Erie County Fair! | Kids Out and About Buffalo

Erie County Fair!

The Erie County Fair has something for everyone! Rides, games, shows, food and MORE!! Bring your kids and make a ton of new memories. The mile-long midway features rides, games, sideshows, concessions, and shopping. Weekday ride wristbands are $25 in advance (you can purchase them at Tops) and $30 at the Gate. Weekend ride wristbands are $40. Gates are open daily from 9 am – 10:30 pm, buildings are open from 10 am – 10 pm and the Midway operates from 11 am – 11 pm. Wednesday, August 8, gates, buildings and midway will open at 12 pm.


Gate Specials

Channel 2 Opening Day • Wednesday, August 8
Gates open at 12 Noon
FREE Admission with a canned food donation to the Food Bank of WNY! 
OR $2 admission into the Fair

Firefighters Day • Friday, August 10
FREE admission for Firefighters and Auxiliary members with proper ID

Veterans Day • Sunday, August 12
FREE Admission for Veterans, Active Military and Auxiliary members with proper ID

Channel 7 • Tuesday, August 14
$5 Admission 

Channel 4 Day • NEW DATE! Thursday, August 16
$4 Admission

Early Morning Admission - Weekdays
$5 Admission before 11:00am every weekday (Monday through Friday)

Student Special • Everyday
Sponsored by Dave & Buster's
$5 Admission for students after 5:00pm, with proper student ID



Pricing is for all lots attached to The Fairgrounds. There are accessible spots in each lot, however, only gates 2, 4, 4A and 5 have wheelchair and scooter rentals available by Scootaround.

Passenger Cars, SUVs & Personal Mini Vans

$5.00 - Everyday (August 8-19)

15 Passenger Vans


*Passenger vans and buses are not eligible for discount parking


FIREFIGHTERS DAY ~ Friday, August 10

Join us as we celebrate the brave men and women!
Free admission to the Fair for all Firefighters and Auxiliary Members with proper ID.
Schedule of Events

  • 3:00pm Memorial Service - Firemen's Building
  • 6:00pm Firefighters Parade - Grandstand


VETERANS DAY ~ Sunday, August 12

Join us for our Veterans' Day Celebration at the Erie County Fair
Free admission to the Fair for all Veterans, Active Military and Auxiliary Members with proper ID.

Schedule of Events

  • 10:00am Catholic Mass - Family Entertainment Complex
  • 11:30am Veterans Recognition Ceremony - Veterans Park (Infield)
  • 1:00pm Veterans Parade - Track, lineup begins at 12:30pm


Erie County Fair


5600 McKinley Pkwy
Hamburg , NY, 14075
United States


716-649-3900 ext. 6404
Contact name: 
Guest Services
Email address: 
The event has already taken a place at this date: 
varies, see below
Adults: $10.00 Seniors (60+): $7.00 Children 12 & under are FREE


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