Last Chance for the Montgomery County and Prince William County Fairs

From fests to parades, there’s always something going on in and around the DC area. Us locals are a little spoiled, especially since visitors often save for months or spend their life savings to come here when we have access to the greatest tastings, festivals, fairs, and events year round. Don’t be afraid to venture out to fests in the ‘burbs. You can have some fun, enjoy some good eats, and breathe some fresh air (for a change). This weekend is the last chance to enjoy the The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair and the The Prince William County Fair. Enjoy!

August 10-18

  • Photo by Johnathon Potts

    The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair is the largest county fair in the State of Maryland. Since 1949, the Fair (500 Perry Pkywy, Gaithersburg, MD) has been a showcase of farm life and is a family event with lots of carnival rides, great entertainment, wonderful foods, and fun activities for all ages. This event is chock full of amazing events and performances, including dog show, pick races, demolition derby, tractor pull, monster truck rides, and more! Click to see the full event schedule. Adult: $10 (12yrs+); Child: FREE (11yrs and younger). Ticket packages and discounts available online. 10am-midnight.

August 10-18

  • The Prince William County Fair started in 1949 by a group of WWII veterans, and is the largest in the state of Virginia, held at the Prince William County Fairgrounds (10624 Dumfries Road, at Route 234).  The annual event includes livestock exhibits, home arts exhibits, tractor pulls, a rodeo, demolition derbies, baby contests, live music and a variety of midway shows. Adult: $8 in advance; Child/Senior (5-13yrs and 60+yrs): $5.

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