161st Annual Guilford Fair

September 20 - 22

The third weekend in September is always the host to a long-standing tradition in Guilford, the annual Guilford Fair. Started as a Cattle Show in the fall of 1859, it has become one of the oldest agricultural institutions that still enjoy the fairness of competition and the value of an agricultural education.

This year is no exception for the Guilford Fair. We have a world class horse and oxen pull that should not be missed as well as the only donkey and mule show in the state. There will be demonstrations on spinning wool, rope making, open hearth cooking and more.

For those of the competitive spirit, we have something for everyone. You can enter any of your homegrown tomatoes, squash, peppers, corn, flowers and more. You can also enter into the baking, banned goods, arts and crafts, needlework and photography competitions as well as collectables in the Junior and Adult classes. We also have some live music and entertainment to enjoy.



Guilford Fairgrounds
Lovers Lane
Guilford, CT 06437
United States




(203) 453-3543

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