The Blue Hill Fair Program Guide
 

2018 Program, August 30 through Labor Day

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Thursday, August 30

Dollar Day! $1 General Admission/$1 Per Person, Per Mechanical Ride

  • 4:00 P.M. — Fair Opens View of Blue Hill Fair from Blue Hill Mountain
  • 4:00 P.M. — Midway Opens
  • 4:00 P.M. — Trisha Mason Band (Grandstand Stage)
  • 5:00 P.M. — 4-H Hand Spinners Sheep Class
  • 6:30 P.M. — 3300 Class Horse Pull (Dick Wallingford Trophy)
  • 7:00 P.M. — Merritt Averill 4-H Sheep Lead Line
  • 7:00 P.M. — Grandstand Stage: In partnership with the Grand Theater, "Hancock County's Got Talent!"
  • 10:00 P.M. — Fair Closes

Friday, August 31 - SENIOR CITIZENS DAY

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens
  • 9:00 A.M. — 4-H Sheep Show
  • 10:00 A.M. — Oxen Scooting Contest (Horse Show Ring)
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers 4 Ox Distance Pull
  • 11:00 A.M. — Open Sheep Show
  • 11:00 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Dept.)
  • 12:00 Noon — Midway Opens
  • 1:00 P.M. — 3000 Class Horse Pull
  • 2:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 2:30 P.M. — 3200 Class Horse Pull
  • 4:00 P.M. — Oxen Scooting Contest (Horse Show Ring)
  • 4:00 P.M. — 3400 Class Horse Pull (Razor Crossman Memorial)
  • 4:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 4:30 P.M. — Antique Tractor Pulling (Racetrack/Grandstand)
  • 5:00 P.M. — Youth Sheep Obstacle Course
  • 6:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 6:30 P.M. — Single Horse Distance Pull, Over & Under
  • 7:30 P.M. — Beef Recipe Cook Off & 4-H Cake Contest (Livestock Show Ring)
  • 10:00 P.M. — Fair Closes

Saturday, September 1 — Wild Blueberry Day

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens Rare Invisible Ape at Blue Hill Fair
  • 8:00 A.M. — "Wilbur’s" 5K Road Race (Racetrack/Grandstand)
  • 8:00 A.M. — 4-H Wild Blueberry Pancake Breakfast
  • 8:00 A.M. — Horseshoe Tournament
  • 9:00 A.M. — 4-H and Open Beef Show
  • 10:00 A.M. — Midway Opens
  • 10:00 A.M. — Firefighter Demonstration (on track in front of the Grandstand)
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers Steer Pull
  • 11:30 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Department)
  • 12:00 Noon — Blue Hill Fair Open Sheep Dog Trials (Horse Show Ring)
  • 12:00 Noon — George Stevens Academy Jazz Band (Grandstand Stage)
  • 1:00 P.M. — 3 Horse Pull
  • 2:00 P.M. — Police K9 Demonstration (Racetrack Grandstand)
  • 2:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 2:30 P.M. — Farmers Ox Pull
  • 4:00 P.M. — Wild Blueberry Pie Eating Contest (Grandstand Stage)
  • 4:00 P.M. — Sweepstakes Horse Pull (Wendell Grindle Memorial)
  • 4:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 5:30 P.M. — Cowboy Angels (Grandstand Stage)
  • 6:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 6:30 P.M. — 3400 Class 15' Horse Pull, Over & Under
  • 7:30 P.M. — Comedian Bob Marley (Grandstand Stage)
  • 10:00 P.M.Fair Closes

Sunday, September 2

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens
  • 9:00 A.M. — 4-H & Open Dairy Cattle Show
  • 9:00 A.M. — Youth Horse Show (Horse Show Ring)
  • 10:00 A.M. — Midway Opens
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers Oxen Kids Pull
  • 10:30 A.M. — Farmers Ox 3’ Canadian Style
  • 11:00 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Department)
  • 11:00 A.M. — Northeast U.S. Sheep Dog Trials (Racetrack/Grandstand)
  • 1:00 P.M. — Farmers Ox 3’ Canadian Style Pull
  • 2:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 2:45 P.M. — Women's Skillet Toss (Racetrack/Grandstand)
  • 3:00 P.M. — 3600 Class Horse Pull
  • 3:30 P.M. — 4-H Dairy Goat Show
  • 4:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 6:00 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 6:00 P.M. — 2 lb. Rock Horse Over & Under (Blaine Gould Memorial)
  • 7:30 P.M. — Motor Booty Affair (Grandstand Stage)
  • 9:00 P.M. — Mammoth Aerial Fireworks Display
  • 10:00 P.M.Fair Closes

