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Things You Need To Know About The Berlin Fair

From the time to enter exhibits to the entertainment schedule to the shuttle bus schedule, Berlin Patch has you covered.

 

Starting on Thursday at noon, the Berlin Fair will be taking in exhibits until 9 p.m. No cars will be allowed on the fairgrounds while dropping off entries to exhibits.

The rest of the schedule looks as follows: The major entertainment acts are highlighted.
Friday, Oct. 5
Band Concert, Children’s Day, Lions Day
9 a.m. – All exhibits in place
9 a.m. – Beef cattle judging
10 a.m. – Judging begins, exhibits open after judging
11 a.m. – Gates open to public - school children admitted free until 4 p.m.
11 a.m. – McGee Middle School Spartan Marching Band, black top stage
12 p.m. – Berlin High School Redcoat Marching Band, drill team and color guard, black top stage
12 p.m. to 8 p.m. – Nutmeg Kart Club open practice
12:30 p.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
1 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
1:30 p.m. – Baby Contest
2 p.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Spinning demonstration
2:30 p.m. – Blueberry pie eating contest
3 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Children’s Tractor Pull
4 p.m. – Xtreme team Bull Riders
4 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Gene Donaldson/Tim McDonald Band
5 p.m.  – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
5:30 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
6:30 p.m. – Pony Draw
6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – Fast Lane Band
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Gene Donaldson/Tim McDonald Band
10 p.m. – Fairgrounds close
Saturday, Oct. 6
9 a.m. – Gates open
9 a.m. – Dairy cattle judging
9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – 1/4 Midget Races
10 a.m. – Connecticut State Tractor Pull
10 a.m. – Horse Draw
11 a.m. – Children’s Tractor Pull
11:30 a.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
12 p.m. – Xtreme Team Bull Riders
12 p.m. to 3 p.m. – Quilting demonstration
1 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Nutmeg Kart Club, practice and races
1:30 p.m. – Dan LaRosa’s Comedy Hypnotist Show
2 p.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
2:30 p.m. – Children’s Frog Jump and Turtle Race
3 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
3 p.m. – Southern Voice Band opening for Craig Campbell
3 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Weaving demonstration
4 p.m. – Craig Campbell
5 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
5:30 p.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
6 p.m. – Dan LaRosa’s Comedy Hypnotist Show
6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. – Mike Crandell Band
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. – Coconuts Band
10 p.m. – Fairgrounds close
Sunday, Oct. 7
9 a.m. – Gates open
10 a.m. – Oxen and Cattle Draw
10 a.m. – Big Tractor Pull
11 a.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
11 a.m. – Tractors on Parade - original and restored antique tractors
11 a.m. – Celebrity Kart Race
11:30 a.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
12 p.m. – Xtreme Team Bull Riders
12 p.m. to 2 p.m. – Woodworking demonstration
12 p.m. – Children’s Tractor Pull
1 p.m. – Stock Truck Pulls
1 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Petey Hop and the Jackrabbits
1:30 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
2 p.m. – Adult Frog Jumping Contest
2 p.m. to 5 p.m. – Spinning demonstration
2:30 p.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
3 p.m. – Diamond Rio
4 p.m. – Lucky Bob Comedy Show
4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. – Petey Hop and the Jackrabbits
4:30 p.m. – U.S. National Champion Mountain Bike Stunt Show
5 p.m. – Nail Driving Contest
6 p.m. – Exhibit buildings close
7 p.m. Fairgrounds close
All programs subject to change without notice

Should the parking lots become full or too muddy and west for cars to park in, the Berlin Lions provide shuttle bus transportation from two different locations in town.

Corbin and Russwin Architectural/Emhart
225 Episcopal Road, Berlin

  • Friday, Oct. 5 - noon to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 6 – 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 7 – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Northeast Utilities/CL&P
107 Selden St., Berlin (located off the Berlin Turnpike)

  • Friday, Oct. 5 - 5 to 10 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 6 – 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 7 – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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