County fairs aren't ever complete without 4-H competitions, a demolition derby and tractor pull.  The Herkimer County Fair not only has all three, but also a great lineup of Central New York"s best country bands.  And then there's the rematch of the Tad VS Polly Fair Olympics.  Click for the more details and the schedule of events.

The Herkimer County Fair runs Tuesday, August 12 thru Sunday August 17.  The fair opens with fireworks on the very first night and throughout the week will feature country acts including, Chelsea Cavanaugh, Fulton Chain Gang and Custom Taylor Band.

Herkimer County Fair Schedule of Events

 

TUESDAY AUGUST 12th
  • Opening Ceremonies -  3 p.m.
  • Gates officially Open - 4 p.m.
  • Pageants  - 6:30 p.m.
  • Fireworks - 10:30 p.m.
WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 13th
  • Kids Day with the midway opening at Noon.  Wristbands for all the rides are $17.  good for either the Noon to 4 p.m. or the 6-10 p.m. session.
  • NY Garden Tractor Pull - 6 p.m.
  • Chelsea Cavanaugh country singer performs two shows - 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
THURSDAY. AUGUST 14th
  • Kids Day Wristbands for all the rides are$17.  One session Noon to 4 p.m.
  • Rodeo - 7 p.m.
  • Fulton Chain Gang two shows - 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
FRIDAY. AUGUST 15th
SATURDAY AUGUST 16th
  • Talent Show - 1 p.m.
  • Kids Rodeo - 4 p.m.
  • Truck Pull - 6:30 p.m.
  • Last Left Band country band two shows - 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
SUNDAY AUGUST 17th
Get more details on all events, including the 4-H schedule at the Herkimer County Fair.