(410)-392-3440
Mailing Address
PO Box 84
Childs, MD 21916

Physical address
Fair Hill Fairgrounds
4640 Telegraph Road
Elkton, MD 21921

(410)-392-3440

Schedule of Events

The 2018 Schedule is (click any item to be taken directly to that day)

 

Thursday, July 19

6 – 8 PM
4-H Club Entries and 4-H Non-Perishable Home Arts Entries received

Friday, July 20

Sponsored by: Morris James LLP, Law Firm
Sneak Preview
Discount Admission Fee
(No animals on grounds until July 21st)
4 – 8 PM
Home Arts & Garden Exhibit Entries received
5:00 PM
Midway opens
5 – 10 PM
Mobile Glass Studios
Glass Blowing Demonstrations
5:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
6:00PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
7:30 PM
Detroit Shoot-Out – Classic Tractor pull and Lawn Tractor pull
Sponsored by: Jill Di Sciullo, in association with MorrisJames LLP, Attorneys at Law
8:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
See Cowboy Danny Grant on the grounds.

Saturday, July 21

Sponsored by: Morris James LLP, Law Firm
Old Time Farm Weekend Featuring Ford Tractors
8:00 AM
4-H Livestock Received
8 – 11 AM
Home Arts & Garden Exhibit Entries received
8:30 AM
Open English Horse Show
10:00 AM
Light Class Antique Tractor Pull
10:00 AM
Antique Tractor Show
2:00 PM
Midway opens
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios
Glass Blowing Demonstrations
2:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
2:30PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
3:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
3:00 PM
Poultry Show
4:00 PM
Tug-o-War
4:00 PM
All Livestock must be on grounds
4:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
5:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
5:00 PM
4-H Shotgun Written Exam
5:00 PM
4-H Archery Written Exam
6:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:30 PM
Antique Tractor and Machinery Parade
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Rio Bravo (Classic Rock)
7:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
8:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
8:00 PM
Heavy Class Antique Tractor Pull
Sponsored by: Jill Di Sciullo, in association with MorrisJames LLP, Attorneys at Law
8:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
See Cowboy Danny Grant on the grounds.

Sunday, July 22

Sponsored by: Crouch Automotive
Old Time Farm Weekend Featuring Ford Tractors
7:00 AM
Registration for the 5K Run/Walk
8:00 AM
Market animal weigh-in
8:30 AM
Open English Pony Show
8:30 AM
6th Annual “Running with the Pigs” 5K Run/Walk
9:00 AM
Rabbit Show
11:00 AM
Guinea Pig Show
10:00 AM
Farming displays and demonstrations (all day)
11:00 AM
Tractor ride thru Fair Hill NRMA
1:00 PM
Home Arts Building opens
1:00 PM
Tractor Games
2:00 PM
Midway Opens
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios
Glass Blowing Demonstrations
2:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
2:00 PM
Miss Cecil County Farm Bureau Contest
2:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
3:00 PM
4-H Welding Event – Barn B
4:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
4:30 PM
4-H Fashion Revue – Stafford Pavilion
5:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
5:00 PM
4 Wheel drive (diesel) Truck Pull, Pro Farm Tractors
Sponsored by: Crouch Automotive
5:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
6:00 PM
Cow Chip Toss
6:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
7:00 PM
Team Goat Fitting Event
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Brad Bomberger (Contemporary Christian)
7:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
8:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
See Cowboy Danny Grant on the grounds.

Monday, July 23

Sponsored by: Ramsey Ford
Children’s Day
6:30 – 10 AM
4-H dairy Entries received
8:30 AM
4-H English Horse/Pony Show
9:00 AM
Youth dairy Goat Show
9 AM – 6 PM
Fair Scavenger Hunt
(Scavenger Hunt papers available at Front Gate)
10:30 AM
Children’s day (through 2:00 pm)
11:00 AM
4-H Computer and Electric Events – Barn A
11:00 AM
Horses, Horses, Horses
11:30 AM
Hot Dog Pig Races
12:00 PM
Goat Show – Meat and Market
1:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
2:00 PM
4-H Lawn Tractor Event – Field Area Under Tent
2:00 – 4:00 PM
4-H dairy Entries received
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios – Glass Blowing Demonstrations
3:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
3:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Republican Chicken Barbecue
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:30PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
7:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Backlash (Rock)
7:00 PM
4-Wheel drive (Gas) Truck, Pro Farm Tractors, Mini Modified Tractor Pull
Sponsored by: Ramsey Ford
7:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
9:00PM
Hot Dog Pig Races

Tuesday, July 24

Sponsored by: Apple Auto
Ag Day
8 AM
4-H Horse dressage & Combined Test
9:00 AM
Sheep Show
9 AM – 6 PM
Fair Scavenger Hunt
(Scavenger Hunt papers available at Front Gate)
10:00 AM
Ag Showcase (through 2 p.m.)
Sponsored By: Larry’s Pit Beef
10:00 AM
4-H Bicycle Safety Written Exam – Barn B
12 – 1 PM
Ag Showcase Pig Roast
1:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
2:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios
Glass Blowing Demonstrations
2:00 PM
4-H Jumper Show
3:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
4:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
5:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:00 PM
Swine Fitting and Showing
6:30 PM
Pedal Tractor Pull
7:00 PM
RODEO: Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Sponsored by: Apple Auto
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Josh Daniels & Friends (Bluegrass)
7:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
7:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
8:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving

