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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the fairgrounds located?

The fairgrounds is located at 15 Fairgrounds Road, Brooklyn, CT 06234.

What time does the fairgrounds close during the fair?

The fairgrounds is open – Thursday 4pm-11pm, Friday 10am-11pm, Saturday 9am-11pm, Sunday 9am-6pm.

Where can I get a map of the fairgrounds?

Free maps are available at all gates as well as the Information & Souvenir Booth.

When do advanced tickets go on sale?

Advance Tickets are on sale at select locations from August 1st – until midnight on Tuesday of Fair week. Online tickets are also available prior to the Fair.

Can I pay for my Admission Ticket with a Credit/Debit card?

Yes, we accept both Mastercard and Visa at all of our entry gates.

Is there a charge for the Main Stage Entertainment?

No, the Main Stage Entertainment is one of the many things included in your Admission Ticket. The seating is first come first serve though.

What is the parking fee? Where is handicap-accessible parking located?

Parking in all Fair lots is $7. Handicap-accessible parking is located in Miller’s Lot on Fairgrounds Road and in the East Lot on Route 169.

What can I bring through the gate–for example, alcohol, outside beverages & food, coolers, backpacks, etc.?

Alcohol is prohibited on the fairgrounds. Backpacks and coolers are allowed onto the grounds and are subject of search.

Is smoking allowed on the grounds?

Smoking is only allowed in designated areas. Marijuana is prohibited on the property, including the parking lots.

Are drones allowed on the fairground?

For the safety of all, drones are not allowed on the grounds.

Are dogs allowed during the Fair?

Sorry, only Authorized Service Dogs are allowed during the fair.
* Dogs competing in the Dog Show are allowed on the grounds Thursday night.

Where are ATMs located on the fairgrounds?

There are several ATMs located on the fairgrounds during the Fair. Please refer to the free maps located at all gates as well as the Information & Souvenir Booth for exact locations.

Where is the Lost & Found located?

The Lost & Found is located in the Secretary’s Office.

Does the Fair have stroller, wagon, wheelchair, or motorized scooter rentals?

Manual wheelchairs are available for rental from the Secretary's Office.

Where can I find a Schedule of Events during the Fair?

Schedules are located at all the entry gates and the Information & Souvenir Booth.

How do I sign up to compete in a contest during the Fair?

Contest registration varies by event. Please see the specific events page for printable forms if applicable.

The Dog Show, Skillet Toss, Motorized Events, Arm Wrestling, Farm Boys Night Out & Children’s Games – registration is 30 minutes before the event at the event location.

For any other questions, please feel free to contact the Secretary at (860) 779-0012 or via email –
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