Only 50 Days until Fair Week

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The Premium Book is available for download in PDF format. The Book is split into two files:

2018 Premium Book Part 1
2018 Premium Book Part 2


Do you have a special talent? Did you want to enter a display or animal at the Carbon County Fair but didn’t know how? Pick up a premium guide book for rules, regulations, and entry forms.

Premium books with entry forms are available at the following locations:

  • Ag Industrial (Mantzville)
  • Bailey Building Supplies (New Ringgold)
  • Beltzville Beverage (Trachsville)
  • Dimmick Memorial Library (Jim Thorpe)
  • East Penn Township Office (Lehighton)
  • Farm Service Agency (Route 209, Lehighton)
  • Fast Fill Mobil (Lehighton)
  • Hazel Park Meats & Groceries (Albrightsville)
  • Jim Thorpe Train Station (Jim Thorpe)
  • Lansford Borough Office (Lansford)
  • Marzen’s Feed & Hardware (Lehighton)
  • Miller’s Country Store (Lehighton)
  • Nesquehoning True Value (Nesquehoning)
  • Palmerton Borough Hall (Palmerton)
  • Palmerton Library (Palmerton)
  • Penn State-Carbon County Extension (529 Lentz Trail, Jim Thorpe)
  • Rep. Doyle Heffley’s Office (Lehighton & Albrightsville)
  • Senator John Yudichak’s Office (Jim Thorpe)
  • Summit Hill Borough Office (Weatherly)
  • The Quilted Crow (Palmerton)

The fair uses a computer program to:

  • control and manage the entry information
  • prepare entry forms and tags
  • process the judging results for payment of the premiums

All requested information on the entry forms must be provided for complete fair record keeping as well as preparation of the livestock show books. Please furnish telephone number or email address in the event you need to be contacted for clarification of information. All entries must be pre-registered by using the entry forms found in the fair premium book. Livestock entry forms must be postmarked by July 17. Still exhibits and 4-H entry forms must be postmarked by July 22. Your entry tags will be waiting for you when you bring your items to the fair on Sunday, Aug 4th 2019.

We are looking for your participation to enter the competitive exhibits at the Carbon County Fair. It’s fun, it’s easy, and it may be profitable. There is something for everyone to exhibit.

We have the following categories listed in our premium book

4-H Exhibits

Youth Exhibits

Hay and Grain



Floral Exhibits


Group Exhibits

Homemade Wines

Major Contests

Apiary Products

Antique Farm Equipment

Home & Dairy Products

Christmas Trees & Wreaths

Premium money and ribbons are given in all categories, Just fill out the entry form located in the middle of the premium book. Mail the form and your entry fee (check) to the address indicated. 4-H exhibits, youth exhibits, and major contest exhibits are FREE. Your entry tags will be waiting for you when you bring your items to the fair on Sunday, August 5th. You could be a winner. We look forward to seeing you at the Carbon County Fair!

If you have any questions, please contact:
Still Exhibit entry information: Rosa Hawk 610-826-5352
Livestock Superintendents: Dennis and Deanna Cunfer 610-377-3749