Nothing says ‘summer’ like a trip to the State Fair Meadowlands, the largest fair in New Jersey! The fair, now in its 31st year, started on June 22nd and runs through July 9th and features over 150 rides and attractions and an incredible amount of food, games, and concessions. The rides were primarily brought in by Amusements of America and Strates Shows along with some rides brought in by independent operators. The fair had…

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I headed over to the Warren Lions Expo on Saturday, June 17th. This is an annual fair hosted by the Lions Club of Warren Township, the 50th annual Expo as a matter of fact. I got there at around 8pm, parking at a shopping center down the street. Admission was $2 and the rides were brought in by McDaniel Brothers Shows. The fair had…

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I stopped by at the fair held by Corpus Christi Church in Chatham, NJ on Saturday, June 10th. It’s a small fair not too far away from me. I headed up there around quarter after 8 and parked in a neighboring church’s lot. The rides were brought in by Tommy’s Midway and the the fair had…

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I went over to the St. Matthias Parish Carnival in Somerset, NJ on Saturday, May 20th. I had actually gone to this fair last year but never did a report on it for whatever reason; maybe I’ll post the photos from last year sometime. Anyway, I got to the fair at around quarter after 7 and got a spot in the parking lot as opposed to the back overflow lot (aka their soccer field) or street parking. The rides were brought in by Amusements of America and the fair had…

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The hometown’s fair, Our Lady of Peace Parish’s Country Fair, came around from May 10th to May 13th. Something like a week before the fair started, I saw several ride trucks parked in the lot when I biked out that way. Interestingly, one of the racked rides looked like a dark ride that wasn’t setup at the fair. Anyway, I got to the fair twice this year on Thursday and Friday. The rides were brought in by Blue Sky Amusements and the fair had…

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