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Posted on: August 9, 2017

The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks,


Food, amusement rides, and fireworks headline the biggest fair yet in Passaic County


(Paterson, New Jersey) – The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the Annual County Fair beginning Thursday August 17th and concluding on Sunday August 20th at the Garret Mountain Reservation. The County Fair will be open from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Thursday and Friday, and 3:00 PM to 11:00 PM on Saturday and Sunday. Thursday, August 17th is “Family Night” with a special price of $20.00 for unlimited amusement rides.

“Every year the Passaic County Fair is growing with bigger and better entertainment offerings for our residents,” stated Passaic County Freeholder Director Sandi Lazzara “I want to thank Schumacher Chevrolet, Lakeland Bank, Braen Stone, and all of the Fair sponsors for helping Passaic County in hosting this great event at no cost to the taxpayers and investing in the improvement of the Passaic County Park System.”

The festivities include fireworks on Friday and Saturday, amusement rides, an array of local food vendors, 4-H tent, beer garden, chess tournament, pony rides, a petting zoo, and many other activities for families and children. For the first time since the Passaic County Fair started, a basketball game will be hosted on Thursday night with the famous Harlem Wizards, who will be taking on a team comprised of members of the Passaic County Sheriff’s Department and Passaic County Technical Institute athletes.

The full list of sponsors is as follows:
• Schumacher Chevrolet Event Sponsor
• Lakeland Bank Event Sponsor
• Braen Stone Industries, Inc. Event Sponsor
• United Federated Systems Fireworks Sponsor
• Toys “R” Us Fireworks Sponsor
• Ambassador Philip Murphy Transportation Sponsor
• St. Joseph’s Medical Center Transportation Sponsor
• TD Bank Transportation Sponsor
• Brown & Brown Metro, Inc. Transportation Sponsor
• Creamer-Sanzari Joint Venture Transportation Sponsor
• Aton Gold Sponsor
• LAN Associates Gold Sponsor
• Nationwide Mutual Insurance Gold Sponsor
• Railroad Construction Family of Companies. Gold Sponsor
• Smith-Sondy Asphalt Construction Gold Sponsor
• Sussex Bank Gold Sponsor
• PSE&G Golf Sponsor
• Weiner Law Group, LLP Gold Sponsor
• JR Haftek Co, Inc. Golf Sponsor
• Bascom Corporation Friend of the Fair
• Bergen Risk Managers Friend of the Fair
• Boswell Engineering Friend of the Fair
• Buglione, Hutton & Deyoe, LLC Friend of the Fair
• CHA Consulting, Inc. Friend of the Fair
• Christian Health Care Center Friend of the Fair
• Dewberry Engineers, Inc Friend of the Fair
• Express Scripts Friend of the Fair
• Downes Tree Service, Inc. Friend of the Fair
• Concord Engineering Friend of the Fair
• Fontanella, Benevento, Galluccio & Smith Friend of the Fair
• Genova Burns Friend of the Fair
• Gluck Walrath, LLP Friend of the Fair
• Horizon – Blue Cross/Blue Shield of New Jersey Friend of the Fair
• Lum Drasco & Positan, LLC Friend of the Fair
• Johnston Communications Friend of the Fair
• Law Office of Peter A. Tucci, LLC Friend of the Fair
• Pennoni Friend of the Fair
• Premio Foods, Inc. Friend of the Fair
• Maser Consulting Friend of the Fair
• McManimon, Scotland & Baumann, LLC Friend of the Fair
• NW Financial Group, LLC Friend of the Fair
• PSE&G Friend of the Fair
• Remington, Vernick & Arango Engineers, Inc. Friend of the Fair
• Richard A. Alaimo Associates Friend of the Fair
• T&M Associates Friend of the Fair
• Tony’s Auto Body, Inc. Friend of the Fair
• United Food & Commercial Workers Union Local 464A Friend of the Fair
• Wigfield, Heyer, Stevens & Cammarota, LLP Friend of the Fair
• Millennium Strategies Friend of the Fair
• New York Life Insurance Friend of the Fair
• New Jersey Community Development Corporation Chess Tournament Sponsor

“The Passaic County Fair is a staple event for our residents and a great showcase for the Garret Mountain Reservation,” stated Passaic County Freeholder TJ Best. “This year we are offering great entertainment, food vendors from across New Jersey, and a full slate of events for children and families. We are expecting close to 20,000 visitors to the Fair this year as we continue to offer affordable, family friendly fun for Passaic County residents. See you at the Fair!”

Patrons are charged $5 per car to enter the Garret Mountain Reservation during the Fair. Regular updates can be found at the Passaic County Fair Facebook page.

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