It's always exciting when the Central Maine fair season kicks off and we are finally there! Admittedly, the first couple days of the historic Pittston, Maine Fair are going to be pretty warm, but if you dress accordingly and stay properly hydrated, you should be just fine!

The Pittston Fair, now in its 72nd year, will run from Thursday, June 20th, through Sunday, June, 23rd and feature all kinds of great Maine family-fair-fun!

Thursday kicks off 'Agricultural Day' with activities ranging from steer and oxen pulling, pig scramble and the 2400 & under short pull.

On Friday, the fair welcomes more steer and oxen pulling as well as the he/man she/woman competition, cake decorating, Maine Cabin Masters and Walter Weymouth on the stage.

Moving into Saturday, folks can enjoy the kiddie tractor pull, woodsmen's demos, bicycle drawing, drivers-ed drawing,fry pan toss and evening truck pulls at the grand stand.

On Sunday, and the final day of the fair, it is Children's Day. Enjoy the baby contest, kiddie tractor pulls, sheep obstacle course, fudge contest, demolition derby, pig scramble and more!

$25 unlimited ride bracelets on Thursday, Friday and Sunday with $30 bracelets on Saturday.

And, of course, don't forget all that wonderful fair food!

According to the Pittston Fair Website,

The Pittston Fair, widely known as "Maine's Friendliest Fair", is located on Route 194 in Pittston, Maine.  In 2024, we celebrate our 72nd year serving up fun, food, entertainment, agricultural competition and education for all ages.  Come join the fun at one of the many wonderful Agricultural Fairs of our great state! Admission is $8.00 for ages 13 and up.

Click here for a full breakdown of all the activities happening at the 72nd annual Pittston Fair!

Children 12 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket!

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