Haddam Neck Fair
Haddam Neck, Connecticut
August 29th - September 1st, 2014
Map & Directions to the Haddam Neck Fairgrounds    

Program of Events Contests and Categories 
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Entry Form

HNF Rules & Regulations

General Store                                 

4H and Educational Booth Exhibits
Arts & Hobbies
Baby Show
Baking Contests
Canned Goods
Cattle Show

Fancy Work and Quilts
Flowers and Horticulture
Goat Show
Horse Pull
Horse Show
Oxen and Working Steers
Pedal Tractor Pull
Road Race
Sheep Show

Special Contests
Tractor Pull - Antique
Tractor Pull - Farm & Modified
Truck Pull - Street Stock & Modified
Vegetables and Fruits

Detailed information from Connecticut Association of Fairs about their contests and about other fairs is available at www.ctagfairs.com

Should recipes or rules on this website raise questions or differ from those on ctagfairs.com, ctagfairs.com should be considered the authority.
Friday, August 29th  
Exhibit Entry 3:00 to 6:00 PM
Gates open to general public – Admission charged 4:00 PM
Karaoke – Gazebo 6:00 to 9:00 PM
4x4 and Street Stock Truck Pull 7:00 PM
Judging begins at the Grange Hall and Vegetable/Flower Building 7:00 PM
At the Bandstand - local talent     
   The Big Six 6:00 - 7:30 PM
   Rock Landing 8:00 - 10:00 PM
Saturday, August 30th
Gates Open 7:30 AM
Farm and Modified Tractor Pull 10:00 AM
Haddam Neck Farmer's Market 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Beard Contest 1:00 PM
Dog Agility Competition 2:00 PM
Truck Pull II 6:00 PM
Music at the Bandstand   
     The Bus Reunion  12 - 3:00 PM
     Good Night Blue Moon 3:30 to 5:30 PM
      Shakedown 6:30 to 10:30 PM
Sunday, August 31st

Gates Open 7:30 AM
Horse Show 8:30 AM
Haddam Neck Fair 5K Road Race 9:30 AM
 Gospel Music (at the Bandstand)  11:00 AM 
Horse Pulling Contest 11:00 AM
Moodus Drum & Fife Corps 12:30 - 1:00 PM
Jousting (in the Truck and Tractor Pulling Ring) 6:00 PM
Music at the Bandstand      
     Mark Mercier and Friends, Legendary Max Creek Keyboardist featuring Bill Carbone and Matt Zeiner 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
     Fountainhead Reunion 4:00 - 7:00 PM
     Aztec Two Step 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday, September 1st  

Dogs or Pets:

No matter how cute or well behaved, leashed or not, are not allowed on the Fairgrounds during the Fair!
(Nor may they be left in parked vehicles)

Exhibit and Event Chairpersons

Fair Operations Chairpersons

2014 Haddam Neck Fair Association Scholarship Application

Pictures of Volunteers at Work
Gates Open 7:30 AM
Antique Tractor Pull 8:30 AM
Ox Cart Class 8:00 AM
Working Cattle Show 9:00 AM
Oxen Pull 10:30 AM
Kids Pedal Tractor Pull 12 NOON
CT Bristol Old Time Fiddlers (at the bandstand) 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Baby Show 2:00 PM
Premium Payment begins 3:00 PM
Removal of Exhibits may begin 5:00 PM
Removal of Exhibits to be completed no later than  6:00 PM
All Four Days
Rides, Concessions, Petting Zoo, Food, Exhibits, Displays, Ride Bracelets, Circus, Children’s Contests

Ride Ticket Specials!

Friday and Monday
Buy a Rides Wrist Band, and ride any or all of the rides for as many times as you want during that day only, for one low price of $25

Saturday and Sunday buy a Ride Wrist Band and ride from 10am to 4pm for $25 or from 4pm to close for $25

Kiddie ride tickets are $2.00 all days
Admission Policy
General Admission $8.00
Senior Admission (65 Years or Older) $7.00
3 Day Admission Pass $20.00
Senior 3 Day Admission Pass $18.00
Weekend Pass (Includes Friday Night) $28.00
Senior Weekend Pass (Includes Friday Night) $25.00
Kids under 12 - FREE - Parking - FREE
Bleacher Seats - FREE
Alcoholic Beverages or Pets may not be brought through the gate

Guest Services
ATMs - ATMs will be conveniently located on the fairgrounds. Exact locations will be available at the Information Booth.

First Aid- The Haddam Neck Fire Department provides first aid all four days of the Fair. The First Aid area is located behind the red Fire Department trailer in the food court.

Lost & Found
- The Lost and Found is located in the Fair Office Building.
Information Booth- The Information Booth is located near the blue and white poultry barn and the outdoor dining area. Here you can find fair schedules and fair souvenirs.  In addition, your will find helpful staff who can assist you with any questions you might have.   Public Safety- The Public Safety area is located behind the red Fire Department trailer in the food court. 

The Haddam Neck Fair is managed by a board of directors elected annually. The current board consists of the following members:
An invitation to Office Seekers
Board of Directors                      Phone


Dianne McHutchison - President   860-267-4671
Bob McGarry - Vice President    860-267-7906
Amy Casey - Secretary   860-345-3926
Betty LaBella - Asst. Secretary   860-554-5116
Susan Rutty - Treasurer   860-345-4049
vacant - Asst. Treasurer
Jeff Beebe
Frances Dallas   860-267-4513
Mark Dumond   860-537-6348
Rebecca McLean  860-267-9975
Wayne Rutty   860-345-4049
Angie Sarahina   860-301-0841
Randy Spencer   860-267-7720
Michael Stevens   860-267-8171
David Tozier   860-873-3071

House Committee
Frances Dallas, Sue Olsen, Wayne Rutty

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 220 Middle Haddam, Connecticut 06456
Fairgrounds: 26 Quarry Hill Road Haddam Neck, Connecticut 06424
Fairgrounds Phone: 860-267-5922  

Commercial Vendors:
Commercial non-food vendors interested in renting space at the fair can contact Sue Olsen at the above address. Liability Insurance is required and can be purchased from the fair at an additional cost.

Commercial food vendors interested in renting space at the fair can contact Mark Dumond at the above address.

View vendor information and Commercial Vendor Application Form

Fairgrounds Rental:
The fairgrounds can be rented for special events May through October. An outside covered picnic area and kitchen, spacious flat grassy areas and new clean bathroom facilities are available for rent.

Contact Franky Dallas at the above address for info and availability.

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