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2022 Springfield Fair Schedule of Events

Updated: Aug 10, 2022

The 172nd Springfield Fair returns to the fairgrounds on September 2nd and 3rd of Labor Day Weekend and have brought back many of your favorite traditions! The whole family with laugh at the Pig Racing - but wait... We will also host Eel Racing as well! If you're not all about racing then perhaps a Pig Scramble is more your style. View the full 2022 Springfield Fair Printable Brochure of Events here. “For everyone paying daily admission, you will receive a survey form to fill out and return to the pavilion. At around 7pm (after the truck pulls) we will draw one lucky winner’s name from a hat to win one nice prize.”- A used car. When kids enter the grounds, they will be given a "Children’s Day" Scorecard. For every kids event that they participate in, they should have the event superintendent initial the form. If they participate in at least 5 events, they will receive a free ice cream and a chance to win $100. Qualifying events are: 1. Gold Dust, 2. Face Painting, 3. Bubble gum Blowing, 4. Sac Race, 5. Woodsman’s Day - all 3 events are needed for the initials, 6. Scavenger Hunt, 7. Kids Tractor Pulls, 8. Oreo Cookie Stacking, 9. Hot Shot Hoops, 10. Piñata. 11. Football Toss for accuracy, 12. Baseball toss for accuracy. We may add more events to the list. $100 Drawing will take place at 3:00pm in the pavilion.


Monday, Aug. 29

  • 9am-5pm Enter items in the exhibit hall

  • 4H items may be entered into the exhibit hall

  • Bring seeds for seed swap in the exhibit hall

Tuesday, Aug. 30

  • 9am-5pm Enter items in the exhibit hall

  • 4H items may be entered into the exhibit hall

  • Bring seeds for seed swap in the exhibit hall

Wednesday, Aug. 31

  • 9am-5pm Enter items in the exhibit hall

  • 4H projects may be entered in to the exhibit hall

  • Bring seeds for seed swap in the exhibit hall

Thursday, Sept. 1

  • 9am-5pm Enter items in the exhibit hall (no entries after 5:00 pm today)

  • 4H Projects may be entered in the exhibit hall

  • Bring seeds for seed swap in the exhibit hall

FRIDAY - Sept. 2nd --

Admission price: $10 per person $3.00 Parking Fee

9am Judging in the Exhibit Hall - You CAN NOT enter items today.

4:00pm Register for Demolition Derby - north end of pavilion

5:00pm Gates open to the public Vendors, Concessions & games will be open

Museum open until 6:00pm - Penny candy available tonight & tomorrow

Log cabin Information booth is open to sell shirts until 6:00pm

7:00 pm Demolition Derby - track near grandstand There will be some “critters” available to see tonight

SATURDAY - Sept. 3rd --

Admission prices: ages 1-3 free, ages 4-12/military/62 and older and law enforcement $10 per person, ages 13-61 $15 per person; Parking $3.00

8:00am Gates open to the public

Registration for horse show - horse show area

Concession Foods - All Day - Midway Area

9:00am Register for Antique Tractor Pulls - north end of track

Register Livestock - barn area

Sheep Shearing - barn area through 2:00 pm

Horse Show - horse show arena

Horse + Wagon Rides - available all day

Register for Antique Car Show - bandstand area

Exhibit Hall opens

Football Toss for Accuracy - can be done anytime during the day

Baseball Toss for Accuracy - can be done anytime during the day

Livestock exhibited throughout the day - barn area

Register for whoopie pie contest - pavilion. Judging at noon.

Register for open pie contest - pavilion. Judging at noon.

Ashley's games for kids- all day in the barn area- FREE

Gold Dust Digging - barn area - kids to age 8 (more or less). All Day Long

Museum Opens - Penny candy will be available all day (while it lasts)

Face Painting - barn area

Military vehicle & equipment display - midway area

10:00am Antique Car Show - Bandstand Area

Bungy jump available all day in the midway area

Antique Tractor Pulls - north end of track

Bubble Gum Blowing Contest - Pavilion

Oreo cookie stacking contest - Pavilion (after bubble gum blowing)

Quilting Exhibit - Pavilion until mid afternoon

Spinning Exhibition - Pavilion until mid afternoon

Sac Race - Pavilion - immediately following the bubble gum contest

10:30am Kids Woodman’s Day events (all ages) - Demo Derby Area

10:45am BMX Stunt Bike Show - Stage

11:00am Eel Racing- Pulling Ring

11:30am Scavenger Hunt - Pavilion - Can be done anytime up until 2:30 +/-

11:45am BMX Stunt Bike Show - Stage

Kids Tractor Pull - Demo Derby Area

12:00pm Pie Judging & Whoopie Pie Judging - Pavilion

Pig Scramble for 8-12 yr old kids - Pulling Ring (2 age groups)

Animal Herding Demonstration - track area in front of stage

12:15pm Pig "Racing" - Pulling Ring


Fred Costlow - A Music Experience

1:30pm Eel Racing - Pulling Ring

2:00pm Women’s Triathlon - Demo Derby Area

Seed Spitting - Skillet Toss - Toilet Seat Throw - Mop Chuck

BMX Stunt Bike Show - Stage

Hot Shot Hoops Competition - track - south end of grandstand

2:30pm Register for Truck Pulls - behind pavilion

Piñata for kids to age 10 (share the candy with everyone) - Pavilion


  • Drawing for $100 prize for Children’s Day event participants (ages 1-10, must compete in >5 of the events) - Pavilion

  • Drawing for $100 prize for “teens” event participants (ages 11-18, must compete in >5 of the events) - Pavilion

3:30pm Truck Pulls - front of grandstand

7:00pm “One Big Prize--drawing survey participants” We are giving away a used car. View the full 2022 Springfield Fair Printable Brochure of Events here.

Thank you to the generous support of the following businesses who make this fair possible! Access Auto & Lincoln Power Sports

Affordable Plumbing

Bangor Savings Bank

Berg Activewear

Bloomer, Russell & Beaupain

Carl's Auto Parts

Carlos Lopez & Assoc.

Clay, Grant Family

Coastal Auto Parts, Lincoln

Collins, Al, Penny and Tyler

Crane Brothers Farms

Cumberland Title

CWA & Lake Street Real Estate

D & D Paving

Dead River Company

Downs, Dave & Greta

F.A. Peabody Company

Gateway Title



Hogan Tire

Houghton Cedar Products

Ireland's Rubbish Service

Katahdin FCU

Lee Motors

Leisure Living Lands Lincoln News

Dr. Durwin Libby

Lincoln Maine Federal Credit Union

Machias Savings Bank


Maine Financial Group

Oakhurst Dairy


Pelletier Ford of Lincoln

Raymond's Variety & Diner

Ritchie, Loren and Liz

Sleeping Bear Campground & Cabins

Stanley, Steve and Lorraine

State Farm Insurance

Steaks N' Stuff

SW Collins

Thompson Trucking, Inc.

Timberland Trucking

Town of Lincoln

Tractor Supply

United Country Lifestyle Properties of Maine


Varney Agency


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Established in 1850, the Springfield Fair is an award winning agricultural fair in the heart of the Maine Highlands Region! Enjoy live animal demonstrations, exciting shows and music, truck pulls, heritage museums, and big time demolition derby. We celebrate our colorful traditions every June and are excited to invite you to the 173rd Springfield Fair!

Our roots run deep.

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(207) 290-0760


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91 Park Street
Springfield, Maine 04487

Mailing Address: 
Springfield Fair Assoc., Inc.
PO Box 342

Lee, Maine 04455

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