Page Last Updated: 15-Aug-18
Dutchess County Fairgrounds
6550 Spring Brook Ave., Rhinebeck, NY 12572
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No Pets Allowed
Please leave pets at home.
No Motorscooter and Wheelchair Rental
Unfortunately, neither The Fairgrounds nor the Sheep and Wool Festival can provide mobility scooter rentals this year. Please click here to make your request for mobility scooter or wheelchair rental known. We will try to refer to you a solution.
There’s a bag check
For you to store your purchases without having to walk all the way to the parking lot to lighten your load. Bring a foldable, large, strong bag with handles to fill and store until you’re ready to leave for the day.
Some clever people bring strollers to push their spoils of shopping around. Good idea, but they clog up the vendor booth areas and are getting a bad reputation. Be conscious of others and consider parking them outside of the vendor buildings while you shop inside so they don’t block the narrow walkways in between booths.
What to wear
Rain or shine. Wear comfortable shoes as there is lots of walking. Layers are best. Dress appropriately with your favorite handmade items to show and tell. You can always snag a sweatshirt in our Souvenir Tent...
Snacks for kids
Lines can get long for food, so prepare to handle the young hunger pains with some simple snacks until the great festival food splurge finally happens.
What not to bring
Please leave your pets at home..
Plan ahead and find the vendor who has what you need online
Search our online vendor list by keyword to discover who has those special needles you like, etc.
Tag your shared photos and tweets
Our food vendors list helps you find your lunch! It’s in the program, too.
Bring a mess kit
Help bring us to Zero Waste. These are fasionable: http://www.amazon.com/To-Go-Ware-RePEaT-Reusable-Utensil/dp/B002BFPKFM
Last year was a success for all who pre-ordered and picked up their festival schwag at the dedicated line. Less waits!