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2017 Entertainment & Visitor's Guide

Plaza

Marching Band Showcase

Marching Band Showcase

Come watching the marching band of the day preform live in the plaza after the nightly parade.  
Matt Baker

Matt Baker

With clever comedy and jaw dropping stunts like catching a bowling ball on his head, spearing vegetables on spikes, escaping handcuffs and juggling with his mouth, Matt's show rivals no others. 
Peppa Pig Meet and Greet

Peppa Pig Meet and Greet

Meet and snap a picture with Peppa Pig from the hit TV show "Peppa Pig"
 
XPOGO

XPOGO

The Xpogo Stunt Team is the world’s best extreme pogo demo crew, Featuring Championship Pro Athletes flying over 10 Feet in the air on extreme pogo sticks throwing down flips and incredible tricks, the Xpogo Stunt Team brings the sport to you at the 2017 Delaware State Fair!  
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Free Entertainment Tent

Red Head Express

Red Head Express

Join these sisters for a country music performance that features a variety of instruments as they play their original songs and covers. 
Jeff Bradley

Jeff Bradley

Watch this action packed show that will leave you laughing from his mix of talents such as comedy and non-traditional juggling. 
Pig Kissing

Pig Kissing

Contestants try to raise the most money for the Junior Exhibitor Scholarship so they don’t have to kiss the pig. 
Chickin’ Pickin’ Contest

Chickin’ Pickin’ Contest

The Annual Chikin’ Pickin’ contest shows the picking talents of local Delawareans. Watch and laugh as these competitors attempt to get the most meat off the baked bird. 
Health Fair

Health Fair

Brought to you by the Sussex Child Health Promotion Coalition, this fun event features many education and active displays, in addition to fun performances geared toward healthy living. 
Oldiewed Game Show

Oldiewed Game Show

A game for Senior Citizens and their partners to test their knowledge on each other.  
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Circus

Circus Hollywood

Circus Hollywood

Excitement and fun for all ages can be found at the Circus Hollywood! This free event is full of family entertainment, the circus includes acrobats, animals, stunts, clowns, and much more! 
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Racing Pigs

Hollywood Racing Pigs

Hollywood Racing Pigs

Come watch piglets as they race as fast as they can to be the winner! Located in the Machinery Lot, the races are at 2:00pm, 4:00pm, and 7:00pm daily. 
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Parade

Nightly Parade

Nightly Parade

A fair favorite is the nightly parade that begins at 7:00pm and can be seen as it travels throughout the fairgrounds. 
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Exhibit Hall

Butterfly Encounter

Butterfly Encounter

Mingle among live butterflies when you walk through the Butterfly Encounter! How To: Repair a Butterfly Wing video will show every 20 minutes! 
Social Spot

Social Spot

New this year, The Delaware State Fair, "Social Spot" is located in the coolest building on the fairgrounds. Grab a free sample of Cheerwine and snap a picture in the digital photo booth for a chance to win some awesome prizes. 
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Quillen Arena

Antique Machinery Showcase

Antique Machinery Showcase

The Antique Machinery Showcase, an event that is fun for all ages. There will be sheep sheering and wheat thrashing demonstrations along with old farm tools. This event will begin at 10:00 AM on Saturday, July 22, 2017.  
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Machinery Lot

Prehistoric Dinosaur Adventures

Prehistoric Dinosaur Adventures

Prehistoric Dinosaur Adventures brings you a Mobile Prehistoric walk thru Dinosaur Museum, and thrilling up-close encounters with The King of Dinosaurs, "Tyrannosaurus Rex!" Come check out these amazing creatures, and travel back in time for daily meet and greet encounters along with an appearance in the nightly parade! 
Prehistoric Dinosaur Adventures Meet and Greet

Prehistoric Dinosaur Adventures Meet and Greet

Come meet The King of Dinosaurs, "Tyrannosaurus Rex!"  
Delaware Electric Co-op Linemens Pole Rodeo

Delaware Electric Co-op Linemens Pole Rodeo

The linemen will perform various events that include hurt man rescue, cross arm change out, and a climbing obstacle course.  
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Centre / 4-H and FFA

Hockey Challenge

Hockey Challenge

Stop by the Centre to take your shot at scoring cool prizes! Participants can shoot five ti,es for a chance to score a goal and win.  
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Nanticoke Indian Dance Troupe

Nanticoke Indian Dance Troupe

Nanticoke Indian Dance Troupe

The Nanticoke Indian Dance Troupe performs a traditional dance and celebratory service. 
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