4-H Fair

Columbia County Fair

The Columbia County Fair has been providing family fun for 180 years offering with all fair favorites as well as new entertainment that fill the stages, exhibit buildings, barns, midway and grandstand. 4-H members from Cornell Cooperative Extension are preparing for and looking forward to six days of fun (always over Labor Day) in Chatham, New York.

Organized by the Columbia County Agricultural Society, Inc., a non-profit organization, the fair promotes all aspects of agriculture, horticulture, arts and crafts for all age groups through educational instructions, displays and competitions.

For more information including the calendar of events, please visit columbiafair.com.

Columbia County Fair Resources:

Those involved in the 4-H Club Program will find useful forms here. Click on the link to access your downloadable form.

2023 August 30th - Sept 4th

Pullorum Testing for County and State Fairs

On behalf of the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, we would like to alert poultry exhibitors that pullorum testing is required to exhibit birds (excluding waterfowl and pigeons) at county and state fairs for the year of 2023. More information about local testing is listed below. No more than 20 birds may be tested at one time. To register for flocks of over 20 birds, or with questions about testing, please contact Kim Volpe at 845-325-3076 or Kim.Volpe@agriculture.ny.gov for more information.

Who: Birds 4 months of age (16 weeks) and older (waterfowl and pigeons excluded)

What: Pullorum Testing to permit showing of birds at county and state fairs

When: Sunday, July 30th from 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Where: Show Ring at the Columbia County Fairgrounds – Route 203 Entrance, 32 Church Street, Chatham, NY 12037

2022 August 31 - Sept 5


Last updated May 30, 2023