2023 Montgomery County Agricultural Fair Update

by Patrick Herron

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fair has announced its 2023 dates for this upcoming summer. This will be the 74th annual fair and it’s third year back after having to cancel for the first time in its 70+ year history in 2020 due to Covid restrictions. This year opening day for the MoCo Fair will be on Friday, August 11th and it will go until Saturday, August 19th.

Events this year include a Chesapeake DockDogs canine aquatics competition on August 11th and 12th, Truck Drag Racing on August 14th, Renegade Monster Truck Tour on August 16th and 17th, and Demolition Derby “Night of Destruction” on August 18th and 19th.

Founded in 1949, the Montgomery County Agricultural Center has been home to the Montgomery County Fair since its creation. Sitting on 62 acres, the Fair has more than 50 buildings that are filled with more than 5,000 animals every year. The Fair has animals, entertainment, food, commercial, home arts, arts and crafts exhibits, and many others for the whole family to enjoy.

Currently, the fair is looking for anyone who is willing to donate their car to be entered in our Annual Demolition Derby. It must run and it will be tax deductible for the 2023 Tax Season. In return you will get the Tax Deduction Letter and a Family Fun Package to the Fair that includes, 4 Tickets to the Fair, 1 parking ticket, 4 Tickets for the Demolition Derby & 4 Carnival All-You-Can-Ride One-Day Wristbands. If you’re interested, you can call 301-926-3100 ext. 205. Featured photo by DronifyDMV.



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