The Passaic County Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Friends of Passaic County Parks, Inc. will be hosting the annual county fair from Thursday, Aug. 16 to Sunday, Aug. 19 at Garret Mountain Reservation.

The County Fair will be open from 6 to 11 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and 3 to 11 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Festivities will include fireworks on Friday and Saturday, carnival rides, an array of food vendors, 4-H tent, beer garden, chess tournament, pony rides and petting zoos, and many other activities for families and children. 

Thursday at the fair is Family Night. For $20, you can purchase a wristband that allows unlimited access to all the rides at the fair, and if you want to take a break from the rides at 7 p.m. there will be a basketball exhibition between The Harlem Wizards as they face off against Passaic County Police Officers, firefighters, and PCTI athletes.