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News About the Columbia County Fair

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 [...]

August 12th, 2018|

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 [...]

August 10th, 2018|

Columbia County Fair Scarecrow-Making Clinic Set for July 15

Soccer-playing scarecrows on display at last year’s fair. Individuals, families and groups are invited to participate in the free workshop with Mike DiMisa on July 15 at 9 a.m. at the faigrounds. Award-winning scarecrow maker Mike DiMisa of Ghent will lead a free scarecrow-making workshop July 15 at [...]

June 30th, 2018|

Columbia County Fair Demo Derby Entries Now Being Accepted

More than $1,400 in cash prizes and trophies will be awarded each night to this year’s winners of the 2018 Columbia County Fair Demolition Derby as the much-anticipated two-night fair favorite returns under the management of Stoney Roberts Promotions, Inc. for the second year in a row. Two nights of [...]

June 30th, 2018|

Chatham High School Construction Class Builds New Fairgrounds Booth

CHS Residential Construction staff and students in front of the partially finished information booth front row from left: Teacher Shawn Caldwell, Triston Schermerhorn, Craig Coons, Valerie Denning, Kyle Nehmens. Back row from left: Rich Kratt, Jon Elbert, Randy Van Alstyne, Corey Dexheimer. (Photo by Patrick Wemitt) Columbia County [...]

June 11th, 2018|

Country Music Sensation Parmalee Headlines 2018 Columbia County Fair

Country music band Parmalee will be the headline entertainment for the 2018 Columbia County Fair performing two shows Sunday, Sept. 2 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. on the Main Stage in front of the grandstand, according to John Craft, Entertainment Committee Chairman. Sponsored by the Hudson River Bank and Trust [...]

May 10th, 2018|

County Fair Scholarship Program

The Columbia County Fair is announcing they are participating in the New York State Association of County Fairs scholarship program. There will be seven (7) $1,000 scholarships awarded by the state association. In conjunction with this the Columbia County Fair Association in Chatham will also award two additional (2) $1000 [...]

February 7th, 2018|