Columbia County Fair Schoolgirl Queen Nominees Announced

Representatives of Columbia County’s six public high schools will compete for the title of 2018 Schoolgirl Queen on Friday, Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at the North Gate Stage. The event marks a longstanding Columbia County Fair tradition that has continued for more than 80 years. At 6 p.m., the gowned contestants will arrive in [...]


Columbia County Fair Brings Summer of 2018 to a Close

  Even the smallest cowboys participate in the Painted Pony Championship Rodeo Sept. 3 at 5 p.m. in front of the grandstand. The 178th Columbia County Fair brings the summer to an unofficial close Aug. 29 through Labor Day, Sept. 3 with six days of entertainment, food, agriculture and exhibits at the fairgrounds [...]


Advance Tickets for 2018 Columbia County Fair Go On Sale

  Advance tickets for the 178th annual Columbia County Fair are now on sale throughout the region for the fair which takes place this year Aug. 29 through Labor Day Sept. 3 at the Chatham Fairgrounds. Advance tickets are available now at the Fair Office at the fairgrounds off Route 203 here and at Agway [...]


Columbia County ‘Faces of the Fair’ Portrays Fairgoers of all Ages

Kinderhook photographer and resident Jamie Hankin, whose “Faces of the Fair” is the theme of the 2018 Columbia County Fair, is creating a book of the thousands of photos he has taken over the last several years. Hankin’s photographs of the fair have been featured in brochures, advertising and promotional materials created by graphic designer [...]

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