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  2024 FAIR: August 13 - 18

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Fair Daily Schedule

There is plenty to see and do at the Altamont Fair!  Listed below is our daily schedule of events.  Click an event to expand and view more information.

Tuesday, August 13, 2024

7:00 am
Gate 2 opens at 7:00am for early competitions

Location

Gate 2
9:30 am
Open AGDA Goat Show

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
10:00 am
Miss Altamont Pageant (Pageant until 3 pm)

Location

Reid Northrup Grove Stage
4-H Poultry Show

Location

Poultry Building
Equine - starts at 10am in the Small Ring

Location

Small Horse Ring
12:00 pm
Welcome! Opening Day - only $10 Tuesday for 11 years old and up!

Location

Altamont Fairgrounds
12:00 pm
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way

  Ticket Info and Specials:

FREE with fair admission!
12:00 pm
John Bielik - Paper Marbling

Location

Farm House Museum
12:00 pm
John Gurney - Caricature artist - FREE!

Location

1890's
12:00 pm
Roaming Characters

Location

Gazebo Office

  Detailed Hours:

until 4pm
12:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Dutch Barn
1:00 pm
Vegetable Medley Demonstration - Lee Ana Doolin

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
Ethan Crowley until 5pm

Location

Tap Room

  Detailed Hours:

until 10pm
1:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
2:00 pm
Midway and Carnival Open

Location

Midway
3:00 pm
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
3:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
4:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
4:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

5:00 pm
Sea Lions

Location

Grove Way
Chapel - Paster Jay Francis, Rock Road Chapel

Location

Chapel
5:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
6:00 pm
Crossfire until 9pm

Location

Reid Northrup Grove Stage
Jordan Stoner until 10pm

Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
6:30 pm
North American Storytelling

Location

Fine Arts Gazebo
7:00 pm
Poultry - Fitting & Showmanship and Costume Class

Location

Cattle Barn
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
7:30 pm
Sea Lions

Location

Grove Way

Wednesday, August 14, 2024

10:00 am
Welcome! Gates open at 10am , Carnival and Rides open at 12 noon.

Location

Altamont Fairgrounds
4-H Rabbit/Cavy Show

Location

Poultry Building
Equine - starts at 10am in the Main Ring

Location

Main Horse Ring
11:00 am
John Bielik - Paper Marbling

Location

Farm House Museum
Chapel - Rev. Eric Reimer from St. John's Lutheran Church

Location

Chapel
11:30 am
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
12:00 pm
Meatloaf Competition (All Ages, bring one meatloaf with recipe to Gate 2 by 11:30am) judging and prizes by Chuck Wagon Diner

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
All Ages, bring one meatloaf with recipe to Gate 2 by 11:30am, judging and prizes by Chuck Wagon Diner
Sheep Open Show - Meat and Wool Breeds

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
John Gurney -Caricature artist - FREE!

Location

1890's

  Detailed Hours:

until 7pm
Roaming Characters

Location

around the Fairgrounds

  Detailed Hours:

until 4pm
Midway and Carnival Open

Location

Midway
Roaming Characters

Location

around the Fairgrounds
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
12:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Stage
1:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
2:00 pm
Military Appreciation honoring our veterans and active members

Location

Reid Northrup Grove Stage
Sea Lion Splash

Location

Grove Way
3:00 pm
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
3:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
4:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
4:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Stage
5:00 pm
Sea Lion Splash

Location

Grove Way
5:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
6:00 pm
Ethan Crowley until 10pm

Location

Tap Room

  Detailed Hours:

until 10:00 PM
Prebiotics & Probiotics: What are they? - Jim Haas (BOCES)

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
6:30 pm
North American Storytelling

Location

Fine Arts Gazebo

  Detailed Hours:

until 9:30 PM
Union Depot until 9:30pm

Location

Reid Northrup Stage

  Detailed Hours:

until 9pm
7:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
10:00 pm
Fair closes

Thursday, August 15, 2024

7:00 am
Gate 2 opens at 7:00am for early competitions

Location

Gate 2
9:30 am
4-H Goat Show

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
10:00 am
Welcome! Gates open at 10am , Carnival and Rides open at 12 noon.

Location

Altamont Fairgrounds
Equine - starts at 10am in the Main Ring

Location

Main Horse Ring
11:00 am
Chapel - Bethlehem Community Church- Pastor Geoff Ekstein

Location

Chapel
John Bielik - Paper Marbling

Location

Farm House Museum
11:30 am
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
12:00 pm
John Gurney -Caricature artist - FREE!

Location

1890's
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Midway and Carnival Open

Location

Midway
12:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Stage
1:00 pm
4-H Sheep Show

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
1:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
2:00 pm
"Fish Cone" snack with Miss Altamont Fair (Kids 12 and under)

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
2:30 pm
4-H Dairy Show

Location

Cattle Barn
3:00 pm
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
3:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
4:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
4:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Stage
5:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
6:00 pm
Dairy Show - Open

Location

Cattle Barn
Savory Apple Side Dish Competition (All Ages, bring at least 3 cups of your most creative apple side dish with recipe to Gate 2 by 5:30pm - be creative!) Judging and Prizes by Indian Ladder Farm

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
Jordan Stoner

6:30 pm
North American Storytelling

Location

Fine Arts Gazebo
7:00 pm
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Geezer

Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Sheep - Over the Hill

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
10:00 pm
Fair closes

Friday, August 16, 2024

7:00 am
Gate 2 opens at 7:00am for early competitions

Location

Gate 2
9:00 am
4-H Horse Show

Location

Horse Ring
10:00 am
Welcome! Gates open at 10am , Carnival and Rides open at 12 noon.

