Since the mid-1930s the Erie County Fairgrounds has been home to some of the wildest and most spectacular summertime stunts, crashes and thrills. The tradition continues during this year’s 179th Erie County Fair as tickets go on sale Saturday June 2nd at 10am for motor events inside the Buffalo.com Grandstand. This year’s series includes:
Freestyle Motocross Championship Series, August 15, 7:30pm, FREE – Two wheeled mayhem roars into the Buffalo.com Grandstand as the Freestyle Motocross Champion Series returns to the Erie County Fair. Don’t miss the highflying excitement of motorcycle stunts with the U.S. FMX National Championship Series. The series is the only national championship title that is decided by performing aerial stunts while launching motorcycles up to 70 feet into the air! The show will feature the nation’s top riders who will defend their titles as champions of extreme sports. See why Freestyle Motocross reigns king among fans of extreme sports with spectacular mid-air maneuvers and insane back flips. This performance is free with paid admission to the Fair.
Lucas Oil Pro Pulling League Truck & Tractor Pull Champions Tour, August 16-17, 6:00pm, Tickets: $12 Grandstand, $16 Infield, $20 Pit Pass- Kids 12 and Under FREE in the Grandstand – The biggest, loudest, and toughest trucks and tractors around will be pulling each night of the Truck and Tractor Pull. An annual tradition at the Fair, these two pulls pack the Buffalo.com Grandstand with fans who have a passion for pulling and loud noises. The Empire State Pullers will also be featured to showcase the best pulling New York State has to offer. Thursday’s pull will feature Super Modified Tractors, Unlimited Super Stock Tractors, Super Modified 2WD Trucks, Super Farm Tractors, 2.6 Diesel Trucks (ESP) and Light Weight Super Stock Tractors (ESP). Friday’s classes include Super Modified Tractors, Unlimited Super Stock Tractors, Super Modified 2WD Trucks, Super Farm Tractors and 2.6 Diesel Trucks.
Ultimate Night of Destruction, August 18, 7:30pm, Tickets: $16, Kids 12 and Under are Free – An evening of family fun with free admission for children 12 and under to the Buffalo.com Grandstand! The 2018 Ultimate Night of Destruction will feature the School Bus Demo Spectacular, the Compact Car Double Figure 8 Racing Championship and the Automobile Rollover Contest. Produced by JM Motorsport Productions.
World’s Largest Demolition Derby, August 19, 1:00pm & 6:00pm, Tickets: $20 – This annual event welcomes more than 100 cars from across Western New York to the Fairgrounds to see who can outlast the rest. Cars must navigate the track to keep damage to a minimum if they are to win the heat and make it into the finals. Prior to each heat, cars are judged by the crowd as to who has the wildest and wackiest decorations. New this year is the addition of a modified truck/SUV class that will take place during each of the two shows. Produced by JM Motorsport Productions.
Tickets for all Motor Event Series shows go on sale Saturday, June 2nd at 10am and will be available for purchase at Tickets.com, by phone at 1-888-223-6000, or in person at the Fairgrounds Main Office until 2pm. Tickets will also be available during office hours, Monday-Friday, from 8:30am-4:30pm. Tickets purchased prior to the day of the show include admission to the Erie County Fair on the day of the show.