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Fun at the Fair!

Entertainment at Arlington County Fair includes stage performances in the Entertainment Tent by local and regional artists, the FREE Kids Court activities like fitness classes and obstacle courses, thrilling amusement rides and midway games, and other programming you won’t want to miss.

Call for 2023 Fair Performers

We are looking for musicians, dance acts, singers, and more to perform at our free performance areas. In particular, we strive to showcase artists and performers from Arlington and the DC Metro region.

To be considered as a performer or entertainer for the 2023 Arlington County Fair, please submit an application by selecting the button below. Applicants will be contacted by the Arlington County Fair Board with follow-up questions.


Entertainment Tent

The Arlington County Fair is proud to showcase the best of Arlington and our neighboring communities! Join us at the Entertainment Tent Saturday and Sunday as we host a variety of local music groups and solo performers.

The Entertainment Tent is located on the turf field. Seating is provided under a tent and Fair-goers are encouraged to grab some fair food for a picnic and cheer on the performers.

Entertainment Tent Performance Schedule

Arlington County Fair Kids Court
Pie Eating

Pie Eating Championship

The Arlington County Fair, in partnership with Livin’ the Pie Life and the Arlington Jaycees and sponsored by Bicycle Realty, is proud to present the 2022 Arlington County Fair Pie Eating Championship! This fun event requires participants to eat one slice of pie with no hands! The first three contestants in each age group to finish everything on their plate are WINNERS!
Only $10.00 to enter, Pre-register today to compete for the championship!

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Kids Court

Check out our free kids programming at the Family Fun Spot Up Top! Activities vary from year to year but typically include interactive games, live performances, coloring and more.  Here’s a sneak peak at one of our giveaways, our County Fair Coloring Book!

Arlington County Fair Bounce House
Obstacle Course

Don’t miss performances by Drew Blue Shoes and Rocknoceros and the FOAM PARTY on Saturday & Sunday with Action Jaxx!

Arlington County Fair Kids Court
Drew Blue Shoes
Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga

Our furry friends are baaa-ck and ready to stretch it out with you. Enjoy a relaxing and fun-filled hour with Yogi Beth Wolfe and her favorite goats from Walnut Creek Farm. Don’t miss out, sign-up here!

Rides & Games


Cole Shows Amusement Company will return to the Arlington County Fair to provide amusement rides, midway games and delicious food for Fair-goers of all ages.

Arlington County Fair Cole Shows
Arlington County Fair Concession Rides
Arlington County Fair Concession Rides
Arlington County Fair Concession Games
Arlington County Fair Concession Rides
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