Dispatches from the Midway

MONDAY, Sept. 23, 2:10 p.m. — It's become a lot more convenient for parents with young kids to use the rest rooms at the Fair this year. There are...
SUNDAY, Sept. 22, 10 p.m. – Does it get "Better Than This"? Country crooner Hunter Hayes brought a screaming grandstand crowd of mostly young women...
A foot-tall Sheriff Woody was seen tottering among the crowd this afternoon by the intersection of E Avenue and 10th Street, possibly in search of...
Budget-conscious Millvillian Dianne Adams spends just $10 a day during the Bloomsburg Fair. Her secret? Adams avoids buying knickknacks and scopes...
Here’s a twist on the classic ice cream sundae. Becky’s Soft Serve, near the intersection of D Avenue and 9th Street, boasts 24 flavors of soft serve...

Latest Fair News

BLOOMSBURG — Here are results from the 158th Bloomsburg Fair, listed from first place, unless otherwise noted: Banjo contest Alan Cook, Huntingdon...

Hubbub over ban didn’t cut into business as first feared, say Bloom Fair vendors of weapons and kitchen tools

BLOOMSBURG — A pre-fair debate about allowing weapons and pocketknives through the gates seems to have had no ill effect on vendors selling such...

Bloom man, 48, is in critical condition

BLOOMSBURG — A Bloomsburg man stricken on the fairgrounds Friday collapsed and fractured facial bones when his heart briefly stopped, but he’s still...

Reporters tirelessly track rumor to fairgrounds goal: cuddly joey

BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair was buzzing with the rumor that somewhere on the midway was a stand where you could hold a baby kangaroo. The only...

BLOOMSBURG — A man who suffered an apparent heart attack at the Bloomsburg Fair on Friday isn't dead, but is in critical condition at Geisinger...

158th Bloomsburg Fair