Saratoga County Fair | New York by Rail

july, 2023

18julAll Day23Saratoga County Fair(All Day) Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020

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Saratoga County Fair

From July 18-23, experience rides, live performances, and a wide array of displays at one of the oldest fairs in New York State!

Photo Courtesy of The Saratoga County Fair

Saratoga County Fair

The annual Saratoga County Fair will be hosted again in Ballston Spa, New York, and will run from 9 a.m to midnight July 18-23. The Saratoga County Fair, which attracts approximately 100,000 visitors each year, offers fun for everyone in the family, with 30 acres of entertainment and over 100 vendors!

Attractions at the Saratoga County Fair

The Saratoga County Fair has something to offer for everyone in the family. Those looking for live entertainment visit the Grandstand, Family Pavilion, Beer Garden, Office Arena, Townley Stage, and Talent Pavilion throughout the week to see a variety of different acts. Thrill seekers attending the Saratoga County Fair can experience spectacular rides like the Rock n Roll, The Pharaoh’s Fury and The Giant Gondola Wheel. Children can enjoy a petting zoo and enter in a variety of competitions including a Lego building competition, pie, donuts & pizza eating competitions, talent show, pageant, and kiddie pedal tractor pulls. The Saratoga County fair offers several motorized sports competitions including four-wheel drive pulls, garden tractor pulls, NYTPA tractor pulls, demolition derby and out-of-field tractor pulls. Participants can also view the county’s finest animals in the large and small animal area. The Fair offers a variety of exhibits including home arts, fine arts, flowers, 4-H, farm and garden, and grange and conservation.

Attending the Saratoga County Fair

General admission ticket prices for the Saratoga County Fair are $15 ($10 if you buy online in June). Children under 12 are admitted for free, and there are other deals for veterans and seniors. There are three free parking lots and a complimentary shuttle service from parking lot D to the gateway.

Buy tickets here. 

Take Amtrak to the Saratoga County Fair

Experience the Saratoga County Fair via Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Station in Ballston Spa, NY—Don’t forget to use the Amtrak See New York and Save 15% discount!

Rent a car with Enterprise! Pick up your reserved NYTRAIN Enterprise Rent-a-Car right at the Saratoga Springs Station. Click here to reserve your car or call the Saratoga Springs office today at: 518-587-0687.


july 18 (Tuesday) - 23 (Sunday)


Saratoga County Fairgrounds

162 Prospect St, Ballston Spa, NY 12020