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8th Annual County Fair

Saturday September 20th, 2008

Hours: 11 am to 5 pm

Where: Garfield Park Conservatory
Cost: Free Entrance! (some activities have a nominal fee)

 

Come on Down to the 8th Annual County Fair at. the Garfield Park Conservatory!

Garfield Park Conservatory’s County Fair is an annual event celebrating both the annual harvest and healthy communities. It’s family-oriented, with programs and activities for all ages. Set in an historic urban setting on Chicago’s West Side, visitors to the fair will discover agricultural traditions, see the best in urban gardening, and enjoy horticultural exhibits and demonstrations. Children’s activities, petting zoo and harvest competitions highlight the connections between plants, food and American heritage. Food and live music make this a unique event for the entire family.

Some of this year’s down-home fun includes:
 
• Live animals & pony rides
• Demonstrations of All Kinds (Composting, Fishing, & More!)
• Farmer’s market and Harvest Competition*
• Recipe swap - bring copies of your favorite to share!
• Garden Tool Sharpening- bring yours for a tune-up!
• Children’s activities and other family fun
• Music, storytelling, and much more!
 
*If you or some-one you know is interested in entering our 2008 Harvest Competition, please download the following PDF's for more information and mail-in registration or use our online registration form. Meanwhile, grow up a storm! Check out www.oneseedchicago.com for more information about the first city seed of Chicago, the Sunflower.

 

       
   

Harvest Competition 8th Annual County Fair

Saturday September 20th

Hours: 11 am to 5 pm

Where: Garfield Park Conservatory

Cost: Free

 

Attention all gardeners! You are invited to participate in this year's Harvest Competition at the 2008 County Fair! If you or some one you know is interested in entering our 2008 Harvest Competition, please download the following PDF's for more information and mail-in registration or use our online registration form.

 

Harvest Competition Information

Harvest Competition Mail-in Registration Form

Harvest Competition Online Registration Form

 

       
     

Vendor Information 8th Annual County Fair

Saturday September 20th, 2008

Hours: 11 am to 5 pm

Where: Garfield Park Conservatory
 

Would you like to be a vendor and/or exhibitor at the Garfield Park Conservatory’s 8th Annual County Fair, on September 20th, 2008? If so, download the following PDF for information on themes, registration and contact numbers.

 

County Fair Vendor Information