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Flag Retreat Ceremony ~ Everyday
Beginning August 7th 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.


2019 Erie County Fair Commemorative Postmark
Commemorative Postmark with USPS
Friday, August 9

The USPS will be here from 10am-7pm on Friday, August 9. They will be located outside of the Historical Building.
The US Post Office is featuring the State and County Fair Forever Stamps. A set of four stamps, that celebrate the fun of America's state and country fairs, come together to depict a panorama of essential fair activities. As part of the celebration, the Post Office will be on site selling these commemorative stamps as well as cancelling mail using a special Erie County Fair postmark, pictured here. Guests can bring their own mail, or receive a postcard (while supplies last).


Firefighters Day Photo
FIREFIGHTERS DAY ~ Friday, August 9

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
  • 6:30pm Firefighters Parade - GUSTO Grandstand
Results of the 2019 Firefighters Parade Here


Veterans Day Photo
VETERANS DAY ~ Sunday, August 11

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.



Photo of Fair Bear
Fair Bear's Birthday ~ Tuesday, August 13
Come join us to celebrate Fair Bear's Birthday with a special appearance by our very own Erie County Fair Marching Band presented by Pepsi. Treats will be provided courtesy of Paula's Donuts and Upstate Farms!


Stem Career Day ~ Thursday, August 15
Showcasing STEM through Western New York companies and Innovation Station with hands-on-fun including weird science, ignite the light and virtual reality. STEM Career Day is meant to bring light to everything Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics related. Join us from 10am-2pm on August 15 inside the I-HUB tent. Come early so you can partake in our STEM Career Day Challenge where you go to assigned locations around the Fair to learn more about STEM. Bring your completed card back to the I-HUB tent for a chance to win an iPad. Enter online here.
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