Thursday, September 26 - Sunday, September 29, 2013
|Thursday:||4:00pm – 10:00pm|
|Friday:||9:00am – 10:00pm|
|Saturday:||9:00am – 11:00pm|
|Sunday:||9:00am – 7:00pm|
|Children 11 and Under||FREE|
|All Other Days:|
|Junior (12 – 21)||$10|
|Children (11 and Under)||FREE|
|Seniors (62 and over)||$10|
|Groups of 25 or More||$10|
|Four-Day (Four Admissions)||$32|
|Online Four-Day (Four Admissions)||$32|
Click here to purchase tickets.
*There is no additional charge for the professional entertainment shows.
**All fair attendees, including children at no charge, need to have a ticket to enter the fair this year.
25 tickets for $20 or 40 tickets for $30 (available entire fair)
Bracelets (available Friday only 9am-6pm)
$20 in advance (roller coaster not included)
$22 at fair (roller coaster not included)
$30 in advance or at fair (roller coaster included)
Roller Coaster - $6 (6 ticket ride)
*Must be 42" to ride the roller coaster with or without an adult
Parking in the Durham Fair operated lots is $5 per day/single entry OR $10 for unlimited entry during the fair weekend (these unlimited passes are only sold prior to the fair).
Shuttle buses are provided to transport visitors from the parking lots to the fairgrounds. There is no visitor parking available directly on the fairgrounds.
Handicapped parking is available on the Regional School District #13 school grounds as directed. Parking will be at the Frank Ward Strong School on Thursday and CRHS Friday through Sunday. Special buses for use by handicapped persons are available to provide transportation from the parking area to the fairgrounds. A valid state permit is required to park in the handicapped parking lot.
DIRECTIONS map it
The Durham Fair is located at the junctions of Routes 68, 17 and 77 in Durham, CT.
|From the Hartford Area: I91 South to exit 15 (Wallingford/Route 68) and follow the Durham Fair signs to the nearest parking lot.|
|From the New Haven Area: I91 North to Exit 15 (Wallingford/Route 68); at the end of the exit ramp turn right onto Route 68 and follow the Durham Fair signs to the nearest parking lot.|
|From the Shoreline Area: I95 to Exit 58 (Guilford); follow Route 77 North towards Durham and follow the Durham Fair signs to the nearest parking lot.|
|From the Waterbury Area: I84 East to 691 East to Route 66 to Route 147 and follow the Durham Fair signs to the nearest parking lot.|
|Coginchaug Regional High School (Handicap parking only):
135 Pickett Lane, Durham, CT 06422
|Greenbacker Parking Lot:
160 Wallingford Road, Durham, CT 06422
|Strickland Parking Lot:
385 Cherry Hill Road, Middlefield, CT 06455
(Thursday parking is only available at the Strickland lot)
|Strong School (Handicap parking only):
191 Main Street, Durham, CT 06422
|Wimler Parking Lot:
650 Guilford Road, Durham, CT 06422
There are several ATM's located on the fairgrounds. Due to the large volume of use during the fair, funds in the ATM's can occasionally be diminished.
The fair map is a great tool to help you plan your day at the Durham Fair. Please click on this link for a map of the fairgrounds.
There are three first aid stations located on the fairgrounds that are staffed during the hours of the fair by medical personnel - 1 station on the Upper Grounds across from the Souvenir Booth, 1 station on the Lower Grounds outside of the Goats/Rabbits/Poultry/Swine Barn, and the Emergency Services Building located in the center of the grounds on Canfield Lane.
Looking for a place to stay during your visit to the Durham Fair? We are excited to partner with two great properties. Make sure you ask for the Durham Fair special!
- Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
1151 East Main Street
Homewood Suites by Hilton
90 Miles Drive
Information booths are positioned around the fair grounds and are staffed with experienced volunteers ready to make sure your fair is an enjoyable time.
LOST AND FOUND ITEMS
All lost and found items should be reported to the fair staff in the Crow's Nest.
Name tags for small children are available at each Information Booth. Parents and guardians are strongly urged to make use of the name tags. They make it much easier for fair staff members to reunite lost children with their parents or guardians.
Parents and guardians should instruct their children where to wait if they become lost and to write that location on the name tag. Lost children who have not been given instructions will be taken to the State Police Command Post near the Emergency Services Building on Canfield Lane.
Because of our concern for the safety of the animals on exhibit and for the comfort and safety of our patrons, no pets are allowed on the fairgrounds with the ONLY exception being a service animal trained to provide assistance to an individual with a disability.
STROLLERS AND WHEELCHAIRS
Strollers and wheelchairs are not available for rental. Please make any necessary arrangements for these items before arriving at the fair.