New York’s oldest fair features first-rate family entertainment, thrilling midway rides and games, and deep-fried treats, sweets and other tantalizing carnival eats.

Admission includes live music on two stages, the Anastasini Circus, Join the Circus Show, Big Bee Transforming Robot Car, an educational petting zoo, community exhibits and Friday night fireworks.

Barn Amphitheater highlights include musical tributes to Black Sabbath, Kid Rock, Led Zeppelin, ELO, Grateful Dead, Meat Loaf, Iron Maiden, Metallica and AC/DC. The Midway Stage features talented local musicians as well as Celebrity Chef Johnny Ciao, “The Culinary Rocker” (5 pm July 21). Visit the website for stage schedules and VIP concert tickets.

Fair admission:Β $10; $7 for ages 7-12 and 65+; free for children under 7

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36″ & taller) are $30. Admission/ride combos are $30 online atΒ TicketsΒ before 4 pm July 18 or $80 for a Family 4-Pack. See the website for a BOGO kid’s admission coupon and ride ticket prices.

Daily specials:

  • July 18 – BOGO admission & free rides from 4-5 pm
  • July 22 (Carload Night) – Admission & unlimited rides for $60/vehicle (up to 8 seat-belted occupants)
  • July 23 – $10 ride wristbands

Fair hours:Β 4-11 pm Monday – Friday and 1-11 pm Saturday – Sunday

More information:Β 845-775-4968 orΒ Orange County Fair

The fair is presented by the Orange County Agricultural Society, a non-profit organization.

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.