It is time for residents to start getting their entries ready for the 2022 Monmouth County Fair Home and Garden Competition.
Fair staff members will accept entries of art, photos, crafts, needlework and canning on July 24 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and on July 25 from 8-11 a.m., according to a press release.
Entries from senior centers and adult day programs will be accepted on July 25 and July 26 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Flower and vegetable entries should be brought to the fairgrounds on July 29 from 8 a.m. to noon.
Baked goods will be accepted at the fairgrounds on July 30 from 8-11 a.m.
Those entering into the competitions are asked to read all the general rules and judging criteria for their specific entry divisions as there have been adjustments to divisions and classes, according to the press release.
The Home and Garden Competition brochure is available at www.MonmouthCountyFair.com
Information is also available by calling 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.
After judging, entries into the Home and Garden Competition can be seen at the 47th annual Monmouth County Fair, which will be held at East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold Township, from July 27-31.
Hours for the fair are 4-11 p.m. July 27-29; 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 30; and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 31. General admission to the fair is $8 per adult. Children 17 and under are admitted free.
Follow the Monmouth County Park System on social media. Upcoming fair contests will be announced on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, offering an opportunity to win admission tickets and more.
For more information about the fair, visit www.MonmouthCountyFair.com
The Monmouth County Fair is organized and presented by the Monmouth County Park System in cooperation with the Monmouth County 4-H Association.