University of Maryland Extension

County and State Fair

Prince George's County 4-H Fair

The Prince George's County Fair is an annual community based event focusing on local youth and 4-H groups, local crafts, and businesses. There are many activities including equestrian events with multiple age groups and classes. There is plenty of FREE parking provided at the Fair. 

Judges & Volunteers are NEEDED!

The Prince George's County Fair is scheduled from September 5-8, 2019 at The Show Place Arena, 14900 Pennsylvania Ave in Upper Marlboro, MD. We need volunteers beginning on August 31 who can assist with tasks such as,

  • Set-up (Aug. 31- Sept. 4)
  • Entry Night (Sept. 3)
  • Judging Day (Sept. 4)- Volunteer judges should feel comfortable judging youth projects including art, photography, cooking, horticulture, sewing, agriculture, fashion, music, and dance 
  • Please contact Ariel Delgado to see which volunteer and judging slots are still needed. If you have questions, please call the County Office at (301) 868-9636.

Volunteers can sign-up by emailing Ariel Delgado (adelgad2@umd.edu) or by clicking here.

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4-Hers Participating @ the Fair!

Welcome 4-Hers:

Thank you for participating in this year's Prince George's County Fair! Please read and follow the directions. 

Please find attached the following documents relating to this year's fair:

2019 Fair Premium Book, Exhibitor's Entry Sheet, and Entry Tags. Print and complete Entry sheets and tags before Tuesday, September 3rd.  

4-H Entry Night Procedures

Pre-Entry Steps:

  • Create an awesome project to submit.

  • Complete the Entry Sheet.

  • Complete a tag for each project.  Please fold the bottom of the tag over your name and staple or tape closed.

Project Submission Steps:

  • Come out to Entry Night on Tuesday, September 3, from 4-7 pm
  • Entries will be received on the floor of the Arena at the Show Place Arena
  • All exhibits must remain in the exhibit area until the fair is over.  At fair closing, all exhibits must be removed/checked out on Sunday, September 1, 2019 starting from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM.

4-H Fashion Revue and Talent Showcase Events @ the Fair

The 4-H Fashion Revue and Talent Showcase will be held on Saturday, Septmeber 7, 2019. All Prince George's County 4-Hers are welcome to participate in these events. The following Fashion and Talent Showcase general contest rules are attached. Participants must pre-reigster for these events using the 4-H Online system. The deadline: TBD.

Fashion Revue Entry Packet

Talent Show Entry Packet

Again thank you for your support and patience. We look forward to seeing you this year at the fair!

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The Maryland State Fair

August 22- September 2, 2019

 2200 York Road, Lutherville-Timonium, MD 21093 

For more details how to get involved at 2019 the Maryland State Fair, please visit the websitehttp://www.marylandstatefair.com/. Please note: pre regristration is required. If you have questions, please contact the county 4-H office at 301-868-9636 for assistance.

 

 

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