What to do at the Farm Show: Saturday, January 12

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    Things to know before you go ...

    • Admission is free!
    • The best time to arrive is between 9 a.m. and 12 noon. The busiest times are weekends, and weekdays from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Only service dogs are permitted at the facility during the Farm Show. No dogs are permitted in the poultry area.
    • Dress appropriately. January can be very cold, and at times shuttle buses can be delayed due to traffic issues.

    What are the show hours?

    • Friday, January 4, 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. (food court only, free parking)
    • Saturday, January 5, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Sunday, January 6, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Monday, January 7 through Friday, January 11, 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.
    • Saturday, January 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    What's the parking situation?

    • There is a $15 parking fee at all Farm Show Complex-operated lots. The two Farm Show offsite parking lots available are: East of the complex at the intersection of Elmerton Avenue and Sycamore Street, parking is available every day of the show AND Harrisburg Area Community College parking lot on Wildwood Park Drive, directly North of the complex. Parking is available every day of the show.
    • Be prepared for heavy vehicle and pedestrian congestion!
    • Free shuttle service is available; shuttles are easily identified by the name of the parking lot.
    • There is a free, round-trip shuttle service available between the complex and downtown Harrisburg on weekdays between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m
    • Check the parking map here: https://www.farmshow.pa.gov/plan/tips-maps/Documents/Farm%20Show%20Complex%20Map.pdf

    What are the food court hours?

    • Friday, January 4, 12PM - 9PM
    • Saturday, January 5, 8AM - 9PM
    • Sunday, January 6, 8AM - 8 PM
    • Monday, January 7, 8AM - 9PM
    • Tuesday, January 8, 8AM - 9PM
    • Wednesday, January 9, 8AM - 9PM
    • Thursday, January 10, 8AM - 9PM
    • Friday, January 11, 8AM - 9PM
    • Saturday, January 12, 8AM - 5PM

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    8:00 a.m.

    • Boer Goat Show (NW)
    • Breeding Sheep Show (SA)

    8:30 a.m.

    • Antique Tractor Restoration Presentations and Awards (LFS)

    9:00 a.m.

    • PA Equine Showcase (EA)
    • Antique Tractor Restoration Presentations (LFS)
    • Artisan Demonstrations (MHS)

    9:30 a.m.

    • Farm Class Horse Pulling (NHA)
    • Antique Tractor Restoration Presentations and Awards (LFS)
    • 10:00 a.m. Honey Extraction Demonstration by the Pennsylvania State Beekeepers Association (CCS)
    • Antique Tractor Restoration Presentations and Awards (LFS)

    11:00 a.m.

    • Undeniably Dairy Milkshake Contest presented by the American Dairy Association North East (CCS)
    • Story Time (MHS)
    • Antique Tractor Restoration Presentations and Awards (LFS)

    12:00 p.m.

    • Dairy Judging School (NW)
    • Jeffrey Miller, Executive Chef, Falling Rock, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (CCS)
    • Antique Tractor Restoration Presentations (LFS)

    1:00 p.m.

    • Supreme Champion Meat (SA)
    • Antique Tractor Restoration Awards (LFS)
    • Rodeo Warm-Up (NHA)
    • Sue Miller, Owner, Birchrun Hills Farm (CCS)

    2:00 p.m.

    • Lumberjack Demonstration and Competition (EA)
    • Elizabeth Miller, Executive Pastry Chef, Nemacolin Woods Resort (CCS)

    3:00 p.m.

    • Todd Lewis, Chef Instructor, PA Department of Corrections (CCS)
    • Apple Auction (M)

    4:00 p.m.

    • Chef Instructor Timothy McGrath & Students, Cumberland Perry Vocational School (CCS)
    • Story Time (MHS)

    5:00 p.m.

    • PRCA Circuit Finals Rodeo (NHA)

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