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The fair offers many varieties of food, including those not seen in the Lancer Media taste test.

Food or flop: Lancer Media’s hot take on fair food

by Chloe Little and Daniel Apau October 25, 2023

Funnel cakes, kettle corn, fried oreos, oh my! The Great Frederick Fair has had many food staples, ranging from salty favorites like kettle corn and corn dogs to sweet treats like fried oreos and funnel...

The fair rides are a huge draw for people to come to the fair.

Lancer Spotlight 9/22/23: How ‘great’ is The Great Frederick Fair for Frederick County?

by Carlee Bernard, Reporter September 28, 2023

The Great Frederick Fair has been held for the last 200 years, meaning that it first started around the time of the Civil War.It is held usually in the third week of September every year and located...

Jon Pardi performs at the Great Frederick Fair.

Lancer Spotlight 10/4/21: Jon Pardi and Drew Parker at the great Frederick fair

by Brynne McKinney, Editor October 4, 2021

On September 25, Jon Pardi and Drew Parker took the stage at the Great Frederick Fair, with Parker as the opener. Pardi, who won Country Music New Artist of the year in 2017, has three albums and several...

The 2021 Great Frederick Fair celebrated the wonderful community of Frederick county.

Long lasting traditions, community and annual fun at the Great Frederick Fair

by Madeline Hull, Editor In Chief October 4, 2021

As the end of the school day bell rings on September 24, students rush to their cars. Some students head home, some head to practice, and some head to the Frederick Fairgrounds for the annual Great...

The 157th Great Frederick Fair welcomes fun, friends, and family with all it has to offer.

12 hours at The Great Frederick Fair

by Leah Bolger and Kendall Martin September 27, 2019

Frederick County residents are known for their rural traditions. This aspect of our community flourishes during the month of The Great Frederick Fair. There are two types of people at the fair:...

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

Concerts, animals and more at the Great Frederick Fair

by Grace Gaydosh and Peyton Johnson September 27, 2018

On September 14 - 23, 2018, the Great Frederick Fair hosted the annual agricultural contest for the 4-H/FFA. Students in the FFA showed animals such as swine, horses, and cattle. The Great Frederick...

Brett Young made the fans go crazy while singing one of his most popular songs, Like I Loved You.

Brett Young rocks the stage at the Frederick County fair: Photo of the Day 9/17/18

by Sammie Hoefs, Editor September 17, 2018

On September 16, The Great Frederick Fair held country artists Brett Young and Riley Green. The show started at 7:30, while ecstatic fans were already waiting outside the gates at 6 pm. The Great Frederick...

Thank you to all first responders, we appreciate you.

Land of the free — Home of the brave

by Bridget Murphy, Opinions and Layout Design Editor October 23, 2017

Human instinct, for many, is to run away from danger. Every day, police officers, military personnel and firefighters run towards danger, for us. They risk their lives for strangers every day. Country...

Erica Houck, Greyston Harding, and Hannah Haught browse homemade dog treats at the Home Arts & Crafts Building.

The 155th Great Frederick Fair week ends: Photo of the Day 9/25/17

by Lauren Hall, Reporter September 25, 2017

The annual Great Frederick Fair lasts for one week, normally the third week in September. These seven days are packed with activities to experience and exhibits to visit. From the Kenley T. Hubble, LLC....

Members of the Class of 2018 Jordan Nicolet, Maggie Keaton, and Jessica Mitchell enjoy their last Fair Day.

Frederick Fair Day provides plenty of hands-on learning: Photo of the Day 9/21/17

by Grace Brooks, Editor September 21, 2017

There has been a tradition in Frederick County Public Schools that students are given the Thursday during fair week off school. The Fair runs for a week, but students get in free on this day. Although...

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