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. 


  • 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 also 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 are located throughout the Fairgrounds
  • Air conditioned Buildings: The Heritage, Building #2, Building #6 and First Aid on Maple Ave.



  • 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: Service animals.
  • Owners of animals granted permit by the Ag Center shall abide by all restrictions imposed by the Ag Center.



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



  • 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


  • Burdette Brothers
  • Praise 104.1
  • Pepco an Exelon Company
  • WFRE
  • La Nueva
  • 94.7 Fresh FM
  • Sundance Vacations
  • Butler's Orchard
  • Sprint
  • WKYS
  • Kitchen Craft
  • Landscape Enterprises
  • WMMJ Radio
  • ABC 7
  • Alban CAT
  • Grant County Mulch
  • Hot 995
  • DCW 50
  • County Cable Montgomery
  • Lakeforest Mall
  • 270 Net Technologies
  • Fast Signs
  • Adventist Health Care Shady Grove Medical Center
  • DC 101
  • WPGC
  • Montgomery Magazine
  • Mattress Firm
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Univision
  • Capital Fence
  • Harmony Express
  • Mix 107.3
  • WTOP
  • El Zol
  • Barrons Lumber
  • Ernest Maier
  • Wash FM
  • United Service Specialist
  • Valpak
  • Xfinity
  • WMZQ
  • The Grey Goose Farm
  • Berliner Foods
  • Guardian Fire Protection Services
  • Holy Cross Health
  • Stang Plumbing & Heating
  • Vacation Village Resorts and Affiliates
  • Gaithersburg Equipment
  • Lustre Craft
  • Abbott
  • Gladhill Tractor
  • SmartBox