State and County Fairs in New Jersey

Summertime means a lineup of fun fairs around the state. See the list below to mark your calendar for these state and county fairs.

There’s nothing like going to the fair! The mouthwatering smells of grilling hot dogs, fresh popcorn and sugar-dusted funnel cake clamor for your attention, as the joyous sounds of carnival rides, live music and children laughing fill the air. Expect a diverse array of entertainment, from tractor pulls and monster truck shows to live concerts and cultural demonstrations. Or, take a glimpse into life on the farm, as many county fairs offer livestock shows, quilting competitions, pie-baking contest and other homesteading activities.

Start planning now with this list of your local county and state fairs.

State Fairs

June 20-July 7, 2019: State Fair Meadowlands, East Rutherford
August 2-11, 2019: New Jersey State Fair & Sussex County Farm & Horse Show, Augusta

County Fairs

July 10-14, 2019: Ocean County Fair, Berkeley Township
July 16-20, 2019: Burlington County Farm Fair, Columbus
July 18-20, 2019: Cape May County 4-H Fair, Cape May
July 18-21, 2019: Morris County 4-H Fair, Chester
July 24-28, 2019: Monmouth County Fair, Freehold
July 25-28, 2019: Gloucester County 4-H Fair, Mullica Hill
July 27-August 3, 2019: Warren County Farmers Fair & Balloon Fest, Phillipsburg

August 5-11, 2019: Middlesex County Fair, East Brunswick
August 6-9, 2019: Salem County Fair, Pilesgrove
August 7-9, 2019: Somerset County 4-H Fair, Bridgewater
August 21-25, 2019: Hunterdon County 4-H & Agricultural Fair, Ringoes