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174th Saratoga County Fair

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Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect Street Ballston Spa NY
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(518) 885-9701

Classic carnival fun is just around the bend in Saratoga County! The 174th Saratoga County Fair is sure to be a hit with every member of your family.  From July 21 -26, you can enjoy one of the country's oldest fairs, right in Ballston Spa.

The Fair is open 9 a.m. to midnight daily; the midway is open Tues 2 p.m to midnight, Wed - Sat 12 p.m. to midnight, and Sun 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. The Live Music Pavilion is open 12 p.m. to midnight. Concessions are open every day 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Here are some highlight events from each day you won't want to miss!

Tuesday 7/21

7:30 p.m. Double M Rodeo @ the Grandstand

7:30 p.m.-12:00 a.m. Moonshine Junkies @ the Live Music Pavillion

Wednesday 7/22

7:30 p.m. Double M Rodeo @ the Grandstand

7:30 p.m. True Grit Outlaws @ the Live Music Pavillion

Thursday 7/23

7:30 p.m. Demolition Derby @ the Grandstand

7:30 p.m.-11:00 p.m. Crossfire @ the Live Music Pavillion

Friday 7/24

7:00 p.m. NYPTA Tractor Pulls @ the Grandstand

7:30 p.m. Big Sky Country @ the Live Music Pavillion

Saturday 7/25

7:00 p.m. Truck Pulls @ the Grandstand

7:30 p.m. Skeeter Creek @ the Live Music Pavillion

Sunday 7/26

7:00 p.m. Demolition Derby @ the Grandstand

7:00 p.m. Dry Town Drifters @ the Live Music Pavillion

During the week, expect everything from tractor pulls and cow shows, to jugglers, magicians, hypnotists, pig racing, beauty pagents, horse shows and, of course, live music!

Fair Admission

  • General Admission $10 - Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday free gate premiums with full price ($10) ticket.
  • "Smaller Than Me" FREE - Smaller than 52" when standing
  • Season Ticket  $40  - Admits 1 person all week with free general parking in Fair Lots A-E only
  • Senior Day $5  - Wednesday is Senior Day. Senior citizens 65 and older until 5:00pm
  • Admission all week is free to active duty military members, ID required
  • Agricultural Society Membership $10
  • Gate Premiums
    • Tuesday, included in your admission, is a free 6 pack cooler sponsored by 100.9 The Cat and the Times Union
    • Wednesday, included in your admission, is a is a free Insulated 16 ounce Mug sponsored by Curtis Lumber and Froggy100.3 Radio; Wednesday is also Senior Citizens Day, admission is $5.00 for those 65 and older until 5:00 p.m., sponsored by MVP and BuyLocalDeals.com
    • Thursday, included in your admission, is a free Beach Bag, sponsored by 99.5 The River and The Gazette (all gate premiums are while supplies last). 

$20 Hand Stamp lets you ride all rides all day, any day at the Saratoga County Fair! Tuesday through Saturday, noon - midnight, and Sunday, noon - 11pm, Amusements of America Midway and The Fair present Pay One Price Rides (hand stamps), allowing you to enjoy unlimited rides all day long. (Be sure to check your favorite rides are running before purchasing your hand stamp!)

FREE Parking is offered in the fair operated lots A, B, D, E

Come, have fun, and bring the whole family!

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