Yates County Fair · 2370 Old 14A · PO Box 205 · Penn Yan, NY 14527 · (315)536-3830

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Every year there are events for all ages and this year is no exception. Whether you enjoy Racing Pigs, Demolition Derbies, Racing, Pulling, or music you'll find the days & nights full of events!

12th Annual Figure 8 Race

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

 YATES COUTY FAIR ASSOC. are proud to sponsor this years Popular Figure 8 race. This event starts a strong schedule for the 180th Yates County Fair.Come cheer on the Local Drivers as they navigate the course. Always a crowd favorite for the kids and adults alike.Thanks goes out to these special sponsors for helping the kids.Proud sponsors are: 

Total Destruction Demolition Derby

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

Tuesday night will be rocking on the track as TOTAL DESTRUCTION takes the helm. Excitement is allready building, if you enjoy the banging, clay flying into the grandstands Yates County Fair Grounds is the place to be July 9th.Proud sponsors this year are:  Get there early for a great seat as the response has been at a all time high.

The Racing Pigs

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

 are proud sponsors of the ROYAL RACING PIGS that has thrilled thousands of fairgoers. Young and Old have enjoyed these fast racing athletes over the years.

The Ampersand Project Band

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

The Ampersand Project Band starts a solid week of Musical Entertainment for the 180th Yates County Fair. Proud sponsors are: 

Central New York Mini Modified & Garden Tractor Puller Assoc.

Wednesday July 10, 2019
Beginning at 06:00pm

Main sponsor for this event is:  For information on this Club: Please contact Mr. Bill Hansen at 315-521 5610 or Mr. Dave Rasmussen  at 585-303-9257.

BAND TBA

Wednesday July 10, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

The Yates County Association welcomes back the ever popular BAND TBAat the 179th Yates County Fair for a concert starting at 8pm. Duane and Dave Keough will have the huge crowd singing and dancing all night long. Proud sponsors of the BAND TBA are: 

Farm Tractor Pull

Thursday July 11, 2019
Beginning at 06:00pm

The ANNUAL FARM TRACTOR PULL has been sheduled for Thursday night at the Yates County Fair. Come see the Local Farmers compete in 5 classes on our beautiful clay track. Proud sponsors of the Farm Tractor Pull are: 

John Bolger Trio Band

Thursday July 11, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

Hometown favorite John Bolger and his band comes to the Yates County Fair Grounds Thursday night for a 3 hour Concert. Well respected in the Finger Lakes Area for a mix of music that will have the expected big crowd singing and dancing all night long. Proud sponsors of the John Bolger Band are:

Annual Kids Day

Friday July 12, 2019
Beginning at 01:00pm

,The Yates County Fair is proud of all our Honored Sponsors, Organizations, Service Clubs that donate many items for our youth. last year over 500 youth attended KIDS DAY on Friday. The fair admission for Kids day starting at 1pm is $12.00 per kid. At 4pm, kids prizes will be given out to lucky winners. Must be present to win. Some of our Sponsors include: 

2.6 Diesel Truck Pull

Friday July 12, 2019
Beginning at 06:00pm

Come see these Powerful Diesel Trucks pull on one of the finest tracks in New York State. Proud sponsors are:

Outlaw Pulling Series

Friday July 12, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

The Outlaw Pulling Series are back running this great series. They will run the 2.6 Diesel Pulling trucks, Street Stock Trucks. They also will bring in 2 Classes of Light Tractors and Modified Tractors. Big Rig Semis Pull will finished this action packed night at the Fair Grounds. We welcome: YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOC.,

3rd Annual Class Reunion Night w/ Ruby Shooz

Friday July 12, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

RUBY SHOOZ returns for the 180th Yates County Fair for the 3nd Annual  CLASS REUNION NIGHT, This 50-60s band plays all the old time Rock & Roll music for your listening pleasure. Led by Lead Singer Jamie Cosco, band members,  Mark, Frank, Brian, Chris, Al and Teena perform as you enjoy a trip down memory lane. Our proud sponsors are: 

Pony Pull Contest

Saturday July 13, 2019
Beginning at 01:00pm

Total Destruction Demolition

Saturday July 13, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

 Come early to ensure a great seat for the Saturday Nights Total Destruction Demolition Derby to close the 180th Yates County Fair.  Always a crowd favorite for young & old. If you enjoy banging, smoke and a little clay sprayed into the grandstands. The Yates County Fair is the place to be July 13th, 2019. Major sponsors are:

Dirt Child Band

Saturday July 13, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

The Yates County Fair proudly welcomes back DIRT CHILD for this years 180th YATES COUNTY FAIR. They performed last year before a huge crowd on Friday night. Sponsors have been lining up to hear DIRT CHILD on closing night of the Fair. Sponsors include: 

The Birkett MillsThe Wagner RestaurantTHE WALMART CORPORATIONYates County Farm BureauAj's Lawn BusinessBULLY HILL RESTAURANTHanson AggregatesIbs BuildersCarey's LumberCarey's Rental OutletFive Star BankPeacock Brothers ConstructionFriendly Dodge MotorsLoyal Order Of Moose 2030Marchonda ExcavatingMorgan's Grocery