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Competitive Exhibits Registration

Prep your prize-winning zucchini, bake your famous cherry pie or paint a masterpiece to be entered into the 2022 Competitive Exhibits. Registration is Wed., Aug. 17, 4-8 p.m.* Winners receive cash prizes (and bragging rights). View the Competitive Exhibits Guide here. *Perishable items (baked goods, flowers, plants and vegetables) will be accepted on Thurs., Aug.…

Opening Ceremonies

You're Invited to the 2022 Arlington County Fair Opening Ceremony on Wed., Aug. 17 at 5:00pm. The ceremony will take place at the playground at 3501 2nd Street S and will include remarks from Fair officials and the Arlington County Board, National Anthem performed by The Arlingtones and the Presentation of the Colors by Cub…

VMFA On The Road

You don't need to travel to Richmond to get a look at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' incredible works! Check out VMFA on the Road each day of the Fair with their (air-conditioned!) ArtMobile featuring the exhibit Revealing and Obscuring Identify: Portraits from the Permanent Collection: Wed., Aug. 17: 5-8 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 18:…

Free

Beer Garden

Beer Garden 2nd Street S between S Jackson St and S Ivy St (on-street), Arlington, VA

The Arlington County Fair has partnered with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons a beer garden experience! Pre-sale early bird tickets are available for purchase at a discounted price of three beer tickets for $22 and three three wine tickets for $25! The first 150 pre-sale tickets sold come with a souvenir glass! Tickets…

Axe Throwing & Escape Room

Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer or try your hand at an immersive adventure in the escape room! $10 for 10 axe throws, $20 per group of up to 5 for the escape room.

$10 – $20

Big Trucks

Children and residents of all ages will have the unique opportunity to explore their favorite public works vehicles and meet the people who maintain Arlington County’s Water, Sewer and Streets infrastructure. Get behind the wheel of several different vehicles including a backhoe, dump truck with plow, sewer CCTV inspection truck, sewer flusher/vacuum truck, water valve…

Competitive Exhibits Registration (Perishable Items)

Prep your prize-winning zucchini, bake your famous cherry pie or paint a masterpiece to be entered into the 2022 Competitive Exhibits. Registration is Wed., Aug. 17, 4-8 p.m. for most categories and Thurs., Aug. 18, 7:30-9:30 a.m. for perishable items (baked goods, flowers, plants and vegetables). Winners receive cash prizes (and bragging rights). View the…

Beer Garden

Beer Garden 2nd Street S between S Jackson St and S Ivy St (on-street), Arlington, VA

The Arlington County Fair has partnered with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons a beer garden experience! Pre-sale early bird tickets are available for purchase at a discounted price of three beer tickets for $22 and three three wine tickets for $25! The first 150 pre-sale tickets sold come with a souvenir glass! Tickets…

Axe Throwing & Escape Room

Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer or try your hand at an immersive adventure in the escape room! $10 for 10 axe throws, $20 per group of up to 5 for the escape room.

$10 – $20

Night Market

Go shopping under the stars and Fair lights at the Arlington County Fair Night Market! New to the Fair this year, the Night Market will showcase vendors from the local DMV area and their handmade goods. On Thurs., Aug. 18, 5:00-10:00pm, vendors will be set up along the tennis courts at the heart of the Fair. Participating vendors…

Big Trucks

Children and residents of all ages will have the unique opportunity to explore their favorite public works vehicles and meet the people who maintain Arlington County’s Water, Sewer and Streets infrastructure. Get behind the wheel of several different vehicles including a backhoe, dump truck with plow, sewer CCTV inspection truck, sewer flusher/vacuum truck, water valve…

VMFA On the Road

You don't need to travel to Richmond to get a look at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' incredible works! Check out VMFA on the Road each day of the Fair with their (air-conditioned!) ArtMobile featuring the exhibit Revealing and Obscuring Identify: Portraits from the Permanent Collection: Wed., Aug. 17: 5-8 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 18:…

Free

Movement Gym

Join Movement Gym Crystal City for some climbing and fitness games + giveaways. Try your hand and challenge your friends at our Climbers Tug-o-war, Bosu ball partner toss, pinch strength contest, and more! Meet on the upper turf field (Family Fun Spot Up Top) above the Midway.

Beer Garden

Beer Garden 2nd Street S between S Jackson St and S Ivy St (on-street), Arlington, VA

The Arlington County Fair has partnered with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons a beer garden experience! Pre-sale early bird tickets are available for purchase at a discounted price of three beer tickets for $22 and three three wine tickets for $25! The first 150 pre-sale tickets sold come with a souvenir glass! Tickets…

VMFA On the Road

You don't need to travel to Richmond to get a look at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' incredible works! Check out VMFA on the Road each day of the Fair with their (air-conditioned!) ArtMobile featuring the exhibit Revealing and Obscuring Identify: Portraits from the Permanent Collection: Wed., Aug. 17: 5-8 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 18:…

Free

Axe Throwing & Escape Room

Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer or try your hand at an immersive adventure in the escape room! $10 for 10 axe throws, $20 per group of up to 5 for the escape room.

