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175 South Main St.
Rutland, VT 05701

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Join Us in 2017 for
The 172nd Vermont State Fair!
From August 15th to August 19th

We Look Forward to Seeing You There!

Hours of Operation:

Tuesday - 1pm to 11pm

Wednesday & Thursday - 8am to 11pm

Friday & Saturday - 8am to 12 midnight

This year's entertainment includes:

Carnival entertainmnet by Amusements of America!

Woodbooger Demolition Derby!
Woodbooger Demolition Derby was started in 2006. Since that time, Woodbooger has grown into a family affair with many of their family and friends on board helping out.

This year's events include:
  • Tuesday 8/15 at 7:30pm
    Woodbooger Team Demo Derby
  • Thursday 8/17 at 7:30pm
    Qualifying Heats
  • Saturday 8/19 at 7:30pm
    Qualifying Heats & Feature

Vermont Pullers!
Truck & Tractor pulls on the Grandstand
Wednesday 8/16 at 7:00pm

Cracked Walnuts!
Various Times Daily!

Cracked Walnuts is a nutty washboard-banjo-penny whistle-frying pan duo specializing in old time music. From the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, husband and wife team, Jeff and Jan Ausfahl, entertain with music from the Civil War era, campfire and folk songs, barbershop quartet style music, patriotic favorites, traditional jigs and reels, hits from the roaring 20's, Western Swing and even old movie and television music.
The Butterfly Encounter!
The Butterfly Encounter is not only an interactive, walk-through exhibit, but it also provides educational demonstrations. Visitors will get to see the life cycle of a butterfly from the egg to the adult butterfly. They will also get to learn how to fix a broken wing.
Heart to Heart!
Playing on the Sugarhouse Stage, Thursday, August 17th. Shows at 1pm and 3:15pm!
Hocus Pocus Magic Show!
Various Times Daily!

Master magician Blaine Goad has been performing magic for over 40 years! With the Wave of a Wand You'll be... AMAZED, AMUSED & ASTOUNDED!
Playing on the Sugarhouse Stage, Thursday, August 17th. Shows at 6:15pm and 8:30pm!
Totally Submerged!
Playing on the Sugarhouse Stage, Tuesday, August 15th. Shows at 4pm and 7pm!
Gospel Night!
Haunted House!
Terry's Animal Land!
Petting zoo and more!
Distant Thunder!
Playing on the Sugarhouse Stage, Friday, August 18th. Shows at 5pm and 8pm!

Chris Pallutto, Greg Coolidge, Butch Gearwar, Debbie Bonanza and Dennis Bonanza playing the best of Classic Rock, 50s & 60s, Country, Southern Rock and Blues from the past 4 decades.
Tim Brick!
Playing on the Sugarhouse Stage, Saturday, August 19th. Shows at 1pm, 4pm and 8pm!

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, band leader and all around working man are just some of the words used to describe Tim Brick. Born the son of a hard living long distance trucker, Tim's music reflects a soulful edge that isn't afraid to get rowdy, while at the same time, is tempered by a surprising vulnerability.
Redneck Warrior!
The only Obstacle Course Race where survival, skill and wit, rival endurance and strength. The Redneck Warrior is the obstacle course for the entire family: It's as much fun to watch as it is to do.
Adirondack Traveling Aviary!
KNB Woodcarving!
Chainsaw carvings.
The NASCAR Experience!
Got that itch to do something daring, something to get the pulse running hard? You want to drive at high speeds? Can you out drive the best? The Nascar Exhibit can put you behind the wheel of an authentic NASCAR race car and let you see what it's like to go bumper to bumper at 190 mph.
Vermont State Fair IRONWOOD Competition!
New for 2017! We are seeking your agricultural and forestry machines, implements, attachments, improvements, modifications, restorations, jigs, gadgets, and gizmos that deomonstrate your creativity, ingenuity, fabricating and mechanical skills. Rewards in four categories! Book at vermontstatefair@outlook.com or call 802-775-5200. For more information call Jim Philbrook at 802-797-8259 or email: james_philbrook@yahoo.com.
Sap Bucket Challenge for Kids!
Learn about forests and farms in our many exhibits! Answer a Sap Bucket Challenge question at each exhibit listed, and get "initialed" by a staff person. Once completed, deposit your challenge guide into any Sap Bucket to be eligible for next year's Vermont State Fair Family Pass!
Way Too Lit!