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Volunteers needed for the Portland Fair, please help us make this event a great success!


All volunteers are welcome. This is a great opportunity for;

  • Students looking to fulfill their community service requirement.

  • Adults to help during the event, as well as, evenings the week leading up to the fair with 'set up' (i.e., tents and tables).

Provide 4+ hours of time during the event to receive entry into our volunteer tent. Our volunteer tent has burgers an hotdogs grilled to order, a variety of salads, chips and soda plus homemade specials of the day.

There is something for everyone; volunteer opportunities include but are not limited to:

  • SPINNING & FIBER Superintendent 

  • Oxen & Horse assistants

  • Advertising Superintendent

  • Crafts Tent assistants

  • Fair Book Coordinator

  • Ticket boot at the entrance gates

  • Bouncers

  • Surveying guest about their experience at the fair

  • Security and traffic control

  • Providing guests assistance

Please provide your contact information and the date(s) and time(s) you are available to work.

Plan to arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled time to work to allow for parking and check-in.

First Name:

Last Name:



Age: (Optional)

Please indicate the time(s) you are available to work:

Prior to the Fair

Option 1: Thursday @ 3:30pm - 7:30pm - help sign in entries into the Crafts tent as well as set up on grounds

Option 2: Friday @ 10am - 2pm - set up on grounds

Option 3: Friday @ 2pm - 5pm - set up on grounds and traffic control

Event during the Fair:

Option 1: Friday @ 5pm - 11pm

Option 2: Saturday @ 10am - 2pm

Option 3: Saturday @ 2pm - 6pm

Option 4: Saturday @ 6pm - 10pm

Option 5: Sunday @ 9am - 1pm

Option 6: Sunday @ 1pm - 6pm

Post Event after the Fair:

Monday @ 9am – noon

What would you like to volunteer doing?

When is the best time to contact you?

What is the best way to contact you?

If you have questions regarding volunteering, please contact Paula at or 860.670.3798

On behalf of the Portland Fair committee, we all appreciate your consideration to volunteer with us. We look forward to seeing you at the event.

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