(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 2021 Schedule is (click any item to be taken directly to that day)

 
 

Friday, July 23

Sponsored by: Asti Ice Sneak Preview Discount Admission Fee (No animals on grounds until July 24th)
3 – 8 PM
Home Arts & Garden Exhibit Entries received
(NEW THIS YEAR, NO INDOOR ENTRIES RECEIVED ON SATURDAY)
5:00 PM
Midway opens
5 – 10 PM
Mobile Glass Studios Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
6:00PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
7:30 PM
Detroit Shoot-Out – Classic Tractor pull
Sponsored by: Asti Ice
8:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
8:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Saturday, July 24

Sponsored by: Asti Ice Old Time Farm Weekend Featuring Oliver Equipment
7 – 11 AM, 2 – 4 PM
4-H Livestock Animals Arrive
8:00 AM
English Show – Open Horse and Pony
10:00 AM
Light Class Antique Tractor Pull
10:00 AM
Antique Tractor Display (All Day)
2:00 PM
Midway opens
2:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
3:00 PM
Poultry Show
3 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
3:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
4:00 PM
Tug-o-War – Main Arena
6:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
6:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:30 PM
Antique Tractor and Machinery Parade
7 – 10 PM
LIVE MUSIC: One Eyed Jacks (Classic Rock & Blues)
8:00 PM
Heavy Class Antique Tractor Pull
Sponsored by: Asti Ice
8:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
9:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Sunday, July 25

Sponsored by: Dixie Land Energy Old Time Farm Weekend Featuring Oliver Equipment
7:00 AM
Registration for the 5K Run/Walk
8:00 AM
Market animal weigh-in
8:00 AM
English Show – 4-H Horse and Pony
8:30 AM
9th Annual “Running with the Pigs” 5K Run/Walk
9:00 AM
Rabbit Show
10:00 AM
Lawn Tractor Pull
10 AM – 2 PM
Antique Tractor Display
11:00 AM
Guinea Pig Show
11:00 AM
Tractor ride thru Fair Hill NRMA
1:00 PM
Home Arts Building opens
1:00 PM
Dairy Goat Show – Swine Barn
2:00 PM
Midway Opens
2:00 PM
Farm Bureau Ambassador
3 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
3:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
3:00 PM
4-H Welding Event – Barn B
4:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
4:00 PM
4-H Fashion Revue – Stafford Pavilion
5:00 PM
4 Wheel Drive Truck Pulls, Farm Stock Tractors, and Mini-Modified Tractors
6:00 PM
Cow Chip Toss – Swine Barn
6:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
6:30 PM
4-H Fashion Revue – Stafford Pavilion
6:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
7 – 10 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Just Because (70s,80s,90s Rock)
8:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Monday, July 26

Sponsored by: Ramsey Ford
7 – 10 AM
4-H dairy Entries received
9:00 AM
Meat Goat Show
11:00 AM
4-H Computer and Electric Events – Barn A
2:00 PM
4-H Lawn Tractor Event – Field Area Under Tent
2:00 – 4:00 PM
4-H dairy Entries received
3 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios – Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
4 – 7 PM
Republican Chicken Barbecue
4:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:30PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
7 – 10 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Ride the Goat (Rock & Roll)
7:00 PM
Open 4-Wheel Drive Truck Pulls, Hot Stock Tractors, and more! Sponsored by: Ramsey Ford
7:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
9:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Tuesday, July 27

Sponsored by: Apple Auto Ag Day
8:00 AM
4-H Horse Dressage & Combined Test
9:00 AM
Sheep Show
10 AM – 2 PM
Ag Showcase Sponsored By: Larry’s Pit Beef
10:00 AM
4-H Bicycle Safety Written Exam – Barn B
12:30 PM
Ag Showcase Pig Roast
2:00 PM
4-H Jumper Show
3 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
3:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
4:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:00 PM
Swine Fitting and Showing
6:30 PM
Pedal Tractor Pull
7 – 10 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Acoustic Turnpike (Bluegrass)
7:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
8:00 PM
RODEO: Painted Pony Championship Rodeo Sponsored by: Apple Auto
8:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
9:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Wednesday, July 28

