In addition to producing the annual fair which always runs the third full week in August, the organization hosts numerous outstanding events throughout the year. Classic Car Shows, Country Living Fair, Antique Shows, Sheep and Wool Family Festival, Wine and Food Festival and Hudson Valley Arts Festival are just some of the popular events that attract over a million patrons to the fairgrounds annually. Set on 162 bucolic acres, the Dutchess County Fairgrounds is the destination for family fun and wholesome entertainment in the beautiful Hudson Valley. With over 165 fairs to its credit, The Dutchess County Fair boasts ''a tradition of excellence.'' The Dutchess County Fair's mission is to showcase, promote and sustain agriculture through education, display, competition and community involvement. For a complete calendar of all events, please go to the website - www.dutchessfair.com and click on Calendar of Events.
The Fairgrounds is located on Route 9, Rhinebeck, NY. GPS Mapping: 6550 Spring Brook Avenue, Rhinebeck, New York 12572