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2019 County & Local Fairs and Festivals Near Albany, NY

Every summer, there are many great county and local fairs and festivals near Albany, NY and across the Capital Region. Discover these top events and experience all the rides, shows, games, contests, food, music, and fun.

Altamont Fair

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The Altamont Fair in Altamont, NY!

Fair Dates: August 13 - 18, 2019
 
Admission: $15 advance sale tickets, $17 at the gate Tuesday and Wednesday, $19 at the gate Thursday to Sunday, kids under 36" tall free

Capital District Scottish Games

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The Capital District Scottish Games in Altamont, NY! 

Fair Dates: August 31 - September 1, 2019
 
Admission: $22 at the gate Saturday, $12 at the gate Sunday, kids 12 and under are free

Columbia County Fair

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The Columbia County Fair in Chatham, NY!

Fair Dates: August 28 - September 2, 2019
 
Admission: $8 in advance, $10 at the gate excluding Sunday, $15 at the gate Sunday
 

Fonda Fair

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The Fonda Fair in Fonda, NY!

Fair Dates: August 28 - September 2, 2019
 
Admission: $10 general admission, $2 kids 6 to 11, free kids under 6, parking $2

The Great American Irish Festival

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The Great American Irish Festival in Frankfort, NY!

Fair Dates: July 26 - 28, 2019
 
Admission: $18 Friday at the gate ($15 in advance), $20 Saturday at the gate ($18 in advance), $10 Sunday at the gate ($10 in advance), $35 three-day pass in advance, free for kids 12 and under, and free for active military members with valid ID and immediate family

Irish 2000 Music & Arts Festival

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The Irish 2000 Music & Arts Festival in Ballston Spa, NY! 

Fair Dates: September 13 - 14, 2019
 
Admission: $16 in advance for Friday, $19 in advance for Saturday, $20 at the gate, $30 two-day pass, kids 12 and under are free

New York State Fair

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The New York State Fair in Syracuse, NY!

Fair Dates: August 21 - September 2, 2019

Admission: $10 general admission (aside from special admission days), free for kids 12 and under

Saratoga County Fair

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The Saratoga County Fair in Ballston Spa, NY! 

Fair Dates: July 23 - 28, 2019

Admission: $12 general adult admission, kids 12 and under free, plus additional discounts and specials

Schaghticoke Fair

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The Schaghticoke Fair in Schaghticoke, NY!

Fair Dates: August 28 - September 2, 2019
 
Admission: $12 general admission for adults (Thursday through Monday), free for kids 13 and under, $40 season pass

Schoharie County Sunshine Fair

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The Schoharie County Sunshine Fair in Cobleskill, NY!

Fair Dates: August 6 - 11, 2019
 
Admission: $15 Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; $17 Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

Vermont State Fair

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The Vermont State Fair in Rutland, VT!

Fair Dates: August 13 - 17, 2019

Admission: $10 general admission for ages 13 and over, $5 for kids 6-12, free for kids 5 and under

Washington County Fair

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The Washington County Fair in Greenwich, NY!

Fair Dates: August 19 - 25, 2019
 
Admission: $12 adults, free kids 13 and younger

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