Harvest Fair

Scroll through the photo gallery below for all the Harvest Fair fun!


Saturday & Sunday, September 29th & 30th

(10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Treat your family to a weekend of old-fashioned fun!

• Fun activities include the “Mabel Express” Barrel Train, Pony Rides, Mud Pit, Midway Games & Children’s Tent
• Crafters’ Tent featuring more than 70 talented artisans and crafters
• Local food trucks and vendors offer an array of appetizing selections
• A fun lineup of bands set the festive mood in the Newport Craft Beer Garden

Bring cash for game tickets!

Adults: $7  /  Children (3-12yrs): $3  /  Under 3: Free

Tickets available at the gate


Volunteers Needed!


The Harvest Fair wouldn’t be the time-honored tradition it is today without the support of incredible volunteers year after year. Grab a friend and sign up together! All volunteers receive free admission to the fair and a volunteer t-shirt.

Need community service hours? This is the most fun way to get them!


Check out all the fun from Harvest Fair in the video below!


Home & Garden Competition

With categories for Food, Produce, Flowers, and Scarecrows, the Home & Garden competition showcases the incredible talents of the local community.

We invite amateur and professional gardeners, growers, canners and bakers of ALL ages to enter your best effort.

How to Enter the Home & Garden Competition

Saturday Judging 11:00am

Best Single Fruit
Best Single Vegetable
Best Collection
Biggest Pumpkin
Most Unusual Vegetable/Edible Plant
Young Grower-Best Produce
Jack-O’-Lantern Contest (Judged on Sunday with Scarecrows)

Saturday Judging 11:00am

Best Single Rose
Best Single Dahlia
Best Fresh Arrangement
Best Dried Arrangement
Best Container Garden
Best Sunflower
Biggest Sunflower Face
Young Growers – Best Arrangement

Saturday Judging 11:00am

Best Apple Pie
Best Pesto
Best Salsa
Best Savory Relish/Preserves
Best Jam/Jelly
Best Quick Bread/Muffins
Best Cookies/Dessert Bars
Young Baker – Baked Goods

Saturday Judging 11:00am

Baked Goods

Sunday Judging 3:00pm

Spook the crows! Bring your entry, or make one at the Fair. 

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Harvest Fair Music Festival Lineup


11:00 a.m. - Bubble Visor
12:00 p.m. - Randy Robbins
1:00 p.m. - The CarLeans
2:00 p.m. - LOVE LOVE
3:00 p.m. - The Weisstronauts
4:00 p.m. - Gumption and Glory

11:00 a.m. - Dan Blakeslee
12:00 p.m. - Cardboard Ox
1:00 p.m. - Nerve Pill
2:00 p.m. - Mark Cutler
3:00 p.m. - Sam Doores
4:00 p.m. - The Horse-Eyed Men


Food Trucks & Vendors

From Sweet B’s Donuts to Binge BBQ’s smoked brisket sandwiches, 
the Harvest Fair has something delicious for every mood, palette, or appetite!


Family Entertainment Schedule


Saturday, September 29th
10:30am – 11:00am       Newport Children’s Theatre - performing scenes from “Alice in Wonderland”
11:00am – 11:30am       Newport Children’s Theatre - more scenes from Alice in Wonderland”
11:30am Snake Presentation - NBS Education Tent
12:30pm – 2:30pm         Mary King - Fiddle, Music, Song & Storytelling
1:00pm Good Gardens Veggie Harvest
2:30pm Red-tailed Hawk Presentation - NBS Education Tent
3:00pm – 4:00pm           Marvelous Marvin’s Brain Circus
4:00pm – 5:00pm           Mary King - Fiddle, Music, Song & Storytelling

Sunday, September 30th
10:30am Turtle Presentation - NBS Education Tent
11:30am Good Gardens Potato Party
12:30am Snake Presentation - NBS Education Tent
1:00pm – 1:40pm          Skip Daniels Magic
2:00pm – 2:45pm          Christopher “Kavi” Carbone - Storytelling & Song
2:30pm Red-tailed Hawk Presentation - NBS Education Tent
3:00pm – 3:40pm          Skip Daniels Magic


The Children’s Craft Tent is Generously Hosted By


Calling All Crafters and Artisans!

Sell your wares and be a part of a time-honored community tradition.

Harvest Fair Crafter Letter 2018
Harvest Fair Crafter Application 2018


Showcase Your Organization at the Community Tent!

Spread the word about your business or organization and get engaged with 13,000 attendees at the Community Tent.

Community Partners Letter 2018
Community Partners Application 2018



Harvest Fair sponsors gain visibility and good will with more than 13,000 community members at Harvest Fair as well as with thousands of Norman Bird Sanctuary members and supporters and thousands of social media followers.


A Special Thank You to All of Our Harvest Fair Sponsors!




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Thank You to Beer Garden Sponsors: Newport Craft Brewing Co.!

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