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Washington County Fair, the largest fair in Rhode Island, could be aptly described as a labor of love. After over 40 years, it has come a very long way from that first modest event held on the grounds of Perryville Grange in Wakefield in 1967. It began as a way to emphasize the importance of agriculture in our daily lives and to recreate the long time tradition of the county fair which was an important part of our heritage.
The idea for the Fair originated in the Washington County Pomona Grange