Vermont State Fair 2016

Vermont State Fair is one of the wonderful eyes catching annual state fair held in Rutland, Vermont. It is generally held at the Vermont State Fairgrounds and is a two week event.  Vermont State Fair will be generally held in mid-September. The event gains the reputation of a grand fair with the presence of exhibitors, retailers and seller from all around the world.

Vermont State Fair 2016 Event Details

Where: Vermont State Fairgrounds, Rutland, VT
When: August 16th to August 20th, 2016

Major Attractions at Vermont State Fair

  • There will be exhibitions related to arts, art and craft, cattle, forestry, culinary, flora culture etc that reflect a variety of cultures.
  • Steer and ox show, rabbit show, pulling contest and harness racing will add to the charm of the Vermont State fair.
  • A variety of rides and games at the fair attracts the common mass.
  • Food stalls are another attraction that pulls the crowd. It provides a variety of regional food items for the visitors.
  • The fair involves numerous entertainments. The top entertainers of the fair are Loretta Lynn, Buck Owens, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans, Conway Twitty, Ronnie Milsap, Charlie Pride etc.

Vermont State Fair History

It was in 1859, the first Rutland Fair was held at Rutland which was then known as the Rutland County Park. The fair was known as the "Rutland Fair" in the beginning and it was in 1972, the name got changed to the "Vermont State Fair". In the beginning the fair was a one day event, which later moved on to a two day event and in 1893 the Fair lasted for three days. The Fair became a six day event by 1893. Now the event is held in mid-September and lasts for about two weeks. Visitors of different ages from all over the world attend Vermont State Fair every year.