The fair celebrates 204 seasons of family fun with exciting midway rides and games, live music, the Royal Hanneford Circus, Pirates of the Colombian Caribbean high-wire thrill show, a petting zoo, rodeo, motorsports, livestock shows, horse shows, exhibits, vendors, Saturday night fireworks, and plenty of tasty carnival eats.

Fair highlights: Truck Pulls, Sugarskull Band (Wednesday); Vermont Tractor Pullers, Vegas McGraw – Tim McGraw tribute (Thursday); Farm Tractor Pulls, country singer Austin Snell (Friday); Lucky E Rodeo ($2.50), Get Zep! – Led Zeppelin tribute (Saturday); NYTPA Tractor Pulls ($2.50), Legacy (Sunday); Demolition Derby ($2.50), Southbound Renegade (Monday). Visit Schaghticoke Fair for showtimes.

Fair admission: $15 Thursday – Monday (ages 14 & older); $13 online in advance at Tickets; $55 season pass ($50 in advance). Parking is free. 

Special Days:

  • Wednesday – $1 admission, $1 select food items, $1 per ride ($10 minimum purchase)
  • Thursday – Admission is $30 per carload (5 pm on), $5 for ages 62 & older, and free for active duty military & veterans with Military ID.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36″ and taller) are $25 Thursday – Friday, $30 Saturday – Monday, and $25 online in advance. Ride tickets are also available on the midway.

Fair hours: 10 am-10 pm. Rides open daily at noon.

More information: 518-753-4411 or Schaghticoke Fair

The fair is presented by the nonprofit Rensselaer County Agricultural and Horticultural Society.

NY Carnivals does not operate, nor is affiliated with any event listed on this website. Hours, prices, and dates are subject to change without notice.