Summer: The Northern Maine Fair began in 1851 and is still going strong today. If you are in the Aroostook county area than you should plan a trip to this historic fair located in Presque Isle. The fair is a host to local talent, artisans, caricaturist, jugglers and has great entertainment for the whole family. The midway always attracts the kids and runs from opening day on. A tour through the exhibition halls are always a treat. There you will find quilts, homemade pies, canned pickles, huge pumpkins and many hand knit items. Truck and tractor pulling, the Lumberjack Roundup, Demolition Derby, Draft Horse Show, harness racing it’s everything you would expect from a good old fashion hometown fair and it has been drawing people for over 150 years. The fair runs from the last week of July into the beginning of August.