The Maryland State Fair begins on August 23 and runs through September 3, 2018.
The Maryland State fair showcases carnival games, lots of rides, live thoroughbred racing, livestock for sale, a petting zoo, concerts and more.
The concerts this year are: Smash Mouth, Jefferson Starship, Chase Bryant and Chris Lane, and Chris Janson.
There are so many activities going on this year at the Fair! Here is a link to more.
Food Lion also again has a limited number of $5 off ride wristband coupons for certain days (This does NOT include the price of admission.) You have to visit your local Food Lion to get the $5 off coupon.
There is also a special WRISTBAND Monday, August 27 through Thursday, August 30th, and Labor Day, September 3. The special price ride wristband will ONLY be sold from 10am-6pm THOSE DAYS, where fairgoers can pay to receive a wristband to ride an unlimited number of rides ON THOSE DAYS.
All other times/days, ride tickets generally cost $1 each, and rides take 3-6 tickets. You can get a book of ride tickets, or a wrist band for certain days and times. Again, rides are NOT included in the price of admission to the fair.
Admission for 2018 is $10 for adults, $8 for Seniors 62 & older, and $5 for children 6-11. Children 5 & under are free.
Parking is $5 on site, but is free at the Deereco Park & Ride. There are a number of private parking lots where you can pay for parking as well.
Come to Timonium and to the Maryland State Fair for a great time!
The Maryland State Fairgrounds are located at 2200 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093.