Our fair committee is excitedly planning our 2023 fair. We hope this will be the BEST one ever. For over 74 years our fair has strengthened Wayne and surrounding counties by bringing people together to celebrate agriculture. We have provided a venue for youth and adults to showcase their talents and skills, given our patrons a wide variety of fair foods, provided quality entertainment, and presented a midway with amazing rides. Please follow us on FaceBook (Wayne Regional Agricultural Fair) for the very latest. Our plans are to have “The Best 10 Days of Fall”. Our website will be updated as plans are finalized.
2023 ``The Best 10 Days of Fall``
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Yes! You can’t go to the Fair without feeding your face! There’s everything from burgers to pizza to Italian sausages with peppers and onions, to turkey legs, and more. Don’t forget dessert! Just eat it like a meal if you’d like. Funnel Cakes, Fried Oreos, Candy Apples, Cotton Candy, and who knows what else will be the new fad this year.
Don’t miss the Livestock Shows held in the Livestock Shelter located at the south end of the Grandstand. There will be Hogs on Thursday, September 29 at 6 PM, Goats on Friday, September 30 at 6 PM, Lambs on Saturday, Oct 1 at Noon, and Beef Heifers on Sunday, Oct 2 at 1 PM. The Horse Shows are on Thursday, October 6 at 5 PM. We also have a Chicken Show scheduled under the Pavilion on Tuesday, October 4 at 5:30 PM.
Exhibit and Educational Buildings
Cruise through the Exhibit and Educational Buildings so you can see all of the winning entries that range from quilts to antiques, artwork, canned foods, photos, bottle collections, scrapbooking, recycling projects, flowers, and much more.
Amusement Rides and Games
Powers Great American Midways has been thrilling its audiences since 1980 with rides that will make your hair stand up. They also have the slower rides for the less adventurous and kiddie rides for the little ones. You may want to test your skills and luck on the many games they have to offer. You will find PGAM staff to be a courteous team providing wholesome fun and entertainment.
Live Music and Shows
There’s a lot of good entertainment if you want to relax and enjoy a good show. There will be “Electrifying Magic” with Jay Mattioli performing daily under the Pavilion. You may have seen him on America’s Got Talent. We will also have Ember Fire Arts featuring Amber Babb. She will be doing things with fire under the Pavilion that you will not want to try at home. In addition, Twisted Dog Productions featuring Chris Butch will be working on life size Balloon Art each night under the Pavilion. Strolling the grounds daily you will find East Coast Stilt Walkers and Rex & Dana as the Blues Brothers. Again this year, you can see chain saw artist Corey Lancaster from Boon Gallery. He will be carving daily near the Red Main Exhibit Building. Carved items will be auctioned the last Saturday.
It just wouldn’t be a FAIR without some good Educational Contests. See the Queen of the Fair on opening night, Math Contest on Friday September 30 at 5:30 PM, Carpentry and HOSA Spelling Monday, October 3 at 5:30 PM, Pie Baking Tuesday, October 4 at Noon, Livestock Skillathon Tuesday, October 4 at 4:30 PM, Auto Mechanics Tuesday, October 4 at 5:30 PM, Talent Contests Wednesday, October 4 (Grades K-5) and Thursday, October 5 (Grades 6-12) beginning at 4:30 PM, Cheerleading Wednesday, October 5 at 5 PM, Tractor Operators Thursday, October 6 at 4 PM, Masonry and Drafting Thursday, October 6 at 5:30 PM, and Science Contest Friday, October 7 at 5:30 PM.
The Demolition Derby is always a crowd favorite. It will be held Saturday, October 8 at 1:00 PM in the Grandstand. You will see drivers smash their cars and try to win trophies and cash.