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Columbia County Fair 2023

August 30 - September 4

The 2023 Columbia County Fair is scheduled for August 30 – September 4, 2023 at the Columbia County Fairgrounds.

This year’s event will include exhibitors and vendors, the monster tractor pull, live music, racing pigs, a watermelon eating contest, the demo derby, and more entertainment. There will also be plenty of special rides to enjoy.

2023 Hours of Operation

  • Wednesday: Noon to 11pm
  • Thursday – Monday: 10am to 11pm

Parking is FREE. Please use the Route 66 vehicular gate, with four-lanes to keep traffic moving. Buy Fair tickets after you park.

There is handicapped parking; ask the parking attendants for guidance.

Route 203, North Gate, is a Walk-In gate only.

2023 Ticket Prices

  • Children age 12 and under always get in free!
  • Single Admission (excluding Wednesday) $13.00
  • Special WEDNESDAY Admission (guests 19 and older). Must be purchased at gate, no advance sale. $5.00
  • Youth Day (18 yrs old and under) WEDNESDAY FREE
  • Active Military Individual Personnel, with ID or uniform (not a family discount) FREE
  • Grandstand Entertainment FREE
  • Auto parking FREE
  • Cash only for entry at gate. ATMs available at Map Location #2 Administration Building, Map Location #39 Admission Gate #2, and Map Location #44 South Gate


August 30
September 4
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Columbia County Fairgrounds
182 Hudson Ave
Chatham, NY 12037 United States
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