New for 2016

Exhibit Classes – vegetable classes, youth classes, needle craft classes, food classes check out the fair’s premium book at  for all the new exhibiting classes..

Amusement Ride Company – Goodtimes Amusements LLC of Hellertown, PA will be the returning this yeas so the midway amusement ride company.  Goodtime Amusements was established in 1988. They are a family run business, which provides amusement services to various non-profit organizations. Operating solely in the eastern portion of Pennsylvania Goodtime provides their sponsors with up to 20 rides along with food and game concessions.   Goodtimes will be featuring three new rides at the Fair this year.

Side by Side Diesel Truck Drag Racing – Monday, August 1 in conjunction with Local drivers of Gas and Diesel Truck Pulls can be found on track.

Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Series – holds an East Coast National Pull with Limited Pro Stock Semi’s/466 Hot Farm Tractors, Pro Stock Diesel FWD Trucks

Dialed BMX Show – Thursday, August 4 at 6:30 on the track

Bear Creek Island Activities – activities and demonstrations on the island highlighting fly casting, fish identification and India lore.

Contests – “Schuylkill Grown” Cooking Contest, Yueng Wings, and Baking with Brew

Challenges- Frozen T-shirt, Cupcake Challenge, Toilet Paper Toss, Wet Sponge Relay,

Youth/Celebrity Obstacle Contest – Well know celebrities from various professions from all over the County of Schuylkill have accepted the challenge to participate in this contest.  Mentored by 4-H and FFA livestock exhibitors the Celebrities will have to guide a livestock animal through and around various objects.

Celebrity Tractor Pull – Returning by popular demand.   Pushing that throttle forward with all you might is what it is going to take for Schuylkill County natives to participate in the Celebrity Tractor Pull.  Who has the nerve to push the machines to the limit?

Torres Family Circus – 6 & 8 pm daily amphitheater

Mrs. U’s Zoo ReUe – Weston Pavillion 6:30

Kids Tent – the Arts Barn Education Center Operating the Kids daily 4:30-7:30 daily;  Tuesday 12-7:30; Saturday 1-5

Farming for the Day (Expanded) – several new Ag learning stations was added to the ever changing small children learning center.

Find Farmer Fehr’s – barnyard animals are lost and you need to help Farmer Fehr find them.

Schuylkill Talent Showcase – 5:30 & 6:30 – Mon. LA Dance Theatre, Tue. Vivian’s Dance Studio (570.385.2121) Wed. Xtreme Fitness Saint Clair, (Facebook:XtremeFitness),     Thur. The Minor Notes Chorale  Fri&Sat. Tamara Wapinsky.

Schuylkill ShowStoppers – Monday, August 1

Crazy Hearts – Tuesday, August 2

Jesse Wade Gang – Wednesday, August 3 – Outlaws of country performing for over 25 years.

Shawn Klush (Elvis Impersonator) – Thursday, August 4

Chad Reinert – Friday, August 5 (Pre-show)

Little Texas – Friday, August 5

Rusty Foulke – Saturday, August 6 (Pre-show)

David Cassidy in Concert– Saturday, August 6

Schuylkill County Fair runs August 1 – 6 where “We have good things growing.”  33 years and growing better with each year.  For more information about the Fair visit the fair web site at or follow us on twitter and like us on Facebook.

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