BANGOR, Maine – The Bangor State Fair is getting under way for the 163rd year.
The 10-day fair opens Friday at the Bass Park complex and continues through Aug. 5.
The fair is one of the largest in Maine, drawing 60,000 to 70,000 people a year. It features a midway, animal exhibits, music, crafts, animal-pulling events and harness racing.
The Northern Maine Fair also kicks off on Friday in Presque Isle. The fair, which was established in 1851, runs through Aug. 4.