People got an eyeful during a sneak peek at the new Montgomery County Fairgrounds and Expo Center Monday night.
“I knew what this looked like before, and it’s amazing how much work they’ve done,” said Jacqueline Adkins of Germantown. “It’s great.”
Adkins’ children, like hundreds of others in 4-H across the county, will attend the first fair in the facility beginning July 9. Monday night was an opportunity for parents and children to get the lay of the new land and learn where animals will be unloaded and sheltered during the fair.
After taking their kids in 4-H to the old Dayton site for a dozen years, Jim Adkins called the new site “a big upgrade.”
Here’s how the new fairgrounds’ first $15 million phase —which consists of two climate-controlled buildings and 150 acres — looks two weeks prior to the fair: