102nd ephrata fair!
September 21-25, 2021

(717) 733-4451

Ephrata Fair Midway and Rides

Pennsylvania’s largest Street Fair

Discounted Ticket Purchases and Specials

Check back in August 2020 for the opportunity to purchase wristbands at special presale pricing!


During the week of the fair, Pennsylvania’s largest Street Fair transforms the town from busy roads with cars and trucks to a week of enjoyment and entertainment. Both Main and State Streets are closed as rides and local food stands offer fun, relaxation and a chance to mingle with friends. Also scattered through out town are displays of food, vegetables, crafts and the Agriculture exhibit at the park.


Please Note: Ephrata Borough Ordinance:

Ephrata Borough Ordinance restricting animals on the Midway

Please Note: Ephrata Borough Ordinance:

PROHIBITED ANIMAL  All animals, domesticated or other, including but not limited to dogs, cats, snakes, birds, pigs, sheep or other livestock not directly involved in the formal fair exhibitions, events or activities.

(A) No person shall bring, carry, accompany, convey or transport any prohibited animal or animals upon or over any portion of the public right-of-way, including the paved cartway and sidewalk areas, of a fair street during the Ephrata Fair Week commencing at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday until 12:00 midnight Saturday.

(B) No person shall bring, carry, accompany, convey or transport any prohibited animal or animals upon or over any portion of the public area known as the “Railroad Station” parking lot property located on East Main Street during the Ephrata Fair Week commencing at 7:00 a.m. on Tuesday until 12:00 midnight Saturday.

This ordinance does not apply to a service animal as defined by ADA requirements for Service Animals that assist the handicapped. Any person found guilty of violating this ordinance shall be subject to a fine of not more than $600.00.

Midway Schedule

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  1. Tuesday – 11:00am – 10:00pm
  2. Wednesday – 10:00am – 10:00pm
  3. Thursday – 10:00am – 10:00pm
  4. Friday – 10:00am – 11:00pm
  5. Saturday – 10:00am – 10:30pm

Rides Schedule

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  1. Tuesday – 5:00pm – 10:00pm
  2. Wednesday – 4:00pm – 10:00pm
  3. Thursday – 12:00pm -10:00pm
  4. Friday – 4:00pm – 11:00pm
  5. Saturday – 12:00pm -10:30pm