The Acton Fair Information

EXHIBITION BUILDINGS ARE OPEN:THURSDAY -SATURDAY 9AM to 10PM SUNDAY 9AM to 6PM will open at 7 AM daily and will be locked from midnight to 7 AM.

No children under 10 years of age should be left on the grounds without a parent or guardian.ADMISSION Adults: $8.00, under 12 years free** Thursday: Veterans $4.00 all day with Military ID**Friday: Senior Citizens $4.00 until 4 PM.Parking on Fairgrounds is $4.00

No Refunds

No Rain Checks Given No pets, service animals only, are allowed on the fairgrounds during the fair.

No motorcycles or ATVs are permitted on the fairgrounds. State of Maine laws pertaining to selling of liquor, beer and wine and pertaining to gambling and games of chance shall be strictly enforced.

No Soliciting will be allowed without specific permission of the Acton Fair Officers.

CUSHING AMUSEMENTS will have rides for all ages for the enjoyment of everyone. They will also have special pay one price times available for you.THURSDAY~wristbands will be sold from 4 pm to 9 pm.FRIDAY~ wristbands will be sold from 2pm to 6pm.SUNDAY~ wristbands will be sold from noon to4pm.Wristbands are $27.00

Admissions & Midway

2019 Admissions:

Adults $8.00 Children under 12 years free

Thursday: Veterans $4 all day with Military ID

Friday: Senior Citizens $4.00 until 4 pm.
Parking on fairgrounds $4.00

No Refunds or Rain checks given.

2019 Midway:

Cushing Amusements will have rides for all ages for the enjoyment of everyone. Visit their website for more information.

Wristbands: 

Thursday:  wristbands will be sold from 4pm to 9pm.     Midway opens at 4pm.

Friday:  wristbands will be sold from 2pm to 6pm.     Midway opens at 2pm.

Saturday:  No wristbands.     Midway opens at 12pm.

Sunday: wristbands will be sold from 12 noon to 4pm.     Midway opens at 12pm.

Wristbands are $27.00

Camping

Trailer and Camper Rules and Fees      Camper Registration Form

  • Campers should not be on the grounds before Wednesday prior to the fair opening .
  • No Jacuzzi Tubs are allowed.
  • All overnight camping must be in the designated area unless otherwise instructed by Fair Officials.
  • All campers and trailers will enter through Gate #4.
  • Water and Electricity will be furnished except in Emergency situations.
  • Fees are $15.00 per day for all Trailers and Campers (includes water and electricity).
  • $15.00 extra if air conditioning and/or heat are desired.
  • Camping without electricity or water $25.00.
  • These fees do not include passes.
  • Parking attendants will show you where to park your trailers and campers.
  • Campers must be self contained or they will not be allowed to camp on the grounds.
  • Unpaid camper fees for exhibitors will be deducted from premiums.
  • Dumping tank available.

***  Beef and Dairy exhibitors will be assigned camper space, by the cattle superintendents  ***

No Pets allowed on the fairgrounds, service animals only.

For information contact: Tony Bragg 207-457-1230 or June Burke 207-457-1185

Trailer and Camper Fees:

Fees are $15.00 per day for all Trailers and Campers.
$15.00 additional for air conditioning and heat
$25.00 for camping without electricity or water
(These fees do not include passes)

Directions

GPS location for Acton Fair: 550 Rte. 109, Acton ME

Acton Fairgrounds is located on Rt. 109 in Acton, Maine, at the foot of Milton Mills Road and directly across the street from Iron Tales Saloon.

Click here to find turn-by-turn directions at Google Maps.

Entry Forms

All Departments Entry Blank 2019

Camper Registration 2019

Horse Show Info 2019         Horse Show Entry Form 2019

Livestock Entry Form 2019

4-H Livestock Entry Form 2019

MALE Insurance Application 2019

Miss Acton Fair Pageant 2019

Antique Tractor Pull Rules  2019

Exhibitor Info

Exhibitor Information:
(Exhibition Buildings are open Thursday-Saturday from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M., Sunday from 9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.)

  • All Beef and Dairy Herds, Sheep and all 4-H Livestock, including 4-H  Llamas and Goats must be on the grounds by 8:30 A.M. Thursday and remain until 6:00 PM Sunday.
  • Open Beef and Dairy, Sheep and Goat Shows open & 4-H will be open to all Maine and New Hampshire Counties.
  • Entries of Handicraft, Art, Flowers, Fruits, Vegetables and Farm Displays will be received on Tuesday from 9:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M., and on Wednesday from 9:00 A.M. to Noon.
  • The 4-H Hall Exhibits must be in the building by 7:00 P.M. Tuesday.
  • Grange Agricultural and Domestic Exhibits must be in place by 8:00 P.M. Tuesday. Judging will begin at 9:00 A.M. on Wednesday.
  • ALL livestock entries, including pulling and show animals, should be sent to the superintendent of the department you are entering by August 1, with your certificate of $1,000,000.00 liability insurance.
  • ALL 4-H Livestock entries should be sent to the extensions office at 15 Oak St, Suite 302, Springvale, Maine 04083, by August 1, And to the superintendent of the show you are entering in by August 1, with your certificate of $1,000,000.00 liability insurance or copy of the M A L E enrollment card.
  • Late entries will be received only by permission of the person in charge, but no entries can be received after the judging of that class starts.
  • All Exhibits must be in place and in full display until 6:00 P.M., Sunday, unless special permission of the Superintendent of that Department is granted.
  • Handicrafts will not be available for pickup until 7:00PM Sunday.
  • The Association will not be responsible for any exhibits not claimed by 8:00 P.M., Sunday.
  • The Association will not be responsible for any typographical or printing errors.

