Military Appreciation Day: Sunday, September 30 2018

VA Connecticut Health Care Systems

Sponsored by VA Connecticut Healthcare System.

  • All US Active Military and US Veterans receive FREE admission on Sunday. See details below.
  • Enter to win prize giveaways.
  • Promotional offerings from participating vendors (see below).

USO Show Troupe

Sunday, Sep 30, 2018

USO Show Troupe

Back by popular demand the Durham Fair is proud to present our second USO Show at 1 PM on the Main Stage. This talented troupe is sure to please a variety of musical tastes ranging from today’s top 40 to Broadway, Big Band, and even some patriotic performance pieces to honor the occasion. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy this special performance, part of an American tradition that goes back 75 years.

Check out the Main Stage for for more information.

Mobile Vet Centers

Veteran Resources, VA Healthcare & more …

Mobile Vet Centers

Providing information on both national and state veteran resources, including the opportunity to sign up for VA healthcare or file a service connected disability claim.

Visit the VA Connecticut Healthcare System site for more information.

Participating Vendor Promotions available for Sunday September 30, 2018 will be announced closer to the Fair.

2017’s Participating Vendor Promotions included:

  • Demitasse Café: $1 coffee, $2 espresso cappuccino or latte (half price)
  • Awesome Stuff: T-shirts $10 (normally $15) / Pillows $20 (normally $25) / Sheets $30 (normally $30) / Polarized Sunglasses $10 (normally $13)
  • Up In Smoke: buy 4 cigars receive 1 free
  • Keifer's Kettle Korn: $1.00 off any purchase
  • Brewster PTO: Free beverage of choice
  • Tara's Fried Dough: $1 off Fried Dough with purchase of a drink
  • Middlefield Volunteer Fire Dept: Free drinks for US Military & Veterans
  • Swing & Tubs: 20% discount off MSRP price for all active and retired Military persons with a Military ID
  • Kettle Korn Express: $1.00 discount off or regular size bag and a $2.00 discount on our large size. these discounts are roughly 20%
  • Chompers: $3 discount to veterans
  • New England Apple Fritters: $2.00 off any size bag of Apple Fritters
  • Lucy's Potato Pancakes: free pancake with any sauce choice to all Veterans
  • Bloomin’ Onion: free beverage with any onion purchase
  • Piggin Out BBQ: include WITH a food purchase a can koozies to the first 200 service members on Sunday. Once we run out we will still honor veterans with $1 off. 
  • Sweet Dreams Concessions: free refill with purchase of large Smoothie 
  • Armstrong Concessions: $1 off any fried item as Oreos..Twinkie..Candy Bar etc.
  • Coginchaug Little League: offering free coffee and a dollar off any order over two dollars for all military personnel
  • Benchwarmers: free drink with purchase to veterans 
  • Designed by Elizabeth: 10% off
  • Goatboy Soaps: 10% off purchases to Military 
  • New England Soft Serve: $1 off any ice cream item for veterans or active military.
  • 24 Peace: 20% discount for military
  • Naturally In The Woods: 10% discount off candles for military
  • Floor Seasons: 10% discount for Military
  • Stitchery by Stacy - handmade pet products: 10% discount for Military
  • Best Built Bird Homes, EZ Feed Feeders & Lighthouses Accents : all veteran's 20% for the entire fair with military ID 
  • Pierogies on Wheels: $2 off Pierogies for Military
  • Vermont Stoneworks: 15% discount for military
  • JSA Goldsmiths: 10% off all purchases to honor our military members,past & present,during military appreciation 
  • Cape Cod Smoothies: will give 1 free refill with purchase of a large smoothie cup   
  • United Churches of Durham - Lime Rickeys: $5.00 dollar 32 oz. signature cup beverage / $2.00 dollar 16 oz. cup beverage / Parking at United Churches of Durham (corner of Rt. 68 and Main Street) will be $5.00 versus $10.00 for all military members that attend the fair.
  • JLPA: Free corn for military
  • Scentsational: the military families we will offer $5 off your total order our way of saying Thank YOU all for your service that allows us to sleep at nigh.
  • LuLaRoe : 25% off entire order for Veterans
  • Prime Collectibles: sizeable discounts on my entire tin sign inventory
  • Maple Craft Foods: Military or First Responder ID, $2 off any Maple Craft Syrup or warm Belgian waffle purchase on Military Appreciation Day.
  • Jill's Wandering Cowboys: 10% off for Military
  • Bio Body Comp: free body composition test to veterans/active military
  • Budget Dry Waterproofing: 10% off on any waterproofing job, crack repair, basement windows and service contracts
  • Coast 2 Coast Companies: $500 gift card on behalf of SunPower after Install
  • CRHS Scholarship Banana Booth: 1/2 price for any item