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Welcome to The Great Allentown Fair's Press Room. Anyone may access the press releases issued by the Fair's Marketing Department, by clicking on Press Releases or News Alerts.

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September 15, 2017 Niall Horan bringing Flicker World Tour 2018 to The Great Allentown Fair News Alert

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August 30. 2017 Allentown Fair holds Red, White & Thank You Military Day Thursday, August 31 News Alert
August 22, 2017 Allentown Fairgrounds gates close in prep for Fair; Liberty Street Box Office opens News Alert
August 17, 2017 Allentown Fair Queen, mascot inviting little ‘princesses’ to join them in mini-parade. Young ‘royals’ courted for Saturday afternoon fun at Fair! Press Release
August 15, 2017 Preview of 165th Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
August 15, 2017 Two culinary contests extend entry deadline. Still time to enter Allentown Fair’s Cooking with Wine, Fruit Pie contests Press Release
August 14, 2017 Allentown Fair requesting WWI memorabilia items for display Press Release
August 9, 2017 Allentown Fair Queen to be crowned Sunday, August 13. Press Release
August 4, 2017 Allentown Fair Box Office adds hours. News Alert
August 1, 2017 Allentown Fair gates department looking for workers. Press Release
August 1, 2017  Applications available for Greenawald Memorial Scholarship to be awarded to eligible student at Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
August 1, 2017 Registration to enter Fair’s ‘blue ribbon’ contests ends this week Hours to register on site posted, mail registration still available. News Alert
July 25, 2017 Us The Duo announced as Pentatonix’s special guest at Allentown Fair September 2 show. News Alert
July 25, 2017 MEGA 99.5 hosts ‘Summer’s Last BASH’ at Great Allentown Fair - Three Latin stars headline concert completing Fair’s Grandstand line-up Press Release
July 6, 2017 FAIR BOX OFFICE now open Mondays and Thursdays News Alert
July 5, 2017 Lindsay Ell announced as Keith Urban’s special guest for Allentown Fair show going on sale Saturday News Alert
June 29, 2017 Four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban will bring his “ripCORD World Tour 2017” to The 165th Great Allentown Fair on Wednesday, August 30. Press Release
June 7, 2017 Lauren Alaina will be the special guest of Rascal Flatts when the venerable Country trio headlines the Fair. News Alert
June 6, 2017 Fair looking for ‘Blue Ribbon’ contestants - Rules for entering Fair exhibits and contests available. Press Release
June 1, 2017 The search is on for the 2017 Great Allentown Fair Queen. Press Release
April 20, 2017 Thomas Rhett will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Tuesday, August 29. Press Release
March 15, 2017 Pentatonix will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Saturday, September 2. Press Release
March 15, 2017 Rascal Flatts will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Friday, September 1 Press Release
February 3, 2017 John Mellencamp is the first Grandstand show announced for the 2017 Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
August 30, 2016 Challenge on for fairgoers to break last year's food donation record. News Alert
August 17, 2016 Savoring summer with a classic - The 164th Great Allentown Fair Preview Press Release
August 16, 2016 Allentown Fair Queen winner and court Photo Alert
August 11, 2016 Allentown Fair Queen to be crowned Sunday, August 14, 2016.  
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August 8, 2016 Allentown Fair Box Office adds hours. News Alert
August 2, 2016 Registration to enter Fair's "Blue Ribbon" contests ends this week. News Alert
July 25, 2016 Radio station 95.1 WZZO let its listeners know today that its longtime contest to find and award a top regional band will be back at The Great Allentown Fair. News Alert
July 19, 2016 The Great Allentown Fair completes its 2016 show line-up announcing that country singer-songwriter Jake Owen will headline at the fair’s historic Grandstand venue on Wednesday, August 31. Press Release
June 13, 2016 KIDZ BOP, a children's album-producing phenomenon for 15 years annually outselling many of the biggest names in pop music, is celebrating its decade and a half atop the charts with a new tour coming to The Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
June 7, 2016 The search is on for the 2016 Great Allentown Fair Queen. $1,000 scholarship opportunity available for young women living in tri-county area. Press Release
June 1, 2016 The Great Allentown Fair’s Premium List booklets, that detail the procedures for entering and categories for the fair’s blue ribbon competitions, are now available at the Allentown Fairground’s main and box offices. For exhibitors’ additional convenience, PDF versions of each book are available for downloading on the fair’s Web site. Press Release
April 20, 2016 Meghan Trainor bringing “The Untouchable Tour” to The Great Allentown Fair on Saturday, September 3. News Alert
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Summer Tour 2016
April 8, 2016 KISS, is bringing its 2016 Freedom to Rock Tour to The Great Allentown Fair on September 1 Press Release
April 8, 2016 KISS, has announced its 2016 Summer American "Freedom To Rock" Tour Press Release
March 4, 2016 Jeff Dunham brings back his cast of characters to the 2016 Great Allentown Fair Press Release
March 1, 2016 Country sensation Chris Stapleton first headliner announced for 2016 Allentown Fair Press Release