Families in New Hampshire have been enjoying agriculture activities, a large midway with games and rides, 4-H, animal and horticulture exhibits and even motorized competitions at the Lancaster Fair for nearly 150 years! This Labor Day mainstay spans 65 acres and offers plenty of family-friendly fun and entertainment, making it the perfect way for visitors to say farewell to summer and welcome in fall.
There are a wide variety of attractions, events and entertainment at the Lancaster Fair. From children’s demo derbys with Power Wheels to the real Demolition Derby, classic rides and games, animal exhibits and much more, there is something for the whole family to enjoy. Some attractions and events include:
Featured Entertainment: There’s nothing quite like live music, and the Lancaster Fair always has a great variety!
Cruise Night: Visit the annual cruise night and take in the sights, sounds and beauty of vintage cars. Cruise night is on Friday.
Pulling Contests: At the pulling events, it’s all about horsepower! These pulling contests are fun for all ages, and each day of the fair has at least one event to cheer on. Don't forget your earplugs and check out the schedule here!
Demolition Derby: A classic Lancaster Fair event, visitors love taking in the action of our demolition derby.
Children’s Power Wheel Demo Derby: This fun event of Power Wheel racing is open to children between the ages of 3-8. For more info or to sign up, click here.
Little Miss Lancaster Fair: Open to all girls ages 5-12, a friendly competition to crown Little Miss Lancaster takes place each year at the fair. For more information or to enter, click here.
Kids Korner: The perfect place for your little ones to have some fun, Kids Korner features games, crafts, and concerts. Take in daily ventriloquist shows, let your kids draw on the giant chalkboard or play in the sandpile and much more. The Kids Korner area is free with paid admission.
Farmer for a Day: Open daily from 9am – 5pm (closed from 1-2pm), the Farmer for a Day area of the Lancaster Fair allows children to enjoy farm life! They can collect eggs, tend to a vegetable garden, feed animals and be rewarded for their hard work with a healthy treat or milk from Hatchland Dairy!
Animals: From a working draft horse show to livestock exhibits, 4-H events, and more, there are plenty of chances to experience local agriculture. Visit the website here for more information and a full schedule.
Midway Rides: The Midway is home to all the classic fair fun like games, rides and food and drink concessions!
For a full schedule of fair events, click here.
The Lancaster Fair is located at:
516 Main Street
Lancaster, NH 03584
Take a break from the fair fun and relax while taking in live music on two stages. Click here for a full lineup.
Making your visit to the Lancaster Fair even better, there is camping available right onsite! There are over 400 sites available with a variety of sizes, minimum nights and pricing. Click here for more info and to reserve your spot.
Don’t own an RV? That’s okay, it’s still possible to camp right at the Lancaster Fair! There’s nothing quite like having a comfortable bed, stocked kitchen and private bathroom located just minutes from all the fair fun. Rent an RV from RVshare in your hometown and travel to the festival, or pick one up upon arrival in New Hampshire. The options are endless, but they all have comfort and ease, thanks to RVing.
Whether you’re renting an RV from RVshare or bringing your own, you have plenty of options for camping at and nearby the Lancaster Fair. Some of the nearby RV parks include:
If you prefer to stay in a hotel, there are still plenty of options nearby to choose from. These include:
The Lantern Resort (also a campground)
The Lancaster Fair is located on Route 3, one mile north of the Junction of Route 2 and Route 3. Click here for a map and more directions.
Parking at the Lancaster Fair is available, and is free.
Tickets to the Lancaster Fair can be purchased at the gates. MasterCard and VISA are accepted at Gate 2 and the Main Office only, all other gates are cash only.
Lancaster Fair admission prices are as follows:
· General admission Thursday, Friday and Monday, Rides included: $15.00 (36″ and taller)
· General admission Saturday and Sunday, Rides included: $17.00 (36″and taller)
· Children under 36″: free when accompanied by a paying adult
· Seniors 70+: Free on Thursday and Monday; $10.00 Friday, Saturday and Sunday
There is a current/active Military Discount of $2.00 off admission. A season pass with rides included is $65.00.
Families have been enjoying the Lancaster Fair for decades. Let this year be the best yet with stress-free, comfortable accommodations and travel. With an RV rental from RVshare, it’s easy! Enjoy traveling in comfort, having access to a kitchen or private bathroom whenever you’d like and much more. Whether you visit the Lancaster Fair in an RV rental from us or use other accommodations, we’d love to see pictures of your trip. Send us photos at [email protected], and tag us on social media to share details and tips about your visit. Your adventures could be featured on our blog or social media!
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