Barnstable Fair

“It is an interesting biological fact that all of us have in our veins, the exact same percentage of salt in our blood, that exists in the ocean”

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The Barnstable County Fair has been an annual summer tradition on Cape Cod for 166 years. The Fair is a place where families can spend the day together and share experiences they can only experience at the Barnstable County Fair.

There are animal shows, 4-H demonstrations, petting zoos, horticulture displays, rides, games, live music, arts & crafts, food and commercial vendors with various arts and crafts for sale.
The Fair features the best in wholesome family fun and entertainment. More than 85,000 people attend with an anticpated 90,000 this year. The Barnstable County Fair is a great place to get up close and personal with the farm animals, enjoy a world of fun foods and the thrill of Rockwell Amusements Midway rides.

From Boston

  • Take Rte 3 to the Sagamore Bridge approach
  • Bear right and follow Scenic Park Highway toward Buzzards Bay
  • Cross Bourne Bridge onto the Cape and follow Route 28 South (approximately 8 miles)
  • Take Route 151 Exit
  • Take right off ramp onto 151 East
  • Travel approximately 4 miles to stop light
  • Proceed straight
  • Fairgrounds are about ¾ mile from stop light
  • FREE parking will be on your Right
  • PAID parking will be on your Left

From Hyannis

  • Follow Route 28 North to the Mashpee Rotary
  • Take second right on Rotary – towards Route 151 West for 2 miles
  • FREE parking will be on your Left
  • PAID parking will be your Right

From Down Cape

  • Follow Route 6 – Mid Cape Highway – to Exit 5
  • Follow Route 149 South towards Osterville/Cotuit
  • Route 149 brings you to Route 28
  • Follow Route 28 North towards Mashpee
  • Take second right on Rotary – towards Route 151 West for 2 miles
  • FREE parking will be on your Left
  • PAID parking will be your Right