One of our most popular events of the year! Don't miss this traditional county fair with blue ribbon competitions in livestock, produce, home crafts, arts & crafts, and more. The fair features pie eating- and corn husking- contests, hayrides, pig races, carnival rides, midway games, and kids' entertainment by jugglers, magicians, and acrobats! Dance the day away at the Bavarian Garden with an Irish band (Saturday) and German band (Sunday). Check out the ConEdison Ecology booth where you can adopt a worm for your home compost bin, get gardening & recycling tips, and enjoy free crafts for kids! Something Special Big Band performs at the main stage, and there will be colonial cooking and medieval combat demos throughout the day. Top your visit off with a trip to The Amazing Maize Maze, opening this weekend!
PLANNING YOUR VISIT:
ATM is available on-site during event. Credit cards are accepted for general admission to the event as well as The Amazing Maize Maze. Cash only for food vendors, petting zoo, pony rides, and hayrides.
Pets are not allowed, for the safety of our farm animals and visitors. Service animals are permitted as described by the ADA.
Wheelchair accessibility is available for the Farm grounds, restrooms, and The Amazing Maize Maze.
Strollers, backpacks and bottled water are allowed on our grounds and in The Amazing Maize Maze.
No refunds/exchanges on event tickets. Tickets cannot be replaced or transferred.
What days and hours is the Queens County Fair open to the public?
Saturday and Sunday, September 24th & 25th, 2016
11 am–6 pm*
*The last ticket for The Amazing Maize Maze is sold at 4:30pm.
Is there an admission fee to enter your grounds?
There is an entrance fee at the farm on days when we are hosting a public event, including the Queens County Fair. Farm members receive free gate admission. For more details, visit http://queensfarm.org/events.html. Please note that the Queens County Farm Museum is not a participating institution of idNYC or Cool Culture.
How much are tickets?
Child (ages 3-12): $5.00/day; Ages 0-2 free
Is this ticket for 1-time use, or can I use it on Saturday, 9/24 & Sunday, 9/25?
This ticket is for 1-time use only. It is not valid for both days of the Queens County Fair.
What activities does my ticket include?
Your ticket includes access to our blue ribbon competition tents, participation in pie eating- and corn husking- contests, viewing of pig races, live musical acts and performers, colonial cooking & medieval demonstrations, free children's entertainment by world-class jugglers, magicians, and acrobats, as well as free crafts for kids at the ConEdison Ecology booth.
Additional fees apply: The Amazing Maize Maze ($10/adult; $5/child), seasonal petting zoo ($4) & pony rides ($4), hayrides ($3), carnival rides ($1.25/coupon; each ride is 3 or 4 coupons; discounts for bulk coupons), midway games (prices vary), and food and drink vendors (prices vary).
How do I get to the Queens County Farm Museum?
Visit http://queensfarm.org/hours-directions.html for directions to the farm by car or public transportation.
Where can I park?
Free event parking is available for cars and buses in the parking lot just south of our main gate entrance. Enter on Little Neck Parkway at 74th Avenue. Bus passengers can be dropped off in parking lot.
Is there parking for bikes?
We have a bike rack on-site through our main gate entrance.
Do you have a stroller/bag/coat check on-site?
No, we do not have designated storage for strollers, bags, or coats. Please keep in mind when planning your visit.
Will there be an ATM machine on-site?
Yes, an ATM machine will be on-site at the event. To avoid waiting in line, it is best to bring cash for activity fees and food.
Will there be food on-site?
Yes, you will find a variety of meal options during the Queens County Fair.
How do I get my tickets once I have purchased them online?
Once tickets have been purchased online, an email confirmation will be sent to you with a link to print your eTickets from your computer. You may bring the print out of your tickets OR you may also add them electronically to your iPhone passbook if you prefer.
I'd like to give my tickets as a gift/donation/etc. but they have my name on them. Can they be used by someone else?
If you'd like to have the name on the ticket changed or removed, please contact email@example.com and we can update the tickets on your behalf.
Can I purchase tickets on-site?
Yes, Queens County Fair tickets can also be purchased at the farm on the day of your visit. Ticket booths open at 11:00am. Cash and credit cards (MC/VISA/DISCOVER/AMEX) are accepted.
Can I purchase farm-fresh vegetables at the Queens County Fair?
Yes! We are a working farm and our Seasonal Farmstand will be open from 11 am–5 pm with fresh produce for sale.
Are there discounts available?
Yes, Queens County Fair admission is discounted to $5 for active military and one accompanying adult (Military ID required). Amazing Maize Maze admission, $1.00 off per person for groups of 10 or more.
Who do I contact if I still have questions about tickets, prices, discounts or The Amazing Maize Maze?
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org between Monday and Friday and someone will get back to you.
What other activities do you offer on fall weekends at Queens Farm?
We offer a variety of weekend activities for families from late September through the end of October. On Saturdays and Sundays, we feature The Amazing Maize Maze, hayrides, a seasonal petting zoo & pony rides by Green Meadows Petting Farm, as well as a pumpkin patch (October only). Additional fees apply.
Will the corn maze be open if it's raining? Is this event rain or shine?
No, if it is raining The Amazing Maize Maze will be closed.
I did not receive an email confirmation when I ordered my tickets, what should I do?
Check your spam or gray mail folder, in case it was misdirected. If you are unable to find it, email email@example.com to have it resent. Please include the name and email address used to order the tickets.
I am not able to print my tickets. What should I do?
Adobe has a site which reviews the common issues with printing .pdf files: http://kb2.adobe.com/cps/873/cpsid_87346.html. In the article, you'll see the the best solution is to print as an image. If this article does not resolve the issue, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information about Queens Farm and our fall events, please visit http://queensfarm.org.