101st annual ephrata fair!!
September 24-28, 2019

(717) 733-4451

The Largest Street Fair in PA!


Ephrata Fair

Welcome to the 2019 Ephrata Fair

The Ephrata Fair, “The largest street fair in Pennsylvania” has been a significant part of local history since 1919, showcasing our many agricultural events and exhibits, as well as all the fun on the Midway.

Agriculture is Pennsylvania’s number one industry, and at the Ephrata Fair, we’re proud to do our part in promoting and preserving our agricultural heritage. The agricultural farming exhibits, prize-winning animals, tractor events and other family fun contests known as Tent City is located in the Tom Grater Memorial Park.

2018 marked 100 years of the Ephrata Fair! We hope you’ll join us for this momentous occasion as we honor the past and celebrate the future through the many special activities, events, attractions, contests, and exhibits at this year’s Fair. Also, check out the memorabilia and merchandise available for purchase during Fair week—perfect keepsakes for remembering this milestone year!












March Out to These Parades & Special Events!

Visit the Fair Map to view the the parade route




Bring your own lawn chairs for this year’s parade of floats, marching bands, and more!


Seniors Day


Bring out the kid in you! Free entertainment, bingo, discounted food and parking.


Cow Milking Contest


Local celebrities and educators compete to determine who will be the cow milking champion!


Kiddies’ Day


Reduced rides, cookie decorating contest, and entertainment for preschool and elementary

Sponsors & Friends of the Ephrata Fair

The Ephrata Fair Board appreciates the generous contributions from local businesses and individuals who
believe in the Ephrata Fair. Without their support, the Ephrata Fair would not survive.

Please thank them by supporting these community-minded businesses.

Sponsors & Friends of the Ephrata Fair


Contests & Exhibits


Each year Ephrata Fair hosts various contests and exhibits that test and showcase the talent and creativity of our community

  • 4-H & FFA Contests
  • Action Packed Exhibits
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Cooking, Baking & Canning
  • Needlecraft

  • Family fun Night Contests
  • Contests for Youths
  • Just For Fun Exhibits
  • Judging Results
  • Farming – Growing & Raising

Chicken BBQ

During the week of the Fair, chicken BBQ tickets will be available for purchase at the main Fair Office and at the Ephrata Fair food stand at Tent City. Proceeds from this fundraiser will benefit the Ephrata Fair. Tickets are $6 each.


Volunteers Needed

Want to serve your community and help us make a fun-filled and successful fair week?

Join Our Volunteer Team


Premium Book

Our contest and department information is available for you to view online.  We distribute premium books in the immediate Ephrata area but if you did not get one and want a copy of the book, you may get one at the fair office during the month prior to the fair.  We do not mail books.

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