Location

Altamont Fairgrounds
11:00 am
John Bielik - Paper Marbling

Location

Farm House Museum
Chapel - Rev. Jim Konicki from Holy Name of Jesus Catholic Church

Location

Chapel
Goat - Fitting Competition

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
11:30 am
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
12:00 pm
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
John Gurney - Caricature artist Free! until 7 PM
Midway and Carnival Open

Location

Midway
12:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Grove Stage
1:00 pm
Homemade Marinara Sauce Demonstration - Michael Abbatiello

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
Ethan Crowley

Location

Tap Room
1:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
2:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
3:00 pm
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
3:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
4:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
4-H and Open Beef Cattle Show

Location

Cattle Barn
Goat - Costume Class

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
4:30 pm
Sheep - Costume Class

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Stage
5:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
6:00 pm
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
Breakfast Sandwich Competition (Adults 18 & over, bring 3 bre4akfast sandwiches with recipe to Gate 2 by 5:30pm, each sandwich must contain 1 protein, 1 starch & 1 dairy, be creative) Judging and prizes by Bountiful Bread, Stuyvesant Plaza

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
Beef Cattle Open Show

Location

Cattle Barn
Jordan Stoner

Location

Tap Room

  Detailed Hours:

until 10:00 PM
6:30 pm
North American Storytelling

Location

Fine Arts Gazebo
7:00 pm
Big Sky Country

Location

Reid Northrup Grove Stage
Goat & Sheep Obstacle Course

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
Lucky E Rodeo

Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way

  Ticket Info and Specials:

FREE with fair admission!
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
11:00 pm
Fair closes

Saturday, August 17, 2024

7:00 am
Gate 2 opens at 7:00am for early competitions

Location

Gate 2
10:00 am
Welcome! Gates open at 10am , Carnival and Rides open at 12 noon.

Location

Altamont Fairgrounds
Open Horse Show returns!

Location

Main Horse Ring
11:00 am
Goat - Judge A-Long

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
Chapel - Pastor Jim Wolford from Gallupville Gospel Church

Location

Chapel
Goat Knowledge

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
John Bielik - Paper Marbling

Location

Chapel
11:30 am
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
12:00 pm
Wool Spinning Bee

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
Midway and Carnival Open

Location

Midway
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Roaming Characters

Location

around the Fairgrounds

  Detailed Hours:

until 4:00 PM
Root Beer Floats until 3pm

Location

1890's

  Detailed Hours:

until 3:00 PM
12:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Stage
1:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
2:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Crazy Sandwich Competition (Open to ages 5-12, first 10 youth to sign up all supplies provided by Honest Weigh Co-op, 20 minute limit, judging by People's Choice) Prizes by Blue Ribbon & Ann Marie Candies

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
3:00 pm
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
4-H Master Showman

Location

Cattle Barn
Sheep - Blocking and Trimming

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way

  Detailed Hours:

until 5pm
3:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
4:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
4:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Grove Stage
5:00 pm
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way

  Detailed Hours:

until 5pm
5:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
6:00 pm
Jordan Stoner

Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
Battle of Altamont Pro Wrestling

Location

Grandstand
Spaghetti eating Contest (first 4 entrants to sign up in each age group - 12-18 yrs, 19 & over) 2 minutes to eat as much as possible) sponsored by Hannaford

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
6:30 pm
North American Storytelling

Location

Fine Arts Gazebo
7:00 pm
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
Sheep - Ladies & Gentlemen Lead Line

Location

Sheep & Goat Barn
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Aquanett

Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
11:00 pm
Fair closes

Sunday, August 18, 2024

7:00 am
Gate 2 opens at 7:00am for early competitions

Location

Gate 2
10:00 am
Welcome! Gates open at 10am , Carnival and Rides open at 12 noon.

Location

Altamont Fairgrounds
11:00 am
Chapel - Pastor Dave Lewis from Living As Light Ministries

Location

Chapel
John Bielik - Paper Marbling

Location

Farm House Museum
11:30 am
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
12:00 pm
Midway and Carnival Open

Location

Midway
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
Zucchini Relish Demo by Karen Robers Mort, Cooperative Extension

Location

Blue Ribbon Cooking Center
12:00 pm
Roaming Characters

Location

Around the Fairgrounds

  Detailed Hours:

until 4:00 PM
12:30 pm
Dewayne Hill - Comedy Magician

Location

Reid Northrup Stage
1:00 pm
Jack Kelle

Location

Tap Room

  Detailed Hours:

until 8:00 PM
1:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
2:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
3:00 pm
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way

  Detailed Hours:

until 5pm
3:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
4:00 pm
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
5:00 pm
Jack Kelle

Location

Tap Room
J.M. Productions Power Wheels Demo Derby

Tame the Rooster

Location

Reid Northrup Grove Stage
5:30 pm
Sherman Lumberjack Show

Location

1890's
6:00 pm
J.M. Productions Demolition Derby - Sponsored by Nolan Propane & Sons

6:00 pm
Books in the Barnyard

Location

Baby Animal Area
6:30 pm
North American Storytelling

Location

Fine Arts Gazebo
7:00 pm
Uncharted Wild

Location

2nd Ave Stage
Royal Hanneford Circus

Location

Grove Way
7:00 pm
Robinson's Racing Pigs

Location

Gate 3
8:00 pm
Fair Closes - See you next year!