The Topsfield Fair runs from October 4 through October 14. It is know as the oldest county fair and was started in 1818 by the Essex Agricultural Society. The fair provides an opportunity for Essex County 4H members to display their accomplishments in animal science, technology, foods, crafts, photography, gardening, etc.
After you visit the Grange/4H Building and see what the Essex County 4H'ers have done you can attended the many animal shows and see may agricultural exhibits. 4H Day is 10/12 where 4H'ers do visual presentations, a fashion revue and crafts for all.