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Passaic County to Host Annual County Fair

The fair offers four nights of family fun, including amusement rides, games, crafts, and a variety of food.

(Passaic County, New Jersey) – The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting this year’s annual Passaic County Fair from August 12 to 15 at Garret Mountain Reservation. The opening ceremony will be held on Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m.

This year’s fair will feature four days of unique activities for all to enjoy from games and rides to art activities and environmental excursions. In addition, there will be pony rides, bounce houses for the kids, and more. “Family Night” is on Thursday, August 12, where patrons can purchase a $20 wristband for unlimited fair rides The four-day celebration will also feature two fireworks displays on Friday, August 13 and Saturday, August 14.  

The County Fair stage will feature an array of local musicians. Some of the bands on this year’s slate are Craig Redmond and C-Dreams, Grand Theft Audio, Naughty Humphrey, and The Kootz. Live music will be complimented with a beer garden and some of the best food from around Passaic County.

“We’re so excited to be able to bring the Passaic County Fair back this year. It is an annual summer highlight for our residents, visitors, and vendors alike. With lots of carnival rides, food trucks and carts, fun activities, local businesses and pop-up shops, live music, performances and fireworks, there is something for everyone,” stated Passaic County Commissioner Director Pat Lepore. “We invite everyone to come have some summer fun at our long-awaited fair atop our beautiful county park, Garret Mountain Reservation.”

Entrance to the fair is free, parking at the Passaic County Fair is $5 per car. All proceeds from the fair benefit the Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. for future programming, park improvements and preservation projects throughout the Passaic County Park System.

For more information, please visit www.passaiccountyfair.org and follow us on Facebook at www.passaiccountynj.org/pcfair

Live music and fireworks schedule is as follows:

Thursday, August 12
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. – Naughty Humphrey Band.

8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. The Kootz

Friday, August 13
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Grand Theft Audio

9:15 p.m. – approximate start of Fireworks

Saturday, August 14
3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Bach to Rock

5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – The One 50 Project
8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Memories
9:15 p.m. – approximate start of fireworks

Sunday, August 15
5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Larr Stevens Band

8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. – Craig Redmond and C-Dreams

This year’s Passaic County Fair’s sponsors are as follows:

  • Braen Stone Industries, Inc., Platinum Sponsor
  • Lakeland Bank, Platinum Sponsor
  • Schumacher Chevrolet, Platinum Sponsor
  • Aton, Bronze Sponsor
  • Christian Health Care Center, Bronze Sponsor
  • Creamer-Sanzari Joint Venture, Bronze Sponsor
  • Colliers Engineering & Design, Bronze Sponsor
  • Corradino & Papa, Bronze Sponsor
  • Danbro Properties, Bronze Sponsor
  • Fairview Insurance, Bronze Sponsor
  • Railroad Construction Family of Companies, Bronze Sponsor
  • Shotmeyer Brothers Fuel Co., Bronze Sponsor
  • Spencer Savings Bank, Bronze Sponsor
  • Joseph’s Healthcare System, Bronze Sponsor
  • Vault Health, Bronze Sponsor
  • Weiner Law Group, LLP, Bronze Sponsor
  • ADP, Supporter
  • Alma Realty Corp., Supporter                                
  • Archer & Greiner P.C., Supporter        
  • Associated Technology, Inc., Supporter
  • Bascom Corporation, Supporter
  • Bergen Risk Managers, Supporter
  • Berkeley College, Supporter
  • Boswell Engineering, Supporter                    
  • Clarke Caton Hintz, Supporter
  • Concord Engineering, Supporter
  • Corizon, Supporter
  • Corradino & Papa, Supporter
  • Cummings Corporation, Supporter
  • Dewberry Engineers, Inc., Supporter
  • Eric Bernstein, Esq., Supporter
  • French & Parrello Associates, Supporter
  • Gaeta Recycling, Supporter
  • Gateway Media, Supporter
  • Greenman-Pedersen, Inc., Supporter
  • IBEW Local 102, Supporter
  • Intervention Strategies, Supporter        
  • R. Haftek Co., Inc., Supporter
  • Janus Solutions, Supporter
  • JCT Solutions, Supporter
  • Lan Associates, Supporter
  • Lum, Drasco & Positan, LLC, Supporter
  • McManimom, Scotland & Baumann, LLC, Supporter
  • New Jersey Community Development Corporation, Supporter
  • Nicholas Markets, Inc., Supporter        
  • NW Financial Group, LLC, Supporter
  • Pennoni, Supporter                    
  • Perselay Associates, Inc., Supporter
  • Pino Consulting Group, Inc., Supporter
  • PS&S, Supporter
  • PSE&G, Supporter
  • Remington & Vernick Engineering, Supporter
  • Scully’s Ice R&L Co, Inc., Supporter
  • Smith-Sondy Asphalt Construction Company, Supporter
  • T&M Associates, Supporter
  • Tucci Properties, LLC, Supporter
  • Tulfra, Supporter
  • United Federated Systems, Supporter
  • United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 464A, Supporter
  • Valley National Bank, Supporter



Brian LoPinto, Dept. Cultural & Historic Affairs,
(973) 706-6640
Mahbuba Neela, Public Information Officer, (973) 224-2191