Directions Fairground Map GPS  Coordinates General Info

Directions - The Hopkinton State Fair is located west of Concord, New Hampshire in Contoocook.. We are about 15-20 minutes drive time from Concord, 40-45 minutes from Manchester or Laconia and about 90 minutes from Boston. Take I-93 to I-89. Drive up I-89 and get off at Exit 7. This is the easiest and quickest route to the fairgrounds. Follow the signs to the fairgrounds.

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The gates open 8 am Friday - Monday.
Military personnel are admitted to the fair free - Military Picture ID required

The gates will close 11 PM Friday - Sunday

Monday gates close at 7PM.
(depending on when Midway closes)


Hopkinton State Fairgrounds
GPS Coordinates for Fairgrounds entrances

NAD83 Horizontal Datum-NH State Plane Coordinates-Meters and US Survey Feet
(Readings taken July 14, 2004)
Green Gate 81276.8 meters
266655.7 feet
295231.2 meters
968604.5 feet
Green Parking Lot Gate 81366.5 meters
266949.9 feet
295134.2 meters
968286.1 feet
Security Gate 81216.2 meters
266456.9 feet
968725.3 feet
Blue Parking Lot Gate 81964.3 meters
268911.3 feet
295480.3 meters
969421.7 feet
Yellow Gate 81508.9 meters
267417.3 feet
295664.2 meters
970024.9 feet
Red Gate 81186.2 meters
266358.5 feet
295680.5 meters
970078.4 feet

General Information

Parking - Parking in the Hopkinton State Fair's parking lots costs $3.00. We can accommodate a very large crowd in our expanded on-grounds lots, but if you find our lots getting full, there is also parking available at privately owned lots bordering the fairgrounds. These lots generally charge from $2.00 to $4.00.

Guest Information - This office is staffed with fair personnel to provide you with information about our fair and other information that you may need. It is located in our administration building next to the main grandstands. If you are trying to decide which day or days to come to the fair, please review our web page on crowd size.

First Aid - The Hopkinton State Fair is equipped with a First Aid Station that is staffed during the normal hours of operation. The First Aid Station is located behind our Main Grandstands.

Public Restrooms - The Hopkinton State Fair has made a substantial investment in providing permanent, barrier-free restroom buildings to our customers and staff. The first restroom is located in the Infield. The second restroom is located in the Agricultural Exhibits area near the Durgin Pulling Arena. The third restroom is located in the Midway area near the Green Gate. For all our customers, we hope you will find these restrooms a major step forward in our goal to making your stay at the Hopkinton State Fair as pleasant as possible. Please ask our staff for the nearest facility to you.

ADA - The Hopkinton State Fair will be continuing to modify all our permanent facilities to comply with guidelines established under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Seating has been constructed around the grounds to remove access barriers to our events and buildings wherever possible. As this is an on-going effort, we appreciate your patience as we make the changes and will appreciate any thoughts as to specific areas of improvement.

Lost and Found - If you do happen to lose something during the fair, and it is found, it will be at the Administration Office located near the center of the fairgrounds. If you have left the fair grounds, please call the office at (603) 746-4191 to see if you lost article has been found.


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