Fair Registration and Recommendations

For Fair Managers

All Fairs operating in Vermont as defined in Title 20 Chapter 194 section 3901 are required to register annually with the Animal Health Section of the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.  There is no charge for this registration and the application is available by clicking here

Questions regarding Fair registration should be directed to the Animal Health Office.

Fair managers may wish to review the Vermont Animal Health Standards prior to their event to ensure they are taking proper precautions to prevent the introduction and spread of animal disease. Fair managers are also urged to review and follow the biosecurity recommendations in this document.

Additional resources intended to assist Fair managers in preventing disease spread in petting zoos and other exhibits may be found on the Disease Prevention page.

For Exhibitors and Fair Goers

In order to minimize the spread of animal disease at fairs and exhibitions, exhibitors should utilize the above Standards document and a checklist.