2017 Gloucester County 4H Fair ~ July 27th-30th

The annual Gloucester County 4H Fair  is in its 70th year and provides the feel of an “old-time-country-fair” to today’s modern families.  The 2017 4H Fair will be held Thursday through Sunday, July 27th-30th  at the Gloucester County Fair Grounds – 275 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill.  

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The fair will be open Thursday from 9 a.m.-11 p.m.,  Friday and Saturday from 8a.m. -11p.m. and Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.  Horse shows start at at the fair opening each day. Admission is free, but there is a $10 parking donation per carload, good for all four days.

We’ve provided some of the highlights below but MHM has a Full Schedule of Events here.

Exhibits:

  • Visitors are invited to celebrate the accomplishments of 4‑H children who have worked throughout the year on a variety of programs.  The 4-H Fair gives an opportunity for 4-H participants in Kindergarten through college to show off their projects.    Fair proceeds go to the programs, facilities, and services that benefit 4-H children throughout the year.

Shows: IMG_8691

  • Horse Shows will run all day (Thursday: Dressage, Friday: Open Western, Saturday: Open Hunter,  Sunday: Open Cloverbud)
  • Variety of Dog Shows in the Dog Arena
  • Paw Prints Rabbit Hopping Demo
  • St. Mary Drone Exhibition
  • Open Animal Art Show
  • Hog, Goat, Beef and Lamb auctions

Activities:

  • The fair will also feature daily rides and games, moon bounce, free kids crafts, magic shows, a petting zoo, pony rides, henna art and exhibits, demonstrations and sales—lots of fun for the whole family!

BBQ Dinners

  • BBQ Dinners featuring chicken, ribs & corn on the cob will be available Thursday through Saturday night from 4p.m.-8p.m. in the Food Pavillion.

Musical Guests:

Kelsey Coan and her band

Kelsey Coan and her band

  •  Amy Dorflinger
  • Carly Moffa
  • Common Destiny
  • Kelsey Coan
  • Michael Jones
  • Mr. Big & the Trip Band
  • Shot of Country
  • Trouble Follows Tony

 

For more information visit www.gc4hfair.com. See you at the Fairgrounds!!

Gloucester County 4H Fair and NJ Peach Festival 2015

It’s time once again for the annual Gloucester County 4H Fair and NJ Peach Festival!   The event will take place Thursday through Sunday, July 23-26  at the Gloucester County Fair Grounds – 275 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill.  The fair proceeds go to the programs, facilities, and services that benefit 4-H children throughout the year. View the  full schedule of events here.

Gloucester County 4H Fair

The fair will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Horse shows start at 8 a.m. each day. Admission is free, but there is a $10 parking donation per carload, good for all four days.  Print your $1 off parking coupon here.

 

4-H Fair HighlightsGloucester County 4H Fair

In addition to the displays and shows of 4-H projects, visitors can look forward to “A Day on the Farm” interactive exhibit and petting zoo, animal shows, pony rides, live music, K–9 demonstrations, a craft fair, a car show and an antique tractor parade—lots of fun for the whole family! 

  • Costume Contest – Open to all children up to age 4.  This year’s theme is “4-H Farm Animals”.  Click here for entry form and more info.
  • 4-H Mud Run - This 5k mud run and obstacle course will be held on Sat. July 25th.  Event registration is $80 and time slots are filling Gloucester County 4H Fair
    quickly.   More details here.  Kids 10 and under can also compete in the 1k Kids Mud Mess for $20.
  • Car/Motorcycle Show:  Sunday July 26, 10am – 2pm.   $10 registration fee, vehicles will be judged.
  • BBQ DinnersThurs through Sat. night from 4-7:30 by Lapp’s Dutch market, featuring chicken, ribs & corn on the cob.  Takeout is available.
  • Performers and Entertainment:  The main stage features a wide variety of free entertainment.  All 4-days are filled with a performers – from bands, singers, children oriented acts and dance troupes.

Peach Festival Highlights

If you love peaches, you won’t want to miss the Annual NJ Peach Festival also taking place at the fairgrounds!

  • Peach Tent: Open for the entire fair featuring Jersey Fresh items and all things PEACH!NJ Peach Festival
  • NJ Peach Queen and Little Miss Peach:  The Peach Queen contest is open to girls 16-18 and Little Miss Peach is open to girls ages 5-15.  Judging will take place Friday July 24th at 6pm. Details here.
  • Peach Bake Off Competition:  Drop off entries by 10:30am on Saturday – winners will be announced by noon.  Details here.
  • Perfect Peach Pie and Pie Eating Contest:  Enter your peach pie at the Peach Tent by 11:30a.m. on Sunday for noon judging. (no cost to enter.)  The pie eating contest will immediately follow. ($12 entry fee.)

For more information visit www.gc4hfair.com. See you at the Fairgrounds!!