Quantcast

Fair season in full swing - WCAX.COM Local Vermont News, Weather and Sports-

Fair season in full swing

Posted: Updated:
JOHNSON, Vt. -

The sights and sounds of the Lamoille County Field Days.

From rides, to good eats and even loggers, there's plenty of reasons to say the fair is fun. This year marks the 51st year for this traditional agricultural fair hosting about 10,000 visitors over a three-day period.

Visitors say it is a great place to enjoy spending time with family and meet up with friends. But the general consensus from fair-goers is positive reinforcement for the selection of rides this year. And besides the rides, what's a fair without clowning around? Buddy the clown has been to this fair for the last five years, and he plans to continue coming, hoping that people across the state will join in on the fun.

"I'm making all sorts of balloons, I can make over 250. Everyone is getting a hat, motorcycles, super laser guns, and dinosaurs, oh dinosaurs are fun," explained entertainer, Buddy the Clown.

And for other returning guests this year, the fair never gets old. Bringing smiles to the young and the old in Lamoille County.

The fair continues Sunday until 4:30 PM. General admission is 10 dollars a person.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Did you feel it? Minor earthquake reported in Vt.

    Did you feel it? Minor earthquake reported in Vt.

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:38:13 GMT
    A minor earthquake was reported in Vermont early Friday, just across the New Hampshire line.
    A minor earthquake was reported in Vermont early Friday, just across the New Hampshire line.
  • New York woman dies after 2 SUVs collide

    New York woman dies after 2 SUVs collide

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:46:12 GMT
    Police say a western New York woman has died after the vehicle she was riding in was involved in a collision on an Adirondack road.
    Police say a western New York woman has died after the vehicle she was riding in was involved in a collision on an Adirondack road.
  • Man injured on rope swing at Dorset quarry

    Man injured on rope swing at Dorset quarry

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:22:43 GMT
    Police say a Vermont man suffered a head injury while trying to use a rope swing to jump from a quarry into some water.
    Police say a Vermont man suffered a head injury while trying to use a rope swing to jump from a quarry into some water.
  • Accolades pour in for late Vermont law professor

    Accolades pour in for late Vermont law professor

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:32 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:32:11 GMT
    Cheryl Hanna is being remembered as a favorite teacher at Vermont Law School and an inspiration to many in Vermont's legal community.
    Cheryl Hanna is being remembered as a favorite teacher at Vermont Law School and an inspiration to many in Vermont's legal community.
  • Gov. Shumlin 'relieved' by Congress's highway plan

    Gov. Shumlin 'relieved' by Congress's highway plan

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:12 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:12:56 GMT
    Gov. Peter Shumlin says he's relieved that Congress has provided a short-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund that will keep dozens of road construction projects in the state on-track.
    Gov. Peter Shumlin says he's relieved that Congress has provided a short-term fix to the Highway Trust Fund that will keep dozens of road construction projects in the state on-track.
  • FairPoint contract expires this weekend

    FairPoint contract expires this weekend

    Friday, August 1 2014 10:56 AM EDT2014-08-01 14:56:19 GMT
    FairPoint Communications and unions representing 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are up against a weekend deadline in their ongoing contract negotiations.
    FairPoint Communications and unions representing 1,700 workers in Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont are up against a weekend deadline in their ongoing contract negotiations.
  • New NH law will ban hand-held devices while driving

    New NH law will ban hand-held devices while driving

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:53:48 GMT
    Motorists travelling through New Hampshire are seeing electronic highway signs warning them about distracted driving - the first messages in what will eventually become a full-blown public awareness campaign about...
    Motorists traveling through New Hampshire are seeing electronic highway signs warning them about distracted driving - the first messages in what will eventually become a full-blown public awareness campaign about a law that will ban the use of all hand-held electronic devices while driving.
  • Hassan signs pre-buy fuel contracts bill

    Hassan signs pre-buy fuel contracts bill

    Friday, August 1 2014 11:49 AM EDT2014-08-01 15:49:19 GMT
    New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed into law a measure that changes when fuel dealers can contract with customers to buy fuel in advance.
    New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan has signed into law a measure that changes when fuel dealers can contract with customers to buy fuel in advance.
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WCAX. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.