Frequenty Asked Questions

What are the dates for the 2015 fair?
August 1st – August 8th 2015

How do I get to the fair?
The address for the fairgrounds is:

700 Agriculture Center
Westminster, MD 21157

How do I find my way around the fairgrounds?

★ Fairground Map ★

What are the fair hours?
The hours for each day of the fair vary depending on the schedule of events for that specific day. Please check the complete fair schedule for specific dates and times for all fair events.

★ Fair Schedule ★

What does it cost to enter in to the fair?
Admission to the fair is free! However there is a charge for parking at $5.00 per car after 4:00 pm

There are several paid events during the week of the fair. Please see entertainment page for more information on these events.

★ Entertainment ★

What are the parking arrangements?
There is a parking fee of $5.00 per car if you arrive after 4:00 pm. Parking before 4:00pm is free!

Parking is available in the grass parking lots at the fairgrounds. Trams are available to bring visitors from the parking lot to the designated drop off location, closer to the fair’s main entrance.

There is handicapped parking available. Let parking attendants know, and they can direct you to the handicapped parking area.

What events are taking place during the week of the fair?

There are a variety of exciting events that take place during the week of the fair!

Please see our fair schedule for a complete listing of these events!

★ Fair Schedule ★

How do I buy tickets for the paid events?
There are several paid events that take place during the week of the fair! Tickets can be purchased in advance online until July 14, 2015. After that time, tickets can also be purchased during the week of the fair at the fair information booth. Tickets for any of the events can also be purchased at the gate on the evening of the event.

★ Buy Tickets ★

How do I become a buyer at the Cake Auction or Livestock Auction?
The Cake auction will be held on Wednesday August 5th. The livestock auction will be held on Friday August 7th. Anyone can be a buyer at either of these auctions. You simply need to register for a buyers number on the day of the event. This is a great opportunity to support the 4-H & FFA members.

Are pet’s allowed at the fair, even if they are leashed?
No, unless they are working dogs, canine companions or in a competition.

My child loved the fair! How do they become participants in the fair next year?
Participating in the Carroll County 4-H & FFA Fair is a summer tradition for many of the youth in Carroll County! For more information on how to join 4-H or FFA, please see the following:

★ 4-H CLUBS ★

What food options are available at the fair?
You can enjoy a sit down, family style meal in our dining hall each day, or check out one of our many other food stands on the fairgrounds. Food stands serve items such as pit beef, hamburgers, chicken tenders, pizza, hot dogs, french fries, ice cream and MUCH MORE! You can also stop in Shipley Arena for a famous peach sundae!

Are there ATM’s available on the fairgrounds?
YES! There are two ATMs available on the fairgrounds. One is located in Blizzard Hall and the other is located in Shipley Arena.


If we didn't answer your questions, please contact us!


PO Box 97
Westminster, MD 21158




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