Dog Show + Food Truck Rodeo + the band Spectra + perfect weather

Tonight is going to be gorgeous evening out at the fair!  We’ve got the 4-H dog club show going on all afternoon into the evening from 3pm on and the Rolling Thunder Festival is bringing out some of the best food trucks for the rodeo from 4pm-9pm!  The band Spectra will also be joining us on stage after 6pm!

That’s all in addition to the games, animals, and rides we also have at the fair, including a hay wagon ride that takes you to see a barn where the cows have their own ROBOT.

Check out our attractions page and schedule for more details, including a full list of the food trucks that will be out at the fair.  See you tonight!

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Even more bands!

We’re pleased to add the Alyssa Trahan Trio, Saturday at 2pm, and Jeff Riales & the Silvertone Express, Sunday at 2pm, to the fair’s line up of live music this year!  All the great music arts at the fair are free with admission, so join us for Alyssa, Jeff, Barry’s Crossing, Spectra, and Shine all on stage THIS WEEK!

Check out the “schedule” link above for times & days.  Kicking off this Thursday will be our wine-cider-beer tasting with Barry’s Crossing on stage!  See you at the fair!

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Sponsors & Bands

We want to make sure to thank our major 2015 fair sponsors: the Brockport Tractor Supply Co, Fisher’s Storage Sheds out of Avon, and the farmer’s market Grow Monroe program!  Please check them out for all your outdoor living, storage, and fresh farm stand produce needs.

Their support helps us bring in other fair entertainment, like the live music on stage.  This year we are welcoming Barry’s Crossing on Thursday night during the Wine-Beer-Cider Tasting, the band Spectra on Friday night during the Rolling Thunder food truck rodeo, and the band Shine on Saturday night!  Click the “schedule” link above for times and come out to enjoy some fun music along with the competitions, rides, and more at the Monroe County Fair.

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Want to enter your lawn mower in a tractor pull?

The Western NY Garden Tractor Pullers Association invites you to enter your garden tractor or riding lawn mower in the Sunday tractor pull at the Monroe County Fair.  All standard, gasoline-powered garden tractors or mowers are eligible as long as they have anti-flip bars (roll-over protection).  The pulling starts at 12pm on Sunday, August 9th, with check in starting at 10am.  Entries allowed the day of the pull.

For details, guidelines, and contact information, click here: Garden Tractor Pull Info

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New at the 2015 Monroe County Fair

Kids & Pets Show

Beer & Wine Tasting

Food Truck Rodeo

The Monroe County Fair is excited to announce a new show this year for kids and their pets!  We’re inviting kids and teens, ages 7-17, to show off their pets and earn ribbons in classes for pet beauty, pet costumes, and silly pet tricks on Thursday, August 6th, at 7:00pm at the fair.  Any youth can enter, just fill out the entry form at the Exhibitors & Shows link (or click here) and mail it in by July 29th.  More details, including which pets need to send in vaccination information as well, are included with the entry form.

As a courtesy to our other potential exhibitors, we are also extending the entry deadline for our other shows – including livestock competitions, art and photography shows, baking and food competitions, garden flowers & veggie shows, lawnmower competitions, talent show, and more – to July 29th as well.  Everyone in the community is welcome to enter any of the shows and compete for prizes, ribbons, and bragging rights!

The same evening as the Kids & Pets Show, adults can enjoy sampling local drinks at our Beer & Wine tasting on Thursday from 6pm-9pm.  New on Friday night will be a food truck rodeo hosted by some of the Rolling Thunder Festival trucks.  The fair is also welcoming Hammerl Amusements with their mechanical kiddie rides this year.

We are also pleased to announce the return of the hay wagon farm rides!  And also returning this year will be delicious local foods (yes, we will have LuGia’s again!), live music, and more at the 2015 Monroe County Fair.

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A new chapter for the Monroe County Fair & Recreation Association

We are pleased to confirm the sale of the Dome property in Henrietta to the partners represented by the 2695 East Henrietta Holdings LLC, and we wish them well with their future plans.  We look forward to being able to focus solely on growing the Monroe County Fair in support of our mission to build our community through supporting its youth, agriculture, and technology.

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Good food, good fun…

We’re working with the great folks at Rolling Thunder Food Truck Rodeo to bring some of the best Rochester & Buffalo food trucks to this year’s fair!  They’ll be joining us Friday night, August 8th, so mark your calendars now.

The information for our open shows is online as well – don’t forget to check out the competitions to see which ones YOU can enter in!  All are welcome, and we’ve got classes in almost everything from baking to photography to fine arts to crafts to flowers & veggies to rabbits and more.  Will you take home a blue ribbon?  Details on entering under “Exhibits & Shows” above or click here: enter a show.

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