Ulster County Fair


Jul 31, 2018 to Aug 5, 2018
04:00 PM until 08:00 PM


A family-fun tradition since 1886, the Ulster County Fair features midway rides and games, concerts, Robinson's Racing Pigs, Two by Two educational petting zoo, Butterfly Experience, Wednesday night fireworks, horse shows, livestock shows, truck and tractor pulls, chainsaw carving champion Josh Landry, The Moogician children's show, 4-H and community exhibits, wool spinning and weaving demonstrations, favorite fair food and more.

Unlimited midway rides, shows and entertainment are included with fair admission. Headline concert acts are Thunder Ridge (7 pm Tuesday); Billy Bob Thornton and the Boxmasters (8 pm Wednesday); The Charlie Daniels Band (8 pm Thursday); Keith Anderson (4 pm and 8 pm Friday); Jenny Tolman (7 pm Saturday); Cale Dodds (8 pm Saturday); and Journey former lead singer Steve Augeri (5:30 pm Sunday).

Other events include the Garden Tractor Pull (6 pm Tuesday); Horse Shows (Wednesday - Sunday); Truck Pull (7 pm Thursday); Antique Tractor Pull (6 pm Friday); and Baby Contest (11 am Sunday).

Pay-one-price fair admission is $50 per vehicle (up to 8 occupants) on Tuesday, $17 per person (adults and children 36 inches and taller) Wednesday - Sunday, and free for seniors ages 62 and older on Thursday till 4 pm.

Fair hours are 4-10 pm Tuesday, 10 am - 10 pm Wednesday - Thursday, 10 am - midnight Friday - Saturday and 10 am - 8 pm Sunday. Midway hours are 4-11 pm Tuesday, 11 am - 11 pm Wednesday - Saturday and 11 am - 9 pm Sunday.

For more information, call 866-666-3247 or visit


Admission is $50 per carload on July 31 and $17 per person Aug. 1-5.


View map Ulster County Fairgrounds
249 Libertyville Road
New Paltz, NY

Additional Information


Ulster County Agricultural Society, Inc.



Contact name

Fair Office

Contact email


New Paltz



We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of this information. However, you should always call ahead to confirm dates, times, location, and other information.

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