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April 28, 2018

25,000 Expected for Annual Shopping, Cooking, and Crafting Fair at Dutchess County Fairgrounds

NEW YORK (May 1, 2018) Country Living magazine announced today that the annual Country Living Fair will return to Rhinebeck, taking place on June 1-3, 2018, at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds. The Fair is expected to draw more than 25,000 visitors from across the country.

The Country Living Fair brings the magazine’s content to life and gives readers access to a unique shopping experience in four special outdoor settings across the country. Each Fair features 200+ vendors from over 25 states. Vendors include: antiques sellers, food purveyors, artists, furniture makers, crafters, and more. Guests will also have a chance to meet Country Living editors and special guests; attend cooking, crafting, and DIY demonstrations and book signings; sample locally-sourced, artisanal food; and participate in make & take workshops.

The Fair will include some local NY vendors including:

Beekman 1802 Mercantile (Sharon Springs, NY, locally sourced food, beauty, and home decor), Earth Angels Studio (Warwick, NY, handmade jewelry, folk art, and decor), Ihnken’s Creations (Ithaca, NY, mural artist and custom art with the Beekman Boys), Made from Coins (Woodstock, NY, unique artisan jewelry made from vintage coins), Rockerbox Garlic (Hudson Valley, NY, handmade spices), Saratoga Peanut Butter Company (Saratoga Springs, NY, all natural gourmet nut butters), Sweet Bella Stationery (Rhinebeck, NY, artisan designed stationery), and more.

 There will also be many Fair favorites coming from afar, including: Green Bubble Gorgeous (Delta, OH, handcrafted luxury bath & body goods), Findings@Summerhouse (Manasquan, NJ, beautiful upcycled jewelry), FOUNT (Cleveland, OH, luxury leather bags), JBS Mercantile (Mt. Juliet, TN, vintage home decor), juNxtaposition (Pittsburgh, PA, “junk” repurposed into one-of-a-kind jewelry), and more.

There will be a number of special guests at the Rhinebeck Fair, including:

  • Annie Sloan creator of Chalk Paint®
  • Betsy Olmstead, author of Hand Printing Studio
  • Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell of “The Fabulous Beekman Boys”
  • Cooper Boone of Foundry42
  • Deborah Trickett of The Captured Garden
  • Joanne Palmisano, award-winning interior designer & regular DIY Network contributor
  • Kim Leggett of City Farmhouse & author of City Farmhouse Style
  • Mary Randolph Carter, Country Living contributing editor & author
  • Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest, writer and contributor
  • Silvia Baldini, winner of Food Network’s Chopped & Founder at Strawberry and Sage
  • Trace Barnett of The Bitter Socialite & Food Network Star Season 13

The 2018 Country Living Fair in Rhinebeck is sponsored by Jelly Belly® and is produced by Stella Show Management Company. For tickets and additional information, including a list of vendors and discounted hotel rates, contact Stella Show Management Co. at 1-866-500-FAIR or For additional details, visit

Attendees will be able to engage with Country Living at the Fairs by using the hashtag #CLFair and share their favorite finds using the hashtag #CLFairFinds.

Additionally, the 2018 Country Living Fairs will have Make & Take Workshops instructed by Fair vendors and presenters. View the selection of workshops available and for a nominal fee, pre-register to attend one at Hurry, classes are limited.


  • One-day admission is $13 in advance and $18 at the door; three-day weekend passes are available for $15 in advance and $25 at the door;
  • An Early Bird three-day weekend pass is available for $40 and grants early admission at 8:30 a.m. on Friday and Saturday;
  • Free admission for children ages 16 and under.

Hours: Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; gates open for Early Bird ticket holders at 8:30 a.m. Friday & Saturday.

Location: Held rain or shine outdoors, in barns, and under tents, the Fair takes place at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds, 6550 Spring Brook Ave. in Rhinebeck, NY. Parking is free and plentiful.


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About Country Living

Country Living is a shelter-lifestyle magazine focusing on a variety of topics including decorating, antiques, cooking, travel, remodeling and gardening. In addition to its U.S. flagship, Country Living publishes a United Kingdom edition. Country Living is published by Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst, one of the nation’s largest diversified media, information and services companies. Hearst attracts more readers of monthly magazines than any other publisher. Hearst Magazines’ print and digital assets reach 139 million readers and site visitors each month–more than two-thirds of all women and nearly three-quarters of millennial women in the country (source: 2017 comScore Multi-Platform/MRI 01-18/F17). With 25 titles in the U.S, the company publishes close to 300 editions and 200 websites around the world. Follow Country Living on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram. Country Living’s editorial offices are located in Birmingham, Alabama.

Media Contacts:

Kaitie Ames, 212.649.2180,

Carrie Carlson, 212.649.2617,

All other inquiries: 1.866.500.FAIR,