Hours of Operation

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

2022 Ticket Prices and Advanced Sale Tickets

2022 Ticket Prices

Children age 12 and under always get in free!

Single Admission (excluding Wednesday)$12.00
Children 12 and under EVERYDAYFREE
Special WEDNESDAY Admission (guests 19 and older). Must be purchased at gate, no advance sale.$5.00
Youth Day (18 yrs old and under) WEDNESDAYFREE
Active Military Individual Personnel, with ID or uniform (not a family discount)   FREE
Grandstand Entertainment FREE
Auto parkingFREE

Cash only for entry at gate. ATMs available at Map Location #2 Administration Building, Map Location #39 Admission Gate #2, and Map Location #44 South Gate


Advance Sale Ticket: $10.00 for a Single Day Admission available by mail. Send order with check and a stamped, addressed return envelope to: Columbia County Fair, c/o Secretary, P.O. Box 257, Chatham, NY 12037 by August 20th.

  • Advance tickets are $10 each
  • Advance tickets will be available at the fair administration office from July 30 to August 30.
  • Advance tickets by mail order begins June 1 until August 20.

There are NO REFUNDS on advance sale tickets. Money orders and checks are acceptable for the purchase of advanced sale tickets. A self addressed, stamped return envelope must accompany all orders. There are no advance sale tickets for Wednesday when admission is $5 and 18 and under are FREE.

download ticket order form

Advance tickets at other local outlets begin August 1 until August 31st at the following locations:

  • Bank of Greene County branch offices
  • Price Chopper


Hand stamps required for daily ride passes. Special ride passes are only available at the ride ticket booth across from the cattle area at North Gate entrance.

For your safety, please note there are individual ride restrictions. See restrictions at entrance of each ride for details before purchasing ride tickets or passes.

WEDNESDAY (Noon to Closing)$20.00
THURSDAY (Noon to Closing)$25.00
FRIDAY (Noon to Closing)$25.00
SATURDAY (Noon to Closing)$25.00
SUNDAY (Noon to Closing)$25.00
MONDAY (Noon to Closing)$20.00

Perfect-sized fair! Just enough to do without running over the place. Whole family enjoyed the rides, food and grandstand!
We will back next year!

– Bill C.

Had a great time, even in the rain.

– Melanie R.

Love the ag events! So nice to see the wholesome kids with their animals. Great job!

– Lydia P.