Our Rules:

  • No Pets, Service Animals Only Allowed on the Fairgrounds.
  • If entries are received in excess of the accommodations available, the management reserves the right to reject entries at its discretion.
  • All exhibits must be entered in the name of the owner
  • Exhibits will be accepted from residents of York County only, except otherwise provided in Premium Book.
  • Horses exhibited and each herd of cattle exhibited must be represented in the parade on track unless special permission is granted, otherwise, the premiums will be withheld.
  • Dairy products, fruits, vegetables and domestic articles must have been made or raised by the exhibitors thereof.
  • Exhibitors will have the right to sell their exhibits, but same must not be removed during the Fair. Violation of this rule will be sufficient grounds for withholding all premiums awarded.
  • No premiums will be awarded unless the article is meritorious.
  • Objective exhibits of any kind will not be allowed on the grounds.
  • Although the Society takes special precautions for the safety of all exhibits after they are placed on exhibition, it will not be responsible for any loss or damage that may occur either to or by them.
  • The law against liquor selling and gambling will be strictly enforced.
  • The management does not anticipate that it will necessary to prorate or defer the premiums, but if on account of weather, failure to receive State Aid, or other causes beyond its control there not being sufficient available funds, the association reserves the right to do so.
  • All Exhibits should be in place and in full display until 6:00PM. Sunday. All Exhibits should be removed before 8:00PM Sunday.
  • The association will not be responsible for any typographical errors. Premium lists and other information can be obtained through the Secretary: Melissa R. Conner 202 Nason Road Shapleigh, Maine 04076 (207)205-3446

Fairground Events

For Vendor space and Grounds Rental information Contact:

Sarah Roberts, 108 Elm St., Springvale, ME 04083

sarah.actonfair@gmail.com  207-252-9394

2019

May:          5/18 Tractor Club

June:        6/1-6/2 Tractor Club;6/21–6/23 Masons; 6/29 Mousam Lake Assn.

July:         7/6 Tractor Club rain date;  7/7 -7/20 Habitat for Humanity; 7/26-7/28 Medieval Fair.

August:     8/4 VW Car Show; 8/11-8/12 Circus;   August 22-25, 2019 ~ Acton Fair

September:        9/14 Tractor Club;  9/21–9/22 Masons Family Day

October:      10/19-10/20 Tractor Club

Please check individual web sites for more information regarding these events.

Horse Show

168th Annual Acton Fair Horse Show

Sunday August 25, 2019

Acton Fairgrounds, 550 Rt 109, Acton, ME

Sponsored by

York County Agricultural Association

Affiliated with MeHJA and Class D MHA

Horse Show Rules & Class List

Entry Form

King Arthur Flour Baking Contest 2019


Vendors/Grounds
For Vendor space and Ground Rentals please fill out the Vendor application and email to Sarah Roberts.
 
Sarah Roberts
Sarah.actonfair@gmail.com
108 Elm St
Springvale, ME 04083
(207) 252-9394
Women’s Skillet Throw
11:00 AM Saturday, August 24, 2019
***   Girls Youth Skillet Throw to follow   ***

                                        
Ribbons to six places; certificates to winner of each Lot; Trophy to champion and other prizes!
Rules:
1.  Open to the World’s Women.
2.  Skillet will be provided by the fair.
3.  Skillet used is custom made of steel.
4.  Throw will be straight out on the course. Distance off center line will be subtracted from distance thrown.
5.  No practice throws allowed.
6.  One throw per contestant.
7.  Crossing foul line will result in disqualification.
8.  In the finals – two throws per contestant – best of 2.
9.  Register at Secretary’s Office during the fair or at Aubuchon Hardware in Sanford.
10. Registration until 11:00 AM on the day of the event.


Music Pavilion
The outdoor Music Pavilion stage  showcases great musical and local talent.
If interested please fill out the Entertainment Application.
Entertainment Application
 
Thursday:
3:30-5:00  PM.  Cedar Mountain Bluegrass Band
6:30-8:30 PM.  Generations Rock and Roll Band
Friday: 
1:00-3:00 PM.   Jose Duddy
3:15-5:00 PM.  Jonathan Sarty – White Mountain Music
6:00-8:00 PM. Pub Pirate
Saturday:
1:00-3:30 PM.  Nicole Knox Murphy
6:00-8:00 PM.  Milltown Roadshow
Sunday: 
4th Annual Local Bands Festival – Hosted by Mike Petersen

Our Sponsor Links
Hillview Mini Barns
Southern Maine Maple Sugarmakers Asn.
Edward Jones Investments
Aubuchon Hardware
 Andrews Milligan Real Estate
Caleb C. Chessie Excavation
Springvale Hardware
Chase Farms
Spence and Mathews Insurance
The Legends 1220 Radio
Partners Bank
Hannaford
King Arthur Four
Woodsome Feeds and Needs
Deering Lumber
Frank & Roxanne Bumford
Glenn Davis, Lake Region Line Apparatus
Highland Farms
North Country Tractor
Sanford Seacoast Regional Airport’s
Welch’s Hardware
Giles Family Farm
Poulin Grain
Sanford Sewing Machines
 
 
Other Links
Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs
Mountain Embroidery