Ulster County Fair

By Robert Cairns on Tuesday, Jul. 28, 2015 - 3:36 pm
The New York State Fair has banned sales of merchandise bearing the Confederate battle flag, but the Delaware County Fair will not follow suit.  The flag, the best-known symbol of the southern rebellion in the U.S. Civil War, became more divisive than at... Read more
By John Phillip Tappen on Tuesday, Jul. 29, 2014 - 10:47 pm
The Ulster County Fair opened today for the 127th time, offering fireworks, magic shows, live music, fair food and other festivities. The fair, held at the county fairgrounds on Libertyville Road in New Paltz begins Tuesday at 4 p.m. and will end on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2013 - 3:57 pm
This week, Ulster County lets its country roots show at the annual county fair, an old-timey festival featuring carnival rides, livestock shows, country music and more.  The Ulster County Fair opens at 4pm today -- Tuesday -- at the fairground in New... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Tuesday, Jul. 31, 2012 - 10:52 am
Starting today at 4 p.m., Ulster County will be buzzing with humming motors, fried food, and live music as the 125th annual Ulster County Fair begins. This year, over 45,000 people are expected to wander through the lines of rides and vendors at the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011 - 12:53 pm
Photo of the Zipper from the 2009 Ulster County Fair, by Flickr user emma.maria. Published under Creative Commons license. Today, the 124th Ulster County Fair rolls into town, with the requisite smorgasbord of festive trappings: Carnival rides, country... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 - 9:07 am
In a comment on an article about county fairs in Grist, a commenter going by the name of sewassbe complains that the Ulster County Fair doesn't showcase enough real agriculture: I went to the Ulster County, NY fair a few weekends ago. And was rather... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 - 7:53 am
The Kent Family Magic Circus, a traveling troupe of seven family members, was one of the many acts at the Ulster County Fair over the weekend. Victor Kent, father or seven and head of the show, blogged about their day in New Paltz, which included stitches... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 - 11:48 am
Pina Jackson in Mercemoriam: Foofwa d'Imobilite's Tribute to Merce Cunningham, Michael Jackson and Pina Bausch Dear readers: Please believe us when we tell you we'd never inflict a mime on you in our weekend picks if he wasn't going to be brilliant. A... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Jul. 29, 2010 - 2:47 pm
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