The 44th Monmouth County Fair, sponsored by the Monmouth County
Park System and the Monmouth County 4-H Association, runs July 22–26
in the East Freehold Park Showgrounds, 1500 Kozloski Road, in Freehold.
With rides for the kids, entertainment, stunt shows, fireworks, pie-eating
contests, classic cars, a variety of delicious food and snack vendors and
competitions for best vegetables, baked goods, crafts, quilts and more,
the fair offers old-fashioned fun for the whole family. Check
www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call 732-842-4000 for information.
Photo courtesy of Monmouth County Parks System
Freehold Raceway, the oldest daytime half-mile harness
racing track in the country is a stone’s throw from the
downtown district. The Monmouth County Park System’s
entertaining and informative annual Monmouth County
Fair, with 4-H exhibits, amusement rides, entertainment,
fireworks, home and garden competitions, antique and
classic auto show and other special attractions, is set
for Wednesday through Sunday, July 22–26, at the East
Freehold Park Showgrounds on Kozloski Road. Check
www.monmouthcountyparks.com for details.
It’s only a stone’s throw from Freehold to Delicious
Orchards, The Country Food Market, in Colts Neck,
where all the freshest fruits and vegetables, tantalizing
bakery items and mouth-watering prepared foods await
you. Several pick-your-own orchards are close by. And,
if you feel like getting some sand between your toes,
New Jersey’s famous beaches are just 30 minutes away.
NJ TRANSIT and Academy Bus Lines offer bus service
Freehold Raceway I8
Rt. 9 and Business Rt. 33, Freehold
Established in 1853, the nation’s oldest and
fastest daytime half-mile harness-racing track
features live standardbred harness races for
trotters and pacers, August through early
June. The raceway is open year-round for
thoroughbred and harness racing simulcasts.
shop. dine. discover. explore.