The 71st Montgomery County Agricultural Fair will occupy the Fairgrounds from Aug. 9-16.
We provide fun for everyone! Check out the Free Entertainment page for full descriptions.
Agricadabra Presents Barnyard Animals - A fun educational act that will have you laughing and learning at the same time. Located on the PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage!
Carrie McQueen - Our wonderful stilt walker. Be on the lookout for her roaming the grounds at the Fair.
Chainsaw Carver - Watch one of these carvers turn a huge log into a beautiful sculpture in Farmer's Triangle.
Comedy Hypnotist - Brad Matchett puts on a hilarious show each night at the Fair on the PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage.
Fast Action Motorsports - Race fast cars against your friends and other Fairgoers for FREE on the Upper Grounds.
STEVE BROGAN Comic Ventriloquist - Be sure to swing by the PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage for a special blend of puppetry, humor and family entertainment.
Kountry K-9's - These amazing rescue canines will do such things as skateboard races, walking on whiskey barrels, a little bit of magic and a whole lot more.
Raptors Up Close - Come see these birds of prey up close and learn all about them! Located on the PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage and on the Upper Grounds.
Max Power - Keep an eye out for the 9 foot tall MAX Power & his monster truck Nitro. MAX walks, talks, dances, and more! Be sure to get your photo with MAX as he strolls around the Fairgrounds.
Show-Me Swine Racers - Don't miss these adorable racing pigs brought to you by Grant County Mulch. Located near the PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage.
There is an abundance of 4-H, livestock, and exhibits on display at the Fair. Be sure to visit the Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center Mooo-ternity Ward & Milking Parlor!
Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center Mooo-ternity Ward – You can check-in frequently to see if a calf is on its way or taking its first steps. You will be able to view the pregnant cows and those that are a few days old with their mothers all day long.
The Milking Parlor – where you can Milk a Cow by hand for $1, on various days and times. This is an excellent educational experience that demonstrates where our milk comes from.
The Fair has many interesting displays and demonstrations, such as:
Home Arts in Bldg. #6 – Here you can see baked goods, quilts, sewing projects, etc.
4-H in Bldg. #6 – Where you can see the 4-H projects ranging from Farm & Garden to art projects.
Arts & Crafts in Bldg. #3 – Entries of all ages are displayed where you can view the community’s works of art.
Photography in Bldg. #3 – Entries of all ages are displayed where you can view the community’s photographs.
Farm & Garden in Bldg. #2 – Here you can see fresh vegetables, honey, flowers, and more!
Old Timers in Bldg. #2 – Provides a look back at true craftsmanship! Wood working, canning, and more can be seen!
Please see each building for demonstration schedule.
Animal shows are held in our Cattle, Swine, and Sheep & Goat Pavilions on various days and times.*
Horse events are held in the Horse Arena on various days and times*
Montgomery County Agricultural Center
501 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
Visit http://mcagfair.com/ for more.