There is nothing quite like fair season. First of all, it's the only time of year to be outside without the air hurting your face. Then of course there's the rides, the food, the animals, the random vendors, the races, fireworks, tractor pulls and so much more. Any Mainer worth their blueberries spends at least one day at their favorite local fair.

And who can forget the fan-favorite demolition derby?

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Living through the last few years the Maine fair schedule has been touch and go. Some have been canceled entirely, others, like the famous Common Ground Fair going virtual.

If things continue to go swimmingly, Maine is on track to have a fair-filled summer and fall so start planning now!

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Maine Agricultural Fair Schedule 2022

June

Monmouth Fair: June 22nd-25th

July

Houlton Agricultural Fair: July 1st-4th

Ossipee Valley Fair: July 7th-10th

Waterford Worlds Fair: July 15th-17th

Pittston Fair: July 21st-24th

Union Fair: July 27th-July 31st

Bangor Fair: July 28th-August 6th

Northern Maine Fair: July 30th-August 7th

August

Topsham Fair: 7th-14th

Skowhegan State Fair: August 11th-20th

Pembroke Trotting Park: August 20th-21st

Maine Farm Days: August 24th-25th

Acton Fair: August 25th-28th

Piscataquis Valley Fair: August 25th-28th

Washington County Fair: August 27th-28th

Windsor Fair: August 28th-September 5th

September

Blue Hill Fair: September 1st-5th

Harmony Free Fair: September 2nd-5th

Springfield Fair: September 3rd

Clinton Lions Agricultural Fair: September 8th-11th

Litchfield Fair: September 9th-11th

Oxford Fair: September 14th-17th

New Portland Lions Fair: September 16th-18th

Farmington Fair: September 18th-24th

Common Ground Country Fair: September 23rd-25th

Cumberland Fair: September 25th-October 1st

October

Fryeburg Fair: October 2nd-9th

Get the full details on your favorite fair on The Maine Association of Agricultural Fair's website here.

Family Friendly Day Trips From Portland, Maine Your Kids Will Love

Looking for something fun to do with the family but want to stretch your legs outside of Maine for the day or weekend? Here's a list of fun spots for you and your family to enjoy that could easily be done as a long day trip or a quick weekend away. Everything on this list is within x hours of Portland.

For reference, when putting in Portland, Maine on Google Maps, it places the street view guy at Portland Town Hall. Depart time is being set at 8:00 am on a Saturday in June to account for traffic.

Did your favorite make the list? Anywhere new you plan to check out?

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