FREEHOLD, NJ  – Everyone loves a blue ribbon! Kids are no exception, so bring your youngsters to the Monmouth County Fair on Saturday, July 30 for Kids’ Race Day and let them compete in these fun competitions. From the Diaper Dash to the Sports Relay, theses races make for an unforgettable time. Registration is at 11am.

Competitors get ready for the Big Wheel Rally during last year’s race

The schedule is as follows:

                        Diaper Dash (non-walkers) at 11:45am

                        Toddler Waddle (walkers to 18 months) at 12:15pm

                        Toddler Waddle (19-24 months) at 12:30pm

                        Toddler Waddle (25-35 months) at 12:45pm

                        Big Wheel Rally (ages 3-4 years) at 1:30pm

                        Big Wheel Rally (ages 5-6 years) at 2pm

                        Sports Relay (ages 7-8 years) at 2:30pm

The Fair runs Wednesday-Sunday, July 27-31. The Fair gate is open 5 to 11pm on Wednesday, July 27, Thursday, July 28, and Friday, July 29; 11am to 11pm on Saturday, July 30; and 11am to 6pm on Sunday, July 31 at East Freehold Showgrounds, Kozloski Road, Freehold Township.

Admission is $7.00 per person; children 12 and under are free. For the most updated information about the Monmouth County Fair, visit or call (732) 842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711.

The Monmouth County Fair is organized and presented by the Monmouth County Park System in cooperation with the Monmouth County 4-H Association. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.