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Maryland State Fair and Fairgrounds


2200 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

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Hours vary according to the event being held at the Fairgrounds.


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The Maryland State Fair, the annual state fair for Maryland, is held at the Maryland State Fairgrounds, located in Timonium near the intersection of York and Timonium Roads, in Baltimore County. The three long weekend event customarily begins in late August and ends in mid-September.  The first Maryland State Fair, held on the Timonium site, was in 1879.  For this year’s dates and details, visit the Maryland State Fair website.

The Maryland State Fair is a fun and educational destination that captivates visitors of all ages. The Fair is complete with daily home arts, farm and garden, livestock and horse competitions and exhibits, rides, games, live concerts and entertainment, live Thoroughbred horse racing, fair treats and farm fresh foods, the U-Learn Agriculture Education Zone, The Birthing Center, a museum, and more. Building, Carnival, Livestock and Horse Show times vary. For details, schedules, and ticket prices, visit the Maryland State Fair website

The Maryland State Fairgrounds facilities are also available year-round featuring fairs, festivals, conventions, meetings, receptions, sporting events, and more.  Additionally, the Timonium Off-Track Betting facility and Nick’s Grandstand Grill are located year-round in the 2nd Floor of the Grandstand. For more information, visit the Maryland State Fair website or email


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