July 26, 2013

Bangor's annual 10-day fair gets under way today

The Associated Press

BANGOR — The Bangor State Fair is getting under way for the 164th year.

The 10-day fair opens Friday and continues through Aug. 4.

The fair is one of the largest in Maine, drawing 60,000 to 70,000 people each year. It features a midway, animal exhibits, music, crafts, animal-pulling events, harness racing, a demolition derby and fireworks.

The Northern Maine Fair also kicks off on Friday in Presque Isle. The fair, which was established in 1851, runs through Aug. 3.

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