Bangor State Fair

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The 170th Bangor State Fair returns to the Queen City
Jul 25 Thursday
4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Jul 26 Friday
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Jul 27 Saturday
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Jul 28 Sunday
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Jul 29 Monday
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Jul 30 Tuesday
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Jul 30 Tuesday
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Jul 31 Wednesday
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Aug 1 Thursday
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Aug 2 Friday
2:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Aug 3 Saturday
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The Bangor State Fair is an agricultural and recreational gathering of the population of the Greater Bangor Area and the entire state of Maine that lasts for 10 days at Bass Park – the land encompassing Cross Insurance Center. The Bangor State Fair typically draws between 40,000 and 50,000 people a year and dates back to 1849.

Tickets will be available to purchase at the event.

For more information on the event and the schedule, click here.

2019 Bangor State Fair

ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP & SCHEDULE

(as of June 27, 2019 – All times & events are subject to change)

THURSDAY – July 25th

Gates open at 4:00 p.m.

$10.00 wristband

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • 9:00 p.m. – Fireworks

FRIDAY – July 26th

Gates open at 2:00 p.m.

2 for 1, pay for one rider & friend rides for free [3-6 pm only]

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Michael Menes – Juggler (Multiple Shows) (Entertainment Tent)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – 4-H Goat Show (Show Tent)
  • 7:00 p.m. – Truck Pulls (Grandstand)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Music from Joan Kennedy (Entertainment Tent)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Comedian Ron White (Cross Insurance Center)
  • 9:30 p.m. – Fireworks (Rain Date)

SATURDAY – July 27th

Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

All rides, one (1) ticket per person [1-4 pm only]

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Michael Menes – Juggler (Multiple Shows) (Entertainment Tent)
  • 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Open ADGA Goat Show (Show Tent)
  • 7:00 p.m. – Truck Pulls (Grandstand)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Music from “Livid Orange” (Entertainment Tent)

SUNDAY – July 28th

Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

2 for 1, pay for one rider & friend rides for free [1 pm to close]

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Michael Menes – Juggler (Multiple Shows) (Entertainment Tent)
  • 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Antique & Classic Car Show (Cross Insurance Center)
  • 12:00 p.m. – Open Rabbit Show – sponsored by Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association (Rabbit Tent)
  • 12:00 p.m. – 4-H Rabbit Showmanship (Rabbit Tent)
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4-H Dairy Show (Show Tent)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Music from “Chris Ross & the North” (Entertainment Tent)

MONDAY – July 29th

Gates open at 2:00 p.m.

Active Military Family Appreciation Day (with ID)

($12 for admission & wristband)

$12 wristband

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Michael Menes – Juggler (Multiple Shows) (Entertainment Tent)
  • Cirque Extreme (Multiple Shows) (Grandstand)
  • 4:00 p.m. – 4-H Sheep Show (Show Tent) featuring “Maine Born and Bred” class!
    • 4-H Fibre Leadline Show (will begin right after Sheep Show ends)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Music from “Boogaloo Swamis” (Entertainment Tent)

TUESDAY – July 30th

Gates open at 2:00 p.m.

Senior Citizen’s Day [55 years of age and older] (Free Admission)

$12 wristband

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Michael Menes – Juggler (Multiple Shows) (Entertainment Tent)
  • Cirque Extreme (Multiple Shows) (Grandstand)
  • 3:00 p.m. – 4-H Beef Show (Show Tent)
  • 6:00 p.m. – All Animal Quiz Bowl (Show Tent)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Dick Curless Tribute Show (Entertainment Tent)

WEDNESDAY – July 31st

Gates open at 2:00 p.m.

Salute To Veteran’s Day (2 for 1 admission for Veteran and guest)

$12 wristband

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Cirque Extreme (Multiple Shows) (Grandstand)
  • Jason Tardy – Juggler (Entertainment Tent)
  • 5:30 p.m. – 4-H Market Steer Show (Show Tent)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Music from “Davidson County Line” (Entertainment Tent)

THURSDAY – August 1st

Gates open at 2:00 p.m.

First Responder Family Appreciation Day (with ID)

 ($12 for admission & wristband)

$12 wristband

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Cirque Extreme (Multiple Shows) (Grandstand)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4-H Horse Equitation Show in progress (Horse Show Ring)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Music from “Audiobody” (Entertainment Tent)

FRIDAY – August 2nd

Gates open at 2:00 p.m.

2 for 1, pay for one rider & friend rides for free [3-6 pm only]

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Bangor Parks & Rec Activities (Entertainment Tent)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 pm – 4-H Horse Game Show in progress (Horse Show Ring)
  • 2:00 p.m. – 4-H Market Lamb Show in progress (Show Tent)
  • 6:00 p.m. – 4-H Market Lamb & Steer Auction (Show Tent)
  • 7:00 p.m. – Demolition Derby (Grandstand)
  • 8:00 p.m. – TO BE ANNOUNCED (Entertainment Tent)

SATURDAY – August 3rd

Gates open at 12:00 p.m.

All rides one (1) ticket per person [1-4 pm only]

  • Eastern Maine Rabbit Breeders Association – All Day (Grounds)
  • Bangor Parks & Rec Activities (Entertainment Tent)
  • 12:00 p.m. – Bangor’s Biggest Yard Sale (Cross Insurance Center)
  • 12:00 pm – 4-H Dog Show in progress (Show Tent)
  • Agricultural Area closes at 4 p.m.
  • 6:00 p.m. – Demolition Derby (Grandstand)
  • 8:00 p.m. – Music from “Runnin’ Down a Dream” (Entertainment Tent)
  • Fair Closes (10:00 p.m.)