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The 177th Saratoga County Fair will take place July 24-29 at the Saratoga County Fair Grounds in Ballston Spa.

During the week, expect everything from tractor pulls and cow shows, to jugglers and beauty pagents!

Please note, the information below is from 2017. 2018 details will be added once they are announced.

Tickets are $12 per person, or $40 for a season pass that admits one person all week. Children under 52 inches and active military with ID get in free.  Parking in the adjacent lots is also free.

The fair is open from 9:00 am to midnight every day.

The Saratoga County Fair has is one of the oldest fairs in the country and has been going strong for 177 years!

The Fair is open 9 a.m. to midnight daily; the midway and live music pavilion are open noon to midnight daily; and the concession building is open every day 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 

Fair Admission

  • General Admission:  $12
  • "Smaller Than Me" (Smaller than 52" when standing): FREE
  • Season Ticket (Admits 1 person all week with free general parking in Fair Lots A-E only): $40
  • Senior Day (Wednesday, ages 65 and over until 5 p.m.): $5
  • Admission all week is free to active duty military members, ID required
  • Agricultural Society Membership: $10

$20 wristband lets you ride all rides all day, any day at the Saratoga County Fair!

The Saratoga County Fair offers free parking in the Fair operated Lots A, B, D, and E.

Action-Packed Rodeo

  • Bull riding
  • Barrel racing
  • Team roping
  • Breakaway roping

Rodeo provided by Double M Rodeo.

Bands Performing at the Fair

  • John Kribs & Friends - every afternoon
  • Rick Bolton & Friends - Tuesday through Friday afternoons
  • The Spurs USA - Saturday and Sunday afternoons
  • Madd Haus Rocks - Tuesday evening
  • Grit N Whiskey - Wednesday evening
  • Jason Wicks Band - Thursday evening
  • Skeeter Creek - Friday evening
  • Big Sky Country - Saturday evening
  • The North & South Dakotas - Sunday evening

John Kribs & Friends are performing in the Conservation Area; all other bands listed are performing in the Coors Light Live Music Pavilion.

Domestic & Exotic Animals

  • Horse shows (saddle and draft)
  • Dairy and beef cattle shows
  • Goat and sheep shows
  • 4-H Small Animal Display with fowl, rabbits, guinea pigs, and baby pigs
  • Dynamo Dogs - an exciting, fast-paced act showcasing the talents of special dogs
  • Eudora Petting Zoo - giraffes, alpacas, camels, lemurs, zebras, baboons, and more

New This Year Food Vendors

  • The Pretzel Lady
  • Scott's Brats
  • Vinnie's Fine Foods
  • Bacon Bomb

There is also a special beer this year that has been crafted just for the Saratoga County Fair by the Olde Saratoga Brewing Company! Get ready for Judging Stand Ale, a pale ale with a slightly sweet body and a crisp finish.

Come, have fun, and bring the whole family!

Upcoming Events

9:00 AM at Saratoga County Fairgrounds 162 Prospect Street  Ballston SpaNY  12020

Read Reviews

1 reviews from our community

Very dissaponted. Prices on food and drink ridiculous. Spent all day at fair. Stopped at pavilluon at 930 for a beer and was told i first need to purchase a wrist band. There was no one present to purchase a wrist band from. What gives here? To top it off the bartenders were drinking themselves. Very un professional

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