10AM Aug 29th, 2018
10PM Sep 3rd, 2018
69 Stillwater Bridge Rd Schaghticoke, NY 12154
Rensselaer County's fair celebrates its 199th year with midway rides,
live music and entertainment, livestock exhibits and shows, a rodeo,
horse shows, demolition derbies, truck and tractor pulls, children's
activities, exhibits, demonstrations, contests, carnival games, favorite
fair food, Saturday night fireworks and more.
Daily entertainment includes Cirque Ma'ceo acrobatic equestrian stunt
show, Extreme Raptors birds of prey show, Pirates of the Colombian
Caribbean high-wire show, Buffalo Barfield Music Show, Danny Grant's
Cowboy Circus strolling act, and the Agri-Puppets.
Fair highlights include
Pickup Truck Pull (6 pm Wednesday);
Country Music Awards (NCMA) Regional Finals (6 pm Wednesday);
Figure 8 Derby (7 pm Thursday);
country artist Brandon Lay (7:30 pm
Double M Rodeo (1 pm, 7 pm Saturday);
"The Voice" 2017
contestant Moriah Formica (4 pm, 7:30 pm Saturday);
NYTPA Tractor Pulls
(1 pm, 7 pm Sunday); Demolition Derby (2 pm, 7 pm Monday);
Anderson concert (7:30 pm Monday).
On Wednesday, fair admission is $1 and midway rides are $1 each (10-ride
minimum purchase). Admission on Wednesday is free for veterans and
active duty military with military ID.
Admission is $12 Thursday -
Monday, $40 for a season pass.
Free for children ages 13 and
Admission for seniors 62 and older is $5 on Thursday.
Unlimited ride wristbands are $21 Wednesday - Friday and $23 Saturday -
Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50
tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)
The Dreamland Amusements midway opens daily at noon.
Fair hours are
10:30 am to 10 pm Wednesday and 9 am to 10 pm Thursday - Monday.
For more information, call 866-666-3247.