Agricultural Fair Ladies Gain Hall of Fame Status
Eleanor Neubert and Kathy Lobb, longtime managers of the Ag Fair, were honored at a weekend ceremony.
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Draft Horses to Racing Pigs, Fair Brings Fun and Friendly Competition
Heather Hamacek, Vivian Ewing, and Chloe Reichel

The 156th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair put West Tisbury at center stage. Neither pounding rain nor blistering sun could keep crowds away.

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Agricultural Fair Day Three: Sun Returns, Woodsmen Roar
Vivian Ewing
Friday’s deluge of rain turned the grassy parking lots around the fair into mud pits. But on Saturday the sun and heat returned along with lots of happy fairgoers.
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Rainy Day at the Fair; Draft Horses Keep Pulling
Heather Hamacek

Teams lined up for the draft horse pull at the Agricultural Fair Friday were undeterred by rain. In fact, wet weather kept the animals cool.

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Agricultural Fair Is Timeless Nod to Tradition
Vivian Ewing
On opening day of the 156th annual Agricultural Fair, a small crowd gathered before the ticketers had arrived.
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Blue Ribbons Ready: Agricultural Fair Opens Thursday

Four-days of fun are in store at the 156th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair, which takes place from Thursday, August 17 to Sunday, August 20.

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Sheep Tops Agricultural Fair Poster
Heather Hamacek
Kate Wignall designed her winning Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Fair poster based on the town signs on the Vineyard. She modeled the energetic sheep on her dog Piper.
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Let the Games, Eating, and Herding Begin; Ag Fair Is Underway
Heather Hamacek

A family of four was first in line at the entrance booth Thursday morning, waiting to buy their tickets for the first day of the Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society’s 155th Agricultural fair.

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Listen to the Cartoon Chicken: Come to the Ag Fair
Heather Hamacek
The fair posters around the Island mean it is time for cotton candy, blue ribbons and racing pigs. The 155th Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society Livestock Show and Fair opens Thursday and runs through Sunday, August 21.
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Come to the Agricultural Fair

From August 18 to 21, the grounds of the Agricultural Society Hall in West Tisbury will open for the 155th Annual Agricultural Fair.

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