This year’s Montgomery County Fair 2011 will be held from August 12th to August 20th. Now in its 63rd year, the Montgomery County Fair 2011 has plenty of activities. From lawnmower racing to music to demolition derby to 4H shows to monster truck madness – there is something for everyone.
Here is a detailed Montgomery County Fair 2011 schedule, as well as links to their Facebook and Twitter pages.
Generally, the Montgomery County Fair 2011 schedule is broken out into Fair Hours and Carnival Hours.
- Friday August 12th: 3 pm – midnight (Gates close at 11 pm for entry)
- Saturday, August 13 – Saturday, August 20: 10 am – midnight (Gates close at 11 pm for entry)
- Friday August 12: 3 pm – midnight
- Saturday, August 13 – Saturday, August 20: Noon – Midnight
Please be sure to check the detailed catalog for each day’s events at the Montgomery County Fair 2011.
The Montgomery County Fair 2011 is held at the Montgomery County Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, MD. Here’s a map if you’re unfamiliar with the area.
- General Admission for the Montgomery County Fair 2011: $10.00 per person
- Children 11 and Under: FREE
- Parking: $5.00 per car (FREE parking and shuttle bus service from Lakeforest Mall, located at Lost Knife Rd. and Odenhal Ave.)
- Group rate (15 people or more): Advance ticket sales are available at the main office through August 11 for $7.00 each
- 9-Day Pass: $75 per person for Unlimited Daily Admissions (includes parking) (Available July 1 at the Fair Office or August 12-20 at the Perry Parkway Ticket Pavilion)
- Free same-day re-entry with hand stamping at the gate
- Animal and barn exhibits, Home Arts, Arts & Crafts and Old Timers not open until Sunday, August 14 at noon
- Carnival one-day Megapass ride wristband $25.00 (DOES NOT INCLUDE FAIR ADMISSION)
- One-day Megapass ride wristbands can only be purchased at the Guest Services ticket stations located in the Carnival area of the Fairgrounds, or online at www.mcagfair.com. The Vortex ride is excluded from the ride wristband offer. All wristbands are only good until midnight on the day they are purchased. Wristbands are good for all ages
- Ride ticket prices at the Montgomery County Fair 2011 are: 4 tickets for $5.00 or 24 tickets for $20.00
- Carnival one-day Megapass ride discount wristband – available online only through Aug. 13 at midnight for $20. Log onto www.mcagfair.com to purchase tickets and view discount page
- Friday, Aug. 12: Opening Day
- Carnival one-day Megapass ride wristband will be $9.95 on August 12 only, from 3 pm to midnight to the Montgomery County Fair 2011
- Monday, Aug. 15 and Wednesday, Aug. 17: Family Day
- Carnival one-day Megapass ride wristband for $15.00 from noon until 5 pm and ride until midnight to the Montgomery County Fair 2011
- Tuesday, Aug. 16: Senior Citizen’s Day
- Free admission for ages 62 and over from 10 am to 5 pm to the Montgomery County Fair 2011
- Thursday, Aug. 18: Military Day
- Free admission for active military in uniform or with a valid military ID from 10 am to 5 pm to the Montgomery County Fair 2011
- Advance ticket sales for entry to the Montgomery County Fair 2011 as well as Grandstand Entertainment can be purchased by visiting www.mcagfair.com.
For more information call 301-963-FAIR (3247) or visit www.mcagfair.com.