Prize Winning Fair About to Open

Blue ribbons wanted. Whether animal or vegetable, 4-Hers, farmers and future farmers are prepping their entries for submission to competitions at the Columbia County Fair in Chatham. Opening day is Wednesday, August 28th beginning at noon. The Fair runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 2nd. The lawns are being mowed.  The flower beds [...]


The Columbia County Fair’s Got Talent

Named “Champion of Magic” by the International Brotherhood of Magicians, Jay Mattioli will be a featured entertainer at The Columbia County Fair Thursday through Monday. When you hear the words “county fair” you automatically think of livestock, rides and yummy fair food.  There’s another important part of the Columbia County Fair.  Entertainment.  Fairgoers [...]


The Columbia County Fair: A Blue Ribbon Event

A county fair is more than just rides. Get up-close-and personal with farm animals, see blue-ribbon veggies, cheer as cars are demolished, or try to eat more ice cream than anyone else. The Columbia County Fair in Chatham, NY has been named “Bestie” by Capital Region Living Magazine. In its 179th year, the Fair [...]


At the Fair – Horse Lovers “Rein” Supreme

This year, the Horse Show at The Columbia County Fair in Chatham is moving to the Main Rink with grandstand viewing. Fans will have a chance to see their favorite equestrians in a larger venue without competition from other events. It will take place on August 25th – three days before the official opening [...]


Recognizing County Fair Sponsors

There are many advantages to becoming a Columbia County Fair sponsor. Not only do sponsors have increased visibility, but there is a level of community connectivity that is priceless. For information on becoming a sponsor and to learn who is supporting this year’s Fair, go to Angelo Nero, Secretary of the Columbia [...]


Smokin’, Roarin’ Beasts! – And That’s Just the Tractors!

Talk about horsepower! The Monster Tractor Pull roars like a fleet of jet engines! More high octane motorized entertainment includes the Professional Truck Pull, two nights of Demolition Derby and even an Antique Tractor Pull. The Columbia County Fair in Chatham has real horses, too - - and much more. There is nothing [...]

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