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Charles County Fair kicks off Thursday; Traffic pattern change

Charles County Sheriff’s Office via Facebook

The 96th Annual Charles County Fair kicks off Thursday, September 12! Please review the traffic pattern, and consider parking at the courthouse and riding the free shuttle to avoid traffic delays on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We are looking forward to another great year at the fair!

All traffic for the fair will move North on Fairgrounds Road. Incoming traffic will enter Fairgrounds Road from Bel Alton Newtown Road, while outbound traffic will exit the fair heading North on Fairgrounds Road. Drivers should expect delays.

To avoid traffic delays, fairgoers are encouraged to park at the Charles County Courthouse and utilize the free shuttle service. Bus riders under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. Shuttle buses run from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday (the last pick up from Courthouse will be 7 p.m., return buses run until 10 p.m.), and 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday (last pickup from Courthouse will be 5 p.m., return buses run until 7p.m.). Buses will run every 15 to 30 minutes.

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