TIMONIUM, Md. (WJZ) — After being closed last year because of the pandemic, the Maryland State Fair is back open and the excitement is growing.
“We’re really glad to be back,” said Gerry Brewster.READ MORE: Baltimore Ravens Jaylon Ferguson Dead From Toxic Drug Cocktail, Autopsy Shows
Gerry Brewster, chairman of the Maryland State Fair said it’s been a busy year of getting everything in place.
Because of the pandemic, last year’s fair was canceled and the fairgrounds turned into a drive-thru testing facility.
He said this year, things will look a little different.READ MORE: University of Maryland Medicine Release Findings On Death Of Pig Heart Transplant Recipient
“We know how to do it right here to keep people safe and we’ve taken a lot of extra steps to do so,” said Brewster.
Those steps include cashless rides and mobile vaccination clinics.
With the Delta variant still a major concern and the emergency order reinstated in Baltimore County,
Brewster said this year they’re doing their part to keep people safe.
“Everything for the most part is outside so we think people will feel confident coming,” Brewster added.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Hot & Sticky, Plus Alert Day Saturday
The fair runs from now until Sept. 6.