This family-fun tradition since 1886 features midway rides and games for all ages, live music and entertainment, truck and tractor pulls, livestock and horse shows, Wednesday night fireworks, exhibits, demonstrations, vendors 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, chainsaw carving champion 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.

Fair hours: 4-10 pm Tuesday, 10 am-10 pm Wednesday – Thursday, 10 am-11 pm Friday – Saturday, 10 am-8 pm Sunday. The midway opens at 4 pm on Tuesday and 11 am Wednesday – Sunday.

For more information, call 845-255-1380.

The Ulster County Fair is presented by the Ulster County Agricultural Society, Inc.