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Discover Annual Summer Fairs in the Saratoga County Area

Attending a fair with the family is one of the best summer traditions, and local and county fairs are held in and around Saratoga County NY. Rediscover the fair this year and enjoy rodeos, rides, live entertainment, animals, tasty food, games, and more.

In Saratoga County

Saratoga County Fair: July 23-25, 2021

teenage girl riding a horse at a fair show

For 2021, the Saratoga County Fair organizers will be taking it back to their roots as an agricultural fair by featuring animal shows, truck, tractor, and lawn mower pulls, demonstrations, and plenty of fair food.

Near Saratoga

These fairs are approximately 45 minutes from Saratoga Springs.

Schaghticoke Fair: September 1-6, 2021

face of a sheep

The Schaghticoke Fair is the third oldest fair in the state and takes great pride in being a family fair with hands-on participation at its exhibits. Every building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods, and homemade crafts.

Washington County Fair: August 23-29, 2021

demolition derby event

See a wide range of exhibitors and farm animals at the Washington County Fair in Greenwich. Visitors can also enjoy carnival rides, daily shows and entertainment, and local product displays.

Fonda Fair: September 1-6, 2021

cow statue at fonda fair

The annual Fonda Fair at the Fonda Fairgrounds offers all of your favorite fair events and activities. For the 2021 event, you can look forward to animal contests and shows, tractor pulls, amusement rides, demo derbies, live music, and more. The Fonda Fair is scheduled for September 1-6.

Worth the Drive

These fairs are about an hour away from Saratoga, or a little bit less!

Columbia County Fair: September 1-6, 2021

fair rides lit up at night

Hear great music, see thrilling competitions, and have a blast at the annual Columbia County Fair in Chatham. The fair will be held over six days from September 1-6, 2021, and highlights include demo derbies, a monster tractor pull, live bands, a rodeo, food vendors and exhibitors, and more.

Altamont Fair: August 17-22, 2021

aerial view of fair rides at night

The Altamont Fair has continued to grow within the past couple of decades, and the event organizers can't wait to welcome you to this year's event on August 17-22, 2021. Stop by with the family for live music, vendors, amazing animal exhibits, and more entertainment.

Schoharie County Sunshine Fair: August 10-15, 2021

people walking around a fair at night

The Schoharie County Sunshine Fair in Cobleskill offers fun for all ages with tractor pulls, live music, exciting shows and competitions, and other fair activities. This year's event will run for six days from August 10-15, 2021, and you can either pay for daily admission or a season pass.

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