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FESTIVAL | Genesee County Fair


Genesee County has since 1839 hosted a fair that allows agriculture enthusiasts of all ages to view the best livestock, draft horses, and competitive tractor driving contests. Classic fair events including a midway with rides, live music, and food, and the fair boasts more than 800 animals, a demolition derby, cowgirl couture barrel racing, tractor pulls, car shows, draft horse shows, stock car racing and more. Kid's Day Specials offer unlimited rides from 1 to 5 p.m. on Wednesdays and Saturdays with the purchase of a $10 wristband.

The 179th Genesee County Fair runs Monday, July 16, through Saturday, July 21. Fairgrounds are open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. until 11 p.m.; and Saturday, 9 a.m. to midnight. Genesee County Fairgrounds at 5056 East Main Street Road in Batavia. Admission is $5 per car. For a complete list of events and more information, visit