Edited Press Release
Story by Holly Herman
EASTTOWN TWP, PA —The 127th Devon Horse Show and Country Fair, the oldest and largest multi-breed horse competition and county fair in the United States, begins this Thursday and ends on June 4.
The sign on the Main Line arena says “Where Champions Meet.” The arena is also known as the “Blue and White Cathedral on Lancaster.”
Lemon sticks, homemade fudge, ice cream, and fries are among the favorite treats for fair-goers.
The event attracts more than 120,000 spectators. The address is 23 Dorsett Road, Devon, PA 19333.
Opening day features an open bar, gourmet fare, and an intimate gathering of 200 guests. Tickets are available here.
The country fair begins at 10 a.m., featuring food booths, crafts, plants, and an amusement park with a Ferris wheel, a carousel, and games for children of all ages. The fair has 120 chairpersons and 2,000 volunteers.
For many spectators and participants, the fair is a family tradition spanning many generations. Riders come to Devon from all over the country and abroad.
The profits go to Devon Horse Show and Country Fair Foundation, which supports the Bryn Mawr Hospital.
Ticket information is available here or by calling 610-688-2554.
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