Wednesday, July 25

Sponsored By: Apple Auto
Military Appreciation Day
8:00 AM
Jumper Horse Show
9:00 AM
Swine Show with Dairy Steer and Beef Shows to follow
9 AM – 6 PM
Fair Scavenger Hunt
(Scavenger Hunt papers available at Front Gate)
2:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios
2:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
3:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
4:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
5:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
6:30PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:30 PM
Cecil Celebrities: Barnyard Event – Stafford Pavilion
7:00 PM
RODEO: Painted Pony Championship Rodeo
Sponsored By: Apple Auto
7:00 PM
Pie Eating Contest
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: A Different Breed (Country)
8:00 PM
Wood Carving & Blown Glass Live Auction
8:30PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
9:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races

Thursday, July 26

Sponsored By: Hillside Heating & Cooling
Senior’s Day
9 AM – 6 PM
Fair Scavenger Hunt
(Scavenger Hunt papers available at Front Gate)
10:00 AM
Dairy Cattle Show
10 AM – 2 PM
Senior Activities (through 2 PM)
10:30 AM
Hot Dog Pig Races
11:00 AM
Horses, Horses, Horses
11:00 AM
4-H ATV Event – Field Area by Stage
1:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
2:00 PM
4-H Small Engine Event – Field Area by Stage
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios
Glass Blowing Demonstrations
4:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
4:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
5:30 PM
4-H Float Parade
Sponsored by: Cecil County Library – Grandstand Area
6:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Gospel Night Featuring: The Griffin Family, Three Bridges, The Nottingham Four, and Glory Bound
7:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
7:00 PM
Hay Toss
7:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
8:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
8:00 PM
Demolition Derby: Featuring the School Bus Heat
(Sponsored By: Hillside Heating & Cooling)
See Chee Chee the Clown on the grounds.

Friday, July 27

Sponsored by: Elkton Recycling
4-H Appreciation Day
4-H Livestock Auction
8:30 AM
4-H Western Horse Show
9 AM – 6 PM
Fair Scavenger Hunt
(Scavenger Hunt papers available at Front Gate)
9:30 AM
4-H Small & Large Pets Show, followed by the 4-H Pygmy Goat Show
12:00 noon
4-H Farm Tractor Safety Event – Field Area by Stage
1:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
1:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios
Glass Blowing Demonstrations
3:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
5:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
6:00 PM
4 – H Livestock Auction – Stafford Pavilion
Sponsored By: Ramsey Ford
6:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Andrew Robear (Original & Mix)
7:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
7:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
8:00 PM
Demolition Derby
Sponsored By: Elkton Recycling
8:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
See Chee Chee the clown on the grounds

Saturday, July 28

Demo Derby Day
8:30 AM
Open Western Horse Show
9:30 AM
4-H Dog Show
10:00 AM
Pretty Baby Contest
12:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
12:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
1:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
1:00 PM
Clover Show and Tell
2 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Blowing
Glass Blowing Demonstrations
2:00 PM
Midway Opens
2:00 PM
Demo Derby Matinee
3:00 PM
Pretty Animal Contest
3:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
4:30 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
4:30 PM
4-H Awards Ceremony
Sponsored By: Cecil County Library – Stafford Pavilion
5:00 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
6:00 PM
Big Wheel Contest – Grandstand Area
6:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
7:00 PM
Wood Carving & Blown Glass Live Auction
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Double Crossed (Southern/Classic Rock and Country)
7:00 PM
Horses, Horses, Horses
7:30 PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
8:00 PM
Demolition Derby
9:00PM
Hot Dog Pig Races
See Chee Chee the Clown on the grounds

Sunday, July 29

Clean-up Day
8:00 AM – noon
Home Arts & Farm and Garden Exhibits picked up/claimed
2:00 PM
All Livestock must be removed by this time & pens must be clean

Also Appearing:

Sonny Dayze the Clown (as announcer)
Cowboy Danny Grant (7/20 – 7/23)
Chee Chee the Clown (7/26 – 7/28)

All events and times are subject to change

All bands play from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

What's New?

Livestock Sale

The Fair would like to thank all the buyers and contributors at the 2018 Livestock Sale!

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Thursday, November 8th, 2018 at 9:31am
We hope to see you tonight at 7:00 at the County Administration Building for our open fair board meeting!
Saturday, July 28th, 2018 at 9:10am
It’s the last day of the 2018 Cecil County Fair and it’s BEAUTIFUL! There are lots of exciting events going on all day. Be sure to join us!
Friday, July 27th, 2018 at 8:43am
Join us tonight for the Livestock Auction in the Stafford Pavilion. The buyer’s social and registration begin at 5 and the auction begins at 6. See you there!
Tuesday, July 24th, 2018 at 2:03pm
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Monday, July 23rd, 2018 at 9:21am
We hope to see you for Children’s Day! There are lots of exciting activities and shows going on until 2:00.

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Mailing Address
PO Box 84
Childs, MD 21916

Physical Address
Fair Hill Fairgrounds
4640 Telegraph Road
Elkton, MD 21921

Phone: (410)-392-3440