A Tradition since 1924...
95th Annual Charles County Fair                            September 13-16, 2018                                              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 (King George): 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 LXXXI, click here! Click here for information on our partners and sister fairs!
Parking (more info here) 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 and 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:  Glenn Belmore Vice President: Secretary: Luci Kidwell Treasurer: Samuel Graves, Jr. Directors: Sue Belmore Dean Daetwyler Charlie Gardiner Maria Estevez Kenny Hayden Jeanne Herbert Anna Lancaster Larry Lathrop Greg Radcliff James Simpson Louise Stine Tina Stine Hoover Thompson Betty Turner Archie Verdiglione, Jr. Jack Welch Sandy Wilson Michael Zinn At Large: Frank Wathen Honorary Directors: Robert E. Deskins George Dyson John G. Magrogan, Jr. David Zeigler
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			10:00 pm		10:00 pm			7:00 pm (Times are subject to change)