For the 72nd year, the Howard County Fair will have something for all ages with exhibits, animals, agricultural displays, contests, entertainment, amusement rides, food, family-oriented fun, and more!

Fun on a ride at the Howard County Fair

Looking for a deal on rides?

Saturday Pay-One-Price (POP)
Both Saturdays!
Purchased between noon and 4pm: $18
Purchased between 4pm and 8pm: $23
Good All Day til Closing

Sunday/Monday/Wednesday/Friday POP $20

Tuesday POP $12

Thursday “Dollar Ride Day” Rides $1 Each All Day

Cute goat at the Howard County Fair

Don't miss the "Kids and Critters" Barn (Barn 6)
Open daily from 10:30 am - 2 pm and 4 pm - 8:30 pm

Other highlights include daily entertainment including The Back Pages Band, one of the Mid-Atlantic's top bands, on Sat, Aug 5 and Richie Fields on Sat, Sept 12.  

Waiting in line at the Howard County Fair

General admission tickets are $5.00 for 10 years & up, senior admission tickets are $2.00 for 62 years & up, and children under 10 years old are free. Parking is free on-site.

See the full schedule at