About Us

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Welcome to the Arlington County Fair!

The Arlington County Fair is one of the largest free events on the East Coast and has been providing quality entertainment for more than 35 years. In recent years, attendance has reached 70,000 as people come from Arlington and Northern Virginia to enjoy competitive exhibits, midway rides and games, entertainment, vendors, racing piglets, and more. Each year Thomas Jefferson Community Center is transformed into a special place with something for everyone to see. Admission is free, and shuttle service is provided from locations throughout Arlington.


The Arlington County Fair is a non-profit volunteer-driven organization that embraces a diverse community by educating, entertaining, and showcasing the best of Arlington.


The Arlington County Fair is the premier community-wide event that effectively provides a range of educational and entertaining activities for people of all ages.

Hours of Operation

Indoor Hours Outdoor Hours
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 N/A 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 N/A 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Friday, August 7, 2015 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. 2 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Saturday, August 8, 2015 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday, August 9, 2015 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.


Thomas Jefferson Community Center
3501 Second Street South
Arlington, VA 22204

Frequently Asked Questions

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