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Northeast Fair 2017

The Northeast Fair is a family oriented event where parents have just as much fun as their children. Guests enjoy well manicured and colorful grounds, all asphalt paved extra-wide midways, plenty of seating, clean comfortable restroom facilities, free parking to free lot capacity, a tremendous amount of family entertainment, exhibitors and vendors, and of course, lots & lots of delicious food! The fair is an annual non-profit event that is educational, entertaining and has lots of thrills.

New fair grounds are centrally located in the heart of Northeastern Pennsylvania, equidistant between the cities of Wilkes-Barre and Scranton, just off Interstate 81 and Interstate 476, adjacent to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport.


The Northeast Fair entertainment line up currently includes motor sports, many nationally recognized family shows, educational segments, nightly music, special contests, numerous community group shows and much, much more.

There are hundreds of agricultural exhibits and competitive events where all 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners receive cash awards and other prizes and first place winners of several competitions advance to the Pennsylvania State Farm Show to compete for the title of Pennsylvania�s Best, along with various other contests, events and educational segments from 4 stages.

And let's not forget that fair guests will enjoy over 25 amusement park style rides from REITHOFFER SHOWS, America's largest amusement company!


Total Acreage Including Parking: 42 acres

Total Acreage of Actual Fair Grounds (excludes parking): 18 acres, expandable

Fair Grounds Utilities: public water, public sanitary sewer, ample electricity

Most Recent Attendance: 35,000

Nonprofit & Community Groups Affiliated with Fair: approx. 20

Agricultural Exhibit Departments: 16 departments with over 1500 competitive events

Premiums Projected to be Paid: $28,000

Amusement Company: Reithoffer Shows (America's largest, over 25 rides)

Entertainment Expenditure Projection: About $100,000

New Interstate 81 Highway Interchange to Northeast Fair
Here is something very important you should know. In the very near future the Northeast Fair will become one of the most accessible fairs in America. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has completed construction on a new Interstate 81 interchange for the Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton International Airport and the Grimes Industrial Park, together with constructing a new access road connecting the entrance of the airport to the industrial park. The new interchange and the airport access road will now exit within several hundred feet of the Northeast Fair entrance.

Should you desire more information about the Northeast Fair or have vendor related questions, please E-Mail us at northeastfair@aol.com or call 570-654-2503.