Free Entertainment

So much to do and see that’s FREE with FAIR admission. Exhibits, attractions, demonstrations, music, contests and activities for a fun and educational experience abound at the 166th Great Allentown Fair.

AGRI~PLEX SQUARE / HARVEST PATIO

Agri~Plex Square / Harvest Patio is sponsored by: Service Electric & PenTeleData. This relaxation and entertainment oasis offers a fine selection of harvest brews, plenty of tables and seating and a great vantage to see the XPogo Stunt Team and great music and entertainment from the Harvest Patio stage. Look for the harvest-colored green and orange shade sails cascading from the roofline of Agri~Plex.

XPOGO Stunt Team

Extreme stunts on a POGO stick? The Xpogo Stunt Team is the world’s best extreme pogo entertainment, featuring Championship Pro Athletes flying over 10 feet in the air on extreme pogo sticks throwing down flips and incredible tricks, the Xpogo Stunt Team brings the sport to you. With fans across the globe, and new followers after every show, Xpogo Stunt Team Pros are a hit everywhere, every time.

Tuesday  4:00, 6:00, 7:30 PM
Wednesday & Thursday  2:00, 5:00, 7:30 PM
Friday, Saturday & Sunday  2:00, 4:00, 6:00, 7:30 PM
Monday  2:00, 4:00, 6:00 PM

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HARVEST PATIO

Shows

Tuesday
4:30 PM 
- John Brown and the Hatchets, folk music

6:30 PM - John Brown and the Hatchets, folk music

8:00 PM - John Brown and the Hatchets, folk music

Wednesday
1:00 PM - DJ Mike Mittman, spinning the oldies

2:30 PM - DJ Mike Mittman, spinning the oldies

6:30 PM - Acoustic Kitty Project, acoustic set

8:00 PM - Acoustic Kitty Project, acoustic set

Thursday
1:00 PM - Steve Brosky, A Salute to the Military

2:30 PM - Steve Brosky, A Salute to the Military

6:30 PM - January Moon, acoustic set

8:00 PM - January Moon, acoustic set

Friday
2:30 PM - Glenn Miller Polka Performance

6:30 PM - James Sugra & George Kirby Duo, acoustic set

8:00 PM - James Sugra & George Kirby Duo, acoustic set

Saturday
2:00 & 3:45 PM - DJ Mike Mittman

2:30 PM - Clowning Around with Pitstop

6:30 PM - Craig Thatcher, acoustic set

8:00 PM - Craig Thatcher, acoustic set

Sunday
2:30 PM - Georgia Kumpus, acoustic set

4:30 PM - Georgia Kumpus, acoustic set

6:30 & 7:30 PM - Line Dancing with DJ Chicken Nugget

8:00 & 10:00 PM - Line Dancing with DJ Chicken Nugget

Monday
1:30 PM - Clowning Around with Balloons

 2:30 PM - Magic Show with Tom Yurasits

4:30 PM - Balloon Art with Clay

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AGRI~PLEX

Come inside the spacious exhibition building that showcases the best of what is grown, sewn, cooked, created and collected. See the competitions, demonstrations and exhibits at the HEART of the FAIR! See complete schedules on Agri~Plex page!

 

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MACHINERY AVENUE COURT

Robinson’s Pig Paddling Porkers

Have you ever seen a pig fly? Here’s one better. Have you ever seen a pig do a swan dive? Get ready…everybody’s favorite “oinkers” are back racing around a turf track and swimming…yes swimming…to the finish line in their own PIG-lympic size pool.

Tuesday  5:00, 6:30, 8:00, 9:00 PM
Wednesday thru Monday  2:30, 4:30, 6:00, 8:30 PM

 

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MAINGATE BIER GARTEN & NIGHT CLUB

One of the FAIR’S most popular gathering spots offers fun, spirits, music, dancing and reunions of FAIR-faithful every year. Great bands perform including the Service Electric Saturday special event-18-time GRAMMY Award winner Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra perform “at the Gate.”

