County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
July 7, 2023

Board of County Commissioners
presents 2023 Monmouth County Fair
Fair to run from July 26-30 at East Freehold Showgrounds

FREEHOLD, NJ – The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners, in cooperation with the Monmouth County Park System and the Monmouth County 4-H Association, is proud to present the 48th annual Monmouth County Fair which will take place from Wednesday, July 26 until Sunday, July 30 at East Freehold Fairgrounds located at 1500 Kozloski Rd.

“The Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners is thrilled to partner with our County Park System and 4-H Association to host the 2023 Monmouth County Fair,” said Commissioner Director Thomas A. Arnone. “The Monmouth County Fair is a staple of the summer season in Monmouth County and we cannot wait to see everyone there.”

“Monmouth County truly has the best park system, and the Fair is a great showcase with demonstrations from Deep Cut Garden along with the ‘Huber Woods - Dawn to Dusk’ display, which will be featured during the entire length of the Fair,” said Commissioner Ross F. Licitra, liaison to the Park System. “With so much to see and do at the County Fair, you don’t want to miss this fun event in Monmouth County.”

County employees will be distributing information about departmental services, giving demonstrations and answering questions at a tent located just inside the Fair’s front entrance. The Monmouth County Government tent is dedicated to resources from various County departments including Tourism, County Clerk, Surrogate, Human Resources, Health, Mosquito, Human Services, Transportation, Workforce Development, Library System and Brookdale Community College.

The Fair is open from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday; and from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. Admission is $8 per person. Children who are 12 years old and under are provided free admission. Additionally, free admission is offered to seniors who are 65 and over, as well as active military with identification on Sunday, July 30.

The Monmouth County Fair is presented by the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners and the Monmouth County Park System in cooperation with the Monmouth County 4-H Association. The Fair maintains the agricultural nature of a traditional county fair with its Home and Garden Competition, petting farm and 4-H animal shows and exhibits.

“The Monmouth County 4-H Association is, once again, thrilled to be a part of the Monmouth County Fair,” said Commissioner Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the Rutgers Cooperative Extension. “Make sure to visit the 4-H Tents for a variety of demonstrations and entertainment. Learn about 4-H youth clubs and see live animals raised by 4-H members in the Herpetology, Small Animal and Livestock Tents.”

For more information about the Monmouth County Fair, go to

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