At the Montgomery County Fair

At the Montgomery County Fair

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair opens Friday, Aug. 10 at 3 p.m.

The fair runs from 10 a.m. to midnight through Saturday, Aug. 18 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds, 501 Perry Parkway, Gaithersburg. Carnival hours are from noon to midnight each day.

General admission is $12, children 11 and under are free. Parking at the fairgrounds is $10 cash per car.

Free parking and shuttle bus service runs from Lakeforest Mall, Lost Knife Road and Odendhal Avenue.

Visit for a complete schedule, plus hints on visiting the fair on a budget.

Are you entering an exhibit or just visiting? Either way, send photos to the Potomac Almanac in care of