Plan Your Summer Fun: Complete Guide to All Fair Dates in the Capital Region for 2024


Fried dough, petting zoos and the rides!

Whether young or old, whether its nostalgia or excitement you crave, it won't be long until the aroma of fried dough and sausage & peppers fill the air of the Capital Region. Throughout the summer, seven annual county fairs take place, each offering the thrilling fides, different forms of entertainment and of course, the delicious fair food. 

For tens of thousands in the Capital Region, it's part of the summer bucket list to attend one, two or all of the fairs in the area. Each fair delivers its own special charm. Click through the different fairs below to see what kind of entertainment to expect in 2024 and to start planning your summer.

  • Saratoga County Fair
    • Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect St. Ballston Spa
    • July 23 - July 28
  • Schoharie County Sunshine Fair
    • August 6 - August 11
    • Cobleskill Fairgrounds, Sunshine Dr. Cobleskill
  • Altamont Fair
    • Altamont Fairgrounds, NY 146 &, Arlington St. Altamont
    • August 13 - August 18
  • Washington County Fair
    • Washington County Fairgrounds, 392 Old Schuylerville Rd. Greenwich
    • August 19 - August 25
  • Columbia County Fair
    • Columbia County Fairgrounds, 182 Hudson Ave. Chatham
    • August 28 - September 2
  • Fonda Fair
    • Fonda Fairgrounds, 21 Bridge St. Fonda
    • August 28 - September 2
  • Schaghticoke Fair
    • Schaghticoke Fairgrounds, 69 Stillwater Bridge Rd. Schaghticoke
    • August 28 - September 2

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