Free Entertainment

So much to do and see that’s FREE with FAIR admission. Exhibits, attractions, demonstrations, music, contests and activities for a fun and educational experience abound at the 167th Great Allentown Fair.
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AGRI~PLEX SQUARE / HARVEST PATIO

This relaxation and entertainment oasis offers a fine selection of brews, plenty of tables and seating, and a great vantage to see ZuZu Acrobats and The Uptown Band along with some great music and entertainment from the Harvest Patio stage. Look for the harvest-colored shade sails cascading from the roofline of Agri~Plex.

 

ZUZU ACROBATS

Prepare to be impressed! The ZuZu Acrobats is a high energy show that features pyramid building, limbo, contortion, bottle balancing, tower of chairs, hand balancing and much more – two of these athletes competed on NBC-TV America’s Got Talent. Come see the show that will have you questioning your flexibility!

 

Showtimes:

Tuesday - 4:30, 7, 8:00 PM

Wednesday 1:30, 4:30, 8:00 PM   

Thursday - 1:30, 4:30, 8:00 PM

Friday - 1:30, 4:30, 8:00 PM

Saturday - 12:30, 1:30, 4:30, 8:00 PM

Sunday - 12:30, 1:30, 4:30, 8:00 PM

Monday - 12:30, 1:30, 4:30, 8:00 PM

 

ZuZu Acrobats 2

THE UPTOWN BAND

Great music and fun is what The Uptown Band will deliver! You like rock—they can roll. You like country—they can twang. You like pop—they can sizzle. You like great music—you’re in luck! For a great time that may even get you up and dancing, catch their daily shows on stage in Agri~Plex Square.

 

Showtimes:

Tuesday - 5:30, 9:00 PM

Wednesday - 3:00, 6:00, 9:00 PM

Thursday - 3:00, 6:00, 9:00 PM

Friday - 3:00, 6:00, 9:00 PM

Saturday - 3:00, 6:00, 9:00 PM

Sunday - 3:00, 6:00, 9:00 PM

Monday - 3:00, 6:00, 8:30 PM

 

HARVEST PATIO

Wednesday -  Jake Kaligis - 5:00 & 7:00 PM                                      

Thursday - Craig Thatcher & Nyke Van Wyk - 5:00 & 7:00 PM                            

Friday - Line Dancing with DJ Chicken Nugget - 5:00 & 7:00 PM                                

Saturday - Jake Kaligis - 5:00 & 7:00 PM                                                   

Sunday - Lou Franco Project - 5:00 & 7:00 PM                                       

Monday -  Craig Thatcher & Nyke Van Wyk- 5:00 & 7:00 PM          

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AGRI~PLEX

Come inside the spacious exhibition building that showcases the best of what is grown, sewn, cooked, created and collected. See the competitions, demonstrations and exhibits at the HEART of the FAIR! See complete schedules on Agri~Plex page!

Farm to Table Cooking Series

Lehigh Valley’s dynamic weeklong series of Master Chefs and Culinary Experts sharing secrets, tips and tastes! Foodies flock to see recipes prepared using the freshest ingredients by renowned experts. The Iron Chef Competition and Grain to Glass Cocktail Competition features chefs and distilleries demonstrating the use of local, seasonal ingredients. Check out this year’s schedule Sponsored by: Lehigh Valley Health Network, The Morning Call, K Heeps Inc., Rodale Institute, UGI and The Restaurant Store

Special Events

The bar is raised when stakes get higher and the judging goes LIVE! Take a seat at the Fair’s famous CULINARY CONTEST STAGE sponsored by PenTeleData and The Restaurant Store and join the excited contestants as their tantalizing dished and scrumptious baked goods are tasted and scored by a panel of judges.  Check out this year’s scheduleAlso, don’t miss special demos at the exhibit sites including knitting and weaving.

Centennial Stage

Interactive contests, musical performances and magic and the Lehigh County Agricultural Society’s Agricultural Recognition Night can be found at this special area that invites participation and spectators. Check out this year’s schedule.

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MACHINERY AVENUE COURT

Robinsons Pig Paddling Porkers

Robinson’s Pig Paddling Porkers

Have you ever seen a pig fly? Here’s one better. Have you ever seen a pig do a swan dive? Get ready…everybody’s favorite “oinkers” are back racing around a turf track and swimming…yes swimming…to the finish line in their own PIG-lympic size pool.

