Yates County Fair · 2370 Old 14A · PO Box 205 · Penn Yan, NY 14527 · (315)536-3830

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Every year there are events for all ages and this year is no exception. Whether you enjoy Racing Pigs, Demolition Derbies, Racing, Pulling, or music you'll find the days & nights full of events!

11th Annual Figure 8 Race

Tuesday July 10, 2018
Beginning at 07:00pm

 YATES COUTY FAIR ASSOC. are proud to sponsor this years Popular Figure 8 race. This event starts a strong schedule for the 179th Yates County Fair.Come cheer on the Local Drivers as they navigate the course. Always a crowd favorite for the kids and adults alike.Thanks goes out to these special sponsors for helping the kids.Proud sponsors are: COACH AND EQUIPMENT, THE BIRKETT MILLS.  

Total Destruction Demolition Derby

Tuesday July 10, 2018
Beginning at 07:00pm

Tuesday night will be rocking on the track as TOTAL DESTRUCTION takes the helm. Excitement is allready building, if you enjoy the banging, clay flying into the grandstands Yates County Fair Grounds is the place to be July 10th.Proud sponsors this year are: LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE, SENECA LAKE DUCK HUNTERS ASSOC., INC., KNAPP AUTO REPAIR,  SIMMONS RENTALS, NIELSEN GRANITE COMPANY, LONGS CARDS AND BOOKS, SILGAN PLASTICS, HALLPINE FARMS, RK HOWELL GRAVEL PRODUCTS, DAILEY ELECTRIC, INC. THE FERRO CORPORATION. , KEUKA COMFORT CARE. Get there early for a great seat as the response has been at a all time high.

The Racing Pigs

Tuesday July 10, 2018
Beginning at 07:00pm

ABTEX CORPORATION, PLAYLAND AMUSEMENTS, MILLSTONE VETERINARY CLINIC, PENN YAN MOOSE CLUB, COPLAI INSURANCE AGENCY, KNAPP & SCHLAPPI LUMBER, RK HOWELL GRAVEL PRODUCTS, LATTIMORE PHYSICAL THERAPY, DAVE NIELSEN/NIELSEN SALES, TROMBLEY TIRE & AUTO are proud sponsors of the ROYAL RACING PIGS that has thrilled thousands of fairgoers. Young and Old have enjoyed these fast racing athletes over the years.

Eudora Petting Farms

Tuesday July 10, 2018
Beginning at 07:00pm

The ENDURO PETTING ZOO returns to the 179th Yates County Fair. Enjoy the various animals and feed them through out your day. Always a Fair favorite as Fairgoers learn about these special animals. PLAYLAND AMUSEMENTS, STORK INSURANCE AGENCY, CAREYS TRUE VALUE, DAVID NIELSEN/ NIELSEN SALES,

The City Limits Band

Tuesday July 10, 2018
Beginning at 07:00pm

CITY LIMITS BAND returns to the 179th Yates County Fair to open a very strong Musical Band Concert lineup. Proud sponsors are: SENECA SHORE WINE CELLARS, CAREYS LUMBER, FL COMMUNITY HEALTH, SHELDON HOSE COMPANY, WATER STREET PHARMACY, and the HYDRANT HOSE COMPANY.

Central New York Mini Modified & Garden Tractor Puller Assoc.

Wednesday July 11, 2018
Beginning at 06:00pm

Main sponsor for this event is: COPLAI INSURANCE AGENCY, DJ BUILDERS & REMODELERS, MICHAEL CASTNERS GARAGE and LANDPRO EQUIPMENT. For information on this Club: Please contact Mr. Bill Hansen at 315-521 5610 or Mr. Dave Rasmussen  at 585-303-9257.

The Town Pants Concert

Wednesday July 11, 2018
Beginning at 08:00pm

The Yates County Association welcomes back the ever popular TOWN PANTS at the 179th Yates County Fair for a concert starting at 8pm. Duane and Dave Keough will have the huge crowd singing and dancing all night long. Proud sponsors of the TOWN PANTS are: The SENECA LAKE DUCK HUNTERS ASSOC., YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION, VINEYARD VIEW WINERY

Farm Tractor Pull

Thursday July 12, 2018
Beginning at 06:00pm

The ANNUAL FARM TRACTOR PULL has been sheduled for Thursday night at the Yates County Fair. Come see the Local Farmers compete in 5 classes on our beautiful clay track. Proud sponsors of the Farm Tractor Pull are: KAREN HUDSON PIPE & PUMPS, PRATTSBURG PROTECTIVES,CLEARVIEW FARMS, MIKES CONSTRUCTION, YATES COUNTY FARM BUREAU, CAREYS TRUE VALUE, LANDPRO EQUIPMENT, ELLSWORTH HOSE COMPANY, PENN YAN KIWANIS CLUB, HOMETOWNE ENERGY, RAYMOND EMERY of KEUKA LAND AND REALTY.

