Ulster County Fair
- Aug. 03, 2021 through Aug. 08, 2021, Tuesday, 4-10pm; Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-10pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-11pm; Sunday, 10am-8pm
- Ulster County Fairgrounds
249 Libertyville Road, New Paltz
- Pay-one-price admission: $50 per carload on Aug. 3; $17 per person Aug. 4-8
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This family-fun tradition since 1886 features midway rides and games for all ages, live music and entertainment, truck and tractor pulls, horse shows, livestock shows, exhibits and demonstrations, Wednesday night fireworks and favorite fair food. Unlimited midway rides, entertainment and parking are included with fair admission. Daily entertainment includes the Circus Shane Show, Robinson's Racing Pigs, the Belmont Magic Show, Goodnow Family Farm Petting Zoo, champion chainsaw carver Josh Landry, and "Ultimate Stilt Walker" Carrie McQueen. Headline concert acts are Sass and Brass with Daryl Magill (7:30 pm Tuesday); Neal McCoy (8 pm Wednesday); Emily Ann Roberts (8 pm Thursday); The Swon Brothers (8 pm Friday); Roots and Boots Tour (featuring Sammy Kershaw, Aaron Tippin and Collin Raye; 8 pm Saturday); and Exile (5:30 pm Sunday). Other events include the Garden Tractor Pull (6 pm Tuesday); Mini Horse Pull (noon Wednesday); Truck Pull (7:30 pm Thursday); Tractor Pull (6 pm Friday); Gymkhana (noon Saturday); and Baby Contest (11 am Sunday). On Tuesday, Carload Night, pay-one-price admission is $50 per vehicle for up to 8 occupants. POP admission Wednesday - Sunday is $17 for adults and children 36 inches and taller. Admission on Thursday is free until 4 pm for seniors 62 years and older with proof of age.