Fair Dates: August 9 - 18, 2012
Hours *new hours 2012*
Gates Open - 7:00 am
Halls Open - 12:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Midway, Food Vendors & Concessions Open - 1:00 pm
Midway Close - 11:00 pm
Due to the size of our event and pedestrian traffic, any mobility device powered by batteries, fuel or other engines, cannot be accommodated on the midway with the exception of power wheelchairs and scooters. We request that those units control their speed to the speed of the pedestrian traffic.
There are 2 ATM machines on the fairgrounds located at the Sheriff’s Office across from the grandstand and outside the Midway Park, which is located at the south west end of grounds, at the end of the Midway.
Maps & Directions
Maps are included in the Fair program and are posted at each entrance gate and at the Main Office, under the Grandstand. The physical address for internet directions is 33 Constitution Avenue, Skowhegan, Maine 04976.
Pets are not allowed on the Midway at any time except for service/guide animals for guests with disabilities. Please DO NOT leave your pets in your vehicle.
Need Doggie Day Care while you’re enjoying the Fair?
- Blackman’s Kennels, Skowhegan: 207-474-8517
- A Doggy Doo Pet Care, Waterville: 207-877-9010
- Cedarosen Kennel, Cornville: 207-474-6691
- Fairfield Kennels, Fairfield: 207-465-7801
- Applewood Kennels Dog & Cat Resort, Benton: 207-453-5959
- It’s Rainy Cats & Dogs Pet Resort & Spa, Benton: 207-453=9490
- K-9 & Cats Bed & Bath, Winslow: 207-873-0997
- Yorkie 4 Boarding Cats & Dogs, Norridgewock: 207-696-3829
All events take place rain or shine.
Please the Directions/Lodging/Maps page for a list of area hotels & motels or visit www.skowheganchamber.com for a complete listing of local area hotels and motels. We also offer on grounds camping, also visit the Directions/Lodging/Maps page for more information.
Wheelchair & Stroller Rentals
Wheelchair & Stroller Rentals are not available at this time.
Entrances & aisles are accessible for guests using wheelchairs. Most carnival attractions are accessible, however, carnival staff are not permitted to assist transporting persons to the ride system. They will, however, provide direction to the extent that they are able.
Accommodations have been made on the grounds, in buildings, the grandstand and restrooms to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Accessible parking is available in all public lots. Special needs should be called to the attention of security or fair personnel.
Located in restrooms
Please visit the Main Office located under the Grandstand or the Sheriff’s Office across from the Grandstand to locate a lost child. Announcements can be made over the grounds from the Main Office.
First Aid Station
First Aid personnel are on duty at all times during open fair hours. The First Aid Stations are located near the Coliseum/Beech Street Gate #3 and near Constitution Hall/Park Street Gate #1.
Lost and Found
Lost and found is located at the Maine Office under the Grandstand or in the Sheriff’s Office, across from the Grandstand.
Somerset County Sheriff/Security
All emergency concerns should be directed to security or fairgrounds personnel. Security personnel are on duty during the Fair hours, both on the grounds and in the Sheriff’s office, located across from the Grandstand.The following are not allowed ....
- Bicycles, scooters, skateboards, rollerblades, heelies, or segways.
- Cans, bottles or coolers are not allowed.
- Shirts and shoes are required at all times.