Champlain Valley Fair opens todayAugust 24,2013Champlain Valley
Fair opens today
ESSEX JUNCTION — The Champlain Valley Fair kicks off this weekend in Essex Junction.
The fair offers live music, a midway with rides, horse pulling competitions, a sheep shearing demonstration, a Whoopie Pie baking contest, racing pigs and other events.
The 10-day fair opens today and runs through Labor Day, Sept. 2.
Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for kids. Children under age 5 get in for free.MORE IN This Just In
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