E-town Fair closes Aug. 24

By on August 21, 2019

Michael Rhoads, 18, left, and Matthew Anderson, 18, right, both from Lower Paxton Twp., during opening night of the Elizabethtown Fair Monday August 19, (LNP file photos)

It’s not too late to head over to Elizabethtown and check out the annual E-town Fair. The event is held at the Elizabethtown Fairgrounds, located at 900 E. High St., Elizabethtown.

Friday and Saturday’s contests include a celebrity milking contest, adult chess tournament, hay bale throw and a frog jumping contest. Entertainment includes country band Nomad on Friday night at 7:30 p.m. The Fabulous Greaseband will perform Saturday night.

There is free on-street parking, as well as premium parking available for a fee to benefit Big E Booster and Elizabethtown BIC Church.

The fair closes on Saturday, Aug. 24. Admission is free, and there are lots of rides, great food, and plenty of agricultural exhibits. View a full schedule with information about ride hours and pricing at etownfair.org.

Ethan Hoffman, 7, of Manheim, shows off his swine, during opening night of the Elizabethtown Fair Monday August 19, 2019.

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