Free Entertainment

Brad Matchett – Agricadabra Presents Healthy Eating of Ag


August 11 – 4pm & 7pm
August 12 – 1pm & 4pm
August 13 – 1pm
August 14 thru August 18 – 3:30pm & 6:30pm
August 19 – 1pm & 3:30pm

Location: PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage


Brad is an educational agricultural specialist.  He entertains and educates Fairgoers on Maryland Agriculture. Find out how you can eat healthier with Maryland Agriculture. Brad is always in need of volunteers to help with the Magic and Comedy as he shows you how you can eat better through Maryland Agriculture, so make sure to get to the show early!

Carrie McQueen – The Ultimate Stilt Walker


Various Times, Daily Roaming The Grounds!


Keep an eye out for the ultimate stilt walker! Carrie juggles, dances, and creates an atmosphere of fun and excitement!  She will be strolling the Fair at various times.  Be sure to look out for her amazing acts!  You never know what character you will see!

Joe Stebbing – Chainsaw Carver


August 11 – 4pm & 5:30pm & 7pm
August 12 thru August 19 – 2pm & 5pm & 7pm
Location: In Farmer’s Triangle!


Joe Stebbing the Chainsaw Carver can quickly transform a three-foot tall log into a true work of art. Nearly every show will result with a carving being produced from start to finish, with as many as four carvings per day and shows lasting up to an hour.  The best part – you can purchase a carving!  Be sure to check the Fair Schedule for show times!

Brad Matchett – Comedy Hypnotist


Friday, August 11th Thru Saturday, August 19th – 9pm
Location: PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage


Brad Matchett provides a family-friendly Vegas style Hypnosis Show with volunteers that want to experience a great time.  People who can relax and let go will find out just how much fun they can have.  Hypnosis can often be described as a deep state of relaxation.  One hour of hypnosis is like 6 to 8 hours of sleep.  We all go in and out of hypnosis every day – driving, reading a book, watching TV, or even playing a video game.  Be sure to check out this hilarious show that is guaranteed to make you laugh!

Josh & Lea Knotts – Extreme Illusions and Escapes


August 11 – 8 pm
August 12 – 2:30pm, 5:30pm & 8pm
August 13 – 12:30pm, 2:30pm & 8pm
August 14 thru August 19 – 2:30pm, 4:30pm & 8pm

Location: PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage


Josh & Lea Knotts have become a crowd favorite at every event where they have performed. The duo have designed a show mixed with amazing stage illusions, skillful escapes, audience participation and exciting music. Certainly not your everyday “magic” act…forget all you know and prepare to be amazed by Extreme Illusions & Escapes.

Fast Action Motorsports


August 11 – 5pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm
August 12 – 2:00pm, 3:30pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm
August 13 – 3:30pm, 4:30pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm
August 14 – 3:30pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm
August 15 thru August 18 – 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm
August 19 – 2:00pm, 3:30 pm, 5:00pm, 6:30pm & 8:00pm
Location: On the Upper Grounds – near building 6!


Race against other Fairgoers in tournaments for trophies and a chance to win the Montgomery County Fair Grand Championship!  Open to all ages!



Saturday, August 12 – 7:00-10:00 pm

Location: On the Upper Grounds – near Lone Oak Brewing Grapes & Grain Garden!


Live Music by The Sons of Liberty
Beer, Wine and Spirits sales!



Tuesday, August 15 – 7:00-10:00 pm

Location: On the Upper Grounds – near Lone Oak Brewing Grapes & Grain Garden!


Live Music by The Grasso Brothers
Beer, Wine and Spirits sales!

Harmony Express


Various Times Daily


Harmony Express is a barbershop style mixed a cappella chorus, operating as the Germantown, MD chapter of Barbershop Harmony Society whose motto is “Everyone in Harmony.”  Their mission is the preservation and encouragement of barbershop singing which focuses on the use of four-part chords and the signature “barbershop seventh.”

Look for Harmony Express strolling and singing through the upper Fairgrounds weeknights 6-10 pm and weekends 2-7 pm. Their repertoire will include barbershop classics, patriotic songs, and newer favorites.

Wheels of Agriculture Game Show


August 12-19. 2023

Shows start daily at 11:30am, 1:00pm & 5:00pm 

Location: United Healthcare KidZone


Wheels of Agriculture is an interactive, trivia based game show! The questions are agricultural based and include topics such as: Local Agriculture, Animals, Plants, Food Groups, Farm and barnyard, music and other sounds. Fun for the whole family!

Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show


August 11 – 3:30pm, 6:00pm & 7:30pm
August 12 & August 15 – 12:30pm, 4pm & 6:00pm
August 13-14-16-17-18- 12:30pm, 4pm & 7:30pm
August 19 12:30pm, 3pm & 5:30pm

Location: Upper Grounds – Near KidZone


The Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show will provide lots of laughter, thrills and chills to young and old alike. You will also be entertained while you see logging skills used throughout history, as well as those used today. It’s muscle against machine! This is real competition, at its BEST!  Fun for the whole family!

Raptors Up Close


Location: PEPCO An Exelon Company Community Stage and the Upper Grounds


Be sure to stop by the Raptors tent to see Birds of Prey up close!  There will also be a show every morning to learn more about these amazing birds.  Check out the Fair Schedule for show times!

Show-Me Swine Racers brought to you by Grant County Mulch


August 11 – 5pm & 7:30pm

August 12 Thru August 13 – 12pm, 1:30pm, 4:30pm & 7:30pm

August 14 Thru August 19 – 12pm, 1:30pm, 5:30pm & 7:30pm

Location: near the PEPCO an Exelon Company Community Stage!


Get ready to be entertained by the comedy of this world racing little piggies team as they race to the finish line for a treat!

Live Honey Bee Demonstrations


August 11 – 19 – various times

Location: across from Old MacDonald’s Barn


Would you like fresh honey?  Stop by the Honey & Beeswax display in Building 2!