$10 – $20

Food Truck Alley

New to the Fair in 2022 is food truck alley! Fri., Aug. 19 through Sun., Aug. 21, check out a variety of local DMV food trucks serving up everything to freshly-made ice cream, specialty hot dogs, gourmet roasted corn and lots more. View the Food/Drink webpage for details on which food trucks will be on…

Big Trucks

Children and residents of all ages will have the unique opportunity to explore their favorite public works vehicles and meet the people who maintain Arlington County’s Water, Sewer and Streets infrastructure. Get behind the wheel of several different vehicles including a backhoe, dump truck with plow, sewer CCTV inspection truck, sewer flusher/vacuum truck, water valve…

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all! Check out his shows at the Family Fun Spot Up Top above the midway: Fri., Aug 19: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21: noon,…

Sensory Tent Hours

Take a rest from the sights and sounds of the Fair at our new sensory break tent area, set up during the sensory-friendly hour on Sat., Aug. 20, 10-11 a.m. and various hours during the fair: • Fri., Aug. 19, 4-7pm • Sat., Aug. 20, 11am-6pm • Sun., Aug. 21, 12-4pm View sensory tent info…

Indoor Vendors Open

Gymnasium 3501 2nd St S, Arlington, VA

From gourmet foods to handmade paintings and jewelry, there will be something for everyone inside the gymnasium at the Fair! View the full list of vendors here. Be sure to stop by the indoor "pop-up park" for games and to take a break from the outdoor activities. Indoor vendor open hours: Fri., Aug. 19: 4-10…

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all! Check out his shows at the Family Fun Spot Up Top above the midway: Fri., Aug 19: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21: noon,…

Movement Gym

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Join Movement Gym Crystal City for some climbing and fitness games + giveaways. Try your hand and challenge your friends at our Climbers Tug-o-war, Bosu ball partner toss, pinch strength contest, and more! Meet on the upper turf field (Family Fun Spot Up Top) above the Midway.

Free

BINGO

Gymnasium 3501 2nd St S, Arlington, VA

BINGO! Our Fair favorite is back this year! Join us for Friday night Bingo on Aug. 19 at 6:00 PM inside the gymnasium. This event is FREE and welcomes players of all ages! This event is brought to you through a collaboration with the Arlington Jaycees and Bicycling Realty Group. Relax in the air conditioning…

Free

Pizza Eating Contest

Gymnasium 3501 2nd St S, Arlington, VA

Who doesn't enjoy a nice slice of pizza pie? Show up at 7:15PM, Friday, Aug. 19 inside the gymnasiun (right after BINGO) for a chance to compete against your neighbors for the Pizza Eat-A-Slice Contest. Be the first to finish in your age category and win a prize! Kids under 5 years old eat Twinkies…

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 on these dates: Sat., Aug. 20: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 21: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Friendly goats from Walnut Creek Farm will roam among us while we enjoy our…

$40

Sensory Friendly Hour

Join us for a new sensory-friendly hour at the Arlington County Fair on Sat., Aug. 20, 10am-11am! Fair friends can enjoy all the magic of the Fair without loud sounds or music and friendly volunteers will be on hand to assist as needed. Also new this year is a sensory break tent area set up…

Indoor Vendors Open

Gymnasium 3501 2nd St S, Arlington, VA

From gourmet foods to handmade paintings and jewelry, there will be something for everyone inside the gymnasium at the Fair! View the full list of vendors here. Be sure to stop by the indoor "pop-up park" for games and to take a break from the outdoor activities. Indoor vendor open hours: Fri., Aug. 19: 4-10…

VMFA On the Road

You don't need to travel to Richmond to get a look at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' incredible works! Check out VMFA on the Road each day of the Fair with their (air-conditioned!) ArtMobile featuring the exhibit Revealing and Obscuring Identify: Portraits from the Permanent Collection: Wed., Aug. 17: 5-8 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 18:…

Free

Axe Throwing & Escape Room

Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer or try your hand at an immersive adventure in the escape room! $10 for 10 axe throws, $20 per group of up to 5 for the escape room.

