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Enjoy all of the down-home comforts of exploring this classic county fair in Southern Maryland with jousting contests, horse and tractor pulls, exhibits, midway rides, and animal barns. Great food, dancing, bands, talent acts, and the Queen of Tolerance Pageant await starting on Sept. 21, 2023.
The 2023 Fair: Final Program for 2023 Fair
FAIR DAYS SOON! TICKETS, TICKETS, GET YOUR TICKETS! or just buy them at the door like everyone else!
Great Midway rides for young and old. Best for the old to watch the young!
4-H Cookie Judges. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo
St. Mary's Fair-Tractor-pull-junior-works-hard
A rider competes in the St. Mary's Jousting Contest, the State Sport of Maryland. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo
St. Mary's Sheriff deputies at Fair
From wings to stuffed ham, pizza, BBQ, chicken, funnel cake, sausage and peppers, corn dogs, and more at the food corral
FAIR DAYS FOR 2021: Sept. 22, 23, 24, 25, 2022
Fair steer on display for 4H sale
Tobacco leaves at Fair
Customers line up for Fair Food
Queen of Tolerance Pageant
The Queen of Tolerance Pageant draws a big crowd.
Republicans have been well represented by Tom Haynie shown here with Mary Bailey.
Groups and businesses meet the public at booths and stands. Jane Yowaiski always held up the banner for Democrats
Junior tractor pull.
Turkey Tom at Fair
Hundreds of entries are awarded prizes in many categories. Join the Fun!
1st Prize for best chowhound Baby at the Fair
Texas Longhorn at the 4H livestock show.
St. Marys Fair President John Richards prepares the picnic grove for the opening of the Fair. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photos
The livestock auction held by the 4-H packs in a crowd. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo
Longhorn thinks about his peformance coming up in the showring. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo
The grooming has been completed and the time has come for a performance. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photo
Sutler Post Farm wagon is readied for the team of Clydesdales to be hitched up for the Fair Parade. THE CHESAPEAKE TODAY photos