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Music at the MainGate

Tuesday, August 28
7:00 - 11:00 PM - Social Call

Wednesday, August 29
6:30 - 11:00 PM - Kevin Miller's Smashed

Thursday, August 30
6:00 - 11:00 PM - Flowers For Taco

Friday, August 31
6:00 - 11:00 PM - the Cherry Bombs. StereoType, GirlCrue

Saturday, September 1
4:00 - 6:00 PM - Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra

6:00 - 10:00 PM - Lucky 7

10:30 PM - RedWood

Sunday, September 2
8:00 & 11:00 PM - Live Tipco with Nicolas Torre

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MAINGATE COURTYARD

NERVLESS NOCKS: All American Thrill Show

High-flying, death-defying—the Nerveless Nocks All American Thrill Show will leave your heart pounding. Performers soar to new heights fearlessly defying gravity on the rotating Wheel of Destiny, cyclists race inside the Wheel of Steel motor dome and fearless acrobats perform tricks a top 80-feet high Sway Poles—without a net! Come see the All American Thrill Show. We dare you. Sponsored by  Diefenderfer Electric & Telecommunications.

Tuesday  5:30, 7:30, 9:00 PM
Wednesday thru Sunday  3:30, 6:00, 9:00 PM
Monday  3:30, 5:30, 7:30 PM

 

 

All American Thrill Show

 

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AGRI~LAND

Go on an AGventure!  Pick up your Passport to the World of Agriculture inside Agri~Plex and take a self-guided tour through the barns in Agri~Land to see the pride of area farms and visit with dedicated farmers.  Passport sponsored by AAA East Central.

 

LIVESTOCK BARNS POULTRY BUILDING

MOO...OINK, OINK…BAA…NAY…COCKLE DOODLE DOO… The Fair is home to over 1,000 farm animals for a whole week. Often imitated, never duplicated—the Fair’s livestock show is the real deal. The best of all species from area farms are here and ready to compete for blue ribbons.

4-H PETTING ZOO

Encounter a host of baby and friendly farm animals at this charming petting zoo run by and benefiting Lehigh County 4-Hers.

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LIL FARM HANDS

Calling young wanna-be farmers–roll up your sleeves and dig in! Fun chores and cool games turn a day at the fair into good old fashioned “down at the farm” fun all day long. Meet and milk “Aggie Hall,” the fair’s talking cow!

Wednesday  3:00 PM - Meet & Greet with 2018 Fair Queen and MOO-velous Moodonna
Thursday  3:00 PM -  Chalk Drawing with Moodonna
Friday  3:00 PM & 5:00 PM  - Butter Making
Saturday  3:00 PM  - Story time with "Aggie Hall"

 

JUDGING TENT

The Headquarters for livestock judging, Barnyard Olympics and many other farm fun activities. Come to the judging tent Saturday to watch the traditional Lehigh County 4-H Livestock Sale! View Schedule Here.

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RCN FARMERAMA THEATER

This grassy park-like variety show setting features entertainment, music, sports talk, performing arts and returning this year - Cat Country 96 2018 NASH Next Contest! The RCN Sports Talk show comes to you on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. The theater’s weeklong resident attraction, Marvelous Mutts goes on two to three times daily. See the inside guide for special shows scheduled throughout the week. Click to see complete schedule

 

MARVELOUS MUTTS

Is there anything they can’t do? They scamper through an agility course with ease. They catch flying discs in a single bound. They launch themselves off a dock to catch toys before splashing into a waiting pool of water. Who are these phenomenal athletes? Why The Marvelous Mutts of course, an adorable canine troupe loving life while showing off their incredible skills. See these wonderful dogs all adopted from shelters. In Honor of Frank Banko, late Fair Board Member.

Tuesday  4:30, 7:00 PM
Wednesday thru Monday  3:00, 5:00, 7:00 PM

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MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT

RHINESTONE ROPER

America’s Got Talent Season 6 Quarterfinalist Dan Mink will wow, thrill, and shock you with his trick-roping, fast-draw shooting, bullwhip-cracking, knife-throwing feats that leave other Wild Western shows in the tumbleweeds. Stunts by his amazing trick horses including sidekick Lucky Joe will leave you charmed and laughing. And young pokes and old folks beware…you may become part of the show! Sponsored by Tractor Supply Co.

Tuesday   4:30, 6:00, 8:30 PM
Wednesday thru Sunday   2:30, 5:00, 8:00 PM
Monday   1:00, 3:00, 5:00 PM

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STROLLING ENTERTAINMENT

MOODONNA—Allentown Fair Mascot

She’s simply MOO-velous! The Fair’s bovine femme fatale charms children and their favorite grown-ups everywhere she goes. She roams throughout the grounds many times throughout the day.

GLENN MILLER—The BIG One Man Band

Singing his own Great Allentown Fair song and a host of others, Glenn Miller keeps the beat up and down the avenues, often accompanying Moodonna as she makes her rounds. He serenades the crowds with his accordion, harmonica, trumpet and many more instruments.

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