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Head to the Fair for Family Fun

The Saratoga County Fair opens today for their 176th season at the fairgrounds in Ballston Spa, July 18-23, 2017. This year’s fair includes a variety of stage entertainment, animal displays from domestic to exotic, two nights of pro rodeo, two nights of demolition derby action, plus modified tractor pulls, and a day full of four-wheel drive truck pulls.

Visitors to this year's Fair will get to experience the thrills of spectacular rides with Amusements of America rides like the Music Express, Bonzai, and Wave Swinger. Also appearing will be a brand new Mardi Gras Glass House, guaranteed to pleasantly frustrate all who choose to enter into its mirrored maze.

Parents and children alike will love the complete Kiddieland, with plenty of modern, family-friendly attractions appealing to everyone. Carnival games appealing to all ages and skill levels will line the midway. A wide variety of fun foods like candy apples, sno-cones, and cotton candy, and long-time staples like corn dogs, funnel cakes, and sausage sandwiches will be in plentiful supply.

Kids can compete in a Lego Competition, Pie & Donut Eating Contest, Talent Show, Pageant, Kiddie Pedal Tractor Pulls, or enjoy the Petting Zoo.  Don’t miss the fun at the WGNA National Grid Grandstand featuring motorized action with Four Wheel Drive Pulls, Garden Tractor Pulls, NYTPA Tractor Pulls, Demo Derby. Every night it Saturday night with live entertainment in the Live Music Pavilion, highlighted by Maddhaus, Grit N Whiskey, The Jason Wicks Band, Skeeter Creek, Big Sky Country and North & South Dakotas. All of this and so much more!

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2017 Saratoga County Fair Admission Information

**NO dogs, skateboards, bikes, roller blades, alcohol, laser pointers or weapons are allowed on the fair grounds. The fair reserves the right to inspect bags, coolers, etc.

Once inside the Fairgrounds, attractions are free except food, drinks, rides and Midway games.


Fair Hours            9:00am – Midnight Daily
Amusements of America Midway            Noon – Midnight Daily
Live Music Pavilion          Noon – Midnight Daily
Hours of Concession Building      10:00am – 10:00pm Daily


General Admission (Adult)          $12.00
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday               Free Gate Premiums with full price admission
"Children Smaller Than Me" (Under 52" When Standing)               Free
Military with active ID card           Free
Wednesday, Senior Day, Senior Citizens ages 65 & over until 5pm             $5.00
Unlimited Ride Wristbands          $20.00
Season Ticket - $40 and admits 1 person all week with free general parking in Fair Lots A-E only


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