The 2023 New Jersey State Fair and Sussex County Farm & Horse Show returns to the Sussex County Fairgrounds from Friday, August 4th, through Saturday, August 12th for 9 big days of family fun!

The official State Fair of New Jersey, this long running annual fair features agricultural, livestock, and home arts exhibits; horse shows, children’s activities, live music, a large midway with carnival rides and games for all ages, craft and merchandise vendors, a wide selection of great food, grandstand events, free midway entertainment, and so much more!

Special events during the fair include Bull Riding on August 4th, a Lumberjack Competition on August 5th, Demolition Derby on August 6th & 7th, Celebrate America Day on August 9th with discounted admission specials, and a Monster Truck Show on August 8th & 9th.

Admission to the fair is $15 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12, $10 for seniors 60+, and $7 for veterans and active military.

Mega Passes, good for admission + unlimited rides on any one day of the fair, are $30 for adults and $25 for children 6-12 years old. Mega Passes, discounted advance sale admission tickets, and special event tickets can purchased at the fair’s website.

Be sure to check out the fair’s official websiteΒ for a complete schedule of daily activities and entertainment.

NJ Carnivals does not operate, nor is affiliated with any event listed on this website. Hours, prices, and dates are subject to change without notice.