113 Sunshine Drive
Cobleskill, NY 12043
Contact: Caron Conway
Age recommendation: All Ages
This 144-year family-fun tradition features exciting midway rides and games for all ages, live music, the Royal Hanneford Circus, Bengal tigers, racing pigs, demolition derbies, truck and tractor pulls, livestock and horse shows, Clydesdales, Heritage Village, chainsaw carving, Taste of New York, exhibits, demonstrations, contests and favorite fair food.
Fair highlights include Harness Racing (noon), NBHA Barrel Race (7 pm) on Tuesday; 4-H Dairy Showmanship & Jr./Sr. Animals (9 am), Karaoke Contest (8 pm) on Wednesday; Ugliest Cake Contest (11 am), Kiddie Tractor Pull (7 pm) on Thursday; Dairy Open Show (10 am), Tractor Pull (6 pm) on Friday; Gymkhana (9 am), Drag Racing (noon), Truck Pull (6 pm) on Saturday; Chainsaw Carving Auction (3:30 pm) and Demolition Derby Championship (5:30 pm) on Sunday.
Live music includes Dennis Lee & The Memphis Connection (daily), Jason Wicks (8 pm Tuesday) Betsy and the ByeGons (8 pm Thursday), Skeeter Creek (8 pm Friday), 42nd Infantry Division Band of the NY Army National Guard (2 pm Saturday), and The Electric City Horns (8 pm Saturday).
Pay-one-price daily admission (ages 3 and older) is $17 Tuesday - Thursday and $20 Friday - Sunday and includes rides, shows and parking. See website for $55 pre-sale season passes. 2020 season passes will be honored.
Fair admission for ages 62 and older is $10 on Tuesday till 4 pm and free for veterans and active military (with valid ID) on Saturday.
Fair hours: 9 am - midnight. Midway hours: 4-10 pm Tuesday, noon-10 pm Wednesday - Sunday.
For more information, call 518-234-2123.