Essex Agricultural Society

The Topsfield Fair is owned and operated by the Essex Agricultural Society, a non-profit organization consisting of approximately 1,280 members. The Essex Agricultural Society is dedicated to the following task: "To encourage, promote and preserve Essex County agricultural activities and to educate the general public regarding their importance. We strive to do this in an atmosphere of fun and excitement through the medium of the Topsfield Fair." A Lifetime Membership in the Society costs $275.00. Annual memberships cost $25.00. The Society is governed by an elected executive board.

Executive Board Members

  • Alvin W. Craig, President
  • Lisa D. Colby, 1st VP
  • Will have after March 15th annual meeting, 2nd VP
  • Gene N. Demsey, Secretary
  • Bruce P.Potter, Treasurer
  • Forrester A. Clark, Jr.
  • William H. Clark, Jr.
  • Francis A. Di Luna
  • William D. Fitzgerald
  • Priscilla M. Gerrard
  • Peter Gibney
  • Erwin W. Haynes
  • Clifford J. Taylor
  • Edward A. White
  • James P. O'Brien, General Manager

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 134, Topsfield, MA 01983



The Essex Agricultural Society is a non-profit corporation.
All donations are welcome and tax-deductible.



Next Event:

Equine Expo and Paraphernalia Sale

April 30, 2016 9:00 am until 3:00 pm

Demos, clinics, new and used horse equipment for sale. A large marketplace of businesses, groups and individuals will be selling many types of items (new and used) as well as services for the horse and rider/driver. Horse enthusiasts will find a wide variety to choose from at this one-stop shopping experience – tack, riding apparel, stable equipment, giftware, herbal products, supplements, equine massage, photography, equine publications, tack trunks, rescue organizations, home décor and more. A silent auction will offer many items and gift certificates for bid.
For more information, call 978-768-6275

  • Connect With Us

207 Boston Street
Topsfield, MA 01983

Phone: 978-887-5000

essex@topsfieldfair.org

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