Northeast Fair hits Pittston Twp. this week, ends June 28


Staff reports

A group of children does the Chicken Dance with Buffo the World’s Strongest Clown during opening night of the Northeast Fair in Pittston Township on Tuesday.

Rich Belcher, of Exeter, interacts with Monarch butterflies inside the Butterfly Encounter at the Northeast Fair.

Fair-goers hang upside down on the Fire Ball ride.

Emma Goble, left, of Forest City, and Jen Munley, of Peckville, ride the swings on the Yo-Yo.

Three-year-old Noah Day ,of West Pittston, feeds a pair of Nubian goats at the Northeast Fair on opening night Tuesday.

Shayne McAuliffe, 10, of Scranton, enjoys cotton candy at the Northeast Fair.

Fair-goers take a break next to the Ferris Wheel at sunset at the Northeast Fair.

PITTSTON TWP. — Rides, games and animals, oh my!

The Northeast Fair, held every summer to benefit the Pittston Township Volunteer Fire Company, rolled into town on Tuesday, June 23 and visitors from near and far enjoyed the festivities.

The fair, which is held off Suscon Road, featured live entertainment every night in addition to amusement rides, a petting zoo, a “Butterfly Encounter” and other family-friendly activities.

The Northeast Fair closes Sunday, June 28. Festival grounds open at 1 p.m. Sunday.

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