Ulster County Fair - New Paltz NY Real Estate - Summer Fun in the Hudson Valley - Happy 125th Birthday to the Ulster County NY Fair! People searching for New Paltz NY homes for sale often ask me about fun things to do in the local area. Taft Street Realty has no shortage of ideas when it comes to finding great summer fun in New Paltz NY. Our latest recommendation? The 2012 Ulster County Fair! This local summertime staple celebrates a BIG birthday this year as it rings in its 125th Anniversary! The Ulster County Fair is a classic, old-fashioned fair with fun rides, tasty food, contests, & entertainment. Featuring nearly a week of fun kicking off at the end of July, the 2012 Ulster County NY Fair is shaping up to be one for the history books! Last year, Taft Street Realty brought you the 2011 Ulster County NY Fair Guide; we're back once again with a go-to guide covering the 125th Ulster County NY Fair!
Rides & Games Galore - The Ulster County Fair will be full of fun, exciting, thrilling, (and even scary!) rides - all free with the price of admission! There are plenty of safe, easygoing rides for small children & younger kids, and teenagers & thrill-seeking adults will have a nice selection of adrenaline-pumping, heart-racing rides to choose from. Feeling lucky? Test your skill and win a prize for yourself or your sweetheart at one of the many games of chance that range from fun, to challenging, & everything in between!
Now That's Entertainment - Each night of the Ulster County NY Fair will feature a headlining musical act (did someone say "the Village People"?!) and all throughout the week, live entertainment will be on hand to fill the air with music for fair-goers to enjoy. From country music, to Celtic inspired singer/songwriters, music for young children to local acts that like to rock! When it comes to entertainment, the Ulster County Fair will have something for everyone!
Agriculture & Live Stock; Contests, Races, & More - Since the beginning, local agriculture has been at the center of the Ulster County NY Fair. 125 years later, this crucial industry has certainly had its fair share of ups and downs. But a renewed focus on quality food & eating healthy, both locally (as demonstrated by the thriving Ulster County NY Farmers Markets) and nationwide, may be just the boost the agricultural sector needs! The Ulster County Fair brings attention to local farms & farmers with contests, demonstrations, animal shows, and funny events like the popular pig races!
And that's just the tip of the iceberg! Each day will feature something new & fun to do at the 2012 Ulster County NY Fair! From police K-9 demonstrations, to weaving & knitting lessons and everything in between, for an old-fashioned good time that the whole family enjoy, c'mon down to the Ulster County NY Fair! For more fun things to do in Ulster County NY, be sure to visit Taft Street Realty, the best Hudson Valley real estate blog! And while you're in town, stop into a New Paltz NY area restaurant. This bustling college town has a wide range of eateries and affordable cuisine!
The 2012 Ulster County NY Fair - Tuesday, July 31st - Sunday, August 5th - Tuesday, gates open @ 4pm - 10pm - Aug. 1st - 5th, Open @ 10am - 10pm (open until Midnight Friday & Saturday nights) and 'till 8pm on Sunday - Ulster County Fairgrounds - 249 Libertyville Road - New Paltz NY 12561 - 15$ Per Person, Tuesday night is Car Night ($40 per car) - www.ulstercountyfair.com