County Fair Discounts End Aug. 21

Advance admission, ride tickets available

Discount tickets for admission and rides at the 171st Dutchess County Fair, which will be held Aug. 23 to 28 at the fairgrounds on Route 9 in Rhinebeck, are available through Sunday, Aug. 21, at Foodtown in Cold Spring. They can also be purchased at Adams in Newburgh and Wappingers Falls and at Stop & Shop in Wappingers Falls.

The fair also sells discounted tickets at for admission, rides and grandstand shows. Advance admission is $12 (versus $15 at the gate) for adults and children and teens ages 12 and older. Tickets are $10 for seniors ages 65 and older and active military, and children 11 years and younger are admitted free. A $50 week-long pass can be purchased at the administration office at the fairground until 4 p.m. on Aug. 22.

Admission is $10 all day on the first day of the fair, and $7 after 5 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. On Aug. 24, wristbands for all-day rides will be $25.

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