Bethlehem Fair
Western Connecticut's Best Entertainment value

2018 Fair Sept 7,8,9

The 94th Annual Bethlehem Fair


2018 Schedule of Events


Friday, September 7

  • 5:00 pm
    • Gates open, Exhibit barns open
    • Antique, Classic, and Special Interest Cars and Trucks - $10 per vehicle, includes driver and one passenger
    • Bracelet Night - Amusement Rides - Pay one price, ride 'til closing
    • Draft Mini Horse and Pony Pull
  • 5:30 pm
    • High School Timber Team Competition
  • 6:00 pm
    • Bethlehem Fair BEST Tasting Tomato Contest - North Stage
  • 7:00 pm
  • 10:00 pm
    • Gates close, Exhibit barns close


Saturday, September 8

  • 8:00 am
    • Gates open, Exhibit barns open
  • 9:00 am
    • Junior Dairy Show
  • 10:00 am
    • Oxen Show followed by Oxen Draw
  • 11:00 am
    • Chime In! Music with A Mission - Handbell Choir - Main Stage
    • Antique Tractor Pull
  • 12:00 noon
    • Woodchopping Contest
  • 1:00 pm
    • Ct Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers - Main Stage
  • 4:00 pm
    • Farmer’s Night Out - South Ring
  • 5:30 pm
  • 8:30 pm
    • County Thunder - Tributes to Garth Brooks and Keith Urban - Main Stage
  • 9:00 pm
    • Gates close, Exhibit barns close


Sunday, September 9

  • 8:00 am
    • Gates open, Exhibit barns open
  • 9:00 am
    • Open Horse Show and Gymkhana
  • 9:30 am
    • Draft Horse Pull - Main Ring
  • 10:00 am
    • Hollerin’ Contest - Main Stage
  • 10:30 am
    • Stock Garden Tractor Pull
  • 12:00 noon
    • Children’s Pedal Tractor Pull - North Stage Area
    • Woodchopping Contest
  • 2:00 pm
  • 5:30 pm
    • Gates close, Exhibit barns close

ALL THREE DAYS:  Mother Goose Barnyard, Antique Tractors, Farmer’s Market, Photography Show, Realism Art Show, Youth Club Displays, Scarecrow Contest, Commercial Exhibits, Amusement Rides, Midway, Food, Vintage Museum, Shingle Mill


EXHIBITS:  Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, Baking, Flowers, Needlework, Canning, Dairy Products, Honey and Maple Syrup, Candy, Junior and Youth Exhibits, School Art, Youth Art, Adult Hobbies


LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS:  Junior Dairy, Rabbits and Cavies, Poultry, Sheep


CHILDREN’S ENTERTAINMENT:  Dimples the Clown, Children’s Pedal Tractor