Christian artist TobyMac to play Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — The Delaware State Fair and 88.7 & 92.5 The Bridge announced Monday that Grammy-winning Christian hip-hop artist TobyMac is slated to perform with Love & the Outcome on Tuesday, July 28 in the M&T Bank Grandstand. It is the first show announced for the fair, scheduled for July 23 to Aug. 1, 2020. […]

Delaware State Fair inducted to IEBA Hall of Fame

HARRINGTON – IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association), a trade organization for live entertainment industry professionals, concluded its 49th Annual Conference Oct. 29 with its Honors & Awards Ceremony. Delaware State Fair was among those inducted as new IEBA Hall of Fame members. Delaware State Fair, on the occasion of its 100th anniversary, was inducted along […]

Scenic Delaware: At the fair

Lee Mullarkey of Dover took this picture last month while attending the Delaware State Fair in Harrington.

Milford’s Kenton reflects on lifelong love of Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — After watching daredevil stunts with his father at the Delaware State Fair, a little boy around the age of 5 soon found himself wandering around without a parent. It would be the first fair he would distinctly remember. “I looked away at something. I walked away and got lost,” the little boy recalled […]

Governor’s Day at the state fair: Guest of honor Carney enjoys festivities

DOVER — Growing up in Claymont, Gov. John Carney missed out on the Delaware State Fair. Now, he’s making up for lost time. Gov. Carney attended the annual Governor’s Day at the fair Thursday, taking part in an egg toss, viewing hundreds of crafts and projects and touring the poultry barn, among other stops. The […]

DNREC presents environmental awards at Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Gov. John Carney and Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin honored two dozen Delawareans and groups of all ages for environmental leadership, innovation and dedication at the Delaware State Fair on Thursday. “This afternoon, we recognized a broad cross section of Delawareans who contribute to the conservation […]

$600,000 in purses during Governor’s Day races Thursday at state fair

HARRINGTON — Harrington Raceway’s richest program of the season will commence Thursday as part of the annual Governor’s Day program during the Delaware State Fair. A 10-race card with nearly $600,000 in total purses will start at 7 p.m. Four Delaware Standardbred Breeders Fund $100,000 finals for 3-year-olds will accompany popular annual events for older […]

Clydesdales star attraction at Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — New farm animals visit the Delaware State Fair every year. But a specialized group is paying a visit to Harrington this year in honor of the fair’s 100th anniversary. A team of 10 Budweiser Clydesdale horses can be found in the Machinery Lot this year every day except Wednesday. Around 6 every evening, […]

It’s easy to spot a four-leaf clover at Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — For most anyone who has recited the 4-H pledge, it pretty much sticks with you for life. Doug Crouse, the state’s 4-H program leader, reviewed the words and the hand movements with this editor Friday. “Head to clearer thinking, heart to greater loyalty, hands to larger service — and they added health to […]

Centennial Delaware State Fair opens: Attendees brave heat for tons of fun

HARRINGTON — One hundred years, a name change and many different types of entertainment acts later, the Delaware State Fair is still as vibrant as ever. This year’s fair began Thursday during one of the hottest days of the year so far with more than 90-degree weather and a heat index of over 100 degrees. […]