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Summer in Columbia County

  • September 2-7
    175th Columbia County Fair

    Plenty of fun for the whole family with nightly grandstand entertainment, midway filled with rides and games, agricultural activities, and vendors. Chatham.

  • September 5-7
    10th Annual Festival of Books

    Distinguished authors, children’s programming, and giant book sale. Spencertown.

  • September 5
    Tannery Pond Concerts

    Gilles Vonsattel, piano + Edward Arron, cello + Todd Palmer, clarinet

  • September 5
    Chatham Dance Festival - ​Final performance

    Get a sneak peek into a new work created by Kate Skarpetowska for Parsons Dance

Getaway and Play in Columbia County!

If you are looking for a perfect weekend getaway, vacation destination or just a place to kick back and relax, Columbia County, NY is the ideal place to visit. The County offers unsurpassed rural beauty, a rich cultural scene and active recreational opportunities.

An abundance of theater, dance, and music options as well as all kinds of festivals fill the seasons with non-stop entertainment. While over 50 public heritage sites capture the county's distinctive place in U.S. history. No matter what you choose to explore, come and visit the Columbia County country hospitality.

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