The Oswego County Fair Opens Today

Photo courtesy of the Oswego County Fair
Photo courtesy of the Oswego County Fair

153 years ago, the first Oswego County Fair was held.  Today, the tradition of an agriculturally-based festival continues as the fair opens for another year at the fairgrounds in Sandy Creek.

Admission and parking are free, though the cost of events in the Grandstand can vary.

Thursday July 1, 2010: Senior Citizen’s Day

Unlimited Ride Special 11am – 8pm

ID Contest-Smells of Oswego County

9:00 am Poultry Show
10:00 am Buildings Open
10:00 am Senior Citizens Spelling Bee
10:30 am Demo by Jozette of World Peace Corps
10:30 am Activity in Youth Building
11:00 am Senior Citizens Oreo Stacking Contest
12:00 pm Harness Racing
1:00 pm Little Britches Show
1:30 pm Saw Dust Hunt (12 and Under)
2:00 pm Black River Fiddlers
2:30 pm Activity in Youth Building, Veggie Car Derby
2:45 pm Buffalo Barfield
3:00 pm Field to Fit
4:00 pm Saw Dust Hunt (12 and under)
7:00 pm Parade
8:30 pm Buffalo Barfield
9:00 pm Buildings Close

Daily Events

Buildings open at 10 am

Bike drawing (Sign up in the Tourism Building)
Saw dust hunt
Antique Engines
John Deere 2 Cylinder Club
Fireman Safety Trainer Trailer
School Bus Safety Demonstration
Interactive Gaming Experience
“Lost Crafters” on site Weaving, Spinning, Tatting, Crochet Work and Chair Caning
Local Historians on site during their Theme Day
Scrapbooking and Family research
Photo Scanning on site for collections brought in
Daily demonstrations 1 pm in Horticultural Building