The Barnstable County Fair has been an annual summer tradition on Cape Cod since 1844. There are animal shows, 4-H demonstrations, petting zoos, horticulture displays, rides, games, live music, arts & crafts, food and commercial vendors with various arts and crafts for sale. The Fair features the best in wholesome family fun and entertainment. More than 85,000 people attend each year! The Barnstable County Fair is a great place to get up close and personal with the farm animals, enjoy a world of fun foods and the thrill of Rockwell Amusements Midway rides.