Announcing the 14th Annual Arlington Street Fair
Saturday, September 21, 2013, 12 noon to 6 pm
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY— Event location: Raymond Avenue between Collegeview Avenue and the eastbound arterial. Carnival rides, live entertainment, musical guests, the second annual state-wide Chili Cook-Off, and 100 plus vendors – including restaurants, shops, and craftspeople – will transform Raymond Avenue into the 13th annual Arlington Street Fair. Admission to the fair is free and will feature events scheduled throughout the day from 12:00 to 6:00pm. The fair reaches from the Alumnae House Lawn on College Avenue to the Eastbound Arterial (Rte 44/55). All monies raised will go to support local charities.
A local tradition! This well-attended event features Music, Crafts, Food, On Stage Entertainment, Rides, Games, and the 4th Annual New York State Chili Championship!
The Arlington Street Fair is sponsored by the Arlington Business Improvement District, Vassar College and Clear Channel Radio of the Hudson Valley. For more information please contact the Arlington Business Improvement District management team via our website – arlingtonhasit.org.
“Each year we seek to expand the fair and celebrate the continuing revitalization efforts for the Arlington area of the Town of Poughkeepsie,” remarked Andrew Meade, Director of International Services and Special Projects at Vassar. “During past fairs, we’ve seen thousands of people – families, students, and area residents—attend the fair and we hope that 5000 or more people may attend this year as well. The fair continues to raise both awareness and funds for good