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The Arlington County Fair provides something for everyone including but not limited to carnival rides, live performances, shopping, and fair food. The 2021 schedule is being developed. Take a look at our 2019 Program for an idea of what’s to come!

 

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Beer Garden

Beer Garden S Old Glebe Road (on-street), Arlington

The Arlington County Fair is partnering with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons the second annual beer garden. Come enjoy the fair and then enjoy a New District beer, made locally here in Arlington. The Beer Garden is FREE…

Mobile Axe Throwing

Get ready to yell "BULLSEYE"! Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer. Their axe throwing target has wheels!

Paint & Sip @ Beer Garden

Beer Garden S Old Glebe Road (on-street), Arlington

You're invited to a Family-Friendly DIY Crafty Hour at The Arlington County Fair Beer Garden! This year's Beer Garden, hosted by New District Brewing, will feature local Arlington brews and delicious bites for a perfect summer evening. Grab your friends/family, come grab a brew,…

Beat Willy @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Beat Willy plays an eclectic mix of acoustic alternative folk, including original songs and some covers. Come check them out and sing along at the Entertainment Tent!

Free

Synetic Theater @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Synetic Theater offers exciting and dynamic drama, movement, aerobatics, dance and music programming for children and fun for the whole family! This year’s show, The Miraculous Magical Balloon, tells the story about a traveling actor and a magical balloon. Check…

Free

Beer Garden

Beer Garden S Old Glebe Road (on-street), Arlington

The Arlington County Fair is partnering with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons the second annual beer garden. Come enjoy the fair and then enjoy a New District beer, made locally here in Arlington. The Beer Garden is FREE…

Mobile Axe Throwing

Get ready to yell "BULLSEYE"! Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer. Their axe throwing target has wheels!

Calico Cloggers @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

The Calico Cloggers are a Fair classic! They are a dance group performing clog and percussion routines to a variety of music, including pop, bluegrass, and Celtic tunes. Come tap your foot along to the beat!

Free

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Crush Funk @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Crush Funk is a group of passionate young musicians that enjoy performing and playing a little bit of a lot of the music you like throughout the DMV. Check out Crush Funk playing modern pop, funk and jazz in the…

Free

Trivia @ Beer Garden

Beer Garden S Old Glebe Road (on-street), Arlington

Join MAPPS Trivia at the Arlington County Fair Beer Garden on Thursday night for FREE Trivia!

Free

Bele Bele Rhythm Collective @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Bele Bele Rhythm Collective is an intergenerational group of women from Arlington and surrounding areas who have come together to form a sisterhood of the drum. The BBRC performs tightly sewn compositions of polyrhythms on West African dun-un and djembe…

Free

Lesson Zero @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Lesson Zero plays way cool music, original roots rock and classic covers.The band features melodic vocal harmonies and amazing instrumental work with Kerry Miller on bass and vocals, guitar George Anspach – guitar and vocals, Terry Kean – drums and…

Free

Kids Court

Calling all kids! Join us for FREE fun each afternoon of the Fair with inflatable games, puppet making, coloring, performances from Drew Blue Shoes and appearances from friends like Gulf Branch Nature Center and Synetic Theatre!

Puppet Making @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Join us this year in Kids Court with a special puppet making activity. Your child will be so proud of the take-home puppet!

Free

Mobile Axe Throwing

Get ready to yell "BULLSEYE"! Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer. Their axe throwing target has wheels!

Gulf Branch Nature Center @ Kids Court

Our friends at the Gulf Branch Nature Center will bring fun stuff for kids to see and touch and maybe even a critter at the Kids Court on Fri., Aug. 20 at 2:30pm.

Beer Garden

Beer Garden S Old Glebe Road (on-street), Arlington

The Arlington County Fair is partnering with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons the second annual beer garden. Come enjoy the fair and then enjoy a New District beer, made locally here in Arlington. The Beer Garden is FREE…

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Wesley Spangler @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Wesley Spangler is performing an upbeat mix of country covers and original music...with audience participation!!

Free

Micro-Mobility “Petting Zoo” @ Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Ride the transportation revolution at the Arlington County Fair! BikeArlington will have a variety of innovative personal vehicles for you to try, including e-bikes, cargo bikes, e-scooters, Capital Bikeshare, and more. Our staff will be onsite to provide a comfortable,…

Free

Gabrielle Zwi @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Gabrielle Zwi (voice, ukulele) present a vibrant mix of Brazilian bossa nova and American jazz tunes. Their unique sound is sure to enhance the rhythm of the Fair!

Free

Arlingtones @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

The Arlington County Fair is all about tradition and we have a special treat for you! Come see The Arlingtones, a local Arlington musical group whose mission is to entertain the community and preserve the barbershop style of American singing!…

Free

Sarah Baumgarten @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Sarah Baumgarten is no stranger to performing at the Fair. We have watched her grow up on the stage at the Fair Grounds! We are so excited to have Sarah perform at the Entertainment Tent!

Free

The Canales Bros @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Who exactly are The Canales Bros? Danny and Jimmy were born and raised in Arlington, VA. These well-known brothers bring good vibes and incredible energy. They are a Latin urban/pop duo. Don't miss the excitement they'll bring to the Fair!

Free

Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga is coming back to the Arlington County Fair! Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels. Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels on the Fairgrounds At Thomas Jefferson…

$40

Mobile Axe Throwing

Get ready to yell "BULLSEYE"! Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer. Their axe throwing target has wheels!

Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga is coming back to the Arlington County Fair! Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels. Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels on the Fairgrounds At Thomas Jefferson…

$40

Go Bananas Family Dance Party @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Go Bananas Dancing spreads joy to the ACF and patrons through their combination of exercise, learning and fun! All ages welcome.

