Trip Report: Great Allentown Fair 2016

I went over to the Great Allentown Fair on Monday, September 5th (Labor Day) for what is probably going to be my last fair of the 2016 season. There wasn’t too many people on the road, so it took me only like an hour and change to get there. I got to the fair at around 3pm. Parking was $8, admission was $8. Powers Great American Midways and S&S Amusements brought in the rides and the fair had…

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Went over to the New Jersey State Fair on August 8th with a couple of my cousins. This year the fair was about a week later than it usually is, going from August 5th to the 14th. I met them at around 11am and we were over at the fair by 12 noon. Reithoffer Shows brought in the rides and the fair had…

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Each year leading up to July 16th is the Our Lady of Mount Carmel Festival, a fair hosted by the Mount Carmel Society of Berkeley Heights. The festival is most well known for the fireworks display on July 16th, the feast day, which attracts folks from all over. The festival was five days previous years but went with four days this year, starting on July 13th. They actually had a “normal” fair week this year going from Wednesday to Saturday like most other carnivals. Since this fair always ends on the 16th the days are sometimes strange, like starting on Sunday and ending on Thursday. Ace Amusements was back after one year with McDaniel Brothers Shows, and the fair had…

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