Putnam County Executive
June 20, 2014
Rides, Bands Lined Up for Tilly Country Fair
Close to 30 carnival rides are reserved and ready and four popular bands are booked for the first annual Tilly Foster Country Fair to be held at the historic horse farm located on Route 312 in the Town of Southeast. Fair dates are Thursday, July 3rd through Sunday, July 6.
All Star Amusements will set up their rides and games, enough to please young and old – and everyone in between – in the front horse pasture alongside Route 312. There promises to be rides to please thrill seekers like a faster than the speed of sound (almost) Cyclone roller coaster and a gravity defying (seriously) Graviton. Got kids? Well, who doesn’t love a merry-go-round or a Super-Slide? Looking for a bird’s eye view of the goings-on? Climb aboard a view-riffic Ferris wheel and reach for the sun – or the stars. No extra charge for the spectacular scenery.
If listening to great music and dancing up a storm is your kind of night out, come to the Country Fair by all means where live bands will play nightly from 6 to 9. Opening night band, Tom Dowd and Buried in Blue, will definitely warm things up and keep the crowd moving. Rich Kelly and The New Fiction take center stage on July 4th with their original and modern rock sound mixing it up with classic U2, Zeppelin, and The Who. Catch them before viewing the Southeast fireworks show at 9:30. On Saturday, local favorites Stonehill will raise the rafters and a musical ruckus. Finally, to wind things down as they wind things up, Slick Trixie, Westchester’s grooviest dance-till-you-drop band, will play everything from classic rock to today’s Top 40 hits as they bring the fair to a close Sunday night.
Admission to the Country Fair and parking is free. Visitors may purchase single ride carnival tickets for $1 apiece or an unlimited ride wristband for $25.
Country Fair hours are 4 to 11 p.m. on Thursday, July 3; 4 to 11 p.m. on Friday, July 4; 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 5; and 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 6. For more information, go to visitputnam.org/countryfair.