Saturday Events

Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019

Attractions

  • Chase the Chicken 3K Fun Run/Walk: Registration: 8 a.m.; Race: 9 a.m. (Pavilion near the carnival)
  • Jeep Show
    • Registration: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    • Show: 12-3 p.m.
    • Blue Ribbon Road; along the stone fence
  • Mar-Del Watermelon Queen: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Shore Fun Garden Tractor Pulling: 12-4 p.m.
  • Beer Garden: 12-10 p.m.
    • $5 per beer: 12 oz. craft, 16 oz. domestic
  • K9 Demonstration (Wicomico Sheriff): 1 p.m. (Sand ring between Marketplace and Carriage House)

Rides & Amusements

  • Shaw Brothers Carnival: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
    • Ride tickets are $2 each; 2-6 tickets per ride
  • Helicopter Rides (J&J Shop Heliair): 11 a.m.-8 p.m. (Near the carnival rides)

Livestock & Petting Farm

  • Look Pretty Play Dirty Petting Farm: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Meat Goat Show: 12 p.m.
  • Dairy Goat Show: 2 p.m.
  • Beef Cattle Show: 4 p.m.
  • Dairy Cattle Show: 6 p.m.

Renaissance Ring

  • Ring Jousting Tournament:
    • Registration: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
    • Event: 12-4 p.m.
  • Ring Jousting Pony Rides: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., 5-7 p.m.
    • $5 per person
  • Rowdy MudHud Pottery Spinning: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Jousting Games Demonstration: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 4-5 p.m. 
  • Yarn Spinner, Stained Glass Maker: 12-8 p.m. 
  • Jump of Death: 12:30 p.m., 5 p.m. 

Mounted Competitions & Rodeo

  • Maryland High School Rodeo: 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
  • Mounted Shooting Competition (Mason Dixon Deputies): 2-10 p.m.

Entertainment Zone

  • 5' Fry Pan - Lions Club: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Wing War: 3-5 p.m.

Main Stage

  • Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
  • Wicomico County Fair Queen Pageant: 12-2 p.m.
    • Open to ages 3-19. Click here to register.
    • Judges: Mar-Del Watermelon Queen, Jayme Hayes, Rob Johnson, Grace Murdock
  • Watermelon Eating Contest: 2-3 p.m.
  • 4-H Fashion Revue: 3-4 p.m.
  • Pie Eating Contest: 4-5 p.m.
  • North Meets South: 5-6 p.m.
  • Six Pack Rodeo: 6:30-8 p.m.
  • Petting Hendrix: 8:30-10 p.m.

Carriage House

  • Chick Incubator (Sponsored by DPI): 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Phillips Wharf Fish Mobile: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (In front of the Carriage House)
  • UMD Extension: Keeping Your Soil Alive & Healthy: 1 p.m.
  • Children's Pedal Tractor: 2 p.m. (Near Carriage House)
  • UMD Extension: Live Milking Demonstration: 2 p.m.
  • UMD Extension: Lawn Care, Dos and Don'ts: 3 p.m.
  • Scales & Tales: 4-7 p.m. (In front of the Carriage House)
  • Cupcake Smackdown Contest: 5 p.m.
  • Benefit Auction: 6:30 p.m.

Schedule is subject to change.

Fair Sponsors

Mcintyre's Electrical Service
Perdue Farms
Toyota
Pohanka
MidAtlantic Farm Credit
Eastern Shore Forest Products
Pete Richardson Auction Sales
DCA
iHeart Radio
Salisbury Independent
Tilghman Oil
Mardel Watermelon Association
Wicomico County Farm Bureau
Bank of Delmarva
Shorecut Lawn Care
Mountaire Farms
Hebron Savings Bank