Virgil Cain Concert

Thursday July 12, 2018
Beginning at 08:00pm

VIRGIL CAIN returns for the 179th Yates County Fair for a 3 hour concert that will keep his fans dancing all night. Proud sponsors of VIRGIL CAIN are: CLIMBING BINES HOP FARM,

Annual Kids Day

Friday July 13, 2018
Beginning at 01:00pm

,The Yates County Fair is proud of all our Honored Sponsors, Organizations, Service Clubs that donate many items for our youth. last year over 500 youth attended KIDS DAY on Friday. The fair admission for Kids day starting at 1pm is $12.00 per kid. At 4pm, kids prizes will be given out to lucky winners. Must be present to win. Some of our Sponsors include: PENN YAN MOOSE CLUB, LAKEVIEW ORGANIC GRAIN, STEVER HILL VINEYARDS, DONALD A. SCHNEIDER, ATTY., LATTIMORE PHYSICAL THERAPY, DAVE NIELSEN/NIELSEN SALES, AJ LAWN SERVICE/PLOWING,PENN YAN ELKS LODGE, PENN YAN VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE CORP., MICHAEL CASTNERS GARAGE and PINNEO FARMS. 

2.6 Diesel Truck Pull

Friday July 13, 2018
Beginning at 06:00pm

Come see these Powerful Diesel Trucks pull on one of the finest tracks in New York State. Proud sponsors are: PENN YAN EYE CARE of Penn Yan, PAUL KNAPP WATER SYSTEMS, STORK INSURANCE AGENCY, LAWSON METAL WORK, HANSEN AGGREATES and PEACOCK BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION., PAUL MARBLE OF MARBLES AUTOMOTIVE., and PARMENTER TIRE & AUTO of GENEVA.

Outlaw Pulling Series

Friday July 13, 2018
Beginning at 07:00pm

The Outlaw Pulling Series are back running this great series. They will run the 2.6 Diesel Pulling trucks, Street Stock Trucks. They also will bring in 2 Classes of Light Tractors and Modified Tractors. Big Rig Semis Pull will finished this action packed night at the Fair Grounds. We welcome: YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOC., PENN YAN MOOSE CLUB, KNAPP AND SCHLAPPI LUMBER, YATES COUNTY FARM BUREAU, DOUGLAS B.MILES AGENCY, JANET L. LEWIS MD, RIBBLES SEPTIC SERVICE, AJS LAWN AND PLOWING SERVICE. LANDPRO EQUIPMENT, DJ BUILDERS & REMOLDELERS, RAYMOND EMERY of KEUKA LAKE LAND and REALTY of PENN YAN, MARBLES AUTOMOTIVE & GLASS, PARMENTER TIRE & AUTO,

2nd Annual Class Reunion Night w/ Ruby Shooz

Friday July 13, 2018
Beginning at 08:00pm

RUBY SHOOZ returns for the 179th Yates County Fair for the 2nd Annual  CLASS REUNION NIGHT, This 50-60s band plays all the old time Rock & Roll music for your listening pleasure. Led by Lead Singer Jamie Cosco, band members,  Mark, Frank, Brian, Chris, Al and Teena perform as you enjoy a trip down memory lane. Our proud sponsors are: GENERATIONS BANK, VILLAGE DRUG, LONG TRUCKING, SIMMONS VINEYARDS, VR FOOD EQUIPMENT, PENN YAN PLUMBING & HEATING, LILYEA FARMS, STORK INSURANCE AGENCY, LATTIMORE PHYSICAL THERAPY, SENECA LAKE DUCK HUNTERS ASSOC. PENN YAN AMERICAN LEGION , TROMBLEY TIRE & AUTO and BOB & AMY MILLER.

Pony Pull Contest

Saturday July 14, 2018
Beginning at 01:00pm

Total Destruction Demolition

Saturday July 14, 2018
Beginning at 07:00pm

 Come early to ensure a great seat for the Saturday Nights Total Destruction Demolition Derby to close the 179th Yates County Fair.  Always a crowd favorite for young & old. If you enjoy banging, smoke and a little clay sprayed into the grandstands. The Yates County Fair is the place to be July 14th, 2018. Major sponsors are:PENN YAN MOOSE CLUB, YATES COUNTY FARM BUREAU, SHELDON HOSE COMPANY, DOUGLAS B. MILES AGENCY, SENECA LAKE DUCK HUNTERS ASSOC.,BROCKS BOWL & PIZZERIA,

Dirt Child Band

Saturday July 14, 2018
Beginning at 08:00pm

The Yates County Fair proudly welcomes back DIRT CHILD for this years 19th YATES COUNTY FAIR. They performed last year before a huge crowd on Wednesday night. Sponsors have been lining up to hear DIRT CHILD on closing night of the Fair. Sponsors include: JL SISSON CONSTRUCTION, HUNTER HOOK & LADDER COMPANY, FINGER LAKES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT,

Carey's LumberCarey's Rental OutletFive Star BankPeacock Brothers ConstructionFriendly Dodge MotorsLoyal Order Of Moose 2030Marchonda ExcavatingMorgan's Grocery

Morehouse Construction

Morse Vineyards, Inc.

Nate Olney Excavating

Paul Knapp Water Systems

Petersen Farms

Simmons Apartments