FAQs

The opening day of the Fair is 3 weeks prior to the Friday before Labor day. 

The Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds does NOT allow any type of drone usage. 


PATRON CONVENIENCES

  • Wheelchairs and strollers will be available to rent at the main ticket entrance (Perry Parkway).
  • ATM machines will be located in multiple areas throughout the Fairgrounds.
  • Several trams with wheelchair accessibility will transport patrons to designated locations on the Fairgrounds.
  • First Aid, provided by Adventist Health Care is located on Maple Ave. in Building #23, across from the Rabbit Barn, and by Fire & Rescue in their tent across from the Xfinity Granstand.
  • Baby changing area is located in most restrooms, in the Carnival, and at First Aid
  • Staffed Information Gazebos throughout the Fairgrounds
  • Air conditioned Buildings: The Heritage, Building #2, Building #6 and First Aid on Maple Ave.

 

NON-EXHIBIT ANIMAL POLICY

  • During Fair time, NO ANIMALS are allowed on Ag Center property unless they are registered for exhibition at that time or they have been granted a special Ag Center permit. Exception: Animals medically required by patrons.
  • Owners of animals granted permit by the Ag Center shall abide by all restrictions imposed by the Ag Center.

 

BROWN BAG

Food and beverages may be brought into the Fair.  Alcoholic beverages are NOT permitted.

 

PROHIBITED ITEMS/ BEHAVIOR

  • Posession, distribution or use of alcohol or any controlled substance
  • Posession or use of any form of weapon or object that might be used as a weapon
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Drones
  • Display of colors assicoated with gang activity
  • Flashing signs or shout-outs associated with gang activity
  • Loitering or gathering in groups
  • Disorderly Conduct
  • Soliciting

 

  • Pepco an Exelon Company
  • Wash FM
  • WFRE
  • Roy Rogers
  • Cutco
  • Berliner Foods
  • Hot 995
  • Holy Cross Health
  • Capital Fence
  • 270 Net Technologies
  • Valpak
  • Fast Signs
  • Lustre Craft
  • Stang Plumbing & Heating
  • DC 101
  • Mamma Lucia Restaurant
  • Kitchen Craft
  • WKYS
  • Gladhill Tractor
  • United Service Specialist
  • Vacation Village Resorts and Affiliates
  • Montgomery Community Media
  • Barrons Lumber
  • 94.7 Fresh FM
  • Grant County Mulch
  • El Zol
  • Max Country
  • ABC 7 & News Channel 8
  • Adventist Health Care Shady Grove Medical Center
  • Key 103
  • WMZQ
  • Butler's Orchard
  • County Cable Montgomery
  • The Eagle
  • Xfinity
  • Big 100.3
  • Sundance Vacations
  • Landscape Enterprises
  • Lakeforest Mall
  • Gaithersburg Equipment
  • Harmony Express
  • Montgomery Magazine
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • DCW 50
  • The Grey Goose Farm
  • Ernest Maier
  • Univision
  • Ride On extRa
  • WPGC
  • Mattress Firm
  • Guardian Fire Protection Services