Archive for May, 2014

Erie County’s Got Talent….

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

…and we want to see it. 

The Erie County Fair will once again be hosting the annual Talent Show.  This is your chance to showcase that special talent in front of your biggest fans at the Erie County Fair! If you can win at our Fair you will get to move on and compete at the New York State Fair, and from there the sky is the limit.


Entry information is now available for this year’s show. As always spots are limited and are filled on a first come first served basis. Acts will have just 4 minutes to impress the judges and there are certain restrictions as to what type of acts can be performed as part of the show.

There will be two divisions, each with separate shows:

Mini (ages 12 and under) will perform Saturday August, 9 at 11:30am.

Maxi (13 and up) will perform Friday, August 8 at 11:30am

If you have questions about the show please email Dawn at If you have read enough and know that you want to be part of this year’s show click the button below and start filling out your registration form.


PS. The talent show is FREE to enter and all performers will receive FREE admission to the Fair on the day of the show!


Mooving Forward and Growing Strong

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

In this image from the 1932 Erie County Fair, Angus cattle and owners lineup near McKinley Parkway. This weekend, May 2nd through the 4th, the Erie County Agricultural Society will host the Empire State Beef Classic on the Hamburg Fairgrounds. Over 150 head of cattle will be competing for upwards of $5,000 in cash and prizes.