2014 Grange Fair Info
A great end of summer tradition for the Centre Region, the Centre County Grange Encampment & Fair, more commonly known as "The Grange Fair," begins August 21st and runs through August 28th. This year marks the 140th year of the annual fair. Livestock exhibits & sales, camping areas, carnival rides, concession stands, concerts, craft exhibits, food exhibits, and tractor pulls are just some of the attractions visitors can expect to see at the fair.
Check out the latest Grange Fair News below:
Admission to the Grange Fair is $6 per day or $15 for a weeklong admission pass. Children 11 and under are admitted free. All grandstand entertainment is included in the price of admission. Individual tickets or all day passes can be purchased for the carnival rides.
Parking is $6 per vehicle, or a weeklong parking pass can be purchased for $16. Wheelchairs and motorized scooter rentals are available for rent from T&B Medical of State College.
Members of the Grange Fair Committee ask visitors to adhere to the following rules:
• Pets are not permitted in Grange Park
• Alcoholic Beverages of any kind are not permitted on the fairgrounds at any time.
• Open fires of any kind are prohibited in Grange Park. This includes charcoal or gas Bar-B-Q grills.
• Children 8 years of age and younger must be supervised by an adult.
• Loud talk and objectionable or profane language are prohibited at all times.
• Audio and video taping of Grandstand Shows is prohibited.
Opening Day Activities
Campers can begin to set up tent sites on August 20th, with fair activities beginning August 21st. The children's playground will open at 10 a.m. on the 21st with craft sessions for children beginning at 10 a.m. in the Rec. Building. The official Grange Fair welcome will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Jubilee Grove, The Boomers will entertain in the Grandstand at 8pm.
The following is a list of headlining Grandstand entertainers at this year's Grange Fair.
|8/23||Nashville Bluegrass Band
||The Swoon Brothers
||Chubbie Checker & The Wildcats
Many local artists/bands will also be performing at the Grange Fair.
For a complete list of performances and times, visit the Grange Fair's website at www.grangefair.net
THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014 Sponsored by MC DONALD'S
Bartlebaugh & Garbrick: Tenter/Camper Special
McDonald's Day at Bartlebaugh's from 1 pm to closing. Special Admission/Ride rate with Coupon from McDonald's
FRIDAY, AUGUST 22, 2014 105.9/106.9 WQWK QWiK ROCK DAY
Kid’s Day with QWIK from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Bartlebaugh: $1.00 per ride, or $10.00 wristband
Garbrick: Reduced Rates
SUNDAY, AUGUST 24, 2014 GRAYMONT (PA) DAY
Bartlebaugh: Froggy Day -- 140 FREE Minutes 12:00 to 2:20 p.m.
Garbrick: Veterans Appreciation Day All Day
Military ID holders get $2.00 off Daily Wristband
MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 2014 SUNSET ICE CREAM DAY
Kiddies’ Day at Bartlebaugh & Garbrick 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Boys and girls through high school age admitted FREE
Bartlebaugh: $1.00 per ride, or $10.00 wristband
Garbrick: Reduced Rate 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014 FROGGY 101 DAY
Collegiate Day at Bartlebaugh & Garbrick All Day
½ PRICE Admission & ½ Price Ride Wristbands with Valid Student I.D.
Garbrick: T-Shirt Tuesday (FREE T-Shirt with Purchase of Daily Wristband)
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2014 VARIETY ATTRACTIONS DAY
Bartlebaugh: Buddy Night – 2 for the Price of 1
Garbrick: 140 FREE MINUTES 5:00 p.m. to 7:20 p.m.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 2014 SENIOR CITIZENS DAY Sponsored by PA LOTTERY
62 and older ADMITTED FREE (Parking $6.00)
Bartlebaugh & Garbrick: Food For Fun Day
$2.00 OFF ALL Ride Wristbands w/ Canned Item Donation
Bartlebaugh: Ladies Day
The following is a list of some vehicle/tractor pulls that will take place at the Grange Fair.
||4x4 Pickup Pulls
||Farm Tractor Pulls
||Garden Tractor and ATV Pulls
Children's Day Activities
Monday August 25.
Denny Huber will be performing magic tricks at the Southside Stage at 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 5 p.m. Hypnotist Michael Blaine will be performing at 2:30 p.m. on the Southside Stage. A Horseless Rodeo center will be set up from noon-2 p.m. at the Equine Facility for children ages 2-12 with free children's games and prizes. Other activities for children will include a coloring contest, bean bag toss, fishing booth, and face painting.
Children's Day is also the first round of qualifying for the horseshoe tournament. Qualifying rounds begin at 9 a.m. at the Horseshoe Pitch Courts. The finals will be held on August 26th at 9 a.m.
Final Day Activities
The last day of the fair will be Thursday, August 28th, which is Senior Citizen's Day at the fair. Those aged 62 years and older are admitted free to the fair all day. The Grange Fair parade will begin at 1 p.m. and will feature numerous floats and local high school bands. The Outlaws will perform at the Grandstand at 8 p.m. All exhibit buildings will close at 8 p.m.
For more information regarding this year's Grange Fair, visit their website at www.grangefair.net .