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The Brooklyn Fair in Brooklyn, CT
Thu Aug 22nd - Sun Aug 25th 13
Brooklyn, CT 06234
Listing Details for Event #: 1475830
Posted: Nov 2, 2012
Last Updated: Jan 1, 2014
Listing Completeness %: 87%
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- Festivals & Fairs
- County Fair
- Animal Related
- Art & Craft Events
- Childrens Event
Dates: Thu Aug 22nd - Sun Aug 25th 13
Date Pattern: always the weekend before Labor Day
Show Hours: thursday, 4-10, friday and saturday 9a.m. - 10 p.m., sunday 9 a.
Setup Time: beginning Sunday prior to event, must be complete noon of first
Year #: 163
Public Admission Price: $10, kids 12 and under free, seniors reduced Sunday
Parking: fair lots under the direction of Mortlake Fire Company
Vendor Parking: vendors parking lot scheduled according to location on fairgrounds
RV Parking: limited, advance registration required
Restrooms: 2 large restroom facilities, front and back of fairground, (major remodel 2007 with automatic toilets)
Electricity: fee listed in application
Water: hookups for food vendors
Tables/Chairs: not provided
Misc Details: Indoor Event, Outdoor Event w/ & w/o Cover Provided, Retail Items, Non-Juried Crafts
Website: URL on file! Click Here for more info.
Advertising: Expanded cable advertising, featured in Yankee magazine travel guide, Better Connecticut on CBS channel 3 in August.
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App Deadline: unknown
Still Accepting App's: NO
Applications are Screened & Accepted progressively, as they arrive, until all spaces are filled.
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Major CT Fair! Listed in Yankee Magazine Travel Guide as a top 20 summer event in CT for 2008. County fair known for it's great national entertainment and family activities, including large educational hands on activities relating to agriculture for kids and adults! This years national acts include Darryl Worley, performing on Thursday, Aug. 21, Joe Diffie performing Friday, August 22 and CMA recording artists group of the year, Lady Antebellum performing Saturday, August 23rd. Record dollar amounts spent on entertainment and marketing for the 2008 fair. Will be featured on CBS channel 3's "Better Connecticut" morning show in August.
Oldest continuously active agricultural fair in the United States. Highlight events include ox and horse pulls, draft horses, livestock shows, home and garden exhibits, live entertainment, historical displays, special daily events, carnival. Thurs. noon-10, Fri.-Sat. 9-10, Sun. 9-6. For information call: (
Visit our web site for a complete lists of events. http://www.brooklynfair.orgCattle
Barn * Come visit our \"working\" dairy barn.Poultry and Rabbit Barn * This building houses just about anything \"wearing\" fur.Livestock Barn * See a wide variety of animals on exhibit.Home and Garden Building * Everything from Aprons to Zucchini in this staple of agricultural fairs.Better Living Building * Products for the home and displays by commercial and non-profit vendors.Children\'s Playland * A free play area for young children with a distinctly agricultural/educational flavor. The Playland area is located near the Main Gate. Games include: Country Store and Museum - Follow Memory Lane into our expanded Country Store and Museum located under the Grandstand. This building showcases an outstanding display of antique farming equipment including an antique farm kitchen and is under the direction of Ryan and Amy Vertefeuille. Arts & Crafts * Choose from a variety of all sorts of interesting hand made products!Souvenir Booth * Stop by and pick out your favorite official \"Brooklyn Fair\" souvenir.Carnival Rides and Midway * Operated by Rockwell Amusements. Ride admission prices are as posted. Note: see the ride specials listed in the daily show schedule!Outdoor Concession Booths * Food and products brought to you by many commercial and non-profit vendors.
Brooklyn Fair 2009 - has all aspects of crafts, food, cars, tractor, hot tubs, flower arrangements,midway with rides and games
Main Stage featuring national recording artists Darryl Worley, Joe Diffie and Lady Antebellum. Center Stage featuring regional bands performing rock, country, etc. Playland Stage featuring children's entertainment, The Mad Scientist, magician, talent show, Little Miss/Mr. Brooklyn Fair pageant. Memory Lane stage featuring local and old time favorites.
New expanded "Fiber Nook", animal and mechanical pulls, children's playland featuring Farmer For a Day activities. Livestock barns, the favorite piglet pen, donkeys, llamas, rabbits and poultry, home and garden, too many to list!! new farmers market featuring the "Taste of Windham"
Event/Application Rules & Regulations
provided with applicationCommon Rules Selected:
Previous acceptance does not guarantee re-acceptance. Spots are assigned prior to show based by promoter. Held Rain or Shine! Overnight Security Provided. ALL product categories must be itemized on the application. No streamer poppers, snaps, silly string, stink bombs or other similar items may be sold! No pop guns, marshmellow guns or other disruptive items may be sold. Trash must be removed from your space to provided receptacles. No Early Packup Allowed. Vehicle must be parked in designated areas. Standard Rules:
All work and displays must stay within designated space.
No boxes, extra merchandise or debris should be visible.
Spot area must be kept clean throughout the event and be left spotless afterwards.
No soliciting, approaching patrons, or distribution of advertising material outside of booth area.
All vendors must have a state sales tax license. Vendors are responsible for collecting and remitting all sales tax.
Event Quality Level Determining Flags:
A single-person or more panel jury reviews slides or photos and display.
Retail Items Allowed.
All product types to be sold must be listed on application.
Vendors with items violating contract terms WILL BE asked to remove them. Determined Quality Level: 2
quality levels explained
From Hartford, 84 east to 384 to route 6 east. Intersection of rte 6 and 169 in Brooklyn, CT.
From New Haven, 95 n to 395 n to exit 91w to rte 6w, intersections of rte 6 and 169 in Brooklyn, CT
From Providence, rte 6 west to intersection of rte 6 and 169 in Brooklyn, CT.
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