Charles County Fair 2024 – La Plata, Maryland

The 100th Annual Charles County Fair

Charles County Fair is an old-fashioned county fair held each September at the 35-acre fairgrounds in La Plata, Maryland. First held in 1924, the fair celebrates the area’s rich agricultural history. The four-day fair features demonstrations, displays, a carnival, farm animals, rides, food, entertainment, and more. In 2024, the Charles County Fair will be held from September 12 to September 15.

Start Date

Thursday, September 12, 2024

End Date

Sunday, September 15, 2024

Event Location

Charles County Fairgrounds
8440 Fairground Rd, La Plata, MD 20646, United States

Admission (tentative)

  • Age 11 and above: $10.00
  • Age 10 and under: Free
  • 4-Day Pass: $25.00


  • Thu, Sep 12: 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
  • Fri, Sep 13: 8:30 am – 10:00 pm
  • Sat, Sep 14: 8:30 am – 10:00 pm
  • Sun, Sep 15: 9:30 am – 7:00 pm


There is free parking on-site and at a government building in La Plata.


Charles County Fair Board


  • Phone: 301-932-1234
  • Fax: 301-934-6221
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Mailing Address: P.O. Box 968, La Plata, Maryland 20646


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2 thoughts on “Charles County Fair 2024 – La Plata, Maryland”

  1. Margaret Smith

    I operate a Lemonade/Snow Cone 10×10 stand and would like to join the Charles Cty, MD fair this year.


  2. i entered a blooming onion in the fair before i went on vacation, I would like to know if my plant received a ribbon and what happened to my plant. yes I did read the rules, just curious. Hope the fair went well thank you. marshall [email protected]

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