South Channel Ratepayers & Residents Asso Inc


Middleton on the Green: SATURDAY 3rd February 2024

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Middleton Country Fair, now in its 26th year, is held at the Middleton Community Centre, McDowall St, Middleton, on the first Saturday in February each year and is in the heart of “Scarecrow Country”.
The lovely little hamlet of Middleton is situated on the picturesque D’Entrecasteaux Channel being 45 minutes easy drive south from Hobart or 25 minutes north from Cygnet.
Smell the clean fresh country air of the Channel Country as you travel on the picturesque Channel Highway to Middleton and enjoy the breath taking water vista of the D’Entrecasteaux Channel and unique Bruny Island on your way. From Hobart drive 45mins, through Margate, Kettering, Woodbridge, Flowerpot to Middleton. You’ll see Scarecrows on fences, in paddocks and up trees. They are entries in the now famous annual Middleton Country Fair Scarecrow Competition.

scaresmall2.jpgWhy? Because the Middleton Country Fair is all about fun - rain or shine!  Around 2,000 people attend and one can see why it’s a really enjoyable family day - over 70 stalls. Crafts, antiques and collectables, linen, books, native and exotic plants, fruit, vegetables, wine, cider and juices, preserves, sweets, photography and a whole array of homemade and artisan arts and crafts, tasty foods, plants, animal displays, trade displays, show ground amusement rides, pony rides, sheep shearing, bands, singers & performers, vintage cars, raffles, kids games and shows - the list goes on and on - come and see.

You won’t go hungry – there will be ample food, ice creams and beverages available and a lucky gate prize awaits some lucky visitor.

DSC00207.JPGThe Fair runs from 10am to 4pm. Entry is free for children and $5 for adults with a chance to win that lucky gate prize.

A free shuttle bus service is provided regularly to and from the parking area 2 kms from the venue. Other parking and ample toilet facilities are available.

The Fair is run by the South Channel Ratepayers and Residents Association Inc with funds raised used on local community projects. Come and help us celebrate and support our local community at the same time!

Publicity Officer: 
Peter Laud  62674936
Contact person:
Gloria Lonergan 6292 1385