Things To Do

161st Harwinton Fair


Oct 6, 2017 to Oct 8, 2017


Celebrate the fall with friends, family, food, music, magic, rides, competitions, games, tractor pulls, animals and SO much more!

Click the link below for the website and the listing on the left-handside for full details!!

Annual Contests

Hay Bale Tossing

For males
Saturday, 1:00pm 
Sunday, 10:00am 

Oxen Teamster Challenge

Saturday, 1:00pm
South end of Fairgrounds - near Pulling Ring

Skillet Tossing

For Women of 18 years and up - Sign up that morning - Free Event
Held Saturday morning and Sunday afternoon; come join the fun!

Tractor Pulls

Antique Tractor Pulls 10:00am Saturday morning
Garden Tractor Pulls 10:00am Sunday morning

All Weekend

Antique Tractor Show all weekend
Blacksmith Shop
Civil War Era Demonstrations & Living History

Educational & Informative about the historical Civil War Era life & times

Country Store & Early Americana Display

Americana demonstrations all Weekend

Draft Horse Exhibit & Demonstration

Exhibit & demonstration Sat & Sun
Talk on draft horse and wagon Sunday in Horse Show Ring at Noon

Pig Races - Saturday & Sunday

4 races each day - times to be announced during the fair

Pisgah Mountain Primitives

Demonstrations of Pioneer Living, Blacksmithing & Cooking

Woodchopping competitions

Saturday, 1:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm

Working Shingle Mill
Come see exhibits, baking, crafts, photography, contests & competitions

Kids & Family Entertainment
Lower Stage Area:

The Renegades

Friday, 6:00pm to 9pm

The Magic of Jim Sisti

Saturday, 2:00pm & 4:00pm
Sunday, 2:00pm & 4:00pm

David Verdosci's Sunshine Road Show

Saturday, 1:00pm & 3:00pm
Sunday, 1:00pm & 3:00pm

Har-Bur Middle School Band

Saturday, 10:30am to noon

Jeff Conlon, Irish-American music

Sunday, 10am to noon

Country Music on the Bandstand / Gazebo:

The Tradesmen

Friday, 4:30pm to 8:30pm

Jeff Conlon (Irish-American music)

Saturday, 10am to noon

Dave Quick and the Sidekick Band

Saturday, 1pm to 6pm

Bristol Ole Tyme Fiddlers

Sunday, 10am to noon

Nashville Drive

Sunday, 1pm to 5pm

Throughout the fairground:

Lewis S. Mills High School Marching Band

Saturday at approx 2:00pm



Admission - Adults $8.00, children 12 and under free. Tickets sold at main gate.


80 Locust Rd
Harwinton, CT

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