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
3 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios – Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
3:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
6:30PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:30 PM
4-H Celebrities: Barnyard Event – Stafford Pavilion
7:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
7:00 PM
Pie Eating Contest – Stafford Pavilion
7 – 10 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Olivia Reynolds (Country Rock)
7:30 PM
Wood Carving, Blown Glass, & Ironworks Live Auction
8:00 PM
RODEO: Painted Pony Championship Rodeo Sponsored By: Apple Auto
9:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Thursday, July 29

Sponsored By: Hillside Oil
10:00 AM
Dairy Cattle Show
11:00 AM
4-H ATV Event – Field Area
2:00 PM
4-H Small Engine Event – Field Area
3 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios – Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
5:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
7:00 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Denim & Lace (Popular Rock & Country)
7:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
7:00 PM
Hay Toss (Sponsored By: Brian M. Guethler Trucking & Farm Service, LLC)
8:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
8:00 PM
Demolition Derby: Featuring the School Bus Heat (Sponsored By: Hillside Oil)
8:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Friday, July 30

Sponsored by: Elkton Recycling 4-H Appreciation Day
8:30 AM
4-H Western Horse Show
10:00 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
3 – 9 PM
Mobile Glass Studios – Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
3:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
5:00 PM
Midway Opens
5:30 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
6:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
6:30 PM
4–H Pretty Animal Contest – Stafford Pavilion
7 – 10 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Scott Bandy (Original & Country)
7:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
8:00 PM
Demolition Derby Sponsored By: Elkton Recycling
8:30 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
9:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Saturday, July 31

Sponsored by: AUI Power Demo Derby Day
8:30 AM
Open Western Horse Show
10:00 AM
4-H Dog Show – Field Area Under Tent
10:00 AM
Pretty Baby Contest
11:00 AM
4-H Livestock Sale Social
12:00 PM
4-H Livestock Sale – Stafford Pavilion
Sponsored By: Ramsey Ford
1:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
1 – 7 PM
Mobile Glass Blowing – Glass Blowing Demonstrations and Blacksmith Demonstrations
2:00 PM
Midway Opens
2:00 PM
Demo Derby Matinee
Sponsored By: AUI Power
3:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
3:30 PM
Clover Show and Tell
4:30 PM
4-H Awards Ceremony – Stafford Pavilion
5:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
6:00 PM
Youth Big Wheel Contest – Grandstand Area
6:00 PM
Team Uprooted – Extreme Chainsaw Carving
7:00 PM
Wood Carving, Blown Glass Live Auction, & Ironworks Live Auction
7 – 10 PM
LIVE MUSIC: Shotgun Betty (Rock)
7:00 PM
Great Lakes Timber Show
8:00 PM
Demolition Derby
Sponsored By: AUI Power
9:00PM
Great Lakes Timber Show

Sunday, July 28

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)

All events and times are subject to change

All Midway opening and run times are weather dependent.

What's New?

Special Thanks

The 2021 Fair is brought to you by AUI Power.

9th Annual ‘Running With the Pigs’ 5K Walk/Run

Information for the ‘Running With the Pigs’ 5K Walk/Run For Breast Cancer has been posted!

2021 Fairbook

The 2021 Fairbook and entry site are now available!

2021 Fair

The Cecil County Fair Board is excited to announce that we are moving forward with the 2021 Cecil County Fair as normal. We will still be keeping up with any updates and changes that may occur on the state level. We can’t wait to see you in just 63 days!!

Vendor Contracts

Vendor contracts for the 2021 Fair have been posted!

Livestock Sale Thanks

The Fair would like to thank all the buyers and contributors at the 2020 Livestock Sale!

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The weather is BEAUTIFUL! Come out and join us for the second night of the Painted Pony Championship Rodeo at 7:30.

Join us for the first night of the Painted Pony Championship Rodeo tonight at 7:30! Don’t forget it’s also $12 Tuesday for the Midway. We’ll see you here! https://t.co/J6yPYmQlF9 CecilCountyFair photo

Be sure to join us for Children’s Day from 10:30-2!

Thanks to everyone who participated in the 7th Annual Running with the Pigs 5K this morning! https://t.co/ImgJh1en1e CecilCountyFair photo

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We hope to see you tonight at 7:00 at the County Administration Building for our open fair board meeting!

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!

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!

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