The Capital Region's hometown fair features thrilling midway rides, the Royal Hanneford Circus, Aim High Canines show, Sea Lion Splash, racing pigs, live music, hypnotist shows, a demolition derby, animal barns, livestock shows, horse shows, exotic reptiles, lumberjack show, Blue Ribbon Cooking Center activities, exhibits, demonstrations, favorite fair food and more.
- Nite Train (6 pm Tuesday)
- Schenectady Pipe Band (7 pm Wednesday)
- Aquanett (7 pm Thursday)
- Geezer (8-11 pm Friday)
- Capital District Megaband (12-3 pm Saturday)
- Big Sky Country (8 pm Saturday)
- Grit N Whiskey (6-8 pm Sunday)
Pay-one-price admission (includes rides, shows, attractions, exhibits and parking): $22 on site; $18 online pre-sale at Tickets; free on Wednesday, with ID, for ages 65 and older, Grange members, active military and veterans. Kids under 36 inches tall are admitted free (rides not included; kiddie playground available).
Fair gates open at noon Tuesday and 10 am Wednesday - Sunday (8 am for livestock events). Midway hours: 2-10 pm Tuesday, noon-10 pm Wednesday - Thursday, noon-11 pm Friday - Saturday, noon-8 pm Sunday
For more information: 518-861-6671 or Altamont Fair