Delaware State Fair is summer ritual

Where else but the Delaware State Fair would hundreds show up to watch a chicken picking contest. Among the contestants is Matt King, far left, of New Covenant Presbyterian Church in Lewes. BY RON MACARTHUR
July 27, 2012

Each summer, Harrington is the focal point of the state during the 10 days of the Delaware State Fair. This year's fair, in its 93rd year, will end Saturday, July 28. The fair is open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. with the rides opening at 1 p.m. each day. Admission is $6 for adults and children 10 years and older. On Thursday, July 26, admission is free to seniors 60 years of age and older. Go to for more information.