 

Showtimes:

Tuesday5:00, 6:30, 7:30, 8:30 PM

Wednesday thru Sunday - 2:30, 4:00, 5:30, 8:30 PM

Monday - 2:30, 4:00, 5:30, 7:30 PM

 

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MAINGATE COURTYARD

BRUNON BLASZAK ROYAL BENGAL TIGERS SHOW

TIGER-rific – Want to see a tiger up close and personal - let the Brunon Blaszak Royal Bengal Tigers Show amaze and educate you about these big cats. Come marvel at the tigers as they show off their swiftness, agility and sheer size. You may even learn which side of the tiger has the most stripes!

 

Showtimes:

Tuesday - 5:00, 8:00 PM                        

Wednesday thru Sunday - 2:30, 6:00, 9:00 PM

Monday - 1:30, 4:30, 7:30 PM

 

BLASZAK ROYAL BENGAL TIGERS

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AGRI~LAND

Go on an AG-venture! Stroll through the barns in Agri~Land to see the pride of area farms, meet the dedicated farmers and maybe take a selfie or two with their four-legged friends.

 

LIVESTOCK BARNS POULTRY BUILDING

MOO...OINK, OINK...BAA...NAY...COCKLE DOODLE DOO... The Fair is home to over 1,000 farm animals for a whole week. Often imitated, never duplicated—the Fair’s livestock show is the real deal. The best of all species from area farms are here and ready to compete for blue ribbons.

4-H PETTING ZOO

Encounter a host of baby and friendly farm animals at this charming petting zoo run by and benefiting Lehigh County 4-Hers.

Petting Zoo

Lil Farm Hands

LIL FARM HANDS

Calling young wanna-be farmers–roll up your sleeves and dig in! Fun chores and cool games turn a day at the fair into good old fashioned “down at the farm” fun all day long. Meet and milk “Aggie Hall,” the fair’s talking cow!

 

JUDGING TENT

The Headquarters for livestock judging, Barnyard Olympics and many other farm fun activities. Come to the Judging Tent Saturday to watch the traditional Lehigh County 4-H Livestock Sale! Check out this year’s schedule.

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RCN FARMERAMA THEATER

This grassy park-like variety show setting features entertainment, music, magic and the RCN Sports Talk show comes to you on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.  New this year, Cat Country 96 and 100.7 LEV host The Lehigh Valley Sings Contest on Wednesday. The theater’s week-long resident attraction, Dialed Action Sports goes on two to three times daily. Check out this year’s schedule.

 

DAILEDACTION SPORTS

Flips and tricks on a bike?! DialedAction Sports, one of the Nation’s top provider of two-wheeled entertainment is here to have you at the edge of your seat. These athletes soar over 10 feet in the air while doing tricks and flips on a BMX bike! These bright stars of the cycling world push the boundaries of what is possible on a bike. Watch out, you may even become part of the show!
In Honor of Frank Banko, late Fair Board Member.

Showtimes:

Tuesday - 4:30 PM

Wednesday - 3:00 PM, 5:30 PM, 7 PM

Thursday - 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM

Friday thru Sunday - 3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM

Monday - 3:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM

dialed action flip whip

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MIDWAY ENTERTAINMENT

WORLD OF WONDERS

Amazing feats – this show has you covered! World of Wonders is an entertainment experience that will keep the audience wondering what is coming next. See sword swallowers, fire eaters, jugglers and unique feats of strength.

 

Tuesday - 4:30, 6:30, 8:30 PM

Wednesday thru Sunday - 2:00, 5:00, 8:00 PM

Monday - 1:00, 4:00, 7:00 PM

 

TEXAS TOMMY’S WILD WEST REVUE

Showtimes:

Wednesday thru Sunday3:30, 6:30, 9:30 PM

Monday - 2:30, 5:30, 8:30 PM

World of Wonders

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STROLLING ENTERTAINMENT

MOODONNA—Allentown Fair Mascot

She’s simply MOO-velous!  The Fair’s bovine femme fatale charms children and their favorite grown-ups everywhere she goes.  She roams throughout the grounds many times throughout the day.

GLENN MILLER—The BIG One Man Band

Singing his own Great Allentown Fair song and a host of others, Glenn Miller keeps the beat up and down the avenues, often accompanying Moodonna as she makes her rounds. He serenades the crowds with his accordion, harmonica, trumpet and many more instruments.
& who knows who else will POP up!

MOODONNA dancing

 

Tuesday                      4:30 PM                     

Wednesday                3:00 PM, 5:30 PM, 7 PM

Thursday                     3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 6:00 PM                                      

Friday thru Sunday    3:00 PM, 5:00 PM, 7:00 PM                                                  

Monday                      3:00 PM, 6:00 PM, 7:00 PM