This 71st annual Berlin Lions Club event Sept. 13-15 features thrilling midway rides and games for all ages, live music, 3 Ring Super Circus, Aquatic Acrobatic Show, Painted Pony Rodeo Championship Bull Riding, a demolition derby, WKA Kart Racing, livestock events, truck and tractor pulls, Comedy Juggler Jason Tardy, Tractor Barn display, community exhibits, demonstrations, contests, vendors, favorite fair food and more.
Fair highlights include:
- Friday - Children's Rodeo (2 pm), Antique Tractor Pull (5 pm), The Redliners band (5:30 pm), Last Licks Band (7 pm)
- Saturday - Horse Draw (3 pm), Jake Kulak & The Low Down with special guest Braiden Sunshine (5:30 pm), Stock Truck Pulls (6 pm), Friends of the Brothers - The Allman Brothers Band tribute (7:30 pm)
- Sunday - Oxen & Cattle Draw (10 am), Berlin's Got Talent finals (11 am), Demolition Derby (2 pm), Sweet Daddy Cool Breeze (3 pm), Cale Dodds (4 pm)
Fair admission is $12, $8 for seniors 62 & older, and free for children 11 & younger and active military with military ID.
Unlimited ride wristbands are $35 on Friday and Sunday. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $30 for 20 tickets, or $60 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)
Fair hours are 11 am - 10 pm Friday, 9 am - 10 pm Saturday and 9 am - 7 pm Sunday.
Free onsite parking is limited. Visit the website for details on reserved paid parking and free shuttles, as well as advance savings on 3-day admission passes and $20 Friday ride wristbands.
For more information, call the Berlin Fair at 860-828-0063 or Dreamland Amusements midway at 866-666-3247.
The Berlin Lions Club has operated the Berlin Fair since 1949. Many of Connecticut's charitable organizations benefit from money raised at the fair.