New Jersey State Fair
Sussex County Farm & Horse Show

Daily Schedule of Shows and Events


Click here to download the entire 2018 Daily Schedule. There’s no shortage of things to see and do at the 2018 New Jersey State Fair®/Sussex County Farm & Horse Show! The lists below will display what events are happening on that day. A “$” symbol denotes additional cost.

 

 

2018 Master Schedule of Events

Scroll to the end to see events that occur every day.

 

 

Friday, Aug. 3, 10 am - 10 pm

Dollar Day presented by The New Jersey Herald

 

Agriculture Area:  4-6 p.m. Beef Obstacle Course; 6 p.m. Opening Parade; 6:30 Opening Ceremonies; 7:15 p.m. Herding Demo with Wayside Farms

Horse Show Area:  Benefit Trail Day to benefit Project Help and Northern NJ Veterans' Memorial Cemetery- donations accepted; between 3-5 p.m. Rescue Interntational- search & rescue demo;  4 p.m. 4-H Horse Show; Quarter Horse Show in Ring 1; 5 p.m. Opening Ceremonies for Horse Show [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org (http://www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org)]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area:  10 a.m.-2 p.m. Touch A Truck; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                                                                                                                                   

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent:  1-2 p.m. Larry, Tea and Me; 4-5 p.m. Kelly Wask;  5:30-6:30 p.m. World Gone Mad; 7-9:30 p.m. Battle of the Bands sponsored by WNNJ

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show;  2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo;  after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.

Shotwell 4-H Building; 9-11 a.m. 4-H Vegetable, Flower & Herb Show; 3-7 p.m.  A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green Meet & Greet

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing- rides $1 [available in $10 strips] in carnival area


Saturday, August 4th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


 

Agriculture Area: Goat Day- 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Beef Show; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Open Sheep Show; 6:30-10 p.m. Lumberjack Competition

Horse Show Area: Quarter Horse Show; 5 p.m. Wells Fargo Exhibition, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area:   2:30 & 7:30 Big Air ATV Tour- FREE; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                                                                              

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 11 a.m. Tribute to Our Troops & Quilts of Valor Presentation; 7 p.m.  Queen of the Fair Pageant sponsored by Service Electric Broadband Cable

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show;; 2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo; after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.

Richards Building: 3:30 p.m. 22nd NJSF Homebrew Competition, sponsored by Krogh’s Restaurant & Pub, winners announced; 1 p.m. Wine Competition winners announced

Shotwell 4-H Building: Makers’ Day- 1-4 p.m.  A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green Meet & Greet

Conservatory: 1 p.m. Lecture: Garden Dilemmas- Q & A with Mary Stone

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon-3 p.m. Space Farms- Snakes, snakes & more snakes; 4-7 p.m. Mountain Creek- Instructional biking program for children

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing

 

Sunday, August 5th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


 

Agriculture Area: 9 a.m.-noon Open Beef Show; noon-3 p.m. Open Steer Show; 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Open Sheep Show; 5 p.m. Honor Garden Ceremony; Barn 4 4 p.m. 4-H Swine Show; Barn 6: 10 a.m. Poultry Judging & 6-10 p.m. 4-H Rabbit & Small Animal Show; Snook Museum- Lost Art Lacers demo

Horse Show Area: Local English classes, Children’s Pony Medal classes; after 2 p.m. Western Horsemanship and Pleasure; after 5 p.m. Exhibition-The Pink Ladies; Parade of Barns  Contest; Exhibition-Hollywood Horses; Horses of Color, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area:  10 a.m. Oxen Pull FREE;  7 p.m. Demolition Derby $15 reserve/$13 general –fair admission required: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                                  Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: A Little Bit Country/A Little Bit Rock & Roll  12:30-1:30 p.m. Chelsea Carlson; 2-3 p.m. Tired Old Men; 3:30-4:30 Country Comfort; 5-6 p.m. Sean O’Flynn; 6:30-8 Felix and The Cats Band

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show; 2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo; after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.

