Cummington Fair runs 8/26-8/29

Want to experience the best little fair in the country? Just a tank away in Western MA in the small town of Cummington (population 878), you’ll find an extraordinary fair that dates back to 1869. You’ll find a midway, entertainment, live music, animals, crafts and more!

Here’s what is happening

THURSDAY, AUGUST 26 – “Welcome Back to the Fair!”

Gillette Rides $25 Wristband

4:00PM

  • GATES OPEN
  • Antique Engines & Tractor Show Opens
  • Midway & Rides Open
  • Craft Barn Opens
  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)

4:30PM

  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggler (Pavilion)

5:00PM

  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • Magic By Christopher (Strolling the fairgrounds)

6:30pm

  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)

7:30pm

  • Shelburne Falls Military Band (Main Stage)

9:00pm

  • FIREWORKS (View from the fairgrounds)

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 27 – “CHILDREN’S NIGHT!” – “CRUISE NIGHT!”

Gillette Rides $25 Wristband

4:00PM

  • GATES OPEN
  • Antique Engines & Tractor Show Opens
  • Midway & Rides Open
  • Craft Barn Opens
  • Market Lambs (Sheep Show Ring)
  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)

4:30PM

  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggling (Pavilion)
  • Women’s Powder Puff—2 Classes Under/Over 1700#
  • 6 Ft. (two classes pulled together) (Pulling Arena)
  • Followed by 20 Ft. Stoneboat –“No Touch” 2 Classes—Under/Over 3400#
  • Classic Car Show

5:00PM

  • Magic By Christopher (Pavilion)

6:00PM

  • Raffle Tickets for Bikes will be passed out in front of secretary’s office for children 10 and under

6:30PM

  • Bicycle Drawing MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN (Main Stage)

7:00PM

  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • Youth Dairy Judging Contest (Cattle Show Ring)
  • Sheep Obstacle Course (Sheep Show Ring)

7:30PM

  • Sarah the Fiddler (Pavilion)
  • Demolition Derby by Stoney Roberts (On the Hill)

 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 28 – “AGRICULTURE DAY!” – “DEMO NIGHT!”

Gillette Rides $25 Wristband

7:00AM

  • GATES OPEN

8:00AM

  • Chicken Showmanship (Pavilion)

8:30AM

  • Antique Engines & Tractor Show Opens
  • Youth Oxen Showmanship, Stoneboat and
  • Trained Steer Classes (Lumberjack Arena)
  • Ox Judging –Open to Out of Staters (Pulling Arena)

9:00AM

  • Judging of 4-H and Youth Livestock (Show Ring)
  • Craft Barn/Exhibit Hall Opens

10:00AM

  • 2400# Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
  • Magic By Christopher (Pavilion)
  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • Youth Lawn Tractor Pull (On the Hill)

11:00AM

  • Midway & Rides Open
  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggler (Pavilion)

11:00-1PM

  • Carol Bartlett Country Music (Main Stage)

12:00PM

  • Ox Teamster’s Challenge Sign up Starts (Lumberjack Arena)
  • Magic By Christopher (Pavilion)

1:00PM

  • Oxen and Antique Tractor Parade (Track)
  • Followed by 2800# Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggler (Pavilion)

1:30PM

  • Ox Teamster’s Challenge Begins (Lumberjack Arena)

2:00PM

  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • Magic By Christopher (Pavilion)

3:00PM

  • Cash Unchained (Main Stage)

4:00PM

  • 3200# Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggler (Pavilion)

6:00PM

  • Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby (On the Hill)

6:30PM

  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)

7:00PM

  • Over 3200# Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
  • Cash Unchained (Main Stage)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 29 – “OLD FASHIONED DAY!”

Gillette Rides $25 Wristband

7:00AM

  • GATES OPEN

9:00AM

  • Judging of Adult Livestock (Show Ring)
  • Antique Engines & Tractor Show Opens
  • Craft Barn/Exhibit Hall Opens

10:00AM

  • Western Mass. Lumberjack Championship (Lumberjack Arena)
  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggler (Pavilion)

11:00AM

  • Midway & Rides Open
  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • Magic By Christopher (Pavilion)

12:00PM

  • 3100# Draft Horses (Pulling Arena)

12:00-2PM

  • JD Project (Main Stage)

1:00PM

  • Judging of Adult Livestock (Show Ring)
  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggler (Pavilion)

2:00PM

  • Golden Wedding Contest (Track)
  • Antique Car Parade, followed by
  • Antique Tractor Parade (Track)
  • Magic By Christopher (Pavilion)

3:00PM

  • Vyntyge Skynyrd (On the Hill)
  • Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • Bryson Lang Comedy/Juggler (Pavilion)
  • 3400# Draft Horses (Pulling Arena)

4:00PM

  • Magic By Christopher (Pavilion)

5:30PM

  • Sidetracked- Great Music from the 50’s to the 90’s (Pavilion)

6:30PM

  • Over 3400# Draft Horses (Pulling Arena)

 

Buy Advance Discounted Tickets Online

See directions and a map of the fair.

Cummington Fair
97 Fairgrounds Rd
Cummington MA

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