Bethlehem Fair
Western Connecticut's Best Entertainment value

2022 Fair September 9,10,11

The 96th Annual Bethlehem Fair



Friday, September 10

5:00 pm

Gates open.  Exhibit barns open


 5:00 PM

Antique, Classic, and Special Interest Cars and Trucks


 5:00 PM

Bracelet Night - Amusement Rides


 5:00 PM

Draft Mini Horse and Pony Pull


5:30 pm

High School Timber Team Competition- Wood Chopping Arena

 Watch Nonnewaug, Wamogo, and Woodland High Schools go head to head in woodsman competition

6:00 pm

Bethlehem Fair BEST Tasting Tomato Contest-North Stage


6:00 pm

Riverjack-Main Stage


7:15 PM

Northern Bred country Band-Main Stage


8:30 PM

10:00 PM
The Rakes - Main Stage

Gates and Fair closes



Saturday, September 11

 8:00 AM

Gates open.  Exhibit barns open


 8:45 AM

911 Memorial Tribute- Flag Pole


 9:00 AM

Junior Dairy Cattle Show- South Ring


 10:00 AM

Junior Beef Cattle Show- South End


10:00 AM

Oxen Show, Followed By Ox Pulling,- Pulling Ring

10:00 AM

Chime in! Music with A Mission, and CT Handbell Ringers - Main Stage


11:00 AM

Antique Tractor Pull- South End


12:00 PMMasque Family Theatre – Main Stage

1:00 PM

Wood-chopping Competition- Wood-chopping Arena

3:00 PMBethlehem Fair’s Got Talent – Main Stage

 See application and rules below

4:00 pm

Farmers Night Out- South Ring


7:30 PM

Neil Diamond Tribute Band-South Stage

 Neil Diamond Tribute Band

 9:00 PM

Buildings Close


 9:30 PM

Fair Closesx

                                        Sunday, September 12


8:00 AM

Gates open.  Exhibit barns open


 9:00 AM

Junior Dairy Goat Show- Cattle Barn

 9:00 AM

Open Horse Show and Gymkhana- Horse Ring


 10:00 AM

Hollorin' Contest- Main Stage

 Open To All- Register at Main Stage

10:30 AM

Stock Garden Tractor Pull-Tractor Pull Arena

12:00 AM

Children's Pedal Tractor Pull- North Stage area

Open to all- Register at North Stage 

12:30 PMCT Bristol Old Tyme Fiddlers- Main Stage

1:00 PM

Wood-chopping Competition- Wood-chopping Arena

2:00 PMAgri Olympics- Main Stage

 Open To All- Register at Main Stage

5:30 PMFair Closes

ALL THREE DAYS: Mother Goose Barnyard, Antique Tractors,  Farmers Market,  Photography Show, Realism Art Show, Youth Club Displays, Scarecrow Contest, Commercial Exhibits, Amusement Rides, Midway, Food, Vintage Museum, Shingle Mill


EXHIBITS:  Vegetables, Fruits, Herbs, Baking, Flowers, Needlework, Canning, Dairy Products, Honey & Maple Syrup, Candy, Junior and Youth Exhibits, School Art, Youth Art, Adult Hobbies,


LIVESTOCK EXHIBITS:  Junior Dairy, Rabbits & Cavies, Poultry, Sheep


CHILDRENS ENTERTAINMENT: Children’s Pedal Tractor, Masque Family Theater