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!

12th Annual Figure 8 Race

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

 YATES COUTY FAIR ASSOCATION, CLEARVIEW FARMS AND LILYEA FARMS are proud to sponsor this years Popular Figure 8 race. This event starts a strong schedule for the 180th Yates County Fair.Come cheer on the Local Drivers as they navigate the course. Always a crowd favorite for the kids and adults alike.

Total Destruction Demolition Derby

Tuesday July 9, 2019
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 9th.Proud sponsors this year are: MILLSTONE VETERINARY CLINIC, PENN YAN JUNIOR MUSTANGS, VR FOOD EQUIPMENT, PENN YAN VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE, SENECA SHORE WINE CELLARS, SILGAN PLASTICS, CONCORD MINI STORAGE, VILLAGE DRUG,YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION, PLAYLAND AMUSEMENTS, PENN YAN PUMBLING & HEATING, TROMBLEY TIRE & AUTO, WOMEN OF THE MOOSE

The Racing Pigs

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

 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. PENN YAN PLUMBING & HEATING, ABTEX CORPORATION, LAKEVIEW ORGANIC GRAIN, PLAYLAND AMUSEMENTS, BANK OF THE FINGER LAKES, SENECA FARMS, BACK ACHERS CAMPSITES, 

The Ampersand Project Band

Tuesday July 9, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

The Ampersand Project Band starts a solid week of Musical Entertainment for the 180th Yates County Fair. Proud sponsors are: DAVID NIELSEN OF NIELSEN SALES, CAREYS LUMBER, SCHNEIDER AND LEDGERWOOD ATTYS., STORK INSURANCE COMPANY, DOUGLAS B. MILES AGENCY AND THE PENN YAN JUNIOR MUSTANGS.

UPW Wrestling

Wednesday July 10, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

The Yates County Association has signed a new Main Event which is  UPW WRESTLING which has some Hometown Men wrestling. More Details to follow on this well received event. Proud sponsors of  UPW WRESTLING NIGHT at the Yates County Fair are: PENN YAN JUNIOR MUSTANGS, ABTEX CORPORATION, WAGERS CIDER MILL, PENN YAN EYE CARE, LAWSON METAL WORKS, PENN YAN ELKS LODGE, PLAYLAND AMUSEMENTS, MARCHIONDA EXCAVATING, INC., J & S DISCOUNT LIQUOR STORE, DAILEY ELECTRIC, INC.

Farm Tractor Pull

Thursday July 11, 2019
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: HALLPINE FARMS,MIKES CONSTRUCTION, DAVE MCELWEE EXCAVATING, YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION, HOMETOWNE ENERGY, JL SISSON CONSTRUCTION, SILGAN PLASTICS, SIMMONS VINEYARDS, TOWNLEY COAL, LLC., SENECA FOODS FOUNDATION, PETERSEN FARMS., E & V ENERGY and KEUKA TAXI of PENN YAN.

John Bolger Trio Band

Thursday July 11, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

Hometown favorite JOHN BOLGER and his band comes to the Yates County Fair Grounds Thursday night for a 3 hour Concert. Well respected in the Finger Lakes Area for a mix of music that will have the expected big crowd singing and dancing all night long. Proud sponsors of the John Bolger Band are:PENN YAN EYE CARE, DUNDEE FIRE DEPARTMENT, SENECA LAKE DUCK HUNTERS ASSOCIATION, SHELDON HOSE COMPANY, HUNTER HOOK AND LADDER COMPANY, WATER STREET PHARMACY, CAREYS TRUE VALUE, HYDRANT HOSE COMPANY, PENN YAN JUNIOR MUSTANGS.

Annual Kids Day

Friday July 12, 2019
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. Our Major Sponsor for this event is: THE LOYAL OF THE MOOSE in PENN YAN.

2.6 Diesel Truck Pull

Friday July 12, 2019
Beginning at 06:00pm

Come see these Powerful Diesel Trucks pull on one of the finest tracks in New York State. Our Main Sponsors:LYONS  NATIONAL BANK of PENN YAN, YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION., HANSEN AGGREATES, YATES  COUNTY FARM BUREAU., and PEACOCK BROTHERS CONSTRUCTION.

Outlaw Pulling Series

Friday July 12, 2019
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, STORK INSURANCE AGENCY, STEVER HILL VINEYARDS, KAREN HUDSON PIPES & PUMPS, RIBBLES SEPTIC SERVICE, YATES COUNTY FARM BUREAU, BROCKS BOWL & PIZZERIA, COACH AND EQUIPMENT,PENN YAN PLUMBING & HEATING, KNAPP AUTO REPAIR, CULVERS INSURANCE AGENCY, AJ MOWING & SNOW REMOVAL AND KNAPP & SCHLAPPI LUMBER COMPANY.

3rd Annual Class Reunion Night w/ Ruby Shooz

Friday July 12, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

RUBY SHOOZ returns for the 180th Yates County Fair for the 3nd 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: YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION, BOB & AMY MILLER, STORK INSURANCE AGENCY, HOWARD HANNA LAKE GROUP, DAILEY ELECTRIC, INC., PENN YAN PLUMBING & HEATING, MARCHIONDA EXCAVATING, SENECA FOODS FOUNDATION, SHRIVER HOME SERVICES, GENERATIONS BANK, KEUKA HOUSING COUNCIL, KNAPP & SCHLAPPI LUMBER COMPANY, RUTHERFORDS HOME & LAWN CARE, LANCE YONGE GRADING AND MORSE VINEYARDS INC.

Pony Pull Contest

Saturday July 13, 2019
Beginning at 01:00pm

Central New York Mini Modified & Garden Tractor Puller Assoc.

Saturday July 13, 2019
Beginning at 02:00pm

Main sponsor for this event is:  For information on this Club: Please contact Mr. Bill Hansen at 315-521 5610 or Mr. Dave Rasmussen  at 585-303-9257. MICHAEL CASTNERS GARAGE, COPLAI INSURANCE AGENCY is a major sponsor for this Exciting Event this year! Thank you to Laura Coplai.

Total Destruction Demolition

Saturday July 13, 2019
Beginning at 07:00pm

 Come early to ensure a great seat for the Saturday Nights Total Destruction Demolition Derby to close the 180th 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 13th, 2019. Major sponsors are:THE BIRKETT MILLS, YATES COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION, PENN YAN PLUMBING & HEATING, YATES COUNTY FARM BUREAU, DAILEY ELECTRIC, INC., KNAPP AND SCHLAPPI LUMBER COMPANY, MORSE VINEYARDS INC., LATTIMORE PHYSICAL THERPHY, THE FERRO CORPORATION, MICHAEL CASTNERS GARAGE, SENECA FARMS, PETERSEN FARMS, LANCE YONGE GRADING,

Swagger Band

Saturday July 13, 2019
Beginning at 08:00pm

To close the 180th Yates County Fair, We are proud to announce SWAGGER, who plays a wide range of Rock, Pop and Country music. Proud sponsors are: MIKES CONSTRUCTION, WAGERS CIDER MILL, ELLSWORTH HOSE COMPANY, NIELSEN GRANITE COMPANY, GENE BERADO,

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