Free

Pie Eating Championship

Are you a winner? Do you like pie? Then pre-register for the 2021 Arlington County Fair Pie Eating CHAMPIONSHIP!!! The Arlington County Fair, in partnership with Livin' the Pie Life and the Arlington Jaycees, is proud to present the 2021…

Micro-Mobility “Petting Zoo” @ Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Ride the transportation revolution at the Arlington County Fair! BikeArlington will have a variety of innovative personal vehicles for you to try, including e-bikes, cargo bikes, e-scooters, Capital Bikeshare, and more. Our staff will be onsite to provide a comfortable,…

Free

Beer Garden

Beer Garden S Old Glebe Road (on-street), Arlington

The Arlington County Fair is partnering with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons the second annual beer garden. Come enjoy the fair and then enjoy a New District beer, made locally here in Arlington. The Beer Garden is FREE…

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Kids Court

Calling all kids! Join us for FREE fun each afternoon of the Fair with inflatable games, puppet making, coloring, performances from Drew Blue Shoes and appearances from friends like Gulf Branch Nature Center and Synetic Theatre!

Puppet Making @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Join us this year in Kids Court with a special puppet making activity. Your child will be so proud of the take-home puppet!

Free

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Synetic Theater @ Kids Court

Synetic Theater offers exciting and dynamic drama, movement, aerobatics, dance and music programming for children and fun for the whole family! This year’s show, The Miraculous Magical Balloon, tells the story about a traveling actor and a magical balloon. Check…

Old Dominion Cloggers @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

The Old Dominion Cloggers have been participating at the Arlington County Fair for over 20 years! They are a precision clog dance team that started in 1977. They perform traditional clog dancing and practice in Arlington. Come check out their…

Free

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Red Sun King @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Red Sun King is a modern rock band rooted in bluesy classic rock with pop sensibilities and melodies. Be sure to check them out!

Free

The Sunshine Gang @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

The Sunshine Gang brings together talented musicians and singers who inspire each other and entertain audiences by “finding the fun” in making music. Their repertoire is drawn largely from classic 1960’s - 1980’s rock & roll. If you like the…

Free

Cuzko @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Come dance to DJ Cuzko spinning Latin, reggaeton, pop, house, and electronic music at the Entertainment Tent!

Free

Prince Snowflake and his two Armenian Mommies

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Welcome to The Royal Magical Prince Snowflake with his 2 Armenian Mommies!!......Starring Prince Snowflake, the Odd-eyed white rescue cat with an unbelievable PURRsonality like no other & God Given talents. Snowflake absolutely loves people & total strangers, & he loves…

Free

Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga is coming back to the Arlington County Fair! Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels. Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels on the Fairgrounds At Thomas Jefferson…

$40

Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga is coming back to the Arlington County Fair! Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels. Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels on the Fairgrounds At Thomas Jefferson…

$40

Halau O ‘Aulani @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Halau O'Aulani is a Hawaiian cultural school that provides a presentation of live Hawaiian music and hula dancing. All this right at the Arlington County Fair! See them transform the Fair into an Hawaiian experience!

Free

Mobile Axe Throwing

Get ready to yell "BULLSEYE"! Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer. Their axe throwing target has wheels!

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Micro-Mobility “Petting Zoo” @ Tennis Courts

Tennis Courts 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Ride the transportation revolution at the Arlington County Fair! BikeArlington will have a variety of innovative personal vehicles for you to try, including e-bikes, cargo bikes, e-scooters, Capital Bikeshare, and more. Our staff will be onsite to provide a comfortable,…

Free

Beer Garden

Beer Garden S Old Glebe Road (on-street), Arlington

The Arlington County Fair is partnering with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons the second annual beer garden. Come enjoy the fair and then enjoy a New District beer, made locally here in Arlington. The Beer Garden is FREE…

Modine, Queens & Friends @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Modine, Queens and Friends have something for everyone - singing, opera, dancing, fiddle, comedy. You're not going to want to miss this one!

Free

TimeWarpRock @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

TimeWarpRock will put take you back in time to headbanging rock and synth pop! They are a crowd-pleaser, so don't miss them!

Free

Kids Court

Calling all kids! Join us for FREE fun each afternoon of the Fair with inflatable games, puppet making, coloring, performances from Drew Blue Shoes and appearances from friends like Gulf Branch Nature Center and Synetic Theatre!

Puppet Making @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Join us this year in Kids Court with a special puppet making activity. Your child will be so proud of the take-home puppet!

Free

DEMZ @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

DEMZ is covering acoustic rock, pop, and folk tunes from the 60s through today. If you like Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, CCR, Ryan Adams, then this one's for you!

Free

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Bumperyachts @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Bumperyachts is a rock/alternative band playing a mix of original songs and covers. Check them out in the Entertainment Tent at the Arlington County Fair!

Free

Drew Blue Shoes @ Kids Court

Kids Court 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all!

Free

Jaleo Arte Flamenco @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Don't miss the Jaleo Arte Flamenco dance group with their colorful, fun, cultural experience at the Entertainment Tent.

Free

Wendell Live! @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Wendell Live is a Las Vegas Tribute artist bringing you the hits of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Michael Bublé and the rest of the Rat Pack along with pop hits people love to hear from artists such as…

Free

Griefcat @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Griefcat is giving us a Folksy Flight of the Conchords mixed with Dolly Parton and an indie flare. Be sure to check them out!

Free

40 Miles Home @ Entertainment Stage

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

40 Miles Home is an acoustic band from Arlington, Virginia that plays a variety of genres. Come here some of their originals and some covers during their set at the Arlington County Fair!

Free
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