A Tradition since 1924...
91st Annual Charles County Fair                            September 11-14, 2014                                              La Plata, Maryland
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Charles County Fair P.O. Box 968 La Plata, Maryland 20646 Tel: 301-932-1234 Fax: 301-934-6221 www.charlescountyfair.com info@charlescountyfair.com
Driving Directions We are located at the Charles County Fair Grounds, 3 miles south of the town of La Plata on Fairgrounds Road just off of US Route 301 in historic Southern Maryland. During fair time, just follow the signs. Our road address is 8440 Fairgrounds Road.     Printable directions  From the Washington DC Beltway: Take Exit 7A, Branch Ave south (MD Route 5), nine miles to US Route 301 south. Follow US Route 301 south approximately 18 miles through Waldorf and La Plata. Fairgrounds are on the left. From Virginia: Take US Route 301 north across the Harry Nice Bridge and go about ten miles. Fairgrounds will be on right on Fairground Road. For those with GPS we are at: Latitude 38 degrees, 28 minutes, 51.72 seconds N, Longitude 76 degrees, 59 minutes, 10.93 seconds W
For information about our fair queen, Queen Nicotina LXXIX, click here! Click here for information on our partners and sister fairs!
Parking General parking is available on the fairgrounds.  However, we strongly recommend using our satellite parking lot at the Charles County Courthouse and Government Building parking lot and take a shuttle bus to the fair!  Shuttle buses run from 12:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on Friday/Saturday and 12:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday every 15 to 30 minutes. If you use our shuttle service, you can save $1.00 off normal admission price!        Please park responsibly!
Charles County Fair Board of Directors   The Charles County Fair, Inc. is an independent non- profit 501(c)(3) corporation managed by an all volunteer Board of Directors. President:  Charlie Gardiner Vice President: Bruce Culver Secretary: Luci Kidwell Treasurer: Samuel Graves, Jr. Directors: Glenn Belmore Sue Belmore Ruth Culver Robert Deskins C.J. Gardiner Joe Gardiner Kenny Hayden Jeanne Herbert John Magrogan, Jr. Greg Radcliff Louise Stine Tina Stine Betty Turner Archie Verdiglione Pat Wathen Jack Welch Sandy Wilson David Ziegler Michael Zinn At Large:  J.T. Hindle Honorary Director: George Dyson Fair Manager: Agnes Birch
Hours of Operation During the Fair  						Wednesday		Thursday 		Friday/Saturday		Sunday Gates Open								4:00 pm		8:30 am			9:30 am Exhibit Buildings		(open)	N/A			5:00 pm		9:00 am			10:00 am  				(close)	N/A			10:00 pm		9:00 pm			6:00 pm Commercial Buildings  	(open)	N/A			5:00 pm		9:00 am			10:00 am 			        	(close)	N/A			10:00 pm		9:00 pm			7:00 pm Carnival/Midway		(open)	N/A			5:00 pm		10:00 am			11:00 am  				(close)	N/A			Close			Close				7:00 pm (Times are subject to change)
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