In case you are interested the photograph at the top of our website is from an early 20th century double-width post card of the Fair when it was held in Mineola.
Our website is still under reconstruction, so come back frequently as we build a new and better site. Your comments are welcome. Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We hope you came to this year's Fair and enjoyed your visit. The weather was great for the first time in six years and 25,075 of you came and saw the show.
Did you guess the correct weight of the giant pumpkin? If you guessed 659 pounds you may be receiving a check for $100 from the Agricultural Society.
Do you want to know the People's Choice winners, or who was the Best of Show in the Home Brew competition? Then go to the News section of our website. Want to know other useless trivia about this year's Fair? Then go to the News section.
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2013 Fair continued
Is there something you would like to do and see at the 2014 Long Island Fair? Now is your chance. Click on "Contact Us" in the title bar above and give us your ideas. Even if there is something you didn't like we want to hear from you. The only reason the Fair has been around for 171 years is because the Fair is for you the entrant and you the visitor, our guests. Thank you.
The New York Farm Bureau is encouraging high school seniors who have been involved with agriculture and plan on continuing studies in this field to apply for its Agricultural Youth Scholarship, sponsored by the New York Farm Bureau Promotion and Education Committee. The application deadline is November 18, 2013. For more information go to the Bureau's website at www.nyfb.org.
Did you know that New York State's 55 county fairs support 4,000 jobs and generate nearly $8.3 million in tax revenue for their host communities?
"This Way and That"
The 2013 Long Island Fair Quilt Raffle
Hand sewn by the Old Bethpage Village Restoration Quilters
Thanks to all who came to the 2013 Long Island Fair. It was a great event.
Hope you visited our apple, gourd and pumpkin yard when you were and got some great buys. For the first time we had Ginger Gold apples from Wickham's Fruit Farm in Cutchogure the second weekend.