Columbia County Fair - Chatham, NY

Ticket Information & Prices

Columbia County Fair Logo - Chatham NY

Hours of Operation

Wednesday NOON to 11pm
Thursday-Monday 10am-11pm


FREE wheelchair use, inquire at admission gates. Courtesy of the Barnwell Nursing and Rehabilitation Center- Deposit Required


on grounds, excludes service dogs


There is NO sale of tobacco products on the fairgrounds. Smoking is NOT allowed in any building, grandstand or bleachers


Route 66
GPS 142 Hudson Ave
UPS 32 Church St
Chatham, NY 12037
(518) 392-2121

2016 Ticket Prices

Children age 12 and under always get in free!

Single Admission (excluding Sunday) $10.00
Sunday Admission $15.00
Senior Citizens 62 & over
(Thursday 10am to 4pm)
Youth Day 18 & under
(Thursday 10am to 4pm)
Active Military Personnel (with ID or Uniform) Free
Grandstand Entertainment Free
Parking Free
Special Ride Pass


  WEDNESDAY (1:00 PM to Closing) $15.00
  THURSDAY (Noon to Closing) $20.00
  FRIDAY (Open to Closing) $20.00
  SATURDAY (Open to Closing) $20.00
  SUNDAY (Open to Closing) $20.00

Advance Sale Tickets

Advance tickets to the Columbia County Fair are now available by mail order for $8 until August 20.

Advance tickets are $8 each and this is a savings of $2 everyday and $7 on Sunday when you buy your ticket in advance.

Money orders and checks are acceptable for the purchase of advanced sale tickets. A self addressed, stamped return envelope must accompany all orders.

Click here to download your Advance Ticket mail-order form

The advance tickets are also available at the fair Administration
office until Sept 1st.

Advance tickets at other local outlets begin
August 1 until September 1st at the following locations:

  • Price Chopper supermarkets (Starting August 7th)
  • Agway stores
  • First Niagara branch offices
  • The Bank of Greene County branch offices
  • Taconic Valley Lawn & Garden
  • Ginsberg's Foods
Columbia County Fair is sponsored by A. Carlusso & Son, Inc. and Hudson River Bankd & Trust Co. Foundation