The Springfest FAQ

Is the show handicapped accessible?

The show is handicapped accessible. Due to limited isle space, it is most comfortable to visit during off-peak hours. We do not have wheelchairs to loan out.

Are Strollers allowed?

Strollers are allowed, however we encourage backpacks due to limited isle space. Children are encouraged to explore the exhibits with close supervision by an adult.

Is there a Public Restroom?

Public restrooms are available.

Is photography allowed? Video? During lectures?

Photography and video is encouraged throughout the show. If you require a tripod, please time your visit during off-peak hours due to limited isle space. Still photography during lectures is allowed with permission of the speaker.

What is the most comfortable time to attend the show?

Weekends are lively--but weekdays and evening hours are the less crowded times to visit the show.

Is there a place to eat at the show?

The Garden Café is open from 10:00 AM - 5 PM daily, serving warm breakfasts, hot soups and sandwiches, salads and a delicious assortment of pastries, gourmet coffees and teas.

Can I buy plants at the show?

Yes!! Visitors can get an early start in their gardens with a variety of plants, bulbs and seeds including pansies, perennials, hardy shrubs, orchids, violets, herbs and more. Each shop offers expert advice and will hold your purchase for pick-up at the end of your visit. Large items may be picked up at the entrance with arrangements from the vendor.

My child wants to apply for the Agricultural Scholarship, how?

If you are a Sussex County High School senior and are pursing a college education in agricultural studies or an upperclassman currently enrolled in an agricultural program in college, please visit ourScholarship Application page.

What is the parking fee?

Parking is free. A free outdoor shuttle service is available at peak hours (due to limited space) on the weekend when volunteers will be available to direct parking. There is a new 1 acre lot for additional parking. You may want to drop your passengers at the entrance and then proceed to park. Please dress accordingly. There is a customer loading area available for visitors with large purchases.

Who benefits from the show proceeds?

Springfest is a committee of the non-profit Agricultural Division / Sussex County Farm & Horse Show with proceeds benefiting agricultural awareness and education. The committee works year long to organize the show.

How do I contact Springfest?

• Springfest Hot Line : 973-948-9448

• Sussex County Fairgrounds : Tuesday – Friday 973-948-5500

  • The Springfest Committee is announcing the retirement of the Show after 20 years. Click here for more information.