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2013 Pennsylvania Fair Guide Offers Affordable Destinations for Families


April 30, 2013

2013 Pennsylvania Fair Guide Offers Affordable Destinations for Families

More Than 100 Fairs Across PA Combine Farms, Food and Fun 

Harrisburg — Affordable, family friendly travel destinations are featured in the 2013 Pennsylvania Fair Guide, now available in print and online.

The guides offer information on more than 100 state fairs including the dates and locations. They are available at by searching “fair guide.”

“Pennsylvania fairs offer top-notch competition, big-name entertainment, tasty food and fun rides and games,” Agriculture Secretary George Greig said. “Find time this summer to visit any of our 109 county and community fairs and enjoy a Pennsylvania tradition.”

The guide also highlights 16 fairs that offer live harness racing as part of one of the nation’s leading fair racing programs.

PA Preferred™ returns as sponsor of the fair chocolate baking contests. Contact your local fair for information about contest rules.

PA Preferred’s™ gold checkmark inside a blue keystone ensures you are buying agricultural products produced by Pennsylvania farmers and businesses. 

For more information about PA Preferred, visit 

In addition to fairs, Pennsylvania is home to other educational and affordable agricultural destinations, including farmers markets, wineries and farm stay bed and breakfasts.

Learn more about keystone country and these agritourism destinations at 

For more information, visit and search “fair.”

Media contact: Will Nichols, 717-787-5085