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CANCELED: 179th Saratoga County Fair

ferris wheel
crowd at the fair
two cows
colorful display
kids on a ride
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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After careful consideration, the Board of Directors has made the difficult decision to cancel the 179th Saratoga County Fair. Since 1841 we have only canceled the Fair once, during the Civil War. The Fair will resume as scheduled July 20-25, 2021. See you at the 2021 Saratoga County Fair!

About the Saratoga County Fair

Classic carnival fun is just around the bend in Saratoga County! The 179th Saratoga County Fair is sure to be a hit with every member of your family. From July 21 - 26, 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.

2019 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.

2019 Hours

  • 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.

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

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