Delaware State Fair offices closed indefinitely; fair still on schedule

HARRINGTON — In the interest of public health, the offices of the Delaware State Fair are closed until further notice. Officials say they will remain fully functional through remote working conditions as they continue to prepare for the 2020 Delaware State Fair. The spring season for the fairgrounds’s Centre Ice Rink is concluded and all […]

Hank Williams Jr., Becky G to play Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Country legend Hank Williams Jr. and Latin recording artist Becky G were added to the Delaware State Fair concert lineup Monday night. “As the calendar moves closer every day towards the 101st Delaware state Fair, we are working to finalize the lineup for the 2020 Delaware Lottery Summer Concert Series and are happy […]

Gaffigan, Chris Janson coming to Delaware State Fair

HARRINGTON — Country singers Chris Janson with Michael Ray and comedian Jim Gaffigan will perform at this year’s Delaware State Fair. Mr. Janson, who will perform July 23, with Mr. Ray is a platinum-selling recording artist, multi-instrumentalist and award-winning singer/songwriter. In the four years since the release of his debut album, the three-time CMA nominee […]

Dierks Bentley to play Delaware State Fair; Kershaw headlines Quillen show

HARRINGTON — Country superstar Dierks Bentley will play this year’s Delaware State Fair while the Roots & Boots Tour featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye will perform at the Quillen Arena on June 13. Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Mr. Bentley is slated to perform at the M&T Bank Grandstand for the 2020 Delaware Lottery Summer […]

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 […]