BUFFALO, N.Y. — Get ready for the 12 Best Days of Summer.
The Erie County Fair is back from August 11 to August 22 at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. All your fair favorites have returned for the 181st Erie County Fair: Mid-Way Rides, Grandstand Concerts and Entertainment, all the livestock and animal competitions, and most importantly the Fair food!
Opening day is Wednesday, August 11, when gates open at noon and it runs until 10 p.m. Gate Admission hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. August 12 to August 22.
New this year: Admission tickets are on sale now and available on-line only at ecfair.org. Admission is $13.50, and kids 12 and under are free. Tickets must be purchased in advance; there will not be ticket sellers at the gates. Parking is free.
This year 10 cents of every ticket sold will go to FeedMore WNY.
Special Days include Firefighters Day on August 13, Veterans Day on August 15, and Taste of Fair on August 16. Click Here for details.
Don't forget to stop by the WGRZ, 2 On Your Side location at Pine Grove on 42nd Street. Click here for map. Spin the prize wheel, $1 a spin, and everyone wins! Proceeds benefit Kids Escaping Drugs and Variety Club. Share your Fair pictures with us on social media by tagging photos with #BeOn2.
Stick around in the evening for Skylighters Fireworks every night (weather permitting) at 9:30 p.m., sponsored by WGRZ Channel 2.
For more information visit ecfair.org