Location: Altamont Fairgrounds, 129 Grand Street, Altamont
The Capital Region's hometown fair features midway rides, Royal Hanneford Circus, World of Wonders sideshow acts, Fearless Flores Family Motorcycle Thrill Show, live music, Dynamo Dogs, All Creatures Barnyard Races & Petting Zoo, monster trucks, a demolition derby, Jay Mattioli Magic Show, Sherman's Lumberjack Show, livestock events, horse shows, agriculture presentations, exhibits, Farmers Market, Altamont Country Store, Blue Ribbon Cooking Center activities, Beer Saloon, fair food and more. Daily admission (adults and children 36 inches or taller) includes rides, shows and exhibits: $17 Tuesday – Wednesday, $19 Thursday – Sunday or $15 online before midnight Mon., Aug. 12. The fair opens at 8 am for the livestock shows. The midway opens at noon and closes at 10 pm Tuesday – Thursday, 11 pm Friday – Saturday and 10 pm Sunday.