Richards Building: 21st Annual Chili Contest sponsored by C & W Aero Services

Shotwell 4-H Building: 1-4 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green Meet & Greet

Conservatory: 1 p.m. Presentation: “Providing a Welcoming Habitat for Wildlife” by Jeannie Geremia

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon-3 p.m. Painted Grape- fun paint craft

Greenhouse: a.m. Judging of Vegetable Show; Great Zucchini Contest sponsored by the Phillips Family

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing


Monday, August 6th: 10 a.m to 10 p.m.

 

 

Agriculture Area: Poultry Day-9 a.m.-5 p.m. Dairy Goat Show sponsored by J. Battista Plumbing & Heating; 11 a.m. 4-H Market Lamb Show; 1-5 p.m. 4-H  Goat Show sponsored by the Chocolate Goat Gift Shoppe; 4-5:30 p.m. Music with Amelya Race; 5:30-9 p.m. 4-H Beef Show; Barn 4: 4 p.m. 4-H Swine Show

Horse Show Area: Sussex County Horse Show: Hunter Classes, 3 p.m. Pleasure Driving; 5 p.m. Canine King & Queen, p.m. Open  Costume Classes, Family Class, Old Timers’ Class, English Pleasure Classes, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area:   7 p.m. Demolition Derby $15 reserve/$13 general , fair admission required; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                                                                        Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 10-4 p.m. Green Day- Sustainable Living; 5-6 p.m. Giant Gymnastics; 7:30-9:30 p.m. TRI County Concert Band: Franklin Band, Bloomingdale Cornet Band, West Morris Community Concert Band, Palisades Park Fire Dept. Band

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show; 2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo; after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.

Richards Building: 1 p.m. Family Favorites Cookie Contest sponsored by Service Electric Broadband Cable

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11:30 a.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 1 p.m. 4-H Cat Show; 3-7 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green Meet & Greet; 4:30 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo

Conservatory:  1 p.m. Presentation: “Compost Your Way to A Greener Garden” by Steve Komar

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon- 3 p.m. Sussex County Miners- Meet the Mascot & children’s activities

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to closing $25

Bloodmobile: outside gate 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. donate and get free admission that day & $5 ShopRite gift card.  If you want to make an appointment or have any questions, please call 201-251-3703.

 

Tuesday, August 7th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Children’s Day
 

 

Agriculture Area: Small Animal Day - 10 a.m. Cow Kids Showmanship; noon Rooster Crowing Contest; 12:30-1 p.m. Duck Quack Contest; 2-4 p.m. Music with Kelly Wask; 4-6 p.m. Music with Mason Jar Rebellion; 5-10 p.m. 4-H Market Animal Sale

Horse Show Area: Sussex County Horse Show-Pony Classes, English & Western Pleasure; 4 p.m. Hunt Teams Class, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: 7:30 p.m.   Monster Truck Show   $12 reserve/$10 general –fair admission required **rain date* 7:30 p.m. Wed., 8/8; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7      

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Children’s Day Activities, sponsored by PNC Bank, coordinated by Frankford Township Clean Communities; including a K-9 Demo sponsored by Elenora L. Benz, Esq.;3-4:30 Little Royalty; 5-6 p.m. Favorite Doll & Me Lookalike Contest sponsored by C & W Aero Services; 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ashley Academy of the Arts

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show;  2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo;  after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg. ; Kids’ Games sponsored by WSUS-6 p.m.,  registration 5:30 p.m.  

Richards Building: Children’s Cupcake Decorating Contest sponsored by Service Electric Broadband Cable-Sign up at 10 am, contest starts at 11:30 am 5 p.m. 10th Annual Favorite Doll Look-Alike Fashion Show & Contest sponsored by C & W Aero Services [in Performing Arts Tent]

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11:30 a.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 2-6 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green reading/signing; 4:30 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo

Conservatory: 10:30 a.m. Judging of Adult Amateur Horticulture Classes; 1 p.m. Presentation: “Planting the Ultimate Container” by Richard Kawaske

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon-3 p.m. Skylands Ice World- come try Broom Ball; 4-7 p.m. Shoppes at Lafayette- craft activity, "laundry-ball" for g/c & coupons

Greenhouse: 10 a.m. Garden Paver and Rock Painting

Founders Park: noon-1:30 p.m. Meet N Greet with the 2018 Queen of the Fair & photo op; Activities for children

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to 6 p.m. $25

Bloodmobile: outside gate 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. donate and get free admission that day & $5 ShopRite gift card.  If you want to make an appointment or have any questions, please call 201-251-3703.

