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NY Events | Richmond County Fair

One of the top NY Events every summer is the Richmond County Fair, which takes place just a short drive or cab ride from our NY Hotel and offers many exciting NY Things to Do in nearby Richmond, New York.

Aug 20, 2014 to Aug 24, 2014
Historic Richmond Town | Richmond, NY
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About the Richmond County Fair:
If you’re looking for NY Events that are fun for the entire family, head to the Richmond County Fair – which is just a short drive or cab ride from Park Lane Hotel – An NY Hotel.

The Richmond County Fair is a Staten Island tradition that’s entertained New York City visitors and residents since 1979. This fun New York Event takes place in historic Richmond, and it’s always one of the top NY Things to Do during the summertime.

When you want to stay in an NY Hotel close to the best NY Events and NY Things to Do, choose Park Lane Hotel – An NY Hotel.

Why you should attend the Richmond County Fair:
From the 20th to the 24th of August, the Richmond County Fair will present circus performers, kids’ activities and cartoon characters, live music, rides, food, and all of the typical activities you’d expect from a fair. Enjoy music performances on 2 stages, County Fair contests, classic car shows, historical presentations, museum exhibits, specialty acts, and even air dogs – all within minutes of Park Lane Hotel – An NY Hotel.

The Richmond County Fair raises funds to support the educational programs in historic Richmond. Admission is free to this New York Event, but there are quite a few exciting NY Activities and New York Attractions inside that cost just a little bit of money. The funds go towards education, however, so enjoy the specialty vendors, unique merchandise, and more and help out a great cause!

Tips for attending the Richmond County Fair:

  • The Richmond County Fair features more than 25 acres of thrills, so make this one of your “must-attend” NY Things to Do for a day trip from Park Lane Hotel – An NY Hotel. On the way, grab a bite to eat at one of the many wonderful NYC Restaurants near our NY Hotel.

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