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Welcome to The Great Allentown Fair's Press Room. Anyone may access the press releases issued by the Fair's Marketing Department, by clicking on Press Releases.

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April 20, 2017 Thomas Rhett will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Tuesday, August 29. Press Release
March 15, 2017 Pentatonix will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Saturday, September 2. Press Release
March 15, 2017 Rascal Flatts will perform at The Great Allentown Fair on Friday, September 1 Press Release
February 3, 2017 John Mellencamp is the first Grandstand show announced for the 2017 Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
August 30, 2016 Challenge on for fairgoers to break last year's food donation record. News Alert
August 17, 2016 Savoring summer with a classic - The 164th Great Allentown Fair Preview Press Release
August 16, 2016 Allentown Fair Queen winner and court Photo Alert
August 11, 2016 Allentown Fair Queen to be crowned Sunday, August 14, 2016.  
Media and Public invited
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August 8, 2016 Allentown Fair Box Office adds hours. News Alert
August 2, 2016 Registration to enter Fair's "Blue Ribbon" contests ends this week. News Alert
July 25, 2016 Radio station 95.1 WZZO let its listeners know today that its longtime contest to find and award a top regional band will be back at The Great Allentown Fair. News Alert
July 19, 2016 The Great Allentown Fair completes its 2016 show line-up announcing that country singer-songwriter Jake Owen will headline at the fair’s historic Grandstand venue on Wednesday, August 31. Press Release
June 13, 2016 KIDZ BOP, a children's album-producing phenomenon for 15 years annually outselling many of the biggest names in pop music, is celebrating its decade and a half atop the charts with a new tour coming to The Great Allentown Fair. Press Release
June 7, 2016 The search is on for the 2016 Great Allentown Fair Queen. $1,000 scholarship opportunity available for young women living in tri-county area. Press Release
June 1, 2016 The Great Allentown Fair’s Premium List booklets, that detail the procedures for entering and categories for the fair’s blue ribbon competitions, are now available at the Allentown Fairground’s main and box offices. For exhibitors’ additional convenience, PDF versions of each book are available for downloading on the fair’s Web site. Press Release
April 20, 2016 Meghan Trainor bringing “The Untouchable Tour” to The Great Allentown Fair on Saturday, September 3. News Alert
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Summer Tour 2016
April 8, 2016 KISS, is bringing its 2016 Freedom to Rock Tour to The Great Allentown Fair on September 1 Press Release
April 8, 2016 KISS, has announced its 2016 Summer American "Freedom To Rock" Tour Press Release
March 4, 2016 Jeff Dunham brings back his cast of characters to the 2016 Great Allentown Fair Press Release
March 1, 2016 Country sensation Chris Stapleton first headliner announced for 2016 Allentown Fair Press Release
September 9, 2015 Fair Box Office holds hours for remainder of Meghan Trainor refunds. News Alert
September 8, 2015 Valley's cocktail mastery contenders chosen on final day at Allentown Fair. News Alert
September 1, 2015 Fair Opens Today News Alert
August 26, 2015 News Alert - Allentown Fair satellite Box Office open News Alert
August 25, 2015 Photo Alert - Northwestern-Lehigh junior crowned Allentown Fair Queen News Alert
August 21, 2015 ‘Discover what’s FAIR’ at the 163rd Great Allentown Fair Press Release
August 20, 2015 Allentown Fair Queen to be crowned Sunday, August 23 - Media and Public invited News Alert
August 13, 2015 Comedian Jim Gaffigan takes over Fair stage on Sunday, September 6 News Alert
August 11, 2015 Meghan Trainor's tour dates canceled, includes September 6 Allentown Fair show News Alert
August 10, 2015 The Great Allentown Fair is extending hours at its Main Box Office. News Alert
July 17, 2015 Fair announces Saturday night show, deadmau5 to perform September 5 at Grandstand Press Release
June 23, 2015 The search is on for the 2015 Great Allentown Fair Queen. Deadline for registration has been extended to June 30. Press Release
June 9, 2015 The Great Allentown Fair's Premium List booklets are now available. Press Release
April 27, 2015 Special guests announced for Fair's country headliners. News Alert
April 15, 2015 Eric Church to play Allentown Fair for first time September 4 Press Release
April 9, 2015 Allentown Fair Box Office expands regular hours News Alert
April 1, 2015 Little Big Town pulling 'Pain Killer' tour into Allentown Fair September 2 Press Release
March 16, 2015 'It's all about' Meghan Trainor coming to The Great Allentown Fair News Alert
February 18, 2015 Beverly Gruber named president of Great Allentown Fair operator. First female president in organization's 163-year history. Press Release
January 27, 2015 Def Leppard, Styx, Tesla form 'rock' solid triple-bill to kick-off 163rd Great Allentown Fair Press Release
November 21, 2015 Carrie Underwood, the six-time Grammy award winning country music vocal powerhouse, is the first headliner announced for the 2015 Great Allentown Fair. Press Release