Great Schaghticoke Fair, Celebrating 195 Years
Schaghticoke, N.Y.: Harvest your dreams … at the Schaghticoke Fair, August 27–September 1.
Introducing new on the free stage in the park, a karaoke competition, the North Country Music Awards Show, and Hey Jude, a Beatles tribute band.
Around the fair you can watch the new wood carving demonstration, meet and greet a mermaid, get your hair streaked in an array of colors and enter to compete in the amateur chef competition.
Featuring close encounters of the exotic kind, a big cat show with an exotic petting zoo too! The midway will be sure to excite you as the fair presents an exclusive from Reithoffer shows….air race, the newest thrill sensation from Europe. And if you like your entertainemnt closer to the ground, there will be truck and tractor pulls, Double M Rodeo, and demolition derbies. Saturday night will feature a Double Figure 8 Derby with fireworks by Alonzo, sponsored by Quick Response Restoration. Be sure to visit the animal barns, 4-H and school exhibits, the arts & crafts building and family living center to observe Rensselaer county’s finest and blue ribbon winners.
In addition to the Senior Expo on Thursday, the Schaghticoke Fair will be introducing a health awareness day and expo on Friday, sponsored by St. Peter’s Health Partners. Fan favorites buffalo barfield, Gary the Silent Clown and the family fun fair tent will all be on hand delighting fair goers of all ages.
Can you smell the fair food? Bring your appetites and cravings, we’ve got it all from fried dough and candy apples to fresh roasted turkey and potato pancakes. Nutritious and delicious!
Advance sale adult admission and unlimited ride tickets available at Price Chopper until midnight, August 26. For a complete list of events, demonstrations, shows and entertainment, please visit www.Schaghticokefair.Org. For additional information about the fair, call the office at 518-753-4411, x13.