The West End Fair officially opened on Sunday, August 21, at 2:00 pm. However, the busy opening day kicked off before the doors even opened with Quarter Midget Racing in the main arena at 11:00 am. The 100th Anniversary Parade throughout the fairgrounds began at 2:30 pm, followed by the Opening Ceremony and Queen Crowing at 3:00 pm.
Thousands of guests enjoyed performances, rides, games, and a free firework show at 9:30. And that was just the first day.
What To Expect At The West End Fair
Gates open at 2:00 pm daily. Throughout the week, guests can enjoy performances by Chris Eckert, The Marvelous Mutts dog show, Dean Hahn & The Hawk’s, the Pleasant Valley High School Band, Whey Jennings, Swing Time Dolls, The Cramer Brother’s Band, Cartesian Dance Academy, the Joey Vincent music and comedy Show, and more. In addition, the fair will also host Demolition derbies, truck & Tractor pulling, Livestock Juggling, Kids’ Pedal Pull, and many more attractions, see the full event list here. There will also be a pub open daily, museums, livestock, amusement rides, Agricultural Buildings, Wood Carving shows, Zoo-Much-Fun characters walking around the fairgrounds, and more. To catch all the action and not get lost, check out the Fair Map.
Admission is $7.00 for guests 11 years and older and free for guests 10 and under. A free Carousel ride is included with a paid ticket coming through the gate. Main area ticket sale hours include Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 2 pm to 9 pm, Monday through Friday from 2 pm to 10 pm, and Saturday from 2 pm to 9 pm. For more on ticket times, prices, and special offers, click here.
Since 1920, the West End Fair has been offering great food, games, rides, and entertainment that’s fun for the whole family. With over 180,000 attendants each year, the West End Fair continues to grow and change while keeping the same family fun!
Address: 570 Fairground Rd, Gilbert, PA 18331
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P.O. Box 115, Gilbert, PA 18331