Press Room

Welcome to The Great Allentown Fair's Press Room. Anyone may access the press releases issued by the Fair's Marketing Department, by clicking on Press Releases or News Alerts.

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August 13, 2018 Allentown Fair Queen crowned Photo Alert
August 1, 2018 Allentown Fair Box Office adds hours. News Alert
July 30, 2018 Allentown Fair offers in-person, mail-in opportunities to register during this final week to enter 2018 'blue ribbon' contests. News Alert
July 26, 2018 Truck and Tractor Pull August 28, Fair to open with a 'pull,' end with a 'bang'! Press Release
June 6, 2018 Search on for 2018 Allentown Fair Queen. $1,000 scholarship opportunity available for young women living in tri-county area. Press Release
June 5, 2018 Fair looking for 'blue ribbon' contestants. Rules for entering Fair exhibits and contests available. Press Release
April 9, 2018 5SOS bringing Meet You There Tour to The Great Allentown Fair Press Release
April 9, 2018 311 and The Offspring co-headline Never-Ending Summer Tour coming to The Great Allentown Fair Press Release
March 7, 2018 Pennsylvania 8-year-old wins big with SPAM® CRUNCHY NUGGETS. Media Release
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January 25, 2018 Longtime Allentown Fair marketing director / talent buyer announces plans to retire. Bonnie Brosious gives Lehigh County Ag Society news at annual meeting. Press Release
January 9, 2018 Sugarland bringing 'Still The Same Tour' to Allentown Fair August 31 Press Release 
November 15, 2017 Gabriel Iglesias, one of America’s must successful stand-up comedians, is bringing his One Show Fits All World Tour to The Great Allentown Fair on Thursday, August 30. Press Release
September 15, 2017 Niall Horan bringing Flicker World Tour 2018 to The Great Allentown Fair News Alert

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August 30. 2017 Allentown Fair holds Red, White & Thank You Military Day Thursday, August 31 News Alert
August 22, 2017 Allentown Fairgrounds gates close in prep for Fair; Liberty Street Box Office opens News Alert
August 17, 2017 Allentown Fair Queen, mascot inviting little ‘princesses’ to join them in mini-parade. Young ‘royals’ courted for Saturday afternoon fun at Fair! Press Release
August 15, 2017 Preview of 165th Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
August 15, 2017 Two culinary contests extend entry deadline. Still time to enter Allentown Fair’s Cooking with Wine, Fruit Pie contests Press Release
August 14, 2017 Allentown Fair requesting WWI memorabilia items for display Press Release
August 9, 2017 Allentown Fair Queen to be crowned Sunday, August 13. Press Release
August 4, 2017 Allentown Fair Box Office adds hours. News Alert
August 1, 2017 Allentown Fair gates department looking for workers. Press Release
August 1, 2017  Applications available for Greenawald Memorial Scholarship to be awarded to eligible student at Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
August 1, 2017 Registration to enter Fair’s ‘blue ribbon’ contests ends this week Hours to register on site posted, mail registration still available. News Alert
July 25, 2017 Us The Duo announced as Pentatonix’s special guest at Allentown Fair September 2 show. News Alert
July 25, 2017 MEGA 99.5 hosts ‘Summer’s Last BASH’ at Great Allentown Fair - Three Latin stars headline concert completing Fair’s Grandstand line-up Press Release
July 6, 2017 FAIR BOX OFFICE now open Mondays and Thursdays News Alert
July 5, 2017 Lindsay Ell announced as Keith Urban’s special guest for Allentown Fair show going on sale Saturday News Alert
June 29, 2017 Four-time Grammy Award winner Keith Urban will bring his “ripCORD World Tour 2017” to The 165th Great Allentown Fair on Wednesday, August 30. Press Release
June 7, 2017 Lauren Alaina will be the special guest of Rascal Flatts when the venerable Country trio headlines the Fair. News Alert
June 6, 2017 Fair looking for ‘Blue Ribbon’ contestants - Rules for entering Fair exhibits and contests available. Press Release
June 1, 2017 The search is on for the 2017 Great Allentown Fair Queen. Press Release
April 20, 2017 Thomas Rhett will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Tuesday, August 29. Press Release
March 15, 2017 Pentatonix will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Saturday, September 2. Press Release
March 15, 2017 Rascal Flatts will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Friday, September 1 Press Release
February 3, 2017 John Mellencamp is the first Grandstand show announced for the 2017 Great Allentown Fair. Press Release