News About the Columbia County Fair


At the Columbia County Fair, the focus is always on what’s “local”.  The annual event serves as a showcase of the pride of the county’s citizens and local family farms.  After an unprecedented year off, opening day has been eagerly anticipated, especially among the local folk who have been busily ...READ MORE

August 11th, 2021|

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 ...READ MORE

August 27th, 2019|

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 ...READ MORE

August 26th, 2019|

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 ...READ MORE

August 21st, 2019|

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 ...READ MORE

August 20th, 2019|
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