BERLIN — One of the state’s longest running agricultural fairs, the Berlin Fair is returning for its 72nd year this month.
The fair will run from Sept. 17 to 19 at the fairgrounds on Beckley Road.
The Berlin Lions Club operates the fair, which features music, rides, go-karts, family shows, agricultural demonstrations and more. It will also feature a large number of competitive events, including a children’s tractor pull, frog jump contest, nail driving, turtle race, marching band competition and a pie-eating contest.
Over 80 vendors will be selling items, including food, accessories, decor and collectibles.
Many local organizations benefit from the money raised at the fair, including the Boy Scouts, Berlin High School Marching Band and the DARE program.
The admission for adults is $14. Visitors can also purchase a three-day adult pass for $36. Admission is free for children 11 years and younger when they are accompanied by an adult. Admission for students between 12 and 17 is free until 2 p.m. on Sept. 17. Discount senior tickets are available for $10.
The event is rain or shine.
To learn more about the Berlin Fair go to ctberlinfair.com.