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Delaware County Fair

Delaware County , The Catskills | Arts & Culture , Entertainment , Festivals & Annual Events , Food & Drink , Nature , Outdoors , Sport & Games

This 132-year family-fun tradition features midway rides for all ages, live music, Buffalo Barfield country music comedy shows, livestock competitions and exhibits, a horse show, karaoke competitions, children's activities, contests, community exhibits, carnival games, favorite fair food and more.

Fair highlights (free with gate admission) include:

  • Hop City Hellcats (8 pm Monday)
  • Delaware County Fair's Got Talent (noon Tuesday)
  • Hero's Parade & Fireworks (7 pm Tuesday), featuring active duty military, veterans, fire/EMS and police heroes
  • Jason Wicks Band (8 pm Wednesday) Brad Collins Band (7 pm Thursday)
  • Quad and Side By Side Drag Races (11 am Friday)
  • Sundown Band (8 pm Friday)
  • Pony Pulls and Hay Hauling Contest (starting at 9 am Saturday)
  • RPH Band of One (6 pm Saturday)
Daily admission is $8, $18 for a season pass, and free for ages 12 and younger.  Parking is free.

Admission does not include midway rides and paid grandstand events: Demolition Derbies (7 pm Monday, $6; 7 pm Friday, $7); NYTPA Tractor Pulls (7:30 pm Wednesday, $6); Pull Pull Pull - Street 4x4 Pickups (7 pm Thursday, $6); and country music artist Terri Clark (7:30 pm Saturday, $10).

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. A Mega Pass, valid for a single-day admission and unlimited rides, is $22.

Admission and ride specials:

  • Dollar Day Tuesday - $1 admission, $1 rides.  Active duty military and veterans are admitted free.
  • Thursday - $21 unlimited rides. $4 admission for seniors.
  • Friday - $22 unlimited rides
  • Saturday - $17 unlimited rides from noon to 5 pm; $18 unlimited rides from 6 pm to closing
The fair opens daily at 8 am. The Dreamland Amusements midway opens at 1 pm on Monday and noon Tuesday - Saturday.

For more information, call Dreamland Amusements at 866-666-3247 or the Fair Office at 607-865-4763, or visit Delaware County Fair.


Event Details

    Aug. 13, 2018 - Aug. 18, 2018
    12:00 AM - 11:59 PM