New England Amateur Radio Festival

NEAR-Fest funds certain projects consistent with the Misson Statement. Before you consider asking the 'Fest to fund a project, read our policy. Some of the funded projects are:

Pricing Structure:

General Admission Tickets will be on sale at this site in advance starting about a month before the event and the Fairgrounds on both days. Please note that camping and tenting passes are for sale by the DEERFIELD FAIR ASSOCIATION to whom all funds collected are given. These are sold separately from your admission tickets and are NOT AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN ADVANCE. They must be purchased when you arrive starting Thursday afternoon and afterwards. Please note that ALL vehicles must park in the campground Thursday night and pay the appropriate fee. No vehicles are permitted in the main parking area until 0600 Friday morning. NO EXCEPTIONS!


Tickets (People)

– General Admission Tickets (valid Friday & Saturday): $10.00

– Under 18 Years of Age: No Charge (May be required to show ID)

Passes for Vehicles

– Inside Parking Pass: $10.00
This pass covers vehicles entering the Fairgrounds for tailgating or simply for inside parking. There is no additional charge for a reasonable number of selling spaces.

– Outside Parking: No Charge
There is space for thousands of vehicles.


Tickets purchased on-line may be picked up at the gate beginning on Friday morning.

Please present a copy of your emailed confirmation/receipt. 

 We will have a list of ticket purchases.  Positive ID may required.

No tickets will be mailed.


Regretfully all ticket and pass sales are final and refunds are not available, so if you cannot attend once you have purchased them consider it a donation to a very worthy cause.

“I didn’t know” is not an acceptable excuse.

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See you there!