FRYEBURG — Maine’s biggest agricultural fair kicked off today with the promise of more than 3,000 animals, harness racing, pig scrambles, scores of food booths, exhibition halls and a midway with more than 50 rides.

This is the 163rd year of the Fryeburg Fair, which runs eight days before wrapping up next Sunday. The event draws close to 200,000 people each year.

Daily tickets are $10 each, with a weekly pass going for $65.

The fair is Maine’s final agricultural fair of the season.

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