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Altamont Fair

August 17, 2021

Altamont Fair,  The Capital Region’s hometown fair, features midway rides, the Royal Hanneford Circus, and racing pigs. Also, Master Hypnotist Michael DeSchalit, live music, demolition derbies, exhibits, Dynamo Dogs, livestock events, and horse shows. Even more, a petting zoo, exotic reptiles, Chainsaw Carver Jennifer Black, lumberjack show, and Blue Ribbon Cooking Center activities. Furthermore, Belgian Draft Horse Exhibit, Altamont Country Store, demonstrations, competitions, favorite fair food and more.

Fair highlights include:
4-H Llama Show (2 p.m.)
Miss Altamont Fair Pageant (4 p.m.)
Geezer band (8 p.m.)

Ice Cream Social (3 p.m.)
Black Mountain Symphony (6:30 p.m.)
Demolition Derby (7 p.m.)

Equine Competition (10 a.m.)
Skeeter Creek (8 p.m.)
Fireworks (dusk)

Goat Costume Competition (4 p.m.)
Lawnmower Pulls (7 p.m.)
Get Up Jack band (8 p.m.)

4-H Master Showmen Show (3 p.m.)
Power Wheels Demo Derby (6 p.m.)
Big Sky Country (8 p.m.)

Tae Lewis country music (1 p.m.)
Demolition Derby (2 p.m.)
Grit N Whiskey (6 p.m.)

Pay-one-price admission (includes rides, shows, attractions, exhibits, and parking) is $22 on site, $18 online pre-sale. Also, free Wednesday, with ID, for seniors 65 and older, Grange members, active military and veterans. Children under 36 inches tall are admitted free (no rides; kiddie playground available).

Fair gates open at noon Tuesday and 10 a.m. Wednesday thru Sunday (8 a.m. for livestock events).

Midway hours:
2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday
noon to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday
noon to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday
noon to 8 p.m. Sunday

Finally, for more information, call 518-861-6671.

Altamont Fairgrounds
129 Grand Street
Altamont, New York 12009 United States
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