The Arlington County Fair provides something for everyone. There are so many ways to participate! If you own a small business, restaurant or food truck, join us as an indoor vendor or a food vendor. Showcase your talents on our Entertainment Stage or share your crafts in Competitive Exhibits and compete for a ribbon.
Also check out ways you can support the Arlington County Fair by volunteering at the Fair, joining the Board or donating!
Competitive exhibits are at the heart of the Arlington County Fair providing the opportunity for community members to showcase their own talents and gifts. The 2022 Arlington County Fair’s theme is “What a Ride!” to celebrate the magic of this beloved Arlington tradition.
Information and guidelines for each category can be found in the 2021 Competitive Exhibits Guide. An updated Guide will be published in the coming weeks that will include some new categories so please check back in July for more information.
Competitive Exhibits Submissions
- Wednesday, August 17, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
- Thursday, August 18, 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. (only for perishable items; Departments I, II, VI, VII)
- Saturday, August 20, 7PM
- Pickup submissions/entries following Awards Ceremony or on Sunday, August 21, 3PM-6PM
- Online entries will not be accepted after August 15, 2022 at midnight.
Indoor Vendor & NEW Arts & Crafts Night Market Registration Now Open!!
Thank you for your interest in being an Indoor Vendor at the Fair! This year the Fair is excited to introduce the Arlington County Fair Night Market! The Night Market will be one night only, Thursday, August 18, and is open to exclusively Arts & Crafts vendors. A description of vendor types can be found below.
To become a vendor, select your preferred booth size by below – an Indoor Vendor committee member will contact you to confirm your booth purchase.
Please review the 2022 Indoor Vendor / Arts & Crafts Juried Guidelines and the 2022 Night Market Vendor Guidelines if you wish to participate.
If you have any questions, please send an email to vendors@
- Multi-level Exhibitor Booths
Independent distributors seeking to recruit additional sales people and promote a company’s products or services.
- Commercial Business Exhibitors Booths
Vendors affiliated with a Commercial Business planning for retail trade, service, professional, office, amusement, entertainment or a similar purpose
- Civic Community Exhibitors Booths
Civic organizations or groups of individuals joined together to provide a services or services to their community, and may include non-profit organizations, foundations, social welfare, advocacy groups, professional trade associations, political organizations and religious groups.
- Arts and Crafts Exhibitors Booths
Exhibitors selling, marketing, and advertising personally hand-crafted merchandise, arts and crafts. Arts and Crafts exhibitor applications are reviewed by the Arlington County Fair Board of Directors prior to approval.
Food Vendor Spaces
Food Vendor applications are now closed. We are in the process of reviewing all applications and will be in touch via email in the coming weeks.
If you are interested in being a Food Truck vendor in our NEW FOOD TRUCK ALLEY!!! You can register through our partner GoodFynd for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night. We will be informing selected Food Trucks the week of July 12th.
If you have any questions about the application process, email firstname.lastname@example.org.