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Erie County Fair underway in Hamburg

The "BEST 12 Days of Summer" are at the Erie County Fair, Aug. 10 through Aug. 21.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — The Erie County Fair officially kicked off on Wednesday, Aug. 10 and continues through Sunday, Aug. 21 for the Best 12 Days of Summer!  

Tickets are $13.50 per person and are available online at www.ecfair.org. Kids 12 and under are FREE! You can also purchase tickets at the gate for $15 each. However, make sure you have a credit card/debit card handy, payment is only credit or debit at the gates, there will be no cash purchases. 

Parking is free everyday. Gate admission hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Midway hours are 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. 

The Erie County Fair has something for everyone! Free entertainment and performances at a variety of stages throughout the fairgrounds. Agriculture in the barns at the Agriculture Discovery Center, Little Hands on the Farm, The Urban Farm Trail, Horse Barns, Livestock Barns and more!!  

Check out all the Buildings and Attractions and shop the unique vendors in the MarketPlace and Ag-Center.  

Click here for a list of Grandstand Concert performances. 

Let's not forget the fair food! This year's fair has you covered for all your fair food favorites whether it's fried dough or taco in a bag there is plenty to choose from. 

Mark your calendar for Monday, Aug. 15, the "Taste of The Fair" where select food vendors offer menu items for just $2. There is also the "Best in Show Beer," home brew and cider competition, and all new this year is the "New Food Showdown" where this year's newest culinary concoctions go head to head. 

Don't forget to stop by the Channel 2 ON Your Side location at Pine Grove and spin the prize wheel to benefit KED (Kids Escaping Drugs) and Variety Club!  

Stick around for Skylighters Fireworks every evening at 9:30 p.m., sponsored by Ch. 2 On Your Side. 

Visit www.ecfair.org for more information and updates.  

Click here for a map of the Erie County Fairgrounds. See you at the Fair! 

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