New Jersey State Fair
Sussex County Farm & Horse Show

Entertainment at the Fair

Don't miss out on the fun! The Fairgrounds is divided into areas, grouped around a theme. Click on a photo above to find out all that's going on in that area or download our Fair Brochure.


For Agriculture Highlights throughout the Fairgrounds, check out the Agriculture page.



Other Special Attractions & Events

Tribute to Our Troops Weekend – Demos & Activities - Saturday, August 5 & Sunday, August 6. Veterans and active military have free admission EVERY day of the Fair.


Flower & Garden Expo Presentations - Topics include: Providing a welcoming habitat for wildlife; Creating a Butterfly Container Garden; Birds in the Garden; and Clean Communities “Critter & Litter” crafts session. Click here to download the schedule and details.


Sussex County Building Tourism Presentations - an "Interactive Visitor Center" with area tourism highlighted. See the general schedule for specific days and activities.

Green Day – Eco-friendly exhibits, activities, demos 10 am - 4 pm.

Children’s Day – [admission $5 for children 5-12 years]; Exhibits, entertainment, activities 10 am - 2 pm.

Senior Day – [admission for seniors 60+ $5. Entertainment, displays] 9 am - 12:30 pm

Polish Night - in the Performing Arts Tent, Thursday evening, August 10- live music, dancing and polka contest free with admission. 

Peters Valley Day – Demos by juried crafters 9 am - 4 pm.

Oscar the Robot walks around the grounds, engaging children and adults.

STEAM Pavilion - County Robotics team will conduct demonstrations of their robotics projects daily