It's that time of year again! When the fairs start coming to town and the air smells like fried dough and fun!

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The Skowhegan State Fair has been going on since 1818 and is the nation's oldest consecutively running agricultural fair! This year it will be going on from August 11 to the 20th with truck pulls those Saturdays at 6:30pm and demolition derbies at 7:30pm on the 12th, 15th, and 19th.

Some other fair dates are:

These fairs may be a ways away, but others are already starting up! Check out the full list and specific event dates here at the Maine Association of Agricultural Fairs!