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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 to enter! Families and children are welcome! We look forward to welcoming you to the…

Mobile Axe Throwing

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! Purchase axe throwing tickets here. Purchase escape room tickets here.

$10.00 – $20.00

Action Jaxx Foam Party at the Arlington County Fair!

Picture this – a pool party without the pool and one thousand times better. We fill almost any surface with up to 6-feet of clean, hypoallergenic foam all the kids can play and run around in. It’s a fully interactive and immersive experience loved by children and adults of all ages. There is a cost…

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 it out on Thurs., Aug. 19 at 5:00pm at the Kids Court!

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 to enter! Families and children are welcome! We look forward to welcoming you to the…

Mobile 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! Purchase axe throwing tickets here. Purchase escape room tickets here.  

$10.00 – $20.00

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

Action Jaxx Foam Party at the Arlington County Fair!

Picture this – a pool party without the pool and one thousand times better. We fill almost any surface with up to 6-feet of clean, hypoallergenic foam all the kids can play and run around in. It’s a fully interactive and immersive experience loved by children and adults of all ages. There is a cost…

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 Entertainment Tent!

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!  We will host four short games of trivia - play all four or just a few, it's up to you!  Each game will have prizes courtesy of New District Brewing.  Download the TrivNow app to your phone, the game code will be provided by…

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 drums, complete with exciting breaks, contagious songs, and dancing. The BBRC performs to celebrate unity…

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 vocal, and Glenn Rickman - harmonica, guitar, and vocals.

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 & Escape Rom

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! Purchase axe throwing tickets here. Purchase escape room tickets here.

$10.00 – $20.00

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 to enter! Families and children are welcome! We look forward to welcoming you to the…

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

Robotics Demonstration

Are you interested in technology and the impact it has on our community? Do you want to support STEAM education? Do you LOVE robots?? If so, you’ve come to the right place! NOVA SySTEMics is hosting a robotics demonstration in the indoor vendor area at the Arlington County Fair.

Muscle Conditioning @ Basketball Court

Get your heartrate up and get a bodyweight workout before stretching it out at a free Muscle Conditioning class hosted by Arlington County! Register here.

Free

BINGO @ Indoor Vendor Area

BINGO! Our Fair favorite is back this year! Join us for Friday night Bingo at 6:00 PM inside the Community Center. 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 indoors while…

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, guided experience for your test ride, and to answer any questions you have. Plus, we…

Free

Action Jaxx Foam Party at the Arlington County Fair!

Picture this – a pool party without the pool and one thousand times better. We fill almost any surface with up to 6-feet of clean, hypoallergenic foam all the kids can play and run around in. It’s a fully interactive and immersive experience loved by children and adults of all ages. There is a cost…

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! They will also be singing at our ribbon cutting ceremony to kick off the Fair…

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

Gabrielle Zwi @ Beer Garden

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

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 Community Center. This event benefits the Fair,  which has been providing quality entertainment for over…

$40

Robotics Demonstration

Are you interested in technology and the impact it has on our community? Do you want to support STEAM education? Do you LOVE robots?? If so, you’ve come to the right place! NOVA SySTEMics is hosting a robotics demonstration in the indoor vendor area at the Arlington County Fair.

Mobile 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! Purchase axe throwing tickets here. Purchase escape room tickets here.

$10.00 – $20.00

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 Community Center. This event benefits the Fair,  which has been providing quality entertainment for over…

$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 Arlington County Fair Pie Eating Championship! Pre-register today to compete for the championship! $5.00 to…

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, guided experience for your test ride, and to answer any questions you have. Plus, we…

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 to enter! Families and children are welcome! We look forward to welcoming you to the…

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

EcoAction Living Green Trivia @ Entertainment Stage

The Living Green Trivia Game will take place outside on the Entertainment Tent. Come cheer on our competitors as they test their knowledge with questions about natural resources and green living in Arlington. Following our live game, everyone can play a free online game starting at 3:00 p.m. The online game is recommended for ages 10 and…

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

40 Miles Home @ Beer Garden

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

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 it out on Sat., Aug. 21 at 4:00pm on the Kids Court!

Griefcat @ Beer Garden

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

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 clogging to your favorite country and pop songs!

Free

Muscle Conditioning @ Basketball Court

Get your heartrate up and get a bodyweight workout before stretching it out at a free Muscle Conditioning class hosted by Arlington County! Register here.

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

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 Beatles, Elvis, Gordon Lightfoot, Stevie Wonder, Doobie Brothers and the likes, you’ll love their show!

Free

Sarah Baumgarten @ Beer Garden

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

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 making people happy By PURRforming along with his 2 Armenian Mommies, that are his owners,…

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 Community Center. This event benefits the Fair,  which has been providing quality entertainment for over…

$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 Community Center. This event benefits the Fair,  which has been providing quality entertainment for over…

$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

Robotics Demonstration

Are you interested in technology and the impact it has on our community? Do you want to support STEAM education? Do you LOVE robots?? If so, you’ve come to the right place! NOVA SySTEMics is hosting a robotics demonstration in the indoor vendor area at the Arlington County Fair.

Mobile 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! Purchase axe throwing tickets here. Purchase escape room tickets here.

$10.00 – $20.00

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, guided experience for your test ride, and to answer any questions you have. Plus, we…

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 to enter! Families and children are welcome! We look forward to welcoming you to the…

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 @ Beer Garden

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

Bumperyachts is a rock/alternative band playing a mix of original songs and covers. Check them out in the Beer Garden!

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

TimeWarpRock @ Beer Garden

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

Muscle Conditioning @ Basketball Court

Get your heartrate up and get a bodyweight workout before stretching it out at a free Muscle Conditioning class hosted by Arlington County! Register here.

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 Frankie Valli, Tommy James, Eddie Money, Barry Manilow, Ray Charles, Robbie Williams and many, many…

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

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

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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