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UPDATE: Ocean County Fair Kicks Off Today At Robert J. Miller Airpark


If you want to see what an old-fashioned country fair looks like, head on over to the  annual Ocean County Fair at the Robert J. Miller Airpark off Route 530 in Berkeley Township this week.

The fair begins Tuesday at 5 p.m. and will run through Sunday. Hours for the fair are listed below:

Tuesday - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Wednesday - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Thursday - 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Friday - 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Saturday - 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Sunday - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Admission to the fair is $7. There is no fee for children under 10. Visitors can buy a "pay one price" $20 ticket for rides each day of the fair or purchase a "mega-pass" for $40 for the entire fair.

The event features children's games, rides, craft demonstrations, 4-H displays and demonstrations, agriculture displays and food for purchase.

Events scheduled for the first evening of the fair and their locations include:

6 p.m. - Doc Swan's Magical Comedy and Variety Show - outdoor show area.

6:15 p.m. - Circus Incredible - outdoor show area. Circus Incredible includes performers from many generations of circus families. Performers include Riett and Lyric Wallenda, from the world famous Wallenda family, and Simon Arestov, formerly of the Moscow Circus.

7 p.m. - Seeing Eye Puppy Demonstration - 4-H show tent.

7 p.m. - Mutts Gone Nuts - main stage.

7 p.m. - Therapeutic Riding Demonstration - horse show ring.

7:30 p.m. - Doc Swan's Magical Comedy Variety Show - outdoor show area.

7:45 p.m. - Circus Incredible - 7:45 p.m. - outdoor show area.

8:30 p.m. - Mutts Gone Nuts - main stage.

9 p.m. - Doc Swan's Magical Comedy and Variety Show - outdoor show area.

9:15 p. - Circus Incredible - outdoor show area.

10 a.m. - Mutts Gone Nutts - main stage.

Patch will publish the fair schedule for each day this week.

John E July 07, 2014 at 10:12 PM
Was there last year witin five minutes my wife was in the FIRST AID vehicle..stung by a bee. Never wear that lady perfume stuff in the woods.you'll smell like a flower and be doomed!
John E July 07, 2014 at 10:16 PM
Really..I'm going again even at $7 enter fee..its our ocean county fair..I support anything for us..but hate same borning chit every year. And told my wife no more perfume this year!
PineyMike July 08, 2014 at 12:04 AM
I enjoy the fair every year but STAY AWAY from the rides. Not only are the individual ride tickets way overpriced but the rides themselves are VERY shady and downright dangerous. Not to mention most of the ride operators look like they're probably on the Megans List. It's a good time if you avoid the rides.
SmackieJackie July 08, 2014 at 04:08 PM
Fyi... according to the fairs schedule that's posted on their website the $20 ride specials are only for Tuesday 6-11 Wednesday 6-11 and Sunday 12-5. The $40 unlimited is daily during all hours....
grace July 09, 2014 at 11:55 AM
too hot and dusty i stay away!!

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