 

Wednesday, August 8th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.


 

Agriculture Area: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 4-H Junior Dairy Show; 5-7 p.m. Music with Mason Jar Rebellion; 7-9 p.m. Farm Follies with Ladies Skillet Toss; 6-8 p.m. 4-H Cloverbud Carnival

Horse Show Area: Sussex County Horse Show: Hunter Classes; $1000 TB Hunter Derby, $5000 USHJA National Hunter Derby, $500 USHJA Green Hunter Challenge, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: raindate for Monster Truck Show; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                          

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Health & Wellness Day sponsored by Soul II Soul Health & Wellness; 2-3p.m. Lehigh Valley Cloggers; 3-4 Garden State International Folk Dancers; 5-6 p.m. Northern New Jersey Square Dancers; 6:30-8:30 p.m. R.E.N.O. Band

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show;  2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo; after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.

Richards Building: 3 p.m. One and Only Blueberry Contest

Shotwell 4-H Building:  10 a.m.-2 p.m. 4-H Food Judging, bake sale to follow; 3-7 p.m.  A Carrot for Billy reading/author signing; 4:30 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo

Conservatory: 1 p.m. Presentation: “Dividing, Storing and Growing Bulbs” by Maureen Verbeek

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon-3 Franklin Mineral Museum- view fluorescent minerals & fossils

Craft Tent: 7-9 p.m. Wine Tasting Event to benefit Richards Building, Carol Decker & her artwork

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to 6 p.m. $25

Bloodmobile: outside gate 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. donate and get free admission that day & $5 ShopRite gift card. If you want to make an appointment or have any questions, please call 201-251-3703.

 

Thursday, August 9th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Senior Day

 

 

Agriculture Area: Cow Day- 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Colored Breed Open Dairy Show;  1-6 p.m. 4-H Breeding Sheep Show; 6-8 p.m. Music with Wayne Muller; 8-10 p.m. 4-H Round Robin Showmanship Event, 4-H Best of the Best Awards

Horse Show Area: Sussex County Horse Show-Jumper Classes, Morgan/Friesan Classes, 5 p.m. $5000 Rost Memorial Jumper Stake, $1500 NAL/WIHS Childrens/Adult Jumper Classic, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area:  11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: a.m. Senior Day activities sponsored by Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Homes, HomeWorks,  coordinated by Sussex County Division of Senior Services; 1-2p.m. Qween Pashmeen; 2-3 p.m. NJ City University Touring Ensemble; 3-4 p.m. Songs by Dani and Ava; 4-5 p.m. Philip Lid; 5-6 p.m. between Hope and Highway; 6-7 p.m. Aloha Ashley; 7:30-9:30 p.m. 39th Annual Polish Night & Dance Contest with The John Stevens Doubleshot Polka Band

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show;  2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo; after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.

Richards Building: noon Baking Judging 

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11:30 a.m.  & 4:30 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 3 -7 A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green Meet & Greet; 6 p.m. 4-H Dogs & Paws & Dinosaur Clubs awards; 6:30-8:30 p.m. Summer Blossom Open Garden

Conservatory: 1 p.m. Presentation: “Using Native Plants for Attracting Wildlife” by Giselle Chazotte-Smisko

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon-3 p.m. Kittatinny Valley State Park- Butterfly activities

Park Road: 4-9 p.m. Wanderers Car Club

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing; Wristbands noon to 6 p.m. $25

Bloodmobile: outside gate 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. donate and get free admission that day & $5 ShopRite gift card.  If you want to make an appointment or have any questions, please call 201-251-3703.

