The 11th annual Brookhaven Fair returns to the Bald Hill amphitheater in Farmingville on Friday.
Special admission for opening night is $1. The fair runs the next few weekends: on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day: May 25, 26, 27, 28, June 1, 2, 3 and June 8, 9, 10.
There will be more than 100 rides, games and attractions at the fair and fireworks shows will be held on Sunday, May 27, Saturday, June 2, and Saturday, June 9.
The lineup of free entertainment includes the Lance Gifford Magic and Illusion Show. The Great American Frontier Circus will feature an award-winning horseback rider performing death defying feats on a galloping horse. An Arabian stallion will walk 60 feet across an arena on his hind legs. The biggest horse in the world, the Giant Belgium Horse, and the biggest and strongest Ox in the world, will also be on hand.
Families and children can visit the free petting zoo as part of the Animals that Built America Show.
For a sneak-peek at the state fair rides coming to Brookhaven, visit http://www.strates.com/carnival_rides.htm.
The fair will also feature traditional fair foods like cotton candy, funnel cakes, sausage and peppers heroes, hot dogs, corn dogs, Greek gyros and more.
Gates open at 5 p.m. on Fridays and at noon on all other days of the weekends and Memorial Day. The fair closes at midnight. Admission is $4 with a buy-one-get-one-free admission coupon available at www.brookhavenfair.com; regular price is $8. For a schedule of events, directions and for vendor information, visit www.brookhavenfair.com or call 631-920-2309.
The Brookhaven Fair and special events schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather conditions.