Special Events

Join us August 5-14, 2016

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Tribute to Our Troops Weekend

 

Saturday, August 6 & Sunday, August 7. Veterans and active military have free admission EVERY day of the Fair.

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Queen of the Fair Pageant

 

Saturday, August 6th in the Performing Arts Tent at 7 p.m., free with admission

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2016 Lumber Jack/Lumber Jill Competition

 

Saturday August 6, 2016
7:00 pm in Livestock Show Pavilion
Sponsored by:
Montague Tool and Supply Company
Branchville, New Jersey
Click here to participate

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2016 Fiddlers’ Competition

 

Sunday August 7, 2016
3-5 pm
Agriculture Area
Click here to participate

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Demolition Derby

 

Sunday, August 7th and Monday, August 8th at 7:30 p.m. Admission for the Derby is $13 for reserve and $11 for general in addition to admission. Tickets are available online and at the Ticket Office on the Fairgrounds during business hours.

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Polish Night

 

…in the Sussex County Miners Performing Arts Tent, Thursday evening, August 11th- live music, dancing and polka contest free with admission. Special admission for seniors on Thursday!

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Sussex County’s Got Talent

 

… in the Sussex County Miners Performing Arts Tent, Saturday, August 13th
 
Click here to participate

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Robotics

 

Come see what the Robots of 2016 are doing!

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Carnival

 

Carnival ride credits may be purchased on a Fair Card, which is then swiped at each ride. The cards are reloadable and good for 2017 as well. Most kiddie rides take 6 credits, major rides are 8-10 credits, spectacular rides 10-14 credits. The price per credit of the Fair Card packages has decreased since 2015: 2 credits/$2, 20/$11, 40/$21, 100/$51, 200/$101.

Pay One Price: a ride bracelet for unlimited rides is available at the Carnival area for the following dates/times: Fri., Aug. 5, 6 p.m. to closing; Mon., Aug 8th, noon-closing; Tues-Thurs., Aug. 9-11, noon-6 p.m.; Sun., Aug.14, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., $25, admission not included.

Megapasses: A megapass is admission and a ride bracelet for any one day of the Fair. Megapasses are available at selected local businesses and online until Aug. 4th. See http://njstatefair.org/fair/dates-times-tickets/ for details. Adult [13 yrs. & up] megapass- $30, child [6-12 yrs.] – $25.