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Hudson Valley Fair

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1500 New York 9D
Wappingers Falls , NY , 12590
Phone: 631-920-2309
41° 31' 37.9704" N, 73° 57' 39.2868" W
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Ron Weber
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Hudson Valley Fair Returns with Spectacular Rides, Games Family Fun and $1 Admission on Opening Night. Over 100 state fair quality rides, games, and attractions at the Dutchess Stadium.

The Hudson Valley Fair returns to Dutchess Stadium in Fishkill, New York, with more than 100 spectacular state fair rides, games, free entertainment, attractions and thrills for the entire family to enjoy. The fair will open Friday, May 4th with a special opening night admission price of $1, and will remain open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 20th. The fair will feature a dazzling fireworks display by Legion Fireworks Co. each Saturday night at sundown.

Strates Shows, the last great amusement company traveling by train, will bring its line-up of spectacular state fair rides to the Hudson Valley. Can’t miss rides include the Fireball, Supa Sizzler and Himalaya. For a sneak-peek at the state fair rides coming to Brookhaven, visit http://www.strates.com/carnival_rides.htm.
The fantastic lineup of free entertainment includes the Lance Gifford Magic and Illusion Show that mesmerizes crowds with amazing illusions and sleight of hand tricks on an amazing, customized hydraulic stage.

The Great American Frontier Circus will feature an award-winning horseback rider performing death-defying feats on a galloping horse. An Arabian stallion will walk 60 feet across an arena on his hind legs. The biggest horse in the world, the Giant Belgium Horse, and the biggest and strongest Ox in the world, will amaze adults and children.

The Wild Wolves Show will give onlookers a chance to appreciate the dynamics of a wolf pack and catch a rare glimpse at a pack of wolf cubs. Animal rescuer, trainer and conservationist Michael Sandlofer will provide entertainment and fun-filled educational information.

Families and children can visit the free petting zoo as part of the Animals that Built America Show. They will see magnificent draft horses, mighty oxen, Texas longhorns, donkey, a buffalo, the littlest and biggest horses working together, as well as cowgirls and cowboys. Watch stations will make it easy to see the Animals that Built the Civilizations of the World – the Watusi of Africa; Brahma Bull of India; Llama of South America, the swamp buffalo of Asia and more.
The Old West Theatre’s vaudeville-show will have dogs as the stars, and a sheep herding demonstration will show-off Border Collies at work. One can belly-up to a hand-carved bar at the True Story Saloon where famous cowboys, Gaby Hays and Gene Audrey and others, can be seen. Old time root beer, carrot and celery juice and natural snacks and water will be available.

The fair will feature traditional fair foods like cotton candy, funnel cakes, sausage and pepper heroes, hot dogs, corn dogs, gyros and more.

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