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Special Days & Events

Flag Retreat Ceremony
Beginning August 8th at 6:30pm and continuing each evening during the 12-day run of the Fair, a flag retreat ceremony will be held at Slade Park presented by Made In America stores. To nominate a veteran or active member of the military to be named “Flag Retreat Honoree of the Day,” the public is being asked to complete a nomination form available at any Made in America Store location, at the Fair’s Main Office or by clicking the nominate button below. Those chosen must be available to attend one of the Flag Retreat Ceremonies between August 8-19 at 6:30pm.
Our nominees have been chosen.
August 8th Stephen Sivlc
August 9th E. James Strates
August 10th James Wagner
August 11th Jamie-Lynn Smerka
August 12th Ted Kniazuk
August 13th David Chambers Sr.

August 14th Richard Remmele
August 15th Stanley Walczak
August 16th Fred Velott
August 17th John Ward
August 18th Peter Hurd
August 19th Peter Pilc

FIREFIGHTERS DAY ~ Friday, August 10

Join us as we celebrate the brave men and women!
Free admission to the Fair for all Firefighters and Auxiliary Members with proper ID.
Schedule of Events
  • 3:00pm Memorial Service - Firemen's Building
  • 6:00pm Firefighters Parade - Buffalo.com Grandstand
Results of the Firefighters Parade Here


VETERANS DAY ~ Sunday, August 12

Join us for our Veterans' Day Celebration at the Erie County Fair
Free admission to the Fair for all Veterans, Active Military and Auxiliary Members with proper ID.

Schedule of Events

  • 10:00am Catholic Mass - Family Entertainment Complex
  • 11:30am Veterans Recognition Ceremony - Veterans Park (Infield)
  • 1:00pm Veterans Parade - Track, lineup begins at 12:30pm
Sponsored by the Erie County Fair Veterans Committee Joseph M Solomon, Erie County Fair Director

Interested in participating in the activities on Veterans Day,email Lloyd Quiter, or call (716)337-2229 for more information.

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