The midway offers amusement rides for the whole family.
Evening falls on the Midway framed by the carousel and ferris wheel.
Renowned sand sculptor Justin Gordon's yearly creation incorporates the themes of the fair.
A happy prize winner at one of the Midway game booths.
Pretty hats and smiles at the fairgrounds.
A serious fairgoer takes in the scene from atop her father's shoulders.
A striped red and white tent promises games and prizes.
The ferris wheel and crowds on a perfect blue sky day at the fair.
Rides for all ages.
A young handler and her goat await the day's competition.
A cowboy on stilts stands tall in the crowd.
A fair employee awaits his next winning customer at the rubber ducky pool.
A pair of Nubian goats waiting for the spotlight.
Colorful carousel horses stand ready for their next riders.
All photos/art by Hesh Johnson
See the oldest county fair in New England captured by photographer Hesh Johnson in this colorful slide show. From beekeeping to a giant pumpkin contest, 4H to a thriving midway, the diverse Topsfield Fair in Topsfield, Massachusetts, delivers the entire fair experience.
To see more of Hesh Johnson’s work, please visit his website http://www.heshphoto.com.
The 2014 Topsfield Fair is set for October 3-October 13. For daily schedules and other details, visit: topsfieldfair.org
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