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Take part in the 2022 Monmouth County Fair ‘Home and Garden’ competition

It’s time to start getting your entries ready for the 2022 Monmouth County Fair Home & Garden Competition. Staff will accept entries of art, photos, crafts, needlework and canning on Sunday, July 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and on Monday, July 25 from 8-11 a.m.

Entries from Senior Centers and Adult Day Programs will be accepted on Monday, July 25 and Tuesday, July 26 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Flower and vegetable entries should be brought to the Fairgrounds on Friday, July 29 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. Baked goods will be accepted at the Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 30 from 8-11 a.m.

Those entering into the competitions are asked to read all the General Rules and Judging Criteria for their specific entry divisions as there have been adjustments to divisions and classes. The Home & Garden Competition brochure is available online at Information is also available by calling 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.

After judging, entries into the Home & Garden Competition can be seen at the 47th annual Monmouth County Fair. Held at East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold, the Fair runs Wednesday-Sunday, July 27-31. Hours are 4-11 p.m. on Wednesday-Friday, July 27-29; 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, July 30; and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday, July 31. General admission to the Fair is $8 per adult; children 17 and under are admitted free.

Be sure to follow the Monmouth County Park System on social media. Upcoming Fair contests will be announced on its Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages, offering an opportunity to win admission tickets and more. For more information about the Fair, visit, or call 732-842-4000.

The Monmouth County Fair is organized and presented by the Monmouth County Park System in cooperation with the Monmouth County 4-H Association.

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