Get a head start on Labor Day Weekend 2023 when the Blue Hill Fair kicks off on Thursday, Aug. 31.

Make plans to wrap up the summer of 2023 with one of the biggest fairs in Maine.

We aren't ready to let go of the season just yet, but as we approach the unofficial end of summer, you can say goodbye in style with five fun-filled days at the Blue Hill Fair (Aug. 31 to Sept. 4).

A Facebook post highlighted some photos of the vendors setting up, including some pretty yummy food trucks. A special shoutout to my personal favorites, the cheesy good MELT truck.

The Blue Hill Fair is a true down-to-earth country fair. Always scheduled around Labor Day weekend, the fair boasts some of the finest entertainment, food, attractions and exhibits.

Located at at 233 Ellsworth Road in Blue Hill, the fair draws thousands from all over the state to enjoy a fun-filled holiday weekend.

The 2023 schedule has something for everyone:

  • Nashville Recording artist Jamie O'Neal
  • Southern Rock's Finest, an all-star group of members of bands such as Lynyrd Skynrd, Molly Hatchet and more.
  • Charlotte's Web Exhibit - Come see Wilbur the Pig
  • Zuckerman's Farm Display
  • Carnival Games & Rides
  • Timber Tina's Great Lumberjack Show
  • The Pork Chop Review, a live daily pig show
  • Maine State Truck Pulls
  • The Silver Circus Show - magic, juggling and more
  • Llama Exhibit
  • Ladies Skillet Toss

On the final day of the fair, Monday, Sept. 4, check out the wristband special from 12 to 8 p.m. Get a $25 wristband (good for mechanical rides only).

All stage shows are free with admission. Children under 12 get in free on all days. There is also free parking at the fairgrounds

Dogs are not allowed on the fairgrounds, with the exception of guide dogs.

For more information, and to get a look at the complete 2023 Blue Hill Fair daily schedule, check out the website

Bid summer farewell with an extra-long holiday weekend of fun.

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