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169th Annual Essex County Fair

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Cost: $10 Daily Admission

The 169th annual Essex County Fair in Westport begins on August 16 and runs through August 20, 2017. This can't-miss event of the summer will feature demonstrations, exhibits, competitions, entertainment, and more!

2017 Schedule Highlights:

August 16: Champlain National Bank Day/Senior Citizen's Day

  • Opening Day Parade and Ceremony
  • Circus Incredible
  • Baby Animal Barn
  • Vendors and Exhibits
  • Camel Show
  • Fireworks at Dusk

August 17: Bobby McGee's Towing & Recovery Day

  • Trailer Races
  • Figure 8
  • Truck Demo
  • Milk Drinking Contest
  • Baby Animal Barn
  • 4-H Demonstrations and Presentations

August 18: Peru Federal Credit Union Day

  • Truck Pulls
  • Beer Garden
  • Essex County Fair Horse Show
  • Essex County Fair Cattle Show
  • Robo Media
  • John Longware Memorial Pancake Super in the Conservation Area

August 19: Decker's Flats Floral Shop & Greenhouse Day

  • Tractor Pulls
  • Cornell Cooperative Extension Programs
  • Saturday Open House Show
  • Lawn & Garden Pulls
  • 4-H Rabbit Fun Show
  • Street Legal Truck Pulls Adirondack Tractor Pullers Association

August 20: Egglefield Floral Stores Day

  • Demolition Derby
  • Essex County Fair Horse Show
  • Essex County Fair Gymkahana Horse Show
  • Egglefield Ford Demolition Derby
  • 4-H Poultry Breed Show


  • $10 per person on each day

Hours of Operation:

  • Gates open at 8:00am on Wednesday through Saturday
  • Gates open at 6:00am on Sunday
  • Rides will open at noon every day

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