The 74th Annual Howard County Fair is scheduled from August 3-10, 2019. Here are some key points of information: (via the fair website)

DATES & TIMES:
August 3rd – 10th, 2019
Daily Hours: 8AM – 11PM

ADMISSION:
10 years and up:

$7 – WEEKEND/SAT (8/3), SUN (8/4), & SAT(8/10)

MONDAY through FRIDAY
$5 before 5PM
$7 from 5PM – 11PM

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Seniors, 62 years & up:

$3.00

Children under 10 years:

FREE

Season Pass: $25

Armed Forces Day – First Sat. (8/3): Valid Military I.D. gets you in FREE all day (Includes Spouse & Children Under 18)

Senior Day – Tues. (8/6): 62 & Older enter FREE all day

FREE PARKING!

DAILY EVENTS:
Amusement Rides & Games:

Mon. (8/5), Tues. (8/6), Wed. (8/7), Thurs. (8/8) and Fri. (8/9):
2:00pm – 11:00pm

Saturdays (8/3 & 8/10) & Sun. (8/4):
12:00pm – 11:00pm

“Kids and Critters” (Located in Barn 6) Barn Hours:

9:30am – 2pm and 5pm – 8:30pm
(CLOSED DAILY FROM 2pm – 5pm)

Pig Races – DAILY – Times TBA
Bingo Hall – Opens Daily at 6pm
Pony Rides – 10am- 10pm
AG Displays – DAILY
Farm Produce – DAILY

RIDE SPECIALS:
Saturday Pay-One-Price (POP)
Both Saturdays (8/3 & 8/10)!
Purchased between 12pm-4pm: $18
Purchased between 4pm-8pm: $23
(Good All Day until Closing)

Sun. (8/4)/Mon. (8/5)/Wed. (8/7)/Fri. (8/9) POP: $20

Tues. (8/6) POP $12

Thurs. (8/8) “Dollar Ride
Day”: Rides $1 Each All Day
(Minimum purchase of $10.00)

Be sure to visit https://howardcountyfairmd.com/fair-101 to get all of the details.

One of my favorite things to do is visit the West Friendship Volunteer Fire Department Snowball Stand…looking forward to visiting it again this year with the family. Watermelon is my favorite flavor…do you have a favorite?

Scott E