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County Fairs

A Ferris Wheel Is Still Food for the Soul

Chris Bohjalian | Posted 08.24.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Chris Bohjalian

(photo by Victoria Blewer) A couple of years ago, Chris Ashby, director of operations at Vermont's Champlain Valley Exposition, saw three boys peeri...

A Slice of Americana at the San Diego County Fair

Nicholas Kontis | Posted 07.05.2016 | Travel
Nicholas Kontis

Did you know the bicycle, telephone, Ferris Wheel, ice cream cone, and air conditioning were all introduced at a World's Fair?

10 Photos To Remind You How Much You Love/Hate County Fairs

Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts

There are few experiences that provide as pungent a sensory overload as a county fair. Carnivalesque tunes ring through the air, interspersed with scr...

Pigs! Racing!

Posted 08.13.2013 | DC

Did you miss the pig racing contest at this year's Arlington County Fair? Yeah, us, too -- and we couldn't be more disappointed. In fact, we o...

I Love L.A. -- County Fair: A Huffington Post Travel Guide To State And County Fairs

The Huffington Post | Wendy Gould | Posted 11.22.2011 | Travel

The L.A. County Fair was established in October 1922 and is currently held in what used to be a beet field in Pomona, California. Today, it is one of ...

Deep Fried Kool-Aid Balls: The Newest In Fair Fare

Posted 08.20.2011 | Home

The county fair circuit must be getting desperate for new fried foods. After all, fried beer, deep-fried Twinkies and fried lemonade have been cloggin...