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North Haven Fair 2023

Old-fashioned fun and agriculture exhibits near New Haven

Every September, North Haven, located on the outskirts of New Haven, Connecticut, holds a traditional agriculture fair with plenty of family-friendly entertainment. The annual North Haven Fair features carnival rides and games, food, entertainment, exhibits, a petting zoo, music, and much more. Kids will surely be excited to see cow milking, a Horse Drawing Contest, or attend the KiDZ Dance Party.

The four-day event not just entertains its visitors, but also educates them about the farming heritage of Connecticut. The fair, held since 1942, has been the favorite local tradition for many generations. Its highlights include live music concerts, a tractor pull, a lawn mower race, and delicious fair food!

North Haven Fairgrounds is located within just 10 minutes drive from New Haven, with an easy access off Exit 12 on I-91. Gates are open from 5 pm to 10 pm on Thursday, from 3 pm to 11 pm on Friday, from 10 am to 11 pm on Saturday, and from 10 am to 7 pm on Sunday. General admission is $10. Children under the age of 12 can get in for free.

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