$10 – $20

Big Trucks

Children and residents of all ages will have the unique opportunity to explore their favorite public works vehicles and meet the people who maintain Arlington County’s Water, Sewer and Streets infrastructure. Get behind the wheel of several different vehicles including a backhoe, dump truck with plow, sewer CCTV inspection truck, sewer flusher/vacuum truck, water valve…

Goat Yoga

Goat Yoga is coming back to the Arlington County Fair! Join us for an hour of mellow yoga suitable for all levels on these dates: Sat., Aug. 20: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 21: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Friendly goats from Walnut Creek Farm will roam among us while we enjoy our…

$40

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all! Check out his shows at the Family Fun Spot Up Top above the midway: Fri., Aug 19: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21: noon,…

Free

Sensory Tent Hours

Take a rest from the sights and sounds of the Fair at our new sensory break tent area, set up during the sensory-friendly hour on Sat., Aug. 20, 10-11 a.m. and various hours during the fair: • Fri., Aug. 19, 4-7pm • Sat., Aug. 20, 11am-6pm • Sun., Aug. 21, 12-4pm View sensory tent info in this…

Pie Eating Championship

Entertainment Stage 3501 2nd St S, Arlington

Do you have what it takes to be a champion? Then join us for the 2022 Arlington County Fair 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…

$10

Beer Garden

Beer Garden 2nd Street S between S Jackson St and S Ivy St (on-street), Arlington, VA

The Arlington County Fair has partnered with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons a beer garden experience! Pre-sale early bird tickets are available for purchase at a discounted price of three beer tickets for $22 and three three wine tickets for $25! The first 150 pre-sale tickets sold come with a souvenir glass! Tickets can also be purchased…

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all! Check out his shows at the Family Fun Spot Up Top above the midway: Fri., Aug 19: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21: noon,…

Free

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all! Check out his shows at the Family Fun Spot Up Top above the midway: Fri., Aug 19: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21: noon,…

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 on these dates: Sat., Aug. 20: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 21: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Friendly goats from Walnut Creek Farm will roam among us while we enjoy our…

$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 on these dates: Sat., Aug. 20: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Sun., Aug. 21: 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. Friendly goats from Walnut Creek Farm will roam among us while we enjoy our…

$40

VMFA On the Road

You don't need to travel to Richmond to get a look at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts' incredible works! Check out VMFA on the Road each day of the Fair with their (air-conditioned!) ArtMobile featuring the exhibit Revealing and Obscuring Identify: Portraits from the Permanent Collection: Wed., Aug. 17: 5-8 p.m. Thurs., Aug. 18:…

Free

Indoor Vendors Open

Gymnasium 3501 2nd St S, Arlington, VA

From gourmet foods to handmade paintings and jewelry, there will be something for everyone inside the gymnasium at the Fair! View the full list of vendors here. Be sure to stop by the indoor "pop-up park" for games and to take a break from the outdoor activities. Indoor vendor open hours: Fri., Aug. 19: 4-10…

Axe Throwing & Escape Room

Don your flannel shirt, and throw some axes in Odyssey Mobile Adventure's amazing and super safe mobile axe throwing trailer or try your hand at an immersive adventure in the escape room! $10 for 10 axe throws, $20 per group of up to 5 for the escape room.

$10 – $20

Big Trucks

Children and residents of all ages will have the unique opportunity to explore their favorite public works vehicles and meet the people who maintain Arlington County’s Water, Sewer and Streets infrastructure. Get behind the wheel of several different vehicles including a backhoe, dump truck with plow, sewer CCTV inspection truck, sewer flusher/vacuum truck, water valve…

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all! Check out his shows at the Family Fun Spot Up Top above the midway: Fri., Aug 19: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21: noon,…

Free

Sensory Tent Hours

Take a rest from the sights and sounds of the Fair at our new sensory break tent area, set up during the sensory-friendly hour on Sat., Aug. 20, 10-11 a.m. and various hours during the fair: • Fri., Aug. 19, 4-7pm • Sat., Aug. 20, 11am-6pm • Sun., Aug. 21, 12-4pm View sensory tent info in this…

Beer Garden

Beer Garden 2nd Street S between S Jackson St and S Ivy St (on-street), Arlington, VA

The Arlington County Fair has partnered with New District Brewery to bring fair patrons a beer garden experience! Pre-sale early bird tickets are available for purchase at a discounted price of three beer tickets for $22 and three three wine tickets for $25! The first 150 pre-sale tickets sold come with a souvenir glass! Tickets can also be purchased…

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

Everyone’s favorite magician, Drew Blue Shoes, returns with his wondrous show. His eye-popping magic and hilarious humor delights all! Check out his shows at the Family Fun Spot Up Top above the midway: Fri., Aug 19: 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Sat., Aug. 20: 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sun., Aug. 21: noon,…

Free

Drew Blue Shoes

Family Fun Spot Up Top

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

Free
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