Centre County Grange Fair

Tent At Centre County Grange FairWhen: August 18-26, 2017

Where: Centre County Grange Fair

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It's that time once again: when visitors come to Centre County from all over for the annual Grange Fair! What's been dubbed as the "Nation's Most Unique County Fair," will be setting up camp in Centre Hall, PA. The Grange Fair has been a Centre County tradition since 1874 and quickly worked its' way into the annual schedule of locals and visitors alike. This year's encampment and fair is scheduled for August 18-26, 2017. 

Each year, the Centre County Grange Encampment and Fair transforms the Centre Hall, PA Grange Park Fairgrounds into a mini-city full of food, games, music, rides, and exhibits.

Bring your RV or tent trailer and stay for the whole week or visit for a day. The Grange Fair offers something special for everyone. According to the Grange Fair website, they feature "over 950 tents, hundreds of concessions, and over 7,000 exhibit items."


Musical guests and other perfomers will be entertaining the crowds from two stages.  

Centre County Grange FairThe event also features:

  • Amusement park rides
  • Playground
  • Livestock
  • Horse shows and an all-new equine facility
  • Tractor Pulling
  • and much much more.

For a full list of daily activities, please visit the Grange Fair Website.


Grange FairGeneral Admission:  
Children ages 11 years old and under are admitted FREE!
Weekly Tickets are $20.00.
     NEW THIS YEAR!  Order your weekly ticket in advance and save 10%!  Advance orders due by July 15th.
Single Day Tickets (available beginning Friday, August 19th) are $7.00.
Grandstand shows are FREE with the price of Admission.
Everyone entering Grange Park (age 12 and over) must present a ticket or, if entering as a re-admission, both a ticket and passout ticket must be presented.
Weekly Parking Tickets are $16.00.
Single Day Tickets (available beginning Friday, August 19th) are $6.00.
All vehicles must display a visible parking pass.
All public parking enter through Gate 1 (Potter Street), Gate 3 (off Route 144) or Gate 4 (Homan Lane off Route 45).
All admission & parking prices include a 10% amusement tax, as imposed by Centre Hall Borough & Potter Township.
NOTE: Pets are not permitted at Grange Fair, however service dogs are permitted.  Thank you.

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