The Niagara County Fair in Lockport, NY is the largest youth fair in the state and has something for everyone. Over 35,000 people flock to the 5-day fair to enjoy local events, live music, shows, contests, food, rides and more. If you’re looking for family friendly local events, go ahead and mark Niagara County Fair from August 2nd-6th, 2017 down on your calendar for family fun and excitement!
The theme of this year’s Niagara County Fair, “Olden Days to Modern Ways”, will merge the past with the present by featuring the “do it yourself” knowledge and skills our grandparents relied on. Back in those days, doing things for yourself was a necessity. Fast forward to modern times, there has been a resurgence of the “DIY” mentality, such as growing and preserving food, making your own products and repairing what’s broken with your own two hands. Today's growing appreciation for crafting and creating has so many similarities to the “olden days.”
4-H is also a big part of the Niagara County Fair. The 4-H members in Niagara County have worked all year to prepare their fair entries in the areas of animal science, plant science, social science, nutritional science, mechanical science and natural sciences. Home environment, consumer economics, leadership development, volunteer development, and much, much more are included as areas of 4-H topics. These young people are working hard to earn Excellent (blue), Good (red) or Worthy (white) ribbons and to earn the honor of representing Niagara County at the NY State Fair.
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Niagara County is a 501(c)(3), tax exempt organization. Net proceeds from the fair support CCE-Niagara County programming that benefits children and families of Niagara County.
You'll find chicken BBQ, kettle corn, old-fashioned roasted corn, homemade sausage and many more delicious foods at the Niagara County Fair. See a list of our vendors and their offerings here.
Meet some of our Fair performers! Each year, the Niagara County Fair provides excellent entertainment, with various musical performances and exciting shows that anyone can enjoy!
Last updated July 17, 2017