Photo: Lilly Landes
The Queens County Farm Museum announced today its 40th anniversary programming of the Queens County Fair, which runs from September 8 through September 10, featuring a variety of food, entertainment, carnival rides, midway games, free crafts and competitions. The fair also marks the opening weekend of the Amazing Maize Maze, inspired by the 1954 Ford tractor generously donated by the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
This year’s fair will host a variety of new activations including the Taste New York Pavilion, which will showcase its delicious New York State growers and producers; the Cabot Cheese Cruiser Cheese Truck with free mac n’ cheese; the Heartee Mushroom Vessel featuring gourmet mushroom tastings, recipes and education materials; the Colonial Lab at the Adriance Farmhouse, which features historic house tours and demonstrations such as butter churning, colonial cooking and quill writing.; Lewis Latimer House Museum’s Mobile Lewis Latimer Lab, featuring its state-of-the-art mobile TinkerLab with free STEAM activities to fair-goers; and Paint the Farm: The Arts Parlor, which offers free face painting, caricatures, farm-themed temporary tattoos.
There will be a beer garden showcasing New York State beer and cider curated by Queens Night Market, along with the Museum’s famed apple cider donuts and pies. Food vendors include Teriyaki Plus, CBao Asian Buns, TaDa Noodles, Tania’s Kitchen, Our Green Acres Corn, Ed’s Italian Sausage & Polish, Long Island Seafood, Cousins Maine Lobster, Wafels and Dinges, Kelli’s Funnel Cake and more.
To purchase tickets and for more information, visit queensfarm.org/queens-county-fair.