The Bethlehem Fair
September 9th, 10th, and 11th

The 97th Annual Bethlehem Fair


All times and acts subject to change


Friday, September 9

5:00 pm Gates open.  Exhibit barns open  
 5:00 PM Antique, Classic, and Special Interest Cars and Trucks  
 5:00 PM Bracelet Night - Amusement Rides  Pay one price, ride all rides 5-10 PM
 5:00 PM Draft Mini Horse and Pony Pull  
5:30 pm High School Timber Team Competition- Wood Chopping Arena Watch Nonnewaug, Wamogo, and Woodland High Schools go head to head in woodsman competition
6:00 pm Bethlehem Fair BEST Tasting Tomato Contest-North Stage  
5:45~6:30 PM Midnight Anthem Main Stage  Website 
6:45~7:30 PM No Big Deal
Main Stage
8:00 PM The Proper Villains - Main Stage Website 
10:00 PM Gates and Fair closes

Saturday September 10 

8:00 AM Gates open.  Exhibit barns open  
 9:00 AM Junior Dairy Cattle Show- South Ring  
 10:00 AM Junior Beef Cattle Show- South End  
 10:00 AM Oxen Show, Followed By Ox Pulling,- Pulling Ring   
 11:00 AM Chime in! Music with A Mission, and CT Handbell Ringers - Main Stage Website 
 11:00 AM Antique Tractor Pull- South End  
1:00 PM Wood-chopping Competition- Wood-chopping Arena  
1:00 PM Bethlehem Fair’s Got Talent – Main Stage See application and rules below
3:00 pm Hypno Lorenzo: Comedy Hypnotist - Main Stage    Website 
5:00 PM Crash 21 - Main Stage Website 
7:30 PM5:00 PM The Rakes - Main Stage Website 
 9:00 PM Buildings Close  
 9:30 PM Fair Closes  

Sunday September 11

8:00 AM Gates open.  Exhibit barns open  
 9:00 AM Junior Dairy Goat Show- Cattle Barn  
 9:00 AM Open Horse Show and Gymkhana- Horse Ring  
 10:30 AM Stock Garden Tractor Pull-Tractor Pull Arena
10:30 AM IllusionQuest” featuring illusionist David Garrity - Main Stage  Website 
12:00~12:30 PM Litchfield County Choral Union
Main Stage
1:30 PM Center Stage Jazz Band -Main Stage Website 

12:00 AM
Children's Pedal Tractor Pull - North Stage area Open to all- Register at North Stage 
1:00 PM Wood-chopping Competition- Wood-chopping Arena  
 3:00 PM “IllusionQuest” featuring illusionist David Garrity - Main Stage   Website 
3:30 PM Agri Olympics - Main Stage  Open To All- Register at Main Stage
5:30 PM Fair Closes  


Bwana’s Wildlife Show: 3- 4 shows daily. Birds of prey and reptiles

Mother Goose Barnyard, Antique Tractors,  Farmers 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 & Maple Syrup, Candy, Junior and Youth Exhibits, School Art, Youth Art, Adult Hobbies,


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