 

 

Friday, August 10th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
 

 

Agriculture Area:  Sheep Day- 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Holstein Open Dairy Show; 5-5:30 p.m. 4-H Goat Costume Contest; 5:30-7 p.m. Rabbit Costume Contest; 8 p.m. Sheep Obstacle Course & Cloverbud Costume Parade

Horse Show Area: Sussex County Horse Show-Draft hitches, Jumpers, 5 p.m. $1000 Jr/Amateur 3’ Equitation Challenge, $2000 Professional 3’Equitation Challenge, 6 p.m. Open Draft Classic Series 6 Horse Hitch, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area:  7 p.m. Truck Pull  FREE; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                                                                                                                                               

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 12:00-1:00 p.m. Carl Richards Band; 1:30-2:30 TOM TOMS duo; 3-4 p.m. Alex Allegra, singer/songwriter; 4:30-5:30 p.m. AJ Penta, singer/songwriter; 6-7 p.m. Whiskey Crossing

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show; 2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo; after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.

Richards Building: noon King Arthur Flour Baking Contest, 3 p.m. Cheesecake Contest

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11:30 a.m. & 4:30 p.m. Cat/Dog/Dinosaur Bingo; 3-7 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green Meet & Greet; 5-7 p.m. 4-H Poultry Costume Contest

Conservatory: 10:30 am. Judging of Adult Amateur Artistic Classes; 1 p.m. Presentation: “Tips for an Outstanding Floral Design” by April Fisher

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon-3 p.m. Wild West City Rope Show, 4-7 p.m. Space Farms- Handling big snakes

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing

Bloodmobile: outside gate 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. donate and get free admission that day & $5 ShopRite gift card.  If you want to make an appointment or have any questions, please call 201-251-3703.

 

Saturday, August 11th: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
 

Agriculture Area:  Pig Day- 9 a.m. Open Dairy Goat Show; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Livestock Education in Barn One; 6-7 p.m. 4-H Seeing Eye Demo;  7 p.m. Country/Bluegrass AG Concert- Mason Jar Rebellion & Whiskey Crossing; Snook Museum- 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 3-5 p.m. Basket Weaving with Pam Dobben

Horse Show Area: Sussex County Horse Show-Draft Classes, Jumpers, 6 p.m. Scholarship Presentation, $2500 Open Draft Classic Series 6 Horse Hitch; 7 p.m. $5000 SJHOF Classic; 8 p.m. $30,000 Sussex County Grand Prix sponsored by Silent Maid, Reithoffer Shows, Inc, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area:   10 a.m. & 7 p.m.   Tractor Pulls FREE; 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monster Truck Rides $7                                                                                                                           

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent: 1-2 p.m. This Day; 2:30-3:30 p.m. Country Cousins; 4-9 p.m. Fair Talent Show

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  1:30, 4:30, 6:45 p.m. Artistry in Wood Woodcarving Demo; 11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3, 6 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show; 2:30, 5:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45, 7:30 p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo; after 6 p.m. Fire Spinners between here & Richards Bldg.; on the Field 12:30-4:30 GSHA Forging Contest-3 divisions [blacksmithing]

Richards Building: Hobby Weekend sponsored by C & W Aero Services; 3 p.m. 6th Annual Jerky/Cured Meats/Sausage Competition

Shotwell 4-H Building: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 4-H Open House; 1-4 p.m. A Carrot for Billy author Elizabeth Green Meet & Greet

Ernie Kosa County Building: 4-7 p.m. sparta Renaissance fair photo op with King, Queen, and Faerie Ella

Conservatory: 1 p.m. Presentation: “Garden Tools: Cleaning, Sharpening and Storing” by Dave Betts

Carnival: open for rides/games noon to closing

Bloodmobile: outside gate 2, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. donate and get free admission that day & $5 ShopRite gift card.  If you want to make an appointment or have any questions, please call 201-251-3703.