Monday, September 3 — Labor Day

  • 8:00 A.M. — Fair Opens
  • 8:30 A.M. — ADGA Dairy Goat Show
  • 10:00 A.M. — Farmers Ox and Steer Obstacle Course
  • 10:00 A.M. — Midway Opens
  • 10:00 A.M. — Llama Demonstration (Livestock Department)
  • 11:00 A.M. — Herdsman and Special Awards (Livestock Show Ring)
  • 11:30 A.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 1:00 P.M. — 2 lb. Rock Horse Pull, Open
  • 1:00 P.M. — Equestrian Vaulting (Horse Show Ring)
  • 1:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 3:00 P.M. — 3200 Class 15' Horse Pull, 15' Elimination
  • 3:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 4:00 P.M. — Demolition Derby State of Maine Championship! (Grandstand Stage)
  • 5:30 P.M. — Livestock Area: "Red Trouser Show"
  • 9:00 P.M. — Fair Closes

SPECIAL ADDED ATTRACTIONS

  • The Red Trouser Show - Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • "The Butterfly Encounter" - Live Butterfly Encounter - Daily
  • "Cowtown" - Agricultural Exhibit - Daily
  • Maine Fish & Game Operation Game Thief Display - Daily
  • In partnership with "The Grand" Theater, "Hancock County's Got Talent!" - Thursday
  • "Wilbur’s" 5K Road Race - Saturday
  • Horseshoe Tournament - Saturday
  • The Intercontinental Championship Ladies Skillet Toss - Sunday
  • DOLLAR DAY
    Thursday, August 30
    $1 Admission, $1 Per Ride
  • WRISTBAND SPECIAL!!! - 10:00 am TO 4:00 pm MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
    Ride Millions of Dollars worth of rides with the purchase of a $20.00 Wristband (Mechanical Rides Only).

GENERAL INFORMATION

  • Blue Hill Fair, 233 Ellsworth Road, Blue Hill, Maine
  • Fair Dates
    August 30 - September 3, 2018
  • Admission
    Thursday, August 30
    DOLLAR DAY!
    Adults $1.00 and $1 per person, per mechanical ride

    Friday, August 31
    General Admission $8.00

    Friday, August 31
    SENIOR CITIZENS DAY
    Seniors 62 and over $3.00

    Saturday, Sunday, Monday
    September 1, 2, 3
    Adults $10.00

    Children Under 12 are FREE on ALL Days
  • FREE Parking on the Fairgrounds
  • All stage shows are Free with Admission

Hours to enter Exhibits

  • Vegetables, Fruits, Canned Goods
    Wednesday, August 29, Thursday August 30, 9 A.M. to 8 P.M.
    Friday, August 31, 8 A.M. to Noon
  • Home Arts & Crafts
    Tuesday, August 28, 9 A.M. to 8 P.M.
    Wednesday, August 29, 9 A.M. to 8 P.M.
  • Flowers
    Thursday, August 30, 9 A.M. to 9 P.M.
    Friday, August 31, 8 A.M. to 10 A.M.
  • Blueberry Pies, Muffins
    Until Noon on Saturday, September 1
  • Beef Recipe Cook Off & 4-H Cake Contest
    By 7:20 Friday, August 31, at Livestock Department
  • Fudge Contest
    Entries 9-10:30 A.M. Monday, September 3 at the Exhibit Hall under the Grandstand

As per Maine Statue, Title 22, Chapter 262. The Blue Hill Fair is required to provide a Smoke Free Fair Midway. We encourage our attendees, vendors, performers, staff and exhibitors to help us in achieving this goal.

Dogs are not allowed on the Fairgrounds with the exception of guide dogs.

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