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Orleans County Fair
August 17, 2016 @ 8:00 am - August 21, 2016 @ 11:00 pm
Founded in 1867, this old-time agricultural county fair features animal exhibits and shows, The World of Wonders “Amazement Show” sideshow acts, the Houdini-style Escape Explosion Show, Kachunga and the Alligator Show, Marko the Master Magician, agricultural displays, chainsaw woodcarvers, harness racing, oxen and horse pulls, tractor and truck pulls, Maple Sugar House, Milking Parlor, petting zoo, Buddy the Clown, arts and crafts, Exhibit Hall, Beer & Wine Garden, and midway rides for all ages presented by Dreamland Amusements, open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Special activities include Kids Day on Aug 17; Black Cat Hell Drivers automotive stunt show at 8 p.m. Aug. 18; and a Demolition Derby at 1 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21 ($3 per demo derby show or $5 for both).
Pay-one-price admission, which includes unlimited rides and grandstand entertainment, is $15 Aug. 17-18 and $16 Aug. 19-21. Free admission and kiddie rides for children under 36 inches tall. General parking in an adjacent lot is free. VIP on-grounds parking is $5.
Special admission days: $13 for kids under 13 on Aug. 17; $10 for seniors over 62 on Aug. 19; and free for active military and immediate family with Active Military ID on Aug. 20.