2019 Fair Info

2019 Fair Info 

September 21 & 22, 2019

A Humboldt County tradition since 1974

The 46th North Country Fair takes place on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, from 10 am to 6 pm at the Arcata Plaza. This free and family-friendly festival features 170 art and craft vendors, three music and entertainment stages, local food booths, activities for kids, and a daily parade at 1 pm. Bring your two-legged friends and families, but please leave your dogs and pets at home.

The All Species Parade will take place on Saturday, led by the Northcoast Environmental Center. Dress up in your favorite animal, creature, or species costume and join in on the fun! 

The Annual Samba Parade lead by Samba da Alegria will take place on Sunday at 1 pm and always promises to be a highlight of the Fair. 

The North Country Fair has been leading the way in Zero Waste Event efforts, inspiring other events locally and regionally to join the reusable and refillable revolution. We diverted a large amount of festival waste from the landfill last year and we are working on systems to meet new goals!  We ask that all attending help us by bringing your own pint cup for beer and a refillable bottle for water and refrain from bringing in waste from off-site. All items are sorted and weighed- so please take those disposable diapers and plastic water bottles back home with you.

The North Country Fair is brought to you by The Same Old People, a nonprofit group of community members dedicated to presenting this arts and crafts, community-centered festival for years to come.