The 178th Saratoga County Fair will take place July 23th to the 28th at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds. You can expect all the traditions you've come to love at the fair with agriculture, competitions, and live music, with some brand new additions!
An Exceptional Fair
The Saratoga County Fair combines new entertainment, specialty food and beverage, competitions, and spectacular rides for the ultimate fair experience. More than 850 exhibitors will enter over 6,500 exhibits in competitive categories from antiques to vegetables, and there will be Midway rides, special entertainment acts, and more - the fair offers something for all ages and interests!
You could see blue-ribbon livestock, savor special fair foods like a deep-fried Twinkie, learn about home crafts such as quilting and spinning, and ride thrilling attractions.
About the Saratoga County Fair
Classic carnival fun is just around the bend in Saratoga County! The 178th Saratoga County Fair is sure to be a hit with every member of your family. From July 23 - 28, you can enjoy one of the country's oldest fairs, right in Ballston Spa.
The Saratoga County Fair expertly combines agriculture, entertainment, and education for the ultimate fair experience.
- General Admission (Adult): $12
- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: Free Gate Premiums with full price admission
- Kids 12 & Under: Free
- Active Military With Active Duty Card: Free
- Retired Military With Military ID Card: 25% Discount
- Wednesday, Senior Day - Seniors 65 & Over: $5
- Unlimited Ride Wristbands: $20
- Season Ticket (admits 1 person all week with free general parking in Fair Lots A, D, and E only): $40
- Saratoga County Agricultural Society Membership: $10
Free parking is available in Fair-owned lots A, D, and E. There is a complimentary shuttle bus that runs between Lot D and Gate 5. Parking on the Fairgrounds is by special permit only.
- Fair Hours: 9am to 12am daily
- Amusements of America Midway: 12pm to 12am daily
- Live Music Pavilion: 12pm to 12am daily
- Concession Building: 10am to 10pm daily
No dogs, skateboards, bikes, roller blades, alcohol, laser pointers, or weapons are allowed on Fairgrounds. The fair reserves the right to inspect bags, coolers, etc.
Once inside the Fairgrounds, attractions are free except for food, drinks, rides, and Midway games.
Come join the competition! You're invited to display your school exhibits at the 2019 Fair in these categories: Art, Science, Social Studies, Photography, Graphic Arts, and Group Project.
Win awesome stuff! Trophies, ribbons, TVs, DVDs, and cash prizes for students.
There will be a LEGO Competition; Pie, Donut, and Pizza Eating Contests; a Talent Show, a Pageant, Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pulls, and a Petting Zoo.
Visit the Fair's website at SaratogaCoutyFair.org for more information on the contests, rules, and how to enter.
You can expect Four Wheel Drive Pulls, Garden Tractor Pulls, NYTPA Tractor Pulls, Demo Derby, and Out of Field Tractor Pulls.