Columbia County Fair - Chatham, NY

Fair Facilites Rental

Columbia County Fair Logo - Chatham NY

Planning a party, wedding, reunion? Need a place to host a business trade show, expo, or conference? Want to put on a car show, crafts fair, or antiques show?

The historic Columbia County Fairgrounds is just the place. Its beautiful, historic buildings offer a rich variety for all occasions.

For more information and fees, a tour, or to book the facilities, call the fair office at 518-392-2121.

Columbia County Fair - Rental of Fair Buildings

Building highlights


Columbia County Fair - Fairhouse

This signature building, built in 1884, features an open floor plan, three-story loft ceiling, wrap-around porch, wooden floor, and old-fashioned glass windows. Includes nearby caterer’s prep site. Capacity: 300 guests / Size: 80’ x 80’


The Pavilion - Columbia County Fair Grounds

This covered open pavilion is a great spot for a class reunion or family graduation party. Features include waist high counter, picnic tables and cooler. Capacity: 150-200 / Size: 48’x 96’

Columbia Hall

Columbia Hall - Columbia County Fair Grounds

With a lovely porch, this building has two restrooms and a kitchenette. Open beamed ceiling lends a charming touch to any event.
125-150 guests / Size: 50’ x 48’

Show Ring

Columbia Fair Facilities - Showring

Covered open show ring, great for smaller parties. Includes picnic tables and bathrooms. Size: 48’ x 80’

Columbia County Fair is sponsored by A. Carlusso & Son, Inc. and Hudson River Bankd & Trust Co. Foundation