What year was the first Westport Fair held? How many fairs have there been?
The first Westport Fair was held at Westport High School in 1955. This will be Westport’s 63rd fair. You can learn more about the history of the fair on our Fair History page.
When is the 2017 fair? When do the gates open?
This year’s fair will be held on July 12, 13, 14, 15, and 16. The fair always starts on the Wednesday before third Saturday in July. Gates open at 6 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday night, 11 AM Saturday and 8:30 AM Sunday. On the weekend the carnival opens at Noon.
Where is the fair? Can I get there from here?
The fairgrounds are located at 200 Pine Hill Road in Westport, Massachusetts. You can get directions from google.com by clicking HERE.
How much is admission? What does the fair committee do with all of the admission money?
Admission is $4 on Wednesday and Thursday night, $5 on Friday night, Saturday, and Sunday. Children under 12 are free. The money raised by the fair is used to operate the fair, reinvested in the fairgrounds, distributed to graduating seniors as college scholarships, and other donations to the town. The fair is a non-profit organization.
Where can I park? Is parking free?
Free parking is available on the North side of the fair. Please respect out neighbors and refrain from parking on Pine Hill Road.
Are pets allowed on the fairgrounds?
No, absolutely no pets are allowed on the fairgrounds. Service animals are the only exception.
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