 

Sunday, August 12th: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

 

 

Agriculture Area:  Alpaca Day-   9 a.m.-3 p.m. 4-H Alpaca Show; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Livestock Education in Barn One, 4 p.m. 50/50 Drawing; Snook Museum- Lost Art Lacers demo              

Horse Show Area: Sussex County Horse Show- Draft Classes, Challenged Rider Horse Show, [complete schedule www.sussexcountyhorseshow.org]

Franklin Sussex Automall Outdoor Entertainment Area: Monster Truck Rides $7; 11 a.m. Mudbog $6 general

Mattress Firm Performing Arts Tent:  10:00 am. Chainsaw Demo *ONLY*; 2:00 p.m. Chainsaw Auction

Ronetco Supermarkets Family Entertainment Area:  11 a.m., 2 p.m. 5:15 p.m. Racing Pigs; noon, 3 p.m. Kachunga & the Alligator Show; 2:30 p.m. Bicycle Stunt Show sponsored by Lakeland Bank; 12:45, 3:45  p.m. Animal Encounters Show; Pony/camel rides; Petting Zoo

Richards Building: Hobby Weekend sponsored by C & W Aero Services 

Shotwell 4-H Building: 4 p.m. Drawing for 4-H Advisory Council’s 50/50, tickets available

Ernie Kosa County Building: noon-5 p.m. Shoppes at Lafayette-craft activities

Carnival: open for rides/games 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wristbands 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. $25


Every day:


 

Oscar the Robot

Peanuts the “Elephant”

The Butterfly Encounter- in the AG Area

The Giant Bowl Turner: Roger Abrahamson, making bowls out of logs with antique tools, demos daily in the AG Area

Potter Reggie Britton- pottery with and 1800’s wooden treadle wheel- in the AG Area

Charging Station- sponsored by JCP&L

Information booths- inside gates 1, 2, & 3 and Main Street sponsored by Franklin Mutual Insurance

People MOO-vers from gates to parking lots- sponsored by  Royal Buick GMC and Franklin Mutual Insurance

Sussex County Building- information about the municipalities & services in Sussex County with an interactive Visitor Center with area tourism highlighted

Five Pole Barns with Animals

Outside Richards Building: Bee demos in the cage, weather permitting

Small Animal Building – Poultry & bunnies, incubator

Snook Museum- early 20th century display of farm machinery, general store, farm kitchen, craft demos, blacksmith on the porch

Antique Engine Building- Featuring a vintage peanut roaster, collections of antique machines & engines.

Carnival: Rides-  3 tickets for kiddie, up to 5 tickets for spectaculars; 1 tkt=$1.50, 10 tkts=$11; 22 tkts=$21; 55 tkts=$51 [Visit www.njstatefair.org for discounts]

Milking Parlor- milking done daily, check clock- sponsored by Visions Federal Credit Union; Sussex County Agricultural Society, Sussex County Milk Producers; Sussex County Board of Agriculture

Junior AG Agent Scavenger Hunt adjacent to Farm Fun- sponsored by Newton Sparta Pediatric Dentistry

Rare Heritage Breed Educational Tent- unusual & rare breeds of farm animals

Oxen and Ostrich  Exhibits- in the AG Area

Animal Storytime -in the Barns

Melody Farm Follies-singing vegetables

Barnyard Cackle Review-animated and interactive family exhibit- fun for kids

Vegetable Show- seed planting station, free herb transplants, canning display by Rutgers Master Canners, Hydroponics Display by YB Farms, voting for People’s Choice Award in the Scarecrow Contest & Forage Show, both in the Greenhouse

Craft Biergarten

Flower & Garden Expo- in the Conservatory, lecture series

Landscape Gardens- the Conservatory Courtyard

STEAM Shed sponsored by Thor Labs

History Exhibit sponsored by Lois & Harold Pellow, Art, Photography, Honey Shows, - the Richards Building

Farm Fun Building- hands on, interactive stations for children sponsored by RoNetco ShopRite

Sussex County Farmers’ Market- local produce