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2018 Farm Festival

Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 11:00am to 4:00pm
Event Location: 
Manhattan Country School, 150 West 85th Street, New York, NY


Farm Festival is Manhattan Country School's annual community-building and fundraising event. Manhattan Country School is a uniquely diverse, pre-K through eighth-grade independent school that links challenging academics with an innovative farm-based program. Proceeds from our Farm Festival benefit sliding-scale tuition students.

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Rain or Shine) • Where: West 85th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues


Who should attend Farm Festival? Farm Festival is ideal for ages three and up.

How do I get there? Take the 1, B or C subway train or the M7, M11, M86 M104 buses to to West 86th Street, then walk to West 85th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam avenues.

How much does it cost? Admission is free. Tickets for food, games and rides are available for purchase. Each ticket is $1 and food and activities range from two to eight tickets.

What forms of payment are accepted? Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

I can't attend Farm Festival, but I would still like to support the school. What can I do? 

You can purchase raffle tickets. You don't have to be present at the drawing to win. You can also participate in the online auction. We also encourage you to tell your friends and family about Farm Festival and the Farm Festival Auction. 

What if I still have questions?

Call Manhattan Country School at 212-348-0952.

Generous (and delicious!) Sponsors: Babbalucci, Bo's Bagels, H&H, Jacob's Pickles, Joe Coffee Company, Lido, Orwasher's Bakery, Ruby's, Sexy Taco, Shrine, Silvana, Silver Moon Bakery, Sottocasa, Sugar Hill Creamery, Whole Foods Market, Yatenga


  • Acoustic Stage
  • Airbrush Tattoos
  • Arts & Crafts
  • Braiding
  • Carnival Games
  • Corn Hole
  • Cupcake Decorating
  • Face Paint
  • Kidsville Performance
  • Main Stage
  • Rag Dolls
  • Rides
  • Rock Climbing

Entertainment Line-Up

There are two (2) stages for performances this year. The Main Stage and the Acoustic Stage next to the Farm Festival Cafe. Our guests include:
  • Fogo Azul - Brazilian Drum-based Marching Band
  • Grimm Grimmer Grimmest Podcast Preview
  • Junk Food Vegans
  • Strings & Skins - Afro-Caribbean Violin-based Contemporary
  • Stefa 5
  • Kombilesa Mi - Colombian Rhythmic





Images from 2017 Farm Festival