Caroline Dorchester Fair 2017

Caroline-Dorchester County Fair

Come one, come all, it is time for the Caroline-Dorchester County Fair from August 2nd-5th! Bring your family and friends and have a blast.

There is something for everyone! For the animal lovers there will be livestock shows topped off by an auction, a pet contest, and a dress a goat contest. 4-Hers, as well as adults, will have “the fruits of their labor” on display so come and see if you agree with the judge’s ribbon placement. On Wednesday night there is a Cake Auction where you can bid on some very creative cakes. There will be food available to interest all pallets, and a special dinner each night. There will be entertainment like music, magic, and amusements as well as many contests that include crowning fair royalty and a Baby Contest. For more details see our complete schedule by going to or and click on, “schedule of events”.

There are a few special days that need mentioning. Wednesday, August 2nd is free admission with the gate opening at 4 PM. Please say thank you to the Caroline County Chamber of Commerce for sponsoring this special night. Also, a big thank you to Nagel Crop Insurance for supplying coupons for free ice cream. Thursday, August 3rd is the Fair Board’s way of giving back to the community. Bring a canned food item for the MD Food Bank and your admission is only $1 per person. Thursday is also Children’s Day from 9 a.m. -1 p.m., story time is at 11 a.m., games are at 12 p.m. and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. all amusement rides are $1.

Highlights of the 2017 Caroline-Dorchester Fair include: outhouse races, an opening night tradition (August 2nd). Thursday, August 3rd is the crab cake dinner and the entertainment for the evening will be the Jones Boys. Friday, August 4th come see the fish mobile and Scales and Tales and learn about nature and the environment. The evening dinner is Beef and the entertainment will be Mike Hines. Saturday, August 5th the dinner will be Chicken BBQ and the entertainment will be Small Town Showdown.

With so much to offer, we hope to see you at the Caroline-Dochester County Fair in August!

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