The Exhibitor Guide

VIEW the Guide is your ticket to classes and awards for this year's fair.

It has been prepared in accordance with standards requirements of the Department of Agriculture and Markets of the State of New York.

All exhibits are pre-entered and entered in compliance with the rules and regulations as outlined in the Exhibitors Guide.

Entries are to be completed on the forms provided in the Exhibitor Guide and may be mailed or dropped off at the fair or entry office.

Online entries are now open!

Blue Ribbon Fair Online

2014 Fair Photos

Dates of Monthly Meetings - 2015

*2nd Thursday of:



*meetings start at 7:30pm

Become a member of the Rensselaer County Agricultural and Horticultural Society.
DOWNLOAD application to apply.

Become a JR. FAIR BOARD MEMBER A male or female between 11 and 20

The Schaghticoke Fair will celebrate its 196th year of being a showcase for the best that Rensselaer County residents and agriculture have to offer. Building after building will be bursting with vegetables, fruits, animals, antiques, baked goods and homemade crafts.



The 3rd oldest Fair in New York State takes great pride in being a Family Fair with hands on participation at its exhibits. Tasting, seeing, hearing and literally feeling agriculture in action is one of the best experiences we can offer.


NEW This Year- Entertainment Tent serving Beer & Wine The hours of the tent will be 12noon-10pm Thursday-Sunday with last call at 9pm and Monday 12noon-7pm with last call at 6pm.




2015 Schaghticoke Fair Theme…


The Fairest One of All


The Fairest One of All


Countryfest 2015 Has Been Announced


WGNA Presents Countryfest 2015 featuring Dierks Bentley.
WHEN: July 11, 2015. Doors open at 11a.m.
WHERE: Schaghticoke Fairgrounds (Map)
FEATURING: Dierks Bentley and more TBA.

countryfest 2015


Milking Cows