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Southern Tier county, town and state fairs for summer 2022

It is a fair season in the Southern Tier. Time to get out and enjoy carnival rides and the delicious fair food. We’ve compiled a list of what you need to know for county, town and state fairs coming to the area.

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Broome County Fair

Where: Fairgrounds Road, Whitney Point.

When: July 26-31.

Cost: $7 general admission, $1 youth admission (5-12), and children are free.

attractions: Tractor pulls, carnival rides, demolition derbies, livestock auctions, horse and dairy shows and much more. The kickoff parade is scheduled for 6 pm on Tuesday, July 26.

Don’t pass this up: The inaugural ground beef contest will be held at 11 am on July 3, and the inaugural honey contest will begin at 1 pm on July 26.

Get-in-touch: 607-692-4149;;

Chemung County Fair

A Chevy Blazer, a Ford Ranger and a Jeep Cherokee mix it up at the Chemung County Fair Demolition Derby.

Where: 170 Fairview Road, Horseheads.

When: Aug. 2-7.

Cost: $5 gate admission; children 10 and under are free. Ride wristbands are $20 Aug. 2-4, $25 on Aug. 5, $30 on Aug. 6, and $20 on Aug. 7

attractions: Fair rides, harness racing, demolition derby, classic car cruise-In, dairy and horse shows and more. Rides and midway open daily at 4 pm

Don’t pass this up: Slam Fest ’22 at 7 pm Aug. 3 featuring former WWE star Fandango.

Get-in-touch: 607-734-1217;;

Chenango County Fair

A tractor shoots smoke in the air during a tractor pull at the 2014 Chenango County Fair.

Where: 168 E Main St Norwich

When: Aug 10-14

Cost: $25 in advance for rides and $30 at the gate.

attractions: Carnival rides, flower shows, rabbit shows, bull riding, barrel racing and much more.

Don’t pass this up: The Saturday Night Showdown. The event date is to be announced, but it features a night of rodeo action with bull riding and barrel racing.


Delaware County Fair

A view of the Delaware County Fair held annually in Walton.

Where: 12 Fair St Walton

When: Aug 15-20

Cost: $10 for a daily pass. That does not include rides or grandstand events. Kids 12-and-under are free.

attractions: local events, shows, contests, rides, cuisine and more. The Fair website claims its the largest agricultural fair in the region and has something for everyone. Live events at the Curtis Lumber Entertainment Court are ongoing from 11 am to 8 pm most days during the fair.

Don’t pass this up: The new event for 2022 is an egg judging contest. A dozen eggs will be judged on: soundness, cleanliness, texture, uniformity of shape, size and color. Categories of eggs include white eggs, brown eggs, all other varieties and the largest chicken egg (one egg only).

Get-in-touch:; 607-865-4763

Allegany County Fair

The carousel and Ferris wheel are among the attractions at the Allegany County Fair in Angelica.

Where: 15 North St., Angelica.

When: July 18-23.

Cost: $10 Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday; $5 Wed; amusement rides priced separately.

attractions: Displays and exhibits showcase Allegany County’s rich agricultural heritage along with demonstrations. Grandstand events include truck and tractor pull (Monday), horse pulls (Tuesday), Patriot Series lawn tractor pull (Wednesday), kids rodeo (Thursday), and Outlaw Pulling Series (Friday).

Don’t pass this up: ADGA sanctioned dairy goat show on Monday, July 18 that features more than 180 entries.

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