MARSHFIELD (CBS/AP) – A longtime Massachusetts agricultural fair that was canceled last year because of the coronavirus pandemic is returning this summer, organizers said.
The 154th Marshfield Fair is scheduled for Aug. 20 to Aug. 29, the fair’s board of directors announced on Facebook on Tuesday.READ MORE: Janey Did 'The Only Thing She Could Do' In Firing Dennis White, Former BPD Commissioner Ed Davis Says
Vendors and exhibitors have already been contacted.
“By a vote of the Board of Directors, the Marshfield Fair WILL open on August 20-29, 2021. Celebrating 154 years of great family fun!!” wrote the Marshfield Fair on their Facebook page. “Continue to check our website marshfieldfair.org and our Facebook page for updated information.”READ MORE: Son Charged With Murdering 80-Year-Old Mother Inside Lynn Home
The fair, which is held almost entirely outdoors, will likely not still be subject to many COVID-19 guidelines by August, he said.
The agricultural fair draws farmers who show off their brightest flowers, largest vegetables and best-bred livestock. It also includes entertainment, arts and crafts exhibits, carnival rides and games, and food stalls.
The fair typically draws about 160,000 people over its 10-day run.MORE NEWS: Vigil Planned For 17-Year-Old Who Drowned At Dedham Graduation Party
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