We love having our community show us their talents in growing, making, creating and imagining all sorts of things! There is no cost to show off your talents and you might win a ribbon! We want to see your entry!

Entering an exhibit

Please select the appropriate department for specific entry categories and rules. Entries will be accepted at the fair on Wednesday, September 14, 2022 from 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm, unless otherwise noted. In cases of differences, please consult the fair catalog.

Department A – Beef/Dairy Cattle
Department B – Goats
Department C – Sheep
Department D – Swine
Department E – Poultry
Department F – Rabbits
Department G – Farm Crops & Products
Department H – Flowers
Department I – Fruits and Nuts/Garden Products
Department J – Herbs
Department K – Baked Goods and Candies
Department L – Food Preservation

Department M – Crafts
Department N – Needle Art
Department O – Clothing
Department P – Hobby Exhibit
Department Q – Quilting
Department R- Fine Arts/Photo
Department S – Seniors/60+
Department T – School Entries
Department U – Pets
Department V – Baby Show
Department Y – Horse Pull
Department 4-H – 4-H Division*

Who can enter an exhibit?

Classes are open to residents of Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles, Prince George’s and St. Mary’s Counties unless otherwise noted.

No entry fee will be charged for exhibits.

Note: The Directors of the Fair reserve the right to refuse any entry.

Exhibitor Number Changes for 2022

New for 2022!! The Charles County Fair has a new entry system and everyone will have to get a new entry number! You will have to visit the information gazebo on entry day to sign up for a new number. Plan ahead and enter online or allow extra time on entry Wednesday! Entries will be accepted online until 11:59 p.m. on September 11th. 

Online entry information

Online Pre-Entry will be available again this year (starting around July 15th) for your convenience. Online livestock entries will be accepted until Wednesday, August 14th at 11:59 pm. All other online entries will be accepted until Sunday, September 11th at 11:59 pm.

Click here to access our online entry system
(You will be directed to an external website)

The Charles County Fair will make every reasonable effort to protect all entries from damage and/or theft while displayed at the Fair. The Charles County Fair, however, does not guarantee against damage or loss and disclaims any responsibility for any damage or loss to entries on display at the Fair. Be sure to read the rules and regulations before you submit your entry form.