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Allentown Fair 2014 Schedule
            August 26 - September 1, 2014
                Allentown, Pennsylvania


August 26, 2014 -- Pitbull
Fashionable rapper known for his hip-hop music infused with Miami-sound and Euro-dance influence, Pitbull will kick off the 162nd Great Allentown Fair. Tickets to the concert that include fair admission when purchased in advance are $59 and $39 for seats both on the track floor and in the grandstand, and $80 for a small standing pit area in front of the stage.
August 27, 2014 -- Mötley Crüe with special guest Alice Cooper
one of the biggest names in heavy metal glam rock. "The Final Tour" featuring "the world's most notorious rock band" will stop at The Great Allentown for a major concert event Wednesday, August 27. Tickets are $90 for reserved seats on the track floor surrounding the stage extension; $75 for reserved seats in the covered grandstand and $45 for general admission grab seats on the track and in the grandstand.

August 28, 2014 -- Lady Antebellum with special guest Joe Nichols
This country music trio has a long list of distinctions including 7 Grammy awards and they will be performing at The Great Allentown Fair on Thursday, August 28. Tickets to the concert are $59 and $39 for seats both on the track floor and in the grandstand, and $75 for a small standing pit area surrounding a center stage extension out into the crowd.
August 29, 2014 -- Tim McGraw with special guest Jana Kramer
Tim McGraw, is returning to The Great Allentown Fair to perform on Friday, August 29. Tickets to the concert are $78 and $58 for seating both on the track floor and in the grandstand, and $88 for a standing pit area in front of the stage. McGraw has sold more than 40 million albums and has had 35 No. 1 hit singles.
August 30, 2014 -- Hunter Hayes w/ special guest The Swon Brothers
Hunter Hayes is a 22-year-old acclaimed country singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. The Swon Brothers will open the show. They are the sibling country duo that gained recognition and a record deal making it to the finals of Season 4 on NBC's The Voice.
August 31, 2014 -- The Fresh Beat Band
The Fresh Beat Band, the troupe from Nickelodeon, are Jr. TV stars for sure. The show starts at 6:30 pm. on Sunday. The Fresh Beat Band reserved seat tickets are $36 and $26.
September 1, 2014 -- J and J Demolition Derby
Featuring the Crazy Compact Car Heat at 5 pm. that will have the cars smashing into each other until there is only one junker left that is still rolling. General admission tickets to the Fair's covered grandstand are $15 and $10 children under age 12.

Great Allentown Fair 2014 Midway

    The Great Allentown Fair is welcoming back Powers Great American Midways to the 2014 Fair. This beautiful midway of rides, games and concessions is really “State Fair” caliber! Powers Great American Midways features rides for every age group including some rides that are specially designed for children and adults to ride together. Allentown Fairgrounds - 610-433-7541

2014 Livestock Judging Schedule - In the Judging tent

Sunday, August 24
10:00 am. - Open, 4-H and Ag-Ed Classes, Rabbits and Cavies (Dept. 9)

Monday, August 25
9:00 am. - Open, 4-H and Ag-Ed Classes, Poultry and Pigeons (Dept. 8)
10:00 am. - 4-H Projects (Dept. 10)

Tuesday, August 26
10:00 am. - 4-H Projects (Dept. 10 Con’t)
1:00 pm. - Ag-Ed Home Products (Dept. 10)
3:00 - 5:30 pm. - Market Steers, Lambs, Goats & Dairy Beef Weigh-In
5:30 pm. - Market Swine Weigh In
7:30 pm. - 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Demonstration


Wednesday, August 27
10:00 am. - All Breeds Dairy (Depts. 2 and 10) 4-H, Ag-Ed, Open (Showmanship 4-H, Ag-Ed)
3:00 pm. - Dairy Goats (Breeding and Market Showmanship 4-H, Ag-Ed Depts. 6 and 10)

Thursday, August 28
10:00 am. - Breeding Sheep (Breeds - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12) (Depts. 4 and 10)
10:00 am. - Swine Breeding Classes (Depts. 5 & 10)
10:00 am. - Swine Showmanship and Market Hogs (Depts. 5 and 10)
2:00 pm. - Meat Goats (Breeding, Market and Showmanship 4H, Ag-Ed Depts. 6 & 10)
6:00 pm. - Animal Mardis Gras

Friday, August 29
12:00 pm. - 4-H and Ag-Ed Beef Cattle Showmanship(Dept. 10)
Following - 4-H and Ag-Ed Market Steers(Dept. 10)
Following - 4-H Ag-Ed Dairy Beef and Showmanship(Dept. 10)
3:00 pm. Approximately - Beef Breeding
6:00 pm. - Overall Showmanship Contest
7:30 pm. - Bale Throwing Contest

Saturday, August 30
1:00 pm. - Lehigh County 4-H (Beef, Sheep, Swine, Goat) Sale

Sunday, August 31
1:00 pm. - Barnyard Olympics (Judging Tent)
2:00 pm. - Pedal Tractor Pull

Monday, September 1
1:00 pm. - Livestock Exhibitors Mtg.
      NOTE: Times of judging may vary slightly from above.


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