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40th Annual Queens County Fair

September 8, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - September 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

Get a little bit country at the 40th Annual Queens County Fair!
Opening Ceremony: Sep 8 | County Fair: Sep 9-10

Help us celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Queens County Fair! Enjoy pie eating and corn husking contests, hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games.* Visit the main stage and family entertainment tents featuring an array of live music and theatrical performances, check out local craft and food vendors and get recycling tips at the Con Edison Ecology booth. This traditional agricultural fair boasts Blue Ribbon competitions in produce, arts & crafts and more. Plus, it’s the inaugural weekend of the all-new 2023 Amazing Maize Maze — be the first to navigate your way through the corn field to Victory Bridge!

NEW THIS YEAR: Kick off the weekend at Friday Night’s Opening Ceremony and Motown Concert!



Friday, September 8, 2023 • 6:00pm–9:00pm

It’s a party! Join us for an Opening Ceremony & Motown Concert to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Queens County Fair, featuring DJ Malik Work, Dr. K’s Motown Revue, special guests, food vendors, and a signature cocktail offering from East Coast Street Tacos to kick off the fall season!

Saturday, September 9, 2023 • 11am–6pm

Sunday, September 10, 2023 • 11am–6pm

– Be the first to navigate this fall’s Amazing Maze Maze, the only corn maze in NYC, measuring in at a whopping three acres (that’s three football fields!) before culminating in Victory Bridge

– Go for a spin on an assortment of Carnival Rides and vie for a prize at Midway Games

– Head to the all-new Taste NY Pavilion to connect with New York State producers Pintail Coffee, Van’s County Potato Salad, 3R Sewing, Ahsak Skin Care, Bauer’s Brew Co, The Baking Coach, Rugged Jack’s Hot Sauce, HoneyGramz, VMartDiscount Teas, TerraNut, and Javamelts

– Visit Cabot’s Cruiser Cheese Truck for a free culinary sampling experience centered around their award-winning cheese and dairy products

– Visit our Main Stage for live performances by Fogo Azul (Sat), The Bone Squad (Sat), Shannon Breeze Irish Band (Sat), Louis Armstrong Eternity Band (Sat/Sun), Underground Horns (Sun), Surya Botofasina Band (Sun), Moment NYC Tribut to Queens (Sun) — and be sure to catch the Blue Ribbon Awards Ceremony at 1:30pm on Saturday

– Find County Fair mainstays Shinbone Alley Stilt Band and Harold the Unicycle Clown roaming the grounds

– Check out the Family Entertainment Tent to enjoy awe-inspiring acts like Li Liu the Acrobat (Sat/Sun), Perfect Catch Juggling Duo (Sat/Sun), Midnight Radio Show (Sat/Sun), NuTribe Dance Company (Sun)

– The Mobile Lewis Latimer Lab, a state-of-the-art mobile lab in partnership with the Lewis Latimer House Museum, extends the Tinker Lab at Lewis Latimer House Museum, bringing exciting STEAM activities to guests

– Food vendors will be on-site and ready to fill hungry tummies: East Coast Street Tacos, Tania’s Kitchen, Ed’s Italian Sausage & Polish Kielbasa, Long Island Seafood, Kelli’s Funnel Cake, Our Green Acres Corn, CBao Asian Buns, TaDa Noodles, Teriyaki Plus, Jones Beach Brewing Co., and Wafels and Dinges (vendor lineup varies by event date)

-Queens County Farm Museum’s cider booth will be open for business, serving up apples, apple cider, cider donuts and pies for a special treat

– Enjoy a uniquely curated bar showcasing New York State wines and ciders alongside New York City beers, organized by Queens Night Market founder John Wang

– Connect with local businesses and services at the Community Resource Fair

– Test your skills at pie-eating and corn-husking contests, sack races, egg-on-a-spoon races, and the rubber chicken toss

– Visit the Colonial Lab at the historic Adriance Farmhouse, built in 1772, for tours and living history demonstrations

– Browse hundreds of Blue Ribbon Competition entries on display across six divisions: Arts & Crafts, Culinary Arts, Vegetables, Apiculture, Flower Arranging, and Horticulture

– Visit the Arts Parlor for face painting, caricatures, and the Growing Artists Challenge, where kids ages 5-12 can draw their favorite farm animals for a chance to be featured in future Queens County Farm Museum maps and signage

– Get crafty with the Handmade Marketplace, artisan demos and make-and-takes

– Learn all about our honeybees at Apiary Talks in partnership with Andrew’s Honey

– Check out the all-new Tractor Exhibit to connect with Queens Farm’s agricultural history

– Visit the Con Ed Ecology Booth for sustainability tips, compost resources, and the popular Adopt-a-Worm program

– Explore the magic of books at the Queens Public Library’s Bookmobile (no admission required) and at our Con Ed Reading Room

– Meet our friendly farm animals including goats, sheep, alpacas, hens, pigs and steers, and visit the largest apiary in NYC (take home their honey from the Farm Store!)

– Stock up on local gifts and new merch — think crewneck sweatshirts, commemorative tees and our must-have corn pens — at the Farm Store and retail outposts, and visit our Farmstand for farm-fresh produce

– Hop on a hayride to enjoy a scenic view of the farm’s history 47 acres

Ticket Options (Adult or Child):

  • Opening Ceremony (Friday Night)
  • 1-Day County Fair Pass (Saturday or Sunday)
  • 2-Day Pass (Opening Ceremony + County Fair Single Day, Friday + Saturday)
  • 3-Day Pass (Friday Night Opening Ceremony + Saturday + Sunday)

*Additional fees apply for hayrides, carnival rides, midway games & some other attractions. Height rules apply at all carnival rides and will be posted on our website (queensfarm.org) in advance of the event dates. Carnival rides & midway games provided by Newton Shows.

Note: Admission to the Maze is included in the Queens County Fair ticket price.

Event details are subject to change. Updates will be made to queensfarm.org and Eventbrite as needed.


• Advance tickets recommended as tickets are limited. Online tickets only. A ticket is required to enter farm grounds during the Queens County Fair.

• Additional fees apply for food, beer, & craft vendors (prices vary), hayrides, carnival rides, and midway games. There is an ATM available in carnival ride area.

• Ages 2 & under are free

• Eventbrite email confirmation will automatically be sent to you upon completion of purchase.

• No refunds/exchanges on Queens County Fair program tickets. All sales are final. Tickets cannot be replaced or transferred. If event is canceled by Queens Farm due to inclement weather, Queens Farm will administer full refunds. Weather updates will be posted at queensfarm.org.

• Farm members can receive 15% off this program. Contact [email protected] to access discount and confirm your membership. To become a Farm Member, please call 718.347.3276 or email [email protected]. Queens Farm membership info can be found here.

• Queens County Farm Museum is not a participating institution of idNYC or Cool Culture.


• Free event parking available

• Farm grounds and restrooms are accessible.

• Pets are not allowed, for the safety of our farm animals and visitors. Service animals are permitted as described by the ADA.

• Visitors encouraged to bring picnic blankets and lightweight, portable seating to view performances at this event, to supplement Queens Farm’s available seating. Queens Farm is not responsible for these items.

• Strollers, backpacks and bottled water are permitted on our grounds.

• No designated storage for strollers, bags, or coats.

• Bicycle rack available on-site

• This event is rain or shine, but may be affected is weather becomes unsafe. Check for event updates at queensfarm.org if inclement weather is forecasted.

QUESTIONS? Email [email protected] between Mon–Fri and someone will get back to you.


September 8, 2023 @ 3:30 pm
September 10, 2023 @ 6:00 pm


Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway
Floral Park, NY 11004 United States