The Cattaraugus County Fair has been a tradition for 175 years! Families have experienced all the exciting rides, animal shows and live entertainment for more than a century!

Five Tips For Attending The Fair
1. Check the weather report: Be prepared with sunscreen and visors on warm, sunny days. Have a jacket or sweatshirt for cool evenings. A poncho or umbrella is a good idea if skies turn gray.
2. Wear Comfortable shoes: there will be plenty of walking.
3. Bring a bottle of water.
4. Bring your camera: There will be plenty of memorable moments, so bring your camera or video camera and capture the special day forever. Please note: Cameras and video cameras may be prohibited during certain entertainment events.
5. Leave your pets at home: With the exception of SERVICE ANIMALS, pets are not permitted on the fairgrounds. DO NOT leave them in your vehicle.

Grounds Entertainment Daily Schedule
Will be announced when available

Returning Favorites from 2016
Monster Mash Truck Rally - August 4th at 7:30PM & August 5th at 1:00PM
- BIGFOOT, Overkill Evolution, Higher Education, Bounty Hunter & Scarlet Bandit
Big Rig Truck Pull - August 5th at 6:30PM
- 20,000lb Modified Semis
- 4x4 and Street Legal Semis
Power Wheels Kids Demolition Derby - August 4th at 7:30PM & August 5th at 1:00PM
Figure 8 Racing by JM Productions - August 2nd at 7:30PM
World's Largest Demolition Derby - July 31st at 7:30PM and August 6th at 5:00PM

DAILY EVENT SCHEDULE HIGHLIGHTS (click on each day for more info)
07/31/2017 World's Largest Demolition Derby
08/01/2017 WNY Pro Stock Tractor Pull
08/02/2017 Figure 8 Racing by JM Productions
08/03/2017 Joe Nichols in Concert
08/04/2017 Monster Mash Truck Rally; Power Wheels Demolition Derby
08/05/2017 Monster Mash Truck Rally; Power Wheels Demolition Derby at 1:00PM

Big Rig Truck Pull at 6:30PM

08/06/2017 World's Largest Demolition Derby

Entire Fair Schedule in Detail

INFORMATION LINKS (links will be added as they become available)
2017 Fair Guide
County Fair Forms
General Ticket Information
Camping Application
2017 Jr. Department Schedule of Events (4H)
Demolition Derby Rules & Application
Figure 8 Rules/Regulations & Entry Info
Animal Health Regulations
Cornel Cooperative Extension

For those that can't access the menu items under the Fair Info & Forms link above, make sure you have the latest Java update, which can be found by clicking here. If you still can't access those links, they can be found at the bottom of the page.

We are looking for vendors for the 2017 Cattaraugus County Fair.
Download the applications by clicking to this link for Food Vendor or Non-Food Vendor or email the following address: for more info.

The Cattaraugus County Fair proudly presents multi-platinum, 4X Grammy nominated, RED BOW country artist Joe Nichols in concert - Thursday, August 3rd at 8:00PM, with special guests WNY's own West Of The Mark!!

Joe Nichols is one of country music’s most praised traditional country artists. Nichols has six #1 hits and eight Top 10 singles to his credit, including chart-toppers like "Brokenheartsville," "Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off" and "Gimmie That Girl," and Top 10 smashes like "The Impossible," "If Nobody Believed In You," "What's A Guy Gotta Do," "Size Matters," "I'll Wait For You," "Undone," and "Yeah."

The 4X Grammy nominee is the winner of the Academy of Country Music’s “Top New Male Vocalist” award, the CMT “Breakthrough Video of the Year” award and the prestigious “Horizon Award” from the Country Music Association.

Tickets on sale now.

Tickets can be purchased at Little Valley Sand & Gravel - Monday thru Friday from 9:00AM-4:00PM or by calling 716-938-9146.  Visa, MasterCard and Discover Card are accepted.

Ticket prices are as follows:

Track - $35.00;
Bleachers - $30.00;
Grandstand - $28.00


(To read more on Joe Nichols - click here)

(Click on these links to view seating charts: Track Seating, Grandstand Seating)

(Prices of concert tickets does not include Gate Admission to the fairgrounds!)
(Presale gate admission is also available at a discounted rate of $8.)


06/22/17 Open Horse Show and Breed Horse Show information has been added - click here for more info...
06/22/17 The Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds Hosts Freedom Daze.  Click here to read more info!!
12/29/16 We are looking for vendors for the 2017 Cattaraugus County Fair. Download the applications by going to this link or email to the following address:


Locator Map
We are located at 501 Erie Street, Little Valley, NY.

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