Frequently Asked Questions


Are camping spaces available at the fair?

Camping is not available for the general public. We have a limited number of camping sites on our grounds. These sites are available to agricultural participants first, because they have animals to tend to. Leftover spaces go to vendors and attractions, so there are no spaces left for the general public to rent. There are many camping areas within a short drive to the Fair, which can be found on The Maine Camping Guide at


How much does it cost to get into the fair?

Admission to the 2021 Bangor State Fair will be made in the months leading up to the event.
This price includes most shows, all the animals, all the exhibitions, all the contests.

Rides are separate and can be paid for at ticket booths at the main gate or throughout the midway.

Children under 3 are free. Fiesta Show Ride Height Requirements

Please note, there is no readmission to the Fair, so plan to enjoy the entire day on the grounds, there is always something new going on!


May I bring my dog to the fair?

For the safety of all fairgoers, no pets of any kind are allowed on the midway, with the exception of service animals. On a limited basis, pets of participants are allowed in the Agricultural Area (for the 4-H Dog Show, for example). For their safety, please do not leave your animals in the car. Animals left in vehicles will be reported to the proper authority. 


What is the fair's smoking policy?

The Bangor State Fair became the State's first Smoke Free Midway in 2010. Smoking on the Fairgrounds is limited to conveniently located areas throughout the fairgrounds, far enough away from activity so as not to impact on non-smokers, but not isolated. Those wishing to smoke while visiting the Fair will be directed to these 'kiosks'. Those under the age of 21 are not allowed in or near the 'kiosks'.



ATMs will be located throughout the fair grounds for public access. Fees may apply. One ATM will be located in the Midway and one ATM will be located in the Southwest Lobby of the Cross Insurance Center


What methods of payment are accepted?

For admission into the fair, cash and credit/debit will be accepted (VISA, MC, Discover, AMEX).
All vendors will accept cash, some may accept debit/credit (vendor's discretion). ATMs will be available throughout the fairgrounds.