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Get ready for fun at this year’s Fonda Fair

The 182nd Annual Fonda Fair takes place August 30th through September 4, 2023 at the Fonda Fairgrounds

21 Bridge Street, Fonda, Montgomery County, NY.

The Fonda Fair kicks off today with Children & Senior Citizen’s Day on this opening day for the fair. There will be a Children’s Backpack Giveaway and Children’s Day Bicycle Drawing (tickets will be available at the main walk-in gate)! Seniors are treated to a reduced admission and everyone can enjoy a full day of fun, with rides, plenty of competitions along with tractor pulls and so much more.

From the Fonda Fair Website,

The society was organized October 13th 1841, and the first fair was held on the courthouse grounds, November 11th and 13th 1841.

The Fonda Fair’s deep history and long-standing tradition showcasing agricultural knowledge and produce is the core of this multi-day event. Enjoy a wide variety of agricultural displays and competitions along with works from local artisans gives everyone an opportunity to find something new at this year’s fair!

The Fonda Fair  has done an excellent job of making their fair schedule easily accessible on mobile devices. Click here to access the full Fair Schedule.

The Fonda FairFair Details

Hours of Operation:

Daily 8:00am – 11:00pm


Wednesday & Thursday: 2:00pm
Friday – Monday: 12:00pm


  • General Admission: $12.00
  • Children’s Day (Wednesday & Friday) Under 14 free admission all day
  • Senior Citizen Day (Wednesday & Friday): $5.00
  • Children 6–11: $2.00
  • Children Under 6: FREE
  • Military & First Responders Appreciation Day (Monday, September 4)! All Military & First Responders in uniform or with proper ID get in for free all day.

PARKING: $5.00

Visa/Master Card Accepted

No Dogs Allowed

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