Governor shuts down all county fairs this summer

ALBANY – Some Hudson Valley county fairs had previously announced they were cancelling their summer runs this year because of COVID-19 and now it is official – Governor Cuomo announced on Wednesday that he is cancelling all county fairs this year because of the possibility of virus spread with crowds attending the fairs.

As recently as last week, officials at the Orange County Fairgrounds in the Town of Wallkill was uncertain about its future this summer. They were waiting for guidance from the governor. They got it on Wednesday.

Earlier this week, he announced the State Fair in Syracuse would not open this summer.




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