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Highlights - 2015

Coleman Bros. Midway
Franklin County's Got Talent
North Quabbin Carvers
New England Center for Circus Arts
Buddy the Clown
Flying High Frisbee Dogs
Shootout Productions Truck Pull
Apple Pie Eating Contest
Franklin County Sheriff's Office K9 Demos

Robinson's Racing Pigs
Community Stage
The Kids' Tent
Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby
EMS Parade
Agricultural Exhibits and Competitions
See the 2015 Schedule for times and locations.


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Thursday Parade

This year's Parade Theme is "Bushels of Fun". The parade is held Thursday, September 10 and begins at 5:00 p.m. Applications forms are available Parade Application 2015. They should be returned no later than August 29, 2015.


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2015 Fair Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10
3:00pm Gates Open
3:30pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
4:00pm Coleman Bros. Midway Opens
4:30pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
5:00pm OPEL -Community Stage
5:00pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
5:00pm Kick-off parade through downtown Greenfield,
ends at the Fairgrounds - Grandstand
6:30pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
7:00 pm Afterglow - Community Stage
7:30pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
8:00pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield

Friday, Sept. 11
11:00am Gates Open
11:00am Hitchcock presents Small Animals – Ag Tent
12:00pm Senior Bingo - Infield Tent
11:00am Hitchcock presents Small Animals – Ag Tent
12-4:00pm Music with Ruth Fairman - Roundhouse
1:00 Tom Ricardi “Birds of Prey” - Fish & Game
1:30pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
2:00pm Franklin County Harness Racing (Demo) - Track
3:00pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
3-6:00pm Bobby C - Main Gate
3:-8:00pm Buddy the Clown - Roaming act
3:30pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
4:00pm Coleman Bros. Midway Opens
4:30pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Community Stage
5:30pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs – Infield
5:45pm Green River Aikido – Community Stage
6:15 pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
7:00 pm Stoney Robert’s Demolition Derby - Grandstand
(Tickets pre-sold, limited number available day of show)
7:00pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Infield
7:00pm Matt Kim’s Rock Shop - Community Stage
7:30 pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
9:15 pm Milton Gabor - Community Stage

Saturday, Sept. 12
8:00am Gates Open
8:00am Apple Pie Contest - Gazebo
8:30am Youth Cattle Show - Show Ring
8:30am Open Cattle Show - Show Ring
9:00am Youth Rabbit Judging - Rabbit Barn
9:00am Youth Dairy Cattle - Show Ring
10:00am Youth Sheep Show - Show Ring
10-7pm Craft Fair - Infield Tent
10:00am Robinson’s Racing Pigs – Infield
10:00am Cookie Baking Contest, Ag. Tent
10am-7pm Craft Tent - Infield
10am-4pm Music with Ruth Fairman - Roundhouse
10:30am Draft House Draw, 3000 lb. Class - Draw Pit
11:00am Coleman Bros. Midway Open
11:00-2:00pm Bobby C - Main Gate
11:15 am North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
11:45 am Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
12:15 pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
12:30 pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Infield
12:30pm North County Line Dancers - Community Stage
1:00pm Registration begins for Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull - Kid's Tent
1:00pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
1:00pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Infield
1:45pm Greenfield Tae Kwon Do - Community Stage
2:00pm Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pull - Kids’ Tent Area
2-8pm Buddy the Clown - Roaming act
1:45pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
2:30 pm Draft Horse Draw, 3300 lb. Class - Draw Pit
2:45pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
3:00pm Jaduke Center for Performing Arts - Community Stage
3:30pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs -Infield
4:00pm Franklin County Fair’s Got Talent - Community Stage
4:00pm Shootout Productions, Inc. Truck Pull - Grandstand
4-6pm Music with Shirley Thompson - Roundhouse
4:15pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
4:30pm K9 Unit Demonstrations: Infield
F.C. Sheriffs’ Office Lt. Scott Waldron with K9 Drago,
Belchertown PD Officer Adam Brougham with K9 Falco,
and Orange PD Officer Clay Rushford with K9 Matte
4:45pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
5:30pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
6:15pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Infield
6:45pm North Quabbin Carvers- Infield
6:45pm Robinson’s Racing Pigs - Infield
7:00pm Draft Horses, Free For All - Draw Pit
7:30pm Legacy - Community Stage
8:30pm Colt 45 – Community Stage

