The 143rd Barlow Fair 
Ohio's Oldest Independent Fair
September 25 - 28, 2014
Presented by the Barlow Agricultural and Mechanical Association, Inc. of Washington County to be held at Barlow, Ohio
Season and Membership Tickets are available from any Fair Board Member.
Fairbooks and Schedules will be available at the Barlow Fairgrounds and around the area as we near fair time.
 Visit "Barlow Fairgrounds" on Facebook for more information!

Spring Fair 2014
Saturday, May 3, 10-7 / Sunday, May 4, Noon-5

Spring Fair Vendors     Quilt Show     Pretty Baby Contest 

Please check our Facebook at "Barlow Fairgrounds" for the most current information.
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If you are a vendor and would like to participate in our fair, please call Denise Tessum at 740 678-2627 or cellphone 740 336-0558. 

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Scheduled Events at the Barlow Fairgrounds!
Fair Board Consignment Equipment Auction - Saturday, 29 March 2014
(Look for our Equipment Auction near the end of March every year.)
Spring Fair - Saturday and Sunday, 3-4 May 2014
(First weekend of May - Its time for Spring Fair!)
143rd Barlow Fair - Thursday - Sunday, 25-29 September 2014
(The Barlow Fair is always the last full weekend in September.)
Christmas Fair - Saturday, 6 December 2014
(Remember, Christmas Fair is the same day as Christmas in the Village, the first part of December.)

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Note:  Much of the information following is from the 2013 Barlow Fair and will be updated for 2014.
Schedule     Floral Hall Exhibits     Photos and History     Vendor Information     Contacts     Camping
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PRICE OF ADMISSION: Season Ticket - $15.00   Single Admission - $5.00   Children between 6 & 12 - $1.00   FFA & 4H Exhibitors - $4.00
Membership in the Barlow Agricultural and Mechanical Association is available to Washington County residents, being 18 years of age.  Membership tickets are available from the Treasurer (516-9076), from any director, or at the Fair Office during the fair at the price of $15.00.

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Performing September 28th at 8 PM
"Click on photo for a larger version"
Matt Enik on Facebook
The Matt Enik, Independent We Stand, Summer 2013 Tour

Tractor Pulls - Every Day of the Fair!
Click here for Entry Forms!
Draft Horse Pulls - Saturday Morning!
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Little Miss and Mister Barlow - 2013 Barlow Fair
Saturday, 28 September 2013, at the Fairground Pavilion
Click here for Entry Forms and details!
Horse Shows - Saturday and Sunday of the Fair!
Schedule and Showbills
Open Youth     Open Horse     Open Draft and Mule
Exhibitor's Entry Form
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Thursday night is Family Night at the Fair and we have something special on the Midway...
EVERYONE rides FREE Thursday Evening!!!
Big O Amusements did a great job last year, so we arranged for EVERYONE to ride FREE from 6-10 PM on Thursday Evening!!!
RIDE TIMES for the entire Fair
Thursday, 6-10PM
Friday, 6-11PM
Saturday, 12-5 & 6-11PM
Sunday, 12-4PM
Wrist bands are $15 per day, good for all day. Tickets are $1.00 each and rides take 3-4 tickets per ride or 24 tickets for $20.


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Note: Your pumpkin / squash entry can be store-bought!  Child's name and age must be on the pumpkin.
*   LARGEST PUMPKIN / SQUASH - All ages.  This is a Scavenger Hunt!  Find your entry anywhere!!!
*   PUMPKIN / SQUASH PAINTING - Ages 8 and under.
(Pumpkin scarring is done by using a nail or sharp object to SCRAPE the skin of the pumpkin.  Each pumpkin / squash must also include the name and age SCARRED into the pumpkin.)
*   PUMPKIN / SQUASH CARVING - Ages 13 to 103+
(Carve a pumpkin or squash with your best imagination - scary, funny, themed, ugly, beautiful, detailed or primitive.  Include your name and age on the bottom of your entry.)
Let's see some great carved pumpkins / squashes - Use your imagination - Open to all!!! 


The New Era Kite Club will be at this year's fair, with workshops, kite displays, and kite kits!

Find them on Facebook at New Era Kite Club.


Notes: Newsclipping at Left, Journal article, 1919 Barlow Fair ; Fairbook Cover at Right, 15th Annual Barlow Fair, 1886

Notes to the Public
No pets or dogs will be admitted to the fairgrounds during the Barlow Fair, except for service dogs.
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[1886 Fairbook]          [1919 News Clipping]          [2013 Fairbook]

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