FAIRThe 156th annual Wayne County Fair will be held at the Wayne County Fairgrounds on Route 191 North of Honesdale from Friday, August 3 through Saturday, August 11th.

The Wayne County Fair has long been an end-of-summer destination for families in search of affordable, kid-friendly entertainment and attractions. The Wayne County Fair’s pay-one-price admission includes parking, all day rides, and most grandstand entertainment for just $10 per person for adults and children aged 24 months and older. Fairgoers aged 62 years and older can take advantage of Senior Citizens’ Days with a reduced admission of $5 per person all day on Friday, August 3rd and Wednesday, August 8th.

Fair#1Some of the most popular free entertainment returning to the fair this year includes harness racing, horse and tractor pulls, woodsmen’s competition, Rosaire’s Royal Racing Pigs, magician and puppet shows, fireworks, and live music performances every day.

One of the fair’s most popular attractions—Monster Truck Freestyle and Power Wheels—will be returning for two nights, on Thursday, August 9th and Friday, August 10th.  Show tickets for Monster Truck Freestyle are $12 per adult and $8 per child aged 12 years and under.  Advance tickets can be purchased on the fair’s website at, or, at the fairgrounds the week of the fair.

Another mainstay of the fair,Demolition Derby, will take place on opening day, Friday, August 3rd, and the final day of the fair on Saturday, August 11th. Admission for Demolition Derby is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Tickets for the Demolition Derby will be available for purchase at the fairgrounds on the day of the event beginning at noon.

Sponsored by the Wayne County Cooperative Agricultural Society, the Wayne County Fair has a longstanding tradition of hosting livestock and poultry shows, where 4-H members and local farmers can proudly display the products of their hard work and dedication to agricultural best practices.

In addition to its agricultural shows, the fair offers an array of contests for baking, crafting, and brewing enthusiasts. A complete list of contests and rules can be found at the fair’s website at  Although the deadline for 2018 entries has passed, fairgoers can find inspiration from this year’s entrants for next year’s contest.

wcf_logoMDChartered in 1862 by the Wayne County Agricultural Society, the Wayne County Fair has attracted nearly 100,000 visitors each summer to its Honesdale location, with family-friendly entertainment and agricultural farm shows.

For the full schedule of entertainment, or to purchase monster truck tickets, visit