Sunday, Sept. 13
8:00am Gates Open
8:30 am Youth Draft Oxen Pull - Grandstand
9:00am Open Dairy Cattle Show - Show Ring
10:00am Open Sheep Show - Show Ring
10am-4pm Music with Ruth Fairman - Roundhouse
10-7pm Craft Fair - Infield Tent
10:00am Draft Oxen Pull, 2900 lb. Class - Draw Pit
10:45 am North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
11:00am Coleman Bros. Midway Opens
11:15 am Robinson”s Racing Pigs - Infield
12:00pm EMS Parade Downtown Gfld
12:00 pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
12:00pm Apple Pie Eating Contest - Community Stage
12:15 pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Infield
12:30pm Celtic Heels Irish Dance - Community Stage
1:00pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
1:15 pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
1:30 pm Greenfield Military Band - Community Stage
1:45 pm Robinson Racing Pigs - Infield
1:30pm Draft Oxen Pull, Under 3300 lb. Class - Draw Pit
1:30pm K9 Unit Demonstrations: - Infield
F.C. Sheriffs’ Office Lt. Scott Waldron with K9 Drago,
Belchertown PD Officer Adam Brougham with K9 Falco,
and Orange PD Officer Clay Rushford with K9 Matte
2-8 pm Buddy the Clown - Roaming Act
2:00pm Firefighters’ Muster - Grandstand
2:15 pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
3:00 pm Celtic Heels Irish Dance - Community Stage
3:15pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Infield
3:30pm Draft Oxen Pull, Over 3300 lb. Class - Draw Pit
3:45pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
4-6:00pm Music with Shirley Thompson - Roundhouse
4:15 pm Robinson Racing Pigs - Infield
4:45pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
4:30pm Greenfield Tae Kwon Do - Community Stage
4:30 pm MEGADANCE Zumba Fitness Demo - Main Gate
5:15 pm Flying High Frisbee Dogs - Infield
5:30pm Stoney Robert’s Demolition Derby - Grandstand
(Tickets pre-sold, limited number available day of show)
5:45pm Music – The Rouges - Community Stage
6:00pm New England Center for Circus Arts - Infield
6:15pm North Quabbin Carvers - Infield
6:45pm Robinson Racing Pigs - Infield
7:00pm Box Car Lilies - Community Stage

As of August 18, 2015

All dates and times are subject to change.

Click to download and view the 2015 Fair Schedule PDF.



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Kids' Activities

There are many kids' activities at the Franklin County Fair! We have the Baby Barnyard petting zoo, loads of rides just for children, the expansive infield kids' tent with ride-on toy tractors and a lot of other hands-on fun, the Kiddie Tractor Pull on Saturday, and this great Fair Fun for Kids Activity sheet. Click to download Fair Fun for Kids PDF. (Click to download answers here Fair Fun for Kids Answers PDF.)


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Demolition Derby

Signup for the Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby will be Saturday, August 29 from 10:00 a.m. to Noon. The entry cost is $40 (cash or money order). Bring a valid Massachusetts driver's license. Full size cars - 4, 6, & 8 cyl. There are two demos - Friday, September 11 and Sunday, September 13. Please contact Wendy at (413) 512-1752 with any questions.

Pre-Sale Demo Derby Grandstand Tickets

General admission tickets and preferred seating tickets will be available beginning August 6, 2015. General admission is $5.00 and preferred seating is $10.00.
Tickets can be purchased through the mail. Mail your check (made out to FCAS) and a SASE to: FCAS Demo, PO Box 564, Greenfield, MA 01302. Please indicate if you are ordering Friday or Sunday tickets, also include your phone number in case we have any questions. No orders after September 1.
Tickets are available at the Fair Office. The office is normally open Monday - Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. the last two weeks of August and first week of September.

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Midway & Ride Specials

We welcome Coleman Shows back to the Franklin County Fair. Over 20 rides for all ages. Check back for ride details and wristband specials.

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Franklin County's Got Talent

"Franklin County's Got Talent" returns to the 2015 Fair. It starts at 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 12. The show is patterned after "America's Got Talent" and is produced by WHAI and sponsored by Coldwell Banker Upton-Massamont Realtors, GCTV, The Recorder, and the Franklin County Agricultural Society. Hopefuls including singers, acoustic bands, jugglers, and magicians had to submit a video of their talent to WHAI in one of two age categories. The top ten in each category were chosen by WHAI listeners to compete and will judged by a panel of judges. Prizes are $400, $250, and $100 for each age group and the winners.



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