Mark your calendars for the Ephrata Fair this year. It will run from September 25th to September 29th. There are many events that have been added to Celebrate 100 Years of the Ephrata Fair and I105 is proud to be a part of celebrating this milestone in Ephrata.
OPENING NIGHT COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
The 100th Ephrata Fair Community Celebration Opening Night is Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 pm, in Tent City and Grater Memorial Park Amphitheater. Casey Allyn will be the emcee, as I105 presents Mountain Road in concert at Grater Memorial Park, accompanied by a laser light show and the creation of a time capsule. Come out that night for free ice cream samples from Turkey Hill, a “When Pigs Fly” contes, face painting and more. Learn more…
(Rain location: Ephrata High School auditorium)
85TH EPHRATA FAIR PARADE
Parade night is Wednesday, September 26. Look for the I105 truck along with “Farmer” Creeger walking the parade route. Along with other local favorite floats and bands there will be feature performances including Liberty High School Grenadier Band, Millford Mill Academy Marching Band, Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band, South Philadelphia String Band and Uptown String Band. The parade starts at 7:00 pm, weather permitting. Learn more…
During the week there will be musical groups at the Whistle Stop Plaza. Thursday, September 27 at 7:00 pm, the Swing Time Dolls from Allentown will be there to share their music from the Swing Era. On Friday night, September 28 at 6:30 pm, Den & Terry Duo will be playing music from the 1950’s to today. Saturday, September 29, will feature former Showdown winner and I105 Turkey Hill Fallfest performer Devon Nickoles starting at 8:00 pm. There will also be music at Tent City on Thursday, September 27th. Easily Amused will start at 7:00 pm, playing a range of music from alternative, southern and classic rock. Learn more…
FRIDAY NIGHT – CELEBRITY COW MILKING
As part of the celebration, the cow milking contest is coming back featuring “local celebrities” including I105’s “Farmer” Creeger making another appearance. It will be held in Tent City on Friday, September 28.
There will also be 100th themed contests categories including Baked Goods, Crafts, Flowers, Models, Needlecraft, Photography and Cake Decorating. The contests will be listed in the Premium Book. There be more events and happenings including surprises occurring along the midway. For more information check our website, www.ephratafair.org and like us on our Facebook page. Don’t miss the 100th Celebration!
Support the Fair and get your 100th Anniversary merchandise and order a copy of the limited edition book “100 Years of The Ephrata Fair… Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Future.” Only available while supplies last. Pre-order now at ephratafair.org.