The 174th Dutchess County Fair | Kids Out and About Hudson Valley

The 174th Dutchess County Fair

*The event has already taken place on this date: Sun, 08/25/2019
Over 1,000 individual exhibitors prepare everything from cows, horses, pigs, chickens, sheep, and goats to jams, jellies, quilts and fine arts for the Dutchess County Fair. They provide us the essence of what an authentic county fair is all about. Giving our fairgoers an appreciation for agriculture, and educating them as to where the food we eat comes from. There is no better place to showcase agriculture than at a county fair. Experience the wonders of agriculture and learn more about it by visiting with our farmers.


Attractions & Free Shows

  • Commerford’s Petting Zoo and Six Pony Hitch
  • 2019 Dock Dogs Daily Schedule – (TBA)
  • Rosaire’s Racing Pigs
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Selfie Spots
  • Kid’s Celebration Mega Show
  • AgriVenture Kids Activity Tent
  • Experience the Extraordinary – Mentalist Craig Karges
  • Pawstars Canine Frisbee Dogs
  • Butterfly Encounter
  • Pirate of the Columbian Caribbean
  • Northeast Lumberjack Show
  • Guerrilla Science
  • Frogs, Bugs & Animals
  • Mad Science & Fluffy the T-Rex

Building “E” Entertainment

  • Mad Science Show
  • Frogs, Bugs & Animals
  • Demonstrations: Wood Carving, Rug Hooking, Quilting

Strolling Acts

  • The Long Shots
  • Hilby the Skinny German Juggler
  • Oscar the Roving Robot
  • “Fluffy” the T-Rex

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


Dutchess County Fair


6550 Spring Brook Avenue
Rhinebeck, NY, 12572
United States


845) 876-4000
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General Fair Hours 10am-10pm