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Passaic County Fair takes place August 11-14

originally published: 08/05/2022

Passaic County Fair takes place August 11-14

(PASSAIC COUNTY, NJ) -- The Passaic County Board of County Commissioners, and Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual Passaic County Fair from August 11th-14th at Garret Mountain Reservation. The opening ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 11th at 7:30pm. 

The 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 11th, where patrons can purchase a $25.00 wristband for unlimited fair rides The four-day celebration will also feature three fireworks displays sponsored by SHI and United Federated Systems, on Thursday, August 11th, Friday, August 12th, and Saturday, August 13th at 9:30pm. 

The County Fair stage will feature an array of local musicians. Some of the bands on this year’s slate are Garret Mountain Boys, Big Beat Band, 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 the County. 

“The Commissioner Board is proud to bring back and support the annual Passaic County Fair. The county fair is an annual summer highlight that our residents, visitors, and vendors look forward to every year, and we’re excited for everyone to enjoy the various carnival rides, games, food trucks, local small businesses, live music and performances, fireworks and plethora of other activities that the fair offers,” stated Passaic County Commissioner Director Bruce James. “It’s an amazing four-day event and proceeds from it go right back into supporting the quality of life of our residents through the Passaic County Parks System.” 

Entrance to the fair is free, parking at the Passaic County Fair is $5.00 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. 

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A special thank you to all of the fair sponsors and event sponsors Lakeland Bank, Pacetalk, Schumacher Chevrolet, and Braen Stone Industries, Inc. 

Live music and fireworks schedule is as follows: 

Thursday, August 11 

6:00pm – 7:30pm – Larry Stevens Band 

7:30pm – 8:00pm  – Opening Ceremony 

8:00pm – 11:00pm – The Kootz 

9:30pm – Approximate start of Fireworks 

Friday, August 12 

6:00pm – 7:30pm – Garret Mountain Boys 

8:00pm – 11:00pm – Big Beat Big Band 

9:30pm – Approximate start of Fireworks 

Saturday, August 13 

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4:00pm – 6:00pm – Eddie Belton Band 

6:30pm – 8:30pm – MPACK 

9:00pm – 11:00pm – Grand Theft Audio New Jersey 

9:30pm – Approximate start of fireworks 

Sunday, August 14 

12:30pm – 3:00pm – School of Rock 

3:30pm. – 6:00pm – Bach to Rock 

6:30pm – 9:00pm – Naughty Humphrey 

No Fireworks 




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