Denver Community Fair

Denver Community Fair
The Denver Community Fair is an annual event located in the Denver Memorial Park and Playground, 801 Main Street, Denver, PA., during the second full week of  September.  The Denver Fair  includes free entertainment, fireworks, rides, animal exhibits, fruit & vegetables displays, commercial exhibits and craft exhibits.  There is no admission to theFair.   There is a charge for parking but those proceeds go to the local Fire Company, Boy Scout Troop and Church.

Please click on the following link to learn more about the annual Denver Community Fair including volunteer opportunities.


The 2015 Denver Fair (35th Annual Fair) will be held at the Denver Memorial Park and Playground, 801 Main Street, Denver, from Tuesday, September 15th through Saturday, September 19th

The Denver Fair officially opens on Tuesday, September 15th with the Baked Good Auction and the Swine Show at 6:00 p.m.  Opening Ceremonies begin at 7:30 p.m. at the stage when we will find out which one (1) of the young ladies will take the title of “Miss Denver Fair 2015”.  Don’t forget to bring your family and friends because on Tuesday there is an OPENING NIGHT RIDE special event – ride all the rides for $18.00 per person from 6:00 p.m. until closing.

Wednesday’s highlights include the Dairy Beef Show at 3:00 p.m. and the Beef Show at 5:00 p.m.  Wednesday also is Buddy Night at the Fair – from 6:00 p.m. until closing two (2) people can ride for the price of one (1).  Also, Conlan Kershner (BANJO Entertainer) and fellow musician Tyler Hertzog will be on stage at 7:00 p.m.

Thursday brings another fun-filled day with the Goat Show starting at 3:00 p.m. followed by the Sheep Show.  Another day for a great ride special with a Family Night Ride Special (ride all the rides for $20.00 per person) from 6:00 p.m. until closing.   Also at 6:00 p.m. the free entertainment continues by celebrating the “MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS”.

Friday is the 15th Annual Kiddie Day where from 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m., the Fair is for children 6 years of age and under.  Visit with the East Cocalico Police, enjoy story time with Ms. Carol from Adamstown Area Library, take a leap in the Castle Moon Bounce, meet the Denver Fire Company, and watch INSANITY FACTOR with show times of 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m.  Once KIDDIE DAY is over enjoy YET Another Ride Special (Ride all rides for $15.00 per person) from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.   

Saturday’s highlights include a Pet Show at 9:00 a.m.; the Baby Parade (registration required) at 10:00 a.m.; the ever-popular Pedal Power Tractor Pull at noon; and family ride specials beginning at 1:00 p.m.  The day also includes local celebrity Hot Wings and Jell-O eating contests.  On Saturday evening free entertainment continues on the stage.  Some activities new to the Denver Fair this year include the following:

*  BUCKET BRIGADE - Friday, September 18th from 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

* CORN HOLE TOURNAMENT - Saturday, September 19th at 3:00 p.m.

For more information please contact the Denver Fair Office at (717) 336-4072. 

Denver Fair – Temporary Traffic Changes

Listed below are temporary traffic pattern changes scheduled for the week of the 2015 Denver Fair: 

*  North 8th Street will be one-way north from Main Street to Pine Street;

*  Pine Street will be one-way east from North 8th Street to North 6th Street;

*  Spruce Street will be one-way west from North 6th Street to North 9th Street; and

*  North 9th Street will be one-way from Spruce Street to Locust Street.

The temporary changes will become effective beginning on Monday, September 14, 2015 and ending on Monday, September 21, 2015.  The Borough’s Public Works Department will install and remove the Denver Fair Committee’s temporary directional signs as noted above.