Harvest Fair

Harvest Fair Graphic 2017

Thank you so much to our amazing community of supporters

for making the 43rd Annual Harvest Fair a weekend to remember!


September 30th & October 1st

 • A beloved autumn tradition for generations of families
• Fun old-fashioned activities include t
he “Mabel Express” Barrel Train, Pony Rides, Mud Pit, Midway Games & Children’s Tent
• Crafters’ Tent featuring more than 70 talented artisans and crafters
• Local food trucks and vendors offer an array of appetizing selections
• A fun lineup of bands set the festive mood in the Newport Storm Beer Garden

Bring cash for game tickets!

When: Saturday, September 30th & Sunday, October 1st, 2017

10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Where: Norman Bird Sanctuary

            583 Third Beach Rd, Middletown, RI 02842

Tickets: Adults: $6

Children: $3 (age 3-12); under 3 are free!

Tickets available at the gate


Volunteers Needed!

The Harvest Fair wouldn’t be the time-honored tradition it is today without the support of incredible volunteers year after year. Grab a friend and sign up together! All volunteers receive a pizza lunch by Nikolas Pizza, free admission to the fair, and a volunteer t-shirt. Need community service hours? This is the most fun way to get them!

Special thanks to our pizza sponsor!



Do you have what it takes to win the Home and Garden Competition?

With categories for Food, Produce, Flowers, and Scarecrows, the Home & Garden competition showcases the incredible talents of the local community.

How to Enter the Home & Garden Competition





Saturday, September 30th

11:00 a.m. – The Kohaug Allstars

12:00 p.m. – Bubble Visor

1:00 p.m. – Chelle Bill & Dyl

2:00 p.m. – Mark Cutler Trio

3:00 p.m. – The Horse-Eyed Men

4:00 p.m. – The ‘Mericans

Sunday, October 1st

11:00 a.m. – Silverteeth

12:00 p.m. – Matt Fraza Band

1:00 p.m. – Allysen Callery

2:00 p.m. – Arc Iris

3:00 p.m. – Wilbur Hill

4:00 p.m. – Gumption and Glory



From Sweet B’s Donuts to Binge BBQ’s smoked brisket sandwiches, the Harvest Fair has something delicious for every mood, palette, or appetite! 

Kettle Korn Express

Just Dogs

Ben & Jerry’s

Binge BBQ

CC’s Spiral Potatoes

Cotton Candy Man

Nikolas Pizza

Scratch Kitchen & Catering

Sweet B’s Donuts

Brunch Belly

Castaway Gourmet

Z Truck

Del’s Lemonade


Family Entertainment Schedule for web


Calling All Crafters and Artisans!

Sell your wares and be a part of a time-honored community tradition.


Check back next year for information and application. Thank you!


Showcase Your Organization at the Community Tent!

Spread the word about your business or organization and get engaged with 13,000 attendees at the Community Tent.

Letter to Potential Community Tent Organizations 2017

Community Tent Application 2017


The Children’s Tent is proud to be sponsored by…

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Join us as a Harvest Fair Sponsor in 2017!

Details and registration:


Thank you to our 2017 “Harvest Zone” Sponsors:


Thank you to our “As the Scarecrow Flies” Sponsors:


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KVH Industries Logo

Bank Newport

Thank you to our “Jump Start Your Tractor” Sponsors:

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Thank you to our In-Kind Sponsors:


PDQ Graphics sponsor 5K norman bird sanctuary

NPT. Sportswear


Newportri com

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pour judgement logo

crystal spring

empire tea and coffee




GrowRI Logo

Newport Tent

RI Novelty

Bills Sales Logo





Norman Bird Sanctuary