Dutchess County Fair

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2018 Dutchess County Fair

Tuesday, August 21 - Sunday, August 26, 2018 • 10am-10pm

Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Springbrook Ave., Rhinebeck

Advance tickets are $12 for adults; Children 11 and under are free. Seniors (65+) and Military with ID are $8 for the entire week, purchased at the gate. Parking is always free. 

Fair notes:

• “ThinkDifferently” Thursday for individuals and families with developmental disabilities to enjoy a sensory sensitive hours from 9:30am until 11:30 a.m. on August 23.

• Enjoy Guerrilla Science a bug-filled booth modeled after a classic 1950s diner offering treats including chapulines, a popular Mexican grasshopper treat and literal ants on a log. 

•The largest Northeast Lumberjack Competition will hit the Grandstand on Sunday from 10:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. with everything from ax-throwing, Cross-cut sawing, Speed Ax chopping, Hot-Saw’s chainsaws (you know – chainsaws modified with motorcycle or snowmobile engines) and much more!


For a full schedule, and to purchase tickets in advance, visit dutchessfair.com.

Many people attend the fair for the rides, food and entertainment but agriculture
remains the main staple of the fair. The fair brings people together.
— Andy Imperati, General Manager