250th Anniversary of the York Fair

Take your family to the historic York Fair this week!


Nearby York, Pennsylvania, is currently hosting the York Fair, which runs for ten days from Friday September 11 to Sunday September 20. The York Fair is called “America’s First Fair,” and was first held in 1765, 11 years before America had declared independence. This year is a special year for the York Fair, as 2015 marks the 250th anniversary of the event.

The York Fair is a huge event, and it has a broad array of sights and attractions that bring fairgoers from far and wide. One of the most exciting features of York Fair is the concert series, which features tons of big names in music from different genres like Andy Grammer and American Authors, Alabama, and Brantley Gilbert.

The York Fair will also host the annual Fair Queen Pageant, a great chance for local young women to participate in the community. Families can enjoy the fairgrounds, which has everything from an animal birthing center, to a hypnotist, to a circus. There is so much to do at York Fair ten days won’t seem like enough! So make sure you come down to celebrate this historic occasion.

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