Delaware State Fair 2014

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Delaware State Fair begins Thursday, July 17 to Saturday, July 26, 2014

Delaware State Fair Website

Important Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Governor’s Day & Official Cooperative Extension Centennial Celebration – In the grove next to the sheep barn.

  • Time: 2:30 p.m.
  • Remarks by Gov. Jack Markell, M. Rodgers, Albert Essel
  • Official Announcement of Centennial Ice Cream flavor
  • Centennial Cake
  • Press and media
  • DSF Committee: All hands on deck!

Sign up to work in the Delaware Cooperative Extension State Fair Booth – Commodities/DDA Bldg:

Doodle Poll for Extension Exhibit State Fair Working Shifts  There are 3 shifts, 11a.m.  to 4 p.m., /2:00 p.m. t0 6:00 p.m.,/ and 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. Overlap to allow for breaks, meals, etc.

Sign up to give a Demonstration in the Commodities Building (kitchen area directly across from the Extension Exhibit)

Betsy Morris gave a great food demo in 2013
Betsy Morris gave a great food demo in 2013

Demonstration Sign up

A blank spot indicates a demonstration is needed. Type in your information if you wish to submit a demonstration.

Please note, your demo must be confirmed. Filling an empty slot does not guarantee your demonstration will be approved. Please verify with Michele Walfred.


Our Exhibit Area (Extension: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow) will include:

  • Ask An Expert terminal
  • Interactive game regarding Extension programs
  • Table for program literature, brochures
  • Extension timeline courtesy of NCC Extension (Yesterday)
  • Posters above gift baskets (Today)
  • Movie on screen (Tomorrow)
  • Give-a-ways

Participation in one activity gives visitor a ticket to enter gift basket give-a-way of their choice.

  • Lawn & Garden Gift Basket
  • 4-H Gift Basket
  • Family & Consumer Science Gift Basket
  • Agriculture &  Natural Resources Gift Basket

If you have something to donate for any basket, please let Michele Walfred know. Thank you. Estimated value of each basket is $75.