Arlington County Fair

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One of the largest free admission events on the East Coast is back this summer, August 17-21, 2022!

At the Arlington County Fair, enjoy all the things you’ve come to love about this annual community event, including exciting midway rides and carnival-style food and games.

Don’t miss the live entertainment, including local music groups and solo performers in the Entertainment Tent, the photo-worthy pie-eating championship, and there’s even a foam party! Plus, kids will enjoy a space just for them — the Kids Court! There is literally something for all ages to enjoy:

Ax Throwing & Escape Room
Big Trucks
Night Market
Drew Blue Shoes
Pizza Eat-A-Slice Contest
Pie-Eating Championship
Foam Party

Plus, during new sensory-friendly hours, fair friends can enjoy all the magic without loud sounds or music! Friendly volunteers will be on-hand to assist as needed. Families are welcome to visit the sensory break tent area, set up during sensory-friendly hours as well as various other times during the fair:

• Aug 19, 2022; 4-7 pm
• Aug 20, 2022; 11 am -6 pm
• Aug 21, 2022; 12-4 pm

Get to know the Fair before you visit! See the full entertainment schedule online, buy ride tickets for select days, and figure out the best way to get there.


Aug 17-21, 2022

Thomas Jefferson Community Center • Arlington, VA (Map)


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