Our 162nd Year!

September 3 - 10, 2016
  • Games and Rides

    The kids love it when you put them on rides and win them stuff.

  • Livestock Competitions

    Cows, sheep, goats, rabbits, and jackalopes. Well, maybe not jackalopes.

  • Deep-Fried Everything

    It's only 8 days long, take a break from that diet.

  • Prizes for Peppers

    And all your other home-grown produce.

  • Historic Buildings

    We've been here for a long time.

We're only days away from the start of another exciting fair!

Keep checking back here for the latest information about this year's event.

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Amateur Singing Talent Contest

Love to sing? Enter this year's MacBarney's Amateur Singing Talent Fair! It is open for men, women, and children of all ages who are not paid performers (single acts only). Even if you don't want to enter, be sure to watch and hear all the acts on Sunday, September 4, at 5:00 pm on the free stage!

2016 Singing Talent Contest Entry Form (PDF)

Mutts Gone Nuts

Comedy Dog Act! Free Shows All Week at the Upper Fairgrounds!

This top-notch, family friendly presentation includes: incredible high flying Frisbee dogs, stunt dogs, tight wire dogs, dancing dogs, magic dogs and of course, the one and only...Sammie "the talking dog"!

(All of the canine performers were rescued from shelters.)

The Belle Tones

The Belle Tones are a beautiful, classy, sexy, All-American female trio that sings, dances, tells jokes, and honors our Veterans.

Influenced by the "Great Groups in Music History", their range includes popular music from the 1920's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's as well as countless Patriotic Tunes, Broadway Classics and Jazz.

Wednesday, September 7th from 5:30 to 8:30 on the Free Stage!

The O'Donnells

This highly unusual combination sets the stage to put on a show that ranges from traditional country, early rock, and classic country, to current country hits that are being heard on the radio today. Throw in some hard driving bluegrass and gospel and you have a show that is bound to please audiences of all ages.

Thursday, September 8th from 6 to 9pm on the Free Stage!

Last Year's Fair Queen

The Juniata County Fair Queen and State Fair Queen Pageant First Alternate, Molly Caroline Arnold of Mifflintown, Pennsylvania is 19 years old and is currently attending Lancaster Bible College. She has received an internship from Compassion International, plays basketball for Lancaster Bible College, has completed the Dale Carnegie Course, and participated in mission trips.

Thank you, Molly, for all of your hard work and dedication during the past year. You did a wonderful job representing the Juniata County Fair and we wish you well in your future endeavors!

2016 Amuesment Rides

Penn Valley Shows will be providing the rides and games for the 2016 fair!

Premiums Registration

You will soon be able to register online for the 2016 premiums! Get started now on your biggest pumpkin, most beautiful flowers, and zestiest peppers...and enter them to win prizes later this summer!

Welde's Big Bear Show

THE BEST IN WILDLIFE ENTERTAINMENT AND EDUCATION!

The Welde's are proud to bring to you their beautiful family of bruins. Presenting their bears as ambassadors for bears in the wild, the Welde's Big Bear Show sends to you a vital message of conservation and preservation for all bear species.

FREE Shows all week in the Upper Fairgrounds!

Interstate Truck & Tractor Pulls

Pro Stock Semis, 8000 Street Diesel, 7800 Mod Tractors, 8500 Mod Turbo, 10000 Pro Farm

Don't miss this show Sunday Sept. 4 at 7:00 pm!

Make Mine Country

Country, old Rock & Roll, Bluegrass, and even some Blues and Heavy Metal tunes!

Friday, September 9th from 6:30 to 9:30pm on the Free Stage!

Sweet Addiction

Sweet Addiction, from Tower City, PA, plays classic rock, hard rock, country and alternative music. This 5 piece band is fronted by Juniata County native, Erica Shellenberger.

Saturday, September 10th from 1 to 4pm on the Free Stage!

2016 Fair Queen Contest

The entry form for this year's Juniata County Fair Queen Contest is now available! Eligible young ladies from Juniata County should download and complete the form, and return it before August 24!

2016 Fair Queen Entry Form (PDF)

2015 Farmer of the Year

The Juniata County Fair presented the 2015 Farmer of the Year Award to Ed Brummer [center] of Port Royal. In honor of the occasion, he was also presented with citations from the PA Senate and House of Representatives. Ed is pictured receiving the award with his family.

Nominate Someone for 2016 Farmer of the Year!

Commercial Building and Floral Hall Hours


Commercial Building

Day Open Close
Saturday, Sept 3 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Sunday, Sept 4 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Monday, Sept 5 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Tuesday, Sept 6  4:00 pm 10:00 pm
Wednesday, Sept 7  4:00 pm 10:00 pm
Thursday, Sept 8  4:00 pm 10:00 pm
Friday, Sept 9  4:00 pm 10:00 pm
Saturday, Sept 10 11:00 am 10:00 pm

Floral Hall

Day Open Close
Saturday, Sept 3  6:00 am 10:00 pm
Sunday, Sept 4 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Monday, Sept 5 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Tuesday, Sept 6  4:00 pm 10:00 pm
Wednesday, Sept 7 11:00 am 10:00 pm
Thursday, Sept 8  4:00 pm 10:00 pm
Friday, Sept 9  4:00 pm 10:00 pm
Saturday, Sept 10 11:00 am 10:00 pm