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2023 Poster
2023 Poster

Put a poster up at your school or local cafe! Bring your friends and get out for a weekend.


OCTOBER 21-22, 2023

Follow these tips and requests to have a great festival!

Festival Map

This map is provided in the free program available when you enter the festival. 


Pre-sale online tickets are $12 + convenience fee (=$13.50); or $15 at the Gate
Children 11 and under are Free

Join us in person at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds to visit and shop with our vendors, attend our Sheep & Goat Shows, shop the Fleece Sale, visit the Breed & Camelid Barns, view a fiber competition or two, and enjoy a variety of author talks. Some offerings require advance registration.

PURCHASE Advance 2023 Tickets: https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/7648696/2023-nys-sheep-wool-family-festival-single-day-pass-rhinebeck-dutchess-fairgrounds-events

1-919-653-0443 OR 1-800-514-3849

Festival Souvenirs
Festival Souvenirs

Last year was a success for all who pre-ordered and picked up their festival schwag at the dedicated line. No waits!

Getting Here

The festival is at The Dutchess County Fairgrounds
GPS: 6636 Route 9, Rhinebeck, NY 12572 - 6550 Spring Brook Ave., Rhinebeck, NY 12572 (map link)

There are great options from driving to public transportation to get you to the festival

Where Can You Stay

Be sure to book as far in advance as possible because local hotels fill up fast this time of year. 

Volunteer with Us

STEP 1. Make sure you are on the mailing list to receive updates, and your e-tickets to gain entry to the grounds the day of your volunteer service.. If you don't see a form below (Firefox?), click mailing list link..

STEP 2. Then review the various 2023 shifts and tasks that we need help with, and commit to a shift here: https://volunteersignup.org/JXMY7?classic

David, Volunteer Coordinator

Mailing List

Keep up to date on all things festival by joining our mailing list.

Next Fest: October 19-20, 2024