Cummington Fair 2023!

Cummington Fair 2023 runs August 24-27! 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 24th
“Welcome back to the fair”
Gillette Ride Wristbands $25

  • 4:00pm GATES OPEN
  • 5:30pm Al Getler “Ventriloquist” (Pavilion)
  • 6:00pm Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • 6:30pm Truck Pull (On the Hill) & Alex the Jester (Pavilion)
  • 7:30pm Shelburne Falls Military Band (Main Stage)
  • 9:30pm Craft Barn/Exhibit Hall Close

Friday, August 25th
“Children’s Night, Cruise Night”
Gillette Ride Wristbands $25

  • 4:00pm GATES OPEN

    4:30pm “The Lucky Show” (Pavilion)

  • 6:00pm Raffle Tickets for Bikes-Children under 10
    Al Getler “Ventriloquist” (Stage after Raffle)
    Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • 6:30pm Bicycle Drawing MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN
    Alex the Jester (Pavilion)
    Johnnie Bubar (Main Stage)
  • 7:00pm Youth Dairy Judging (Cattle Show Ring)
    Sheep Obstacle Course (Sheep Show Ring)
    Demolition Derby by Stoney Roberts (On the Hill)
  • 9:30pm Craft Barn/Exhibit Hall Close

Saturday, August 26th
“Agriculture Day!, Demo Night”
Gillette Ride Wristbands $25

  • 7:00am GATES OPEN
  • 8:30am Antique Engines & Tractor Show Open
    Youth Oxen Showmanship, Stone boat and
    Trained Steer class (Lumberjack Arena)
    Ox Judging (Pulling Arena)
  • 9:00am Judging of 4-H and Youth Livestock (Show Ring)
    Craft Barn/Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:00am 2400# Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
    Jolley Interactive Experience (roving the grounds)
    “The Lucky Show” (Pavilion)
    Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
    Youth Lawn Tractor Pull (On the Hill)
    Kids Fun Corner 10-7pm (Tent near sheep barn)
  • 11:00am Midway and Rides Open
    Kids Pedal Tractor Pull (In front of Grandstands)
    Al Getler “Ventriloquist (Pavilion)
  • 12 noon Alex the Jester (Pavilion)
  • 1:00pm Oxen and Antique Tractor Parade (Track)
    Followed by 2800# Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
    “The Lucky Show” (Pavilion)
  • 1:30pm Ox Teamster’s Challenge (Lumberjack Arena)
  • 2:00pm Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
    Al Getler “Ventriloquist” (Pavilion)
  • 3:00pm The County Jamboree (Main Stage)
    Alex the Jester (Pavilion)
  • 4:00pm 3200#Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
  • 6:00pm Demolition Derby (On the Hill)
  • 6:30pm Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
    The County Jamboree (Main Stage)
  • 7:00pm Over 3200# Draft Oxen (Pulling Arena)
  • 7:00-9:00pm Square Dance-
    Doug Wilkens & Fall String Band (Pavilion)
  • 9:30pm Craft Barn/Exhibit Hall Close

Sunday, August 27th
“Old Fashioned Day”
Gillette Ride Wristbands $25

  • 7:00am GATES OPEN
  • 8:30am Antique Engines & Tractor Show Open
  • 9:00am Judging of Adult Livestock (Show Ring)
    Craft Barn / Exhibit Hall Open
  • 10:00am Western Mass. Lumberjack Championship
    Jolley Interactive Experience (roving the grounds)
    Alex the Jester (Pavilion)
    Kids Fun Corner 10-5pm (tent near sheep barn)
  • 11:00am Midway and Rides Open
    Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
    Al Getler “Ventriloquist” (Pavilion)
    Kids Pedal Tractor Pull (in front of grandstands)
  • 12 noon 3100# Draft Horses (Pulling Arena)
    “The Lucky Show” (Pavilion)
  • 1:00pm Al Getler “Ventriloquist” (Pavilion)
  • 2:00pm Golden Wedding Contest (Track)
    Antique Car and Tractor parade
    Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
    Alex the Jester (Pavilion)
  • 2:45pm Rosie Porter and the Neon Moons (Main Stage)
  • 3:00pm “The Lucky Show” (Pavilion)
  • 5:00pm Just in Kase (Pavilion)
  • 6:00pm Canines in the Clouds (Outdoor Arena)
  • 6:30pm Over 3400# Draft Horses (Pulling Arena)
  • 7:00pm Craft Barn/Exhibit Hall Close

Buy Advance Discounted Tickets Online

See directions and a map of the fair.

Cummington Fair
97 Fairgrounds Rd
Cummington MA

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