The Saratoga County Fairgrounds are located in the Village of Ballston Spa, minutes from Exit - 12 off Route 87 Northway, and offers an array of buildings and facilities unique to the area. The Fairgrounds are run by the Saratoga County Agricultural Society (SCAS). In addition to the annual Saratoga County Fair, the Fairgrounds host a variety of events throughout the year, including go-kart races, music festivals, the All-Breed Dog Show, truck shows, Family Fun Day, corporate picnics and private parties.
The Fairgrounds include 30 Acres of fenced property, 20 acres of parking off grounds, barns, 7 enclosed Buildings totaling 23,000 sq ft, 5 covered Pavilions totaling 39,000 sq ft, and the historic covered Grandstand which seats approximately 1500 people, among other facilities and amenities.
The County Fair
The Saratoga County Fair at the Fairgrounds has been held every year since 1841 - it is one of the oldest fairs in New York State. The Fair is conducted by the Saratoga County Agricultural Society (SCAS), and runs for six days and nights in July.
It offers entertainment for the whole family: a large amusement midway, 30 acres of entertainment and exhibits - Over 100 vendors, a wide variety of exhibits including antiques, home and fine arts, farm and garden, grange and conservation, tractor and truck pulls. At least 80,000 people visit the fair each year.
The Fairgrounds sponsors many other events in addition to the County Fair. Please check your local papers and other listings for upcoming events.
It shall be the mission of the Saratoga County Agricultural Society to operate and maintain an exhibition type facility in which to produce a county fair that: 1) Educates and involves the general public in our present and past agricultural and rural heritage, 2) Promotes the Benefits of a strong agricultural industry, and 3) Provides a unique blend of family style entertainment and competition that people of all ages can participate in and/or appreciate.
SCAS Company Overview
A private not-for-profit whose main purpose is to put on the Saratoga County Fair annually. We also however host other events throughout the year.
162 Prospect St.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020