Archive for June, 2010

Purchase Pepsi 8 packs for free admission to the Fair

Monday, June 7th, 2010

The Erie County Fair has partnered with Sunoco A Plus and Pepsi to offer free admission to this years fair. Between now and July 31, purchase any three Pepsi 8 packs at participating Sunoco A Plus locations and receive a voucher for free admission to the Erie County Fair. Original Coupon must be redeemed at the Erie County Fair Ticket Booth. Coupon is valid for one gate admission and expires August 22, 2010.

Get yours while supplies last.

Get ready to compete in the Erie County Fair 5K

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

After a several year hiatus, The Erie County Fair will bring back the annual 5K on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at 9am at The Fairgrounds in Hamburg, NY.  Registration on the day of the event begins at 7:30am, but pre-registration is encouraged.  The certified course is a 3.1 mile (sanctioned and previously certified) that begins at The Fairgrounds and takes a route through the Town and Village of Hamburg and returns back to finish on the track of The Fairgrounds.

A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Special Olympics of New York, an organization that is dedicated to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-style sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of skills and friendship with their families, Special Olympics athletes and the community. Through their participation in Special Olympics New York athletes gain confidence and build a positive self-image, which carries into the classroom, the home, the workplace and the community. 

Pre-registration cost is $20 and $25 on the day of the race which includes admission into the Fair, post race party and more.  Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners in each of 12 categories and for overall male and female finishes.  You can register online here or download an applicationAll ages are welcome to participate in the 5K, but no pets, skateboards, rollerblades or bicycles are allowed on the course.  Water stations will be provided. For more information For more information, click here. 

Motor Event Tickets Go On Sale June 5

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

Tickets for all motor events at the Erie County Fair will go on sale starting at 9am on Saturday, June 5  

Tickets will be available at all locations including online, inside Tops Friendly Markets, the Event (Agri) Center Box Office, or charge by phone at 1-888-223-6000.  All grandstand tickets purchased in advance include free admission to the Fair on the day of the show. Visit for more info or call (716) 649-3900. 

 Next week, tickets for concerts at the Erie County Fair go on sale starting at 10am on June 11th.Sign up for MOBILE ALERTStext keyword “fair” to 21570 to learn about exclusive offers, like purchasing Peter Frampton and Jason Aldean tickets before they go on sale to the general public, fair traffic alerts, and weather reports from the Fair.  Standard text fees apply