LUTHERVILLE-TIMONIUM - Every year the Maryland State Fair draws crowds throughout the weekend with food, animals and assorted entertainment.
This year the fair officially kicks off Friday, Aug. 22.
The weekend will also feature music and exhibitions at the fairgrounds.
Maryland State Fair shared an Instagram photo from preview night Thursday, which offered a small taste of what's to come Aug. 22-Sept.1.
The fair takes place on the Timonium Fairgrounds at 2200 York Road. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for seniors 62 and older, $3 for children ages 6 to 11 and free for children under the age of 5. Rides are prices separately.
Check out our list of events for more local options this weekend.