The Afton Driving Park and Agricultural Association, Inc. has affordable horse stalls for rent year-round! The horses must be up to date on Coggins and rabbies vaccine and a contract is required.
For more information, please call 607-639-1525 or contact us through the website.
The annual meeting of the Afton Driving Park and Agricultural Association, Inc. will be held Monday, November 25, 2013 in the Water Control Office at The Afton Fair Grounds, Afton NY. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is to elect four (4) directors for a three (3) year term each, also to conduct any business pertaining to the Afton Driving Park and Agricultural Association, Inc.
Planning for the Afton Fair has begun. On Moday, August 26 the fair board hosted a brainstorming meeting at the fairgrounds and collected numerous ideas and contacts from community members. Additional meetings are being planned and will be announced.
Thank you to everyone who completed our feedback poll. Results will be posted here on the website within the next couple of months. Any respondents who indicated in the poll that they were interested in volunteering who didn't leave contact information, please call 607-639-1525 to discuss.
We are in search of volunteers to help out with maintenance of the grounds, fair planning and keeping things moving during the fair. We would especially love to see increased involvement from stockholders. If you are interested in volunteering, please call the fair office at 607-639-1525 or contact us through our contact form.
The Afton Driving Park and Agricultural Association Board of Directors is starting to plan for the 2014 Afton Fair. The Board would like to invite members of the community to join them in planning and implementing of the 125th Afton Fair. Join the Afton Driving Park Board on Monday Aug 26 at 7:00 at the Afton Fair Water Building for the kick-off meeting for planning the 125th Afton Fair. Read entire news release
The 124th Afton Fair was held from Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14. It was a very challenging year, but did have some high points despite the lack of a Midway.
The Harness Racing Program held a record 21 races and the Youth Dairy Show and Open Horse Show had another very successful year. The small animal display and show also had a very good turn-out. There were a number of displays including Floral Hall, the Harness Racing Museum display and antique tools. Read entire news release
In 2013 there were many events on the fairgrounds, other than the fair. We look forward to setting our schedule next year, not only for these events, but hopefully for new ones also. If you have ideas, or your organization is looking for a place to hold an event in 2014, please call us at 607-639-1525 or contact us through the website. An overview of some of the 2013 events is below.
Thank you to the vendors, browsers and buyers who came to our Flea Markets this year. We are planning on more for next year and are working to get the word out to get more vendors and visitors in. We look forward to next years Flea Markets!
The Fun Shows finished up with a Holloween themed show in early October. The Fun Shows are growing in popularity and we look forward to their continued success next year! Visit them on the web on their facebook page or their website at www.funshows.theaftonfair.com.
The Catskill Garden Tractor Pullers have been pulling at the Afton Fairgrounds for a number of years, including during the fair. Stay tuned for their 2014 pulling schedule!
I-88 Speedway has completed a number of successful years here at the Afton Driving Park! The 2013 racing season is done and they have scheduled their 2013 awards banquet for January 18.
Visit the I-88 Speedway website for the latest information.
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