July 1, 2022

Get your entries ready!!  It’s almost Dayton Fair time…..entries will be the taken on the following days and times at the Fair Office for the main exhibit building and livestock:

  • Saturdays from 9 a.m. to Noon
  • Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • July 16, 18, 25, 27, and 30

ENTRIES CLOSE AT NOON ON SATURDAY, JULY 30, which is one week earlier than normal.  NO EXCEPTIONS.

Mail entries will be received up until mail pick-up on Saturday, July 30, regardless of postmark date.

Don’t forget the BAKING CONTESTS:

  • Junior Baking Contest for Cookies, Brownies & Bars….those ages 8 through 18 can participate
  • Homemade Chocolate Cake Contest for all ages
  • Pa’s Incredible Angel Food Cake Contest
  • Blue Ribbon Apple Pie Contest

Join in the fun; participate and have a chance to qualify for the 2023 PA STATE FARM SHOW!

Items for the Main Exhibition Building will be received on Friday, August 12, from NOON to 7 p.m.  The building will be closed for judging on Saturday, August 13.

All livestock entries will be received between 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Sunday, August 14.

All rules and regulations are in the 2022 Fair Book, found on our website: www.DaytonFair.org.


Tuesday: BOGO DAY! (two persons can enter the grounds for the price of one ($10)...and this is good for the grandstand show and rides.  But don't come alone, or you'll pay the regular $10 price!


Sat., Aug. 13 --- 10 a.m. --- Antique Tractor Pull
Sun., Aug. 14 --- 1 p.m. --- Horse & Pony Pull
--- 7 p.m. --- Vespers - Dan Schall Ministries
--- 8 p.m. --- Fair Queen Contest
Mon., Aug. 15 --- 7 p.m. --- CROWDER Concert
Tues., Aug. 16 --- 7 p.m. --- Kids Power Rodeo
Wed., Aug. 17 --- 7 p.m. --- Truck/Tractor Pull
Thur., Aug. 18 --- 7 p.m. --- Drag Racing
Fri., Aug 19 --- 7 p.m. --- DEMOLITION DERBY
Sat., Aug. 20 --- 7 p.m. --- Mud Bog

The Woodcarver and Glass Blower auctions will be held Saturday afternoon.

Questions can be directed to email at [email protected]