ABOUT US

Welcome!

The Arlington County Fair is one of the largest free events on the East Coast and has been providing quality entertainment for over 40 years. In recent years, attendance has reached 74,000 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.

Mission

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.

Vision

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. 

Fair Manager – Job Posting

Are you skilled in event planning and love the Arlington County Fair? Then consider applying to be the Fair Manager of the Arlington County Fair! The Arlington County Fair is currently accepting applicants for a Fair Manager to help plan and coordinate the annual Arlington County Fair. The Arlington County Fair is a non-profit organization that embraces a diverse community by educating, entertaining, and showcasing the best of Arlington. The Arlington County Fair is overseen by an all-volunteer Board of Directors, with no paid staff. The Fair Manager is a contract position held between the Fair Manager and the Arlington County Fair Board of Directors.

If you are interested in applying for consideration, please submit the following items as part of your proposal:

  1. Copy of a current resume / CV
  2. A brief description (no more than one-page) detailing a plan for fundraising and sponsorships, that includes examples of how you will meet operational aspects of the Arlington County Fair
  3. List of three references, including one from an event you coordinated

Applicants must submit an electronic copy of their proposal to info@arlingtoncountyfair.us by 5pm on Friday, October 5, 2018. Please include “Fair Manager” in the subject line.

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