Stage.
Enjoy the musical talent of Mike Forgette on our Picnic Area stage.
Visit the Folk Harpist, Pamela Roberts, in the Flower Barn.
Come to the New Meadows area and listen to the tunes of Deputy Boots and a Singing Cowboy! Join in the fun and sing along!
Visit the Open Sheep Show in the Show Tent, happening on Saturday and Sunday!
The 4-H Rabbit & Cavy Fall Show is happening all day in the Rabbit Barn.
Essex Agricultural Society & Topsfield Fair Ambassador, Mrs. Essex County will be on the fairgrounds to greet guests, help with contests and more!
Check out the 4-H Rabbit Hopping Contest in the Rabbit Barn.
Stop over and meet the 2023 Essex County Honey Ambassador, Abbie McKie, in the Bee Building.
Visit with the wood carver and chainsaw artist on Cattle Road.
Stop over and meet the 2023 American Honey Queen, Selena Rampolla, in the Bee Building.
If you’ve never been to a pig race, you’re in for a real treat! They compete for the grand prize, an Oreo cookie! They run as fast as their little...
Do you have what it takes to move a hay bale? Visit the Hay Tossing Contest in the Essex County Farmyard!
The Horse Pulling Contest - Free-for-All (12') will take place in the Arena.
If you're visiting the fair, be sure to check out the Essex County Farmyard! It hosts the Money Pole each day at 12pm, 3pm and 6pm! It's amazing to watch...
A high-energy adrenaline rushing experience is how you would describe the Flatout Freestyle Moto-Stunt Show with Jason Rowe! It features the best action sports and FMX stunts with top professional...
Enjoy some Irish step-dancing with Bracken Irish Dance School in the Education Center.
Listen to the country sounds of Debbie and The Downers on the Trianon stage.
Among the world’s most respected aerial stunt artists, the Nerveless Nocks, will be performing daily on Arena Road with their sky-high swaypoles, spacewheel and skycycle! You will not want to...
Paul Prue & The Bradford Boys will be performing on the Picnic Area Stage. Stop by and listen to the tunes!
The State Police K-9 Unit will be doing a demonstration in the Essex County Farmyard.
Catch the Morrisville Equine College 6-Horse Hitch as they parade around the fairgrounds. You won't want to miss their incredible unison and dressings.
After the Morrisville Equine College 6-Horse Hitch parades around the fairgrounds, come check them out in the Arena as they give a demonstration of their skills.
The Weekend Food Contest Winners will be announced in Coolidge Hall. Come and see who won for their best dessert, cake, cookies, brownies and more!
The New England Equine Rescue North has been helping horses and owners in crisis since April 2008. Stop by and listen to their mission as they educate fairgoers of their...
The Horse Pulling Contests continue in the Arena with 3400 lbs. and under 12'!
Enjoy the Indie/Pop/Country sounds of Nate Ramos on the New Meadows stage.
Listen to the sounds of FLASH-DRIVE as they play music from the 60's through 2000's of Classic Rock, Country, and Pop.
Join the BackTrack Band for a performance of music from the 50's, 60's, and beyond on the Trianon stage!
Join Braveheart Beast with Kaleigh in the Arena for educational demos!
Listen to Dylan Merrill on the New Meadows Stage as he plays sounds of country, rock, folk music.
The Black Hat Project will be playing acoustic country rock over on the picnic area stage.
Visit the Arena and see the Horse Pulling Contest - Free-for-All (20')!
Check out the sounds of Gavin Margeni on the Trianon Stage as he plays modern country tunes.
Visit the Sheep Barn to see shearing and spinning demonstrations. Times vary daily.
Purchase local honey, honey sticks, candles and more in the Beekeeping Building.
Visit the Beekeeping Building to roll a beeswax candle to take home!
Visit the cows within the Cattle Barn.
Meet the cow of the day and visit the cows in the Cattle Barn.
Check the Cattle Barn for times for the milking demonstrations that happen throughout the day!
An interactive cow display in the Cattle Barn.
Visit the Cattle Barn for times to pet a calf!
Visit Coolidge Hall to see the Fine Arts and Crafts!
Visit the Canning Display in the kitchen at Coolidge Hall.
Check times in Coolidge Hall for daily cooking demonstrations.
Visit the Fine Arts Sales Room in Coolidge Hall and purchase local art, note cards and more!
Visit the Winemaking Display in Coolidge Hall.
Visit the Education Education for the Farm Hands display. Children visiting this hands-on experience will be able to plant, grow, pick and sell their own agricultural products in this unique...
Visit horses, pigs, goats, sheep and more in the Essex County Farmyard.
Check out the 2nd-5th place Giant Pumpkins on display in the Essex County Farmyard Tent!
Visit the Flower Building and see local landscaping displays, flower arrangements, and more!
Check out the amateur and professional bonsai display in the Flower Barn.
Visit the Flower Barn and see the local Garden Club Competitions!
Stop by the Fruit & Vegetable Building for hot or cold apple cider, donuts and apple! Supplied by Brooksby Farm (Peabody, MA).
Did you enter our Coloring Contest? Don't miss them all displayed in our Fruit & Vegetable Barn!
The Fruit & Vegetable Building is home to the decorative pumpkins and veggies.
Check out the Fruit & Vegetable Building for competitions, displays and more!
Don't miss the Giant Pumpkin in the Fruit & Vegetable Barn!
Wally's Vegetables (Haverhill, MA) has local produce, pickles and more available in the Fruit & Vegetable Building.
The local 4-H students' displays are located in the Grange Building.
Visit the Essex County Fire Association display in the Grange Building.
Visit the North East Trains (Peabody, MA) model train display in the Grange Building.
Have a seat and take a break on our picnic tables on Grange Road.
Visit the 1812 Historic Marine Guard in New Meadows.
Visit and watch a demonstration of peeling and pulling the cider from the apple cider press in New Meadows.
Visit the Association of Revolutionary Turners in New Meadows.
Stop over and visit the Barn Workshop in New Meadows for a pottery display.
Get a taste of Christmas while visiting the Christmas Tree Competition in New Meadows.
Visit the Education Shed in New Meadows for games, crafts, educational activities and more!
Visit with a local glassblower to understand this unique art!
Looking to pick up some fresh maple sugar or maple candy? Visit the Maple Sugar House in New Meadows.
Visit the blacksmiths at Prospect Hill Forge in New Meadows.
Visit the Poultry Barn and check out the egg hatchery! You can also hold a baby chick!
Check out newborn bunnies at the Bunny Nursery in the Rabbit Barn.
Visit the Rabbit Barn to check out the adorable cavies on display!
Visit the Rabbit Barn Information Table and learn more about rabbits and pet one too!
While visiting the Rabbit Barn, be sure to check out the spinning display.
Check out the Show Tent all day for the Open Sheep Show!
Check out the Stilt-Walker, who will be on-grounds throughout the day.
Visit the Arena on Sunday and Monday for the Horse Pulling Contests. Times vary on each day.
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