Friday, Sep 03, 2021 8:00a -
Monday, Oct 11, 2021 11:00p
Date Idea, Festivals & Fairs, Kid Friendly
From giant pumpkin weigh-offs to demolition derbies, here is every major fair within a 2-hour drive from Boston happening throughout the fall of 2021. Fairs are listed chronologically.
September 3–6, 2021
57.3 miles from Boston
The Spencer Fair is an old-time, traditional country fair including ox and horse pulls, cattle, rabbit and poultry shows, hall exhibits, midway, and outdoor entertainment.
3 County Fair
September 3–6, 2021
101 miles from Boston
Activities featuring livestock and agricultural contests & exhibits, top musical entertainment, farm museum, delicious food vendors, demolition derbies, exciting midway with rides & games for all ages.
King Richard's Faire
September 4 – October 24, 2021 | Weekends only
44.1 miles from Boston
Go back to medieval times with New England’s Rennaisance Festival, featuring battling knights and fire eaters to beggars mud wrestling and faeries flitting through the forest.
The 172nd Franklin County Fair
September 9–12, 2021
93.8 miles from Boston
The fair was named by Globe Magazine as one of the "10 Great New England Fairs" in 2015.
Hillsborough Country Fair
(New Boston, NH)
September 10–12, 2021
50.9 miles from Boston
A family-friendly atmosphere with food, rides, tractor pulls, horse pulls, oxen pulls, truck pulls, live bands, 4H animals, vendors, displays, baking contests, and games without the hustle and bustle.
Granite State Fair
September 16–19 & September 23–26, 2021
75.1 miles from Boston
The self-proclaimed largest carnival midway in New Hampshire features 40 rides. Unlimited rides and a full circus show are included in the admission.
The Big E
September 17 – October 3, 2021
93.3 miles from Boston
One of the most well known and biggest fairs in New England featuring delicious food, a huge variety of rides, the famous Avenue of the States, great shopping, and top-notch music and entertainment.
September 24–26, 2021
92.5 miles from Boston
The theme for this year's fair is “Flock to the Fair” with a wide variety of family-friendly activities throughout the weekend.
The Deerfield Fair
September 30 – October 3, 2021
63.2 miles from Boston
The oldest fair in New England features livestock shows, tractor and cattle pulls, magic shows, music, midway rides, the Miss Deerfield Fair Pageant, a pumpkin weighing contest, and more.
October 1–11, 2021
22 miles from Boston
Take it to Topsfield for a fun variety of rides, kids activities, pig races, monster trucks, and even a rodeo.
Photo: Topsfield Fair by @derrickphotos_: