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178th Saratoga County Fair

  • ferris wheel
  • goat
  • crowd at the fair
  • two cows
  • colorful display
  • kids on a ride
  • horses
  • kids on a swing ride
  • girl on a horse
  • three little kids on mini tractors
  • young girls in a competition
  • little boy on  mini tractor
  • kids on a ride
  • kids on a swing ride
  • kids petting a bunny
  • little girl with butterfly
  • little girl getting crowned
  • toddler with crown and sash
  • kid on a horse
  • a ride lit up at night
  • young woman on horse
  • little girl on horse
  • little boy feeding goat
  • kids washing a cow
  • little girl with butterfly
  • little girl with butterfly
  • draft horses
  • draft horses
  • crowd at the fair
  • derby cars
  • ride lit up at night
  • kids on a ride
  • man doing a caricature drawing
  • young woman with dog in show
  • people at a vendor table
  • ride lit up at night
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Cost: $12 general admission

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.

Fair Admission

  • 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

General Parking

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

Special Rules

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.

Kids Stuff

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 for more information on the contests, rules, and how to enter.

Motorized Sports

You can expect Four Wheel Drive Pulls, Garden Tractor Pulls, NYTPA Tractor Pulls, Demo Derby, and Out of Field Tractor Pulls.

Visit for schedules and more information on what to expect at the Fair!

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