2014 Pennsylvania Fair Guide Offers Affordable Destinations for Families

More Than 100 Fairs Combine Farms, Food and Fun News for Immediate Release April 9, 2014 Harrisburg — The 2014 Pennsylvania Fair Guide, featuring numerous family friendly travel destinations across the commonwealth, is now available in print and online. “Pennsylvania fairs offer top-notch competition, big-name entertainment, tasty food and fun rides and games,”¯ said Agriculture Secretary George Greig. “I encourage every Pennsylvanian to find time this summer to visit any of our 109 county and community fairs.”¯ The guides offer information on more than 100 state fairs including the dates and locations. They are available at www.agriculture.state.pa.ushttp://www.agriculture.state.pa.us/> by searching “fair guide.”¯ 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 is the official brand of agriculture products made or grown in Pennsylvania. Visit PAPreferred.comhttp://www.PAPreferred.com>. 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 www.visitpa.comhttp://www.visitpa.com>. For more information, visit www.agriculture.state.pa.ushttp://www.agriculture.state.pa.us> and search “fair.”¯Media contact: Will Nichols, 717-787-5085 ###
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