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Photo Gallery | 63rd Annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair


The 63rd Annual Montgomery County Agricultural Fair in
Gaithersburg, Maryland has some exciting new entertainment, food and items this year such as; Lawn Mower Racing, Michelle’s Magic Poodles, StatueViva, Draft Horse Pull, Fudge Puppie Waffles, Cheese Bites, Loaded Ribbon Chips, Alice in Wonderland, Jr. theater performance, and themed events.  Additional grandstand events include the Monster Truck Madness and Demolition Derby's “Night of Destruction”. The fair runs from
August 12th - 20th and has a fun competition: “The FAIR’s got TALENT!”. Bring your talents to the stage to win 1st prize, which is $300.  The fair will continue with offering tons of free entertainment, animals, KidZone, 4-H demonstrations, arts & crafts, agricultural education, photography, shows, and more.  

Food - Barbeque, Gyros, Pizza, Grilled Cheese,  Roasted Corn, Italian Sausage & Peppers,  Latin Food, International Asian Cuisine, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, Taco Salad, Curds, Fudge Puppie Waffles, Fried Chicken, Fried Fish, Shrimp, Crabcakes, Ribs, BBQ Nachos, Chili Cheese Fries, Lemonade, Funnel Cakes, Snow Cones, Soft Pretzels, Roasted Nuts, French Fries, Kettle Corn, Dippin' Dots, Fudge, Cotton Candy, Root Beer Floats, Specialty Apples, Smoothies, Italian Ice, Deep Fried Oreos, Milkshakes, Hand dipped ice cream, Cobbler.

Carnival rides- Major Rides: Vertigo*, Sizzler, Pharaoh's Fury*, Fireball*, Freak Out, Vortex, Gondola Wheel, Swing Buggy, Spider, Tilt A Whirl, Surf City Fun House*, Haunted House Dark Ride,* Mouse Trap Dark Ride* Wave Swinger, Zero Gravity, Starship 2000, Cliff Hanger, Madri Gras Glass House, Tornado, Cortina Bobs, Bumper Cars, Zipper, Super Shot Drop Tower, Mind Blaster. Kiddie Rides: Dizzy Dragons*, Kite Flyer, Rainbow RockFire Chief, Circus Train, Chopper Hopper Helicopter*, Jalopy Junction, Quadzilla Park, Rally Racers*, Carousel, Wiggle Worm*, Fun Slide, Surf's Up, Rockin' Tug Boats, Cobra Coaster, Jet Skis.  (All rides are subject to change at any time)

August 17th is Family night which you should definitely take advantage of since the rides are a bit expensive.

  • Buy a Carnival Mega-Pass one-day ride wristband for $15 dollars from noon until 5 p.m. You can use this until midnight. Great deal considering four tickets cost five dollars and most rides are three to four.

August 18th offers free admission for active military in uniform or with a valid military ID, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.