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Join us in celebrating the fun, excitement, and camaraderie of the sporting life

Badge that states Admission to Game Fair is Free

Free fly-casting and shooting lessons; falconry, hunting dog, and game cooking demonstrations; and a variety of hands-on activities for the kids—the whole family will enjoy the Orvis Game Fair. Plus, we host dozens of exhibitors and vendors for you to visit with. *Activities vary by location

Orvis Sandanona, Millbrook, NY—September 17 & 18, 2022

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Below Are a Few Highlights from Game Fair

Shooting events, tons of exhibitors and vendors, fun for kids, food concession, and farmers market on both days!

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Clay Shooting Events

  • The Orvis Cup Competition: 100 target courses with prizes, awards, and much more.
  • America’s Clays Cup Fun Competition: 50 target courses with prizes and awards.
  • Side shooting events include flurry, 5 stand, clays course open shooting, and long target.
Fly-fishing instruction at Game Fair

Free Fly-Casting & Clay Shooting Lessons

  • Orvis Shooting instructors will guide you at our “try it out” stations for clay shooting—take your first shot here!
  • Orvis Fly-Fishing instructors will be on hand all-day both days for free casting instruction and demos.
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Birds of Prey Demonstrations

  • Expert bird handlers will teach you all about the local birds of prey: See hawks and owls work during this hands-on demo.
A chef demonstrating cooking game on an outdoor cauldron

Game Cooking Demonstrations

  • It’s game cooking demystified! Our famed local chefs will take you from ingredients to delicious eats in these interactive cooking demos. 
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Dog Demonstrations

  • Dog training experts and handlers will be here to show you some great training tips, talk about important nutritional needs for your dog, and much more.
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Close-up of fly tying
Chef wearing white demonstrating game cooking

Sandanona, Millbrook, NY

September 17 & 18, 2022


9:00- 12:00

  • The America's Cup Tournament

1:00 - 4:00

  • The America's Cup Tournament

3:00 PM

  • Paul Schwarts, DVM - Veterinarian, Open Discussion

9:00 - 12:30

  • The Orvis Cup Main Event

9:00 - 4:30: All day activities

  • Trout Unlimited - Fly tying
  • Wildlife Sketch Artist - Paul Chinelli
  • Fly Casting Demos with Orvis Fly Fishing Instructors
  • Take Your First Shot Ever with Orvis Shooting Instructors
  • Farm Fresh Ice Cream
  • Tastings with local Distilleries, Vineyards, & Breweries
  • Kids Zone Activities
  • Bouncy House
  • Bird House Painting
  • Air Rifle Shooting
  • Helium Ballons

9:00 - 12:00

  • Long Bird Raffle, Sporting Clays, Five-Stand, and Flurry

10 - 4

  • Food Trucks


  • Gun dog scurry
  • Birds of Prey Demonstration with Tom Cullen


  • Purina Dog Demonstration
  • Game Cooking Demonstration with Culinary Institute of America

1:00 - 4:30

  • Long Bird Raffle, Sporting Clays, Five-Stand, and Flurry


  • History of Bourbon with Taconic Distillery
  • Gundog Scurry
  • Cigars, Characteristics, Flavors, and Texture with Ashton Cigar
  • Birds of Prey Demonstration with Tom Cullen


  • Purina Dog Demonstration


  • Game Cooking Demonstration with Culinary Institute of America
Group of logos of companies that are sponsoring this year's Game Fair event
Sandanona Shooting Grounds Lodge and lawn

Sandanona Shooting Grounds

Millbrook, NY

Instructor teaching a woman how to shoot

Wingshooting Schools

We offer one- and two-day schools as well as Specialty Schools for in-the-field education.

Woman shooting clays off a stand for the Orvis Cup

The 2022 Orvis Cup

Get an inside look at our annual sporting clays competition.