No concrete plans for the 4th of July and looking for a place to get out of town, not spend all outdoors and have some family fun..well, seriously consider Houlton Maine's 4 day long ME state fair this year
Here are some local ME community videos of part of the celebration from Midnight Madness, Fairgrounds / Maine State Fair Exhibits/Demolition Derby, 4th of July Houlton ME Parade, Merchant Sales.
For a day by day breakdown of events from Thursday July 1st thru Sunday July 4th, visit the Houlton Maine Agricultural Fair site.
You sense a great kid oriented portion of the celebration over the Houlton Maine 4th of July with 4H shows for animals, art, cooking, lawn mower races, pig scrambles, alligator exhibits, pie eating, sack races, egg toss and a slew of Midway rides to go with all the games of skill.
But antique car shows, the demolition derby, pleasure /draft horse shows, antique farm tractors, karoake, musical acts, beano, cash cube, baked bean contests, concerts will make other members of the family want to be at Community Park in Houton Maine over the 4th of July.
The big parade with free Houlton Farms Dairy ice cream or lemonade some years, Andy's IGA free watermelon lasts two hours. That gives you an idea of the length, time put in to this celebration along with the largest first works north of Portland ME year after year.
Hats off to the Houlton Fair ME committee that works year round to make the next event bigger and better than ever.
Weather is predicted to be clear, sunny to maximize the fun Houlton ME fun, memories this year. Round up your friends, family and plan to be in Houton Maine for an old fashioned 4th of July with plenty of free and low cost events so everyone has fun without over spending.
Maine, home made fun without a giant price tag. Can you tell we are in Red Sox Nation in the parade watchers group picture above?
Snapped this while pulling a little league float full of ballpayers. Looking forward to seeing old class mates, out of town family, and taking in the four day fair events. And maybe eating one or two of those italian sausages with all the grilled onions, green and red peppers too. What are you doing over the 4th of July this year? You are personally invited to Houlton Maine, Aroostook County.