Photo courtesy of The Erie Country Fair

The air is hot, the ringing of carnival games can be heard all around, and you’ve pretty much tried every type of fried food in the books. Sound familiar? Well, it’s officially that time of year. The 182nd Erie County Fair takes place August 10-21 at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. Experience 12 jam-packed days of fair trade food, live music, rides, live demonstrations and more.

Ready to plan your day at the salon? Here is the complete list of events taking place this year not to be missed!

Did we miss one? Have any of these events been cancelled? Send us a note!

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182nd Erie County Fair

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Admission starts at: $13.50

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Who’s ready for A Roaring Good Time!? From rides to food, animals to shows, the Erie County Fair is the “bee’s knee.” We will see you…

Butterflies of Skyriver

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

The butterfly exhibition will offer you the opportunity to interact closely with butterflies while learning about their role as pollinators, their characteristics …

The Everly set

Wed 10 August – Sat 13 August
12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 12 p.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. There will be no midday show on the Sundays of the Fair. Acclaimed singer-songwriters Sean Altman (founder of…

camel kingdom

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
12:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Don’t miss this show because the Camel Kingdom is here to transform the Fair into a desert oasis with rare camels…

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Zultar: Comedy Fortune Teller

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
12:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 12:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. (located outside the woodcarver’s exhibit) The comical fortune teller hilariously interacts with guests who…

Swifty Swine Racing Pigs

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. Ready, set, go ! Don’t miss this line of pigs making their way to the finish line. If you’ve never seen a pig race…

Hilby, the Skinny German Juggler

Wed 10 Aug +more dates
1:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 1:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Hilby’s show includes juggling, handstands and various other stunts. He is guaranteed to have the whole family…

Sharon from Canada

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
1:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Meet Sharon, your typical Canadian. She is polite, patriotic, politically correct, and extremely passive aggressive. …

Scott’s Magic Future Show

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
2:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Hours are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily. …

Ultimate stunt circus

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
2:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 2:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. A world-class cast of professional stuntmen bring gravity-defying thrills to the Ultimate…

rolling piano

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Sessions are at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. …

Beijing acrobats

Wed 10 Aug – Mon 15 Aug
3:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Show at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Over the past thirty-two years, The Peking Acrobats has redefined the public’s perception of Chinese acrobats. They are bold…

Erie County Fair Allstar Group

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
7:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

The Erie County Fair Allstar Band is made up of students from Western New York. They will perform songs from many different genres, from rock to pop. …

The Fab Four: Ultimate Beatles Tribute at the Erie Couty Fair

Wed 10 Aug
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

If you want to experience the best Beatles tribute ever, you won’t want to miss The Fab Four-The Ultimate Tribute. The Emmy-winning Fab Four…

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Fireworks by Skylighters from WNY

Wed 10 Aug – Sun 21 Aug
9:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Fireworks …

Riley Green at the Erie Couty Fair

Thu 11 August
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Admission starts at: $30

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Born in Jacksonville, Alabama, Riley Green was raised on the sounds of traditional Country, Bluegrass and Southern Gospel music. He learned the spirit…

Grand Funk Railroad at the Erie Couty Fair

Fri August 12
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Hailing from Flint, Michigan in 1969, this best-selling 70s American rock band is “COMIN’ TO YOUR TOWN TO HELP YOU PARTY IT DOWN”. …

Halestorm at the Erie Couty Fair

Sat 13 August
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Admission starts at: $35

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Hailing from Red Lion, Pennsylvania, vocalist and guitarist Lzzy Hale with her drummer and percussionist brother Arejay Hale, guitarist…

Trace Adkins wsg/ Terri Clark and Lonestar at the Erie Couty Fair

Sun Aug 14
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Admission starts at: $35

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

In her 25-year country music career, Trace Adkins has sold over 11 MILLION albums, charted over 20 singles, won numerous GRAMMY awards and nominations,…

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Zach Williams at the Erie Couty Fair

Mon Aug 15
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

The powerful and poignant journey of Zach Williams tells how a boy with a storybook childhood filled with wonderfully caring parents, strength and support…

Happy Together Tour at the Erie Couty Fair

Tue 16 Aug
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Admission starts at: $30

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

2022 will mark the 13th year of the highly successful and successful summer package, THE “HAPPY TOGETHER” TOUR. The touring sensation that has crisscrossed …

ATV Big Air Tour at Erie Couty Fair

Wed 17 Aug +more dates
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

🏁 The ATV Big Air Tour brings laughs, screams and excitement in an action-packed spectacle throwing Freestyle 4-wheelers and motorcycle backflips into…

Nelly at the Erie Couty Fair

Thu 18 August
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Admission starts at: $30

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Diamond Selling, multi-platinum, Grammy-winning rap superstar, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actress, Nelly has consistently raised the bar for…

Gabriel Iglesias at the Erie Couty Fair

Fri, August 19
8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Admission starts at: $40

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

All new material! Iglesias is one of America’s most famous stand-up comedians and performs in sold-out concerts around the world. He is also one of…

Ultimate Night of Destruction at the Erie Couty Fair

Sat 20 August
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Admission starts at: $20

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

Southern Cities

Evening events will include the ever-popular School Bus Showcase Spectacular and the Double Figure 8 Compact Car Race Championship.

Did we miss one? Have any of these events been cancelled? Send us a note!

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