Delighting audiences since 1842, the 6-day Dutchess County Fair features agricultural shows, livestock, amazing food, midway rides, crafts, special exhibits, commercial vendors and more! Each year at the end of in August, experience old fashioned tractor pulls, main stage concerts with national acts, elaborate horticulture displays, antique machinery and fun activities for the whole family.
Throughout the year, the Fairgrounds also hosts a wide variety of other events including the Northeast Outdoor Show, Country Living Fair, Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival, NYS Sheep and Wool Family Festival, Rhinebeck Crafts Festival, Barn Star Antiques at Rhinebeck and the Hudson Valley Hot-Air Balloon Festival, and more.
Winner Dutchess Tourism Family Entertainment Award of Distinction
Due to COVID-19, many local businesses have adjusted their hours and operations to adhere to NYS-mandated safety measures and to protect visitors’ health. Before you visit, please check their individual websites or call them directly to learn more. For general visitor information, please go to our landing page here.
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