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The 125th Afton Fair - July 9 - 12, 2014

This year is the 125th Afton Fair, and we are delighted to be able to announce that there will be a midway for this milestone year. Gillette Shows will return this year for a Wednesday through Saturday event!

Announcing the 125th Afton Fair Off the Street Truck Pulls!

Join us at the 125th Afton Fair for an event that is sure to REV-UP competitors and spectators alike! Diesel and gas fueled pick-up trucks will converge on the Afton Fairgrounds for the Afton Fair Off the Street Truck Pulls starting at 6pm on Saturday, July 12!

Classes for this event are Stock off the Street pick up trucks: 5800 lb. gas, 6200 lb gas, 8000 lb diesel and 8000 lb diesel with chip and exhaust modifications.

The Afton Fair Off the Street Truck Pull Rules and Regulations are available now!

We are seeking sponsors for this event! Sponsorship opportunities for an entire class, part of a class or in-kind sponsor are available. Call 607-639-1525 for more information about becoming a sponsor.

Stay tuned and mark your calendar for the 125th Afton Off the Street Truck Pulls as we fine-tune the plans for this event!

Volunteers for 2014

As always, we need the support of the residents of the Town and Village of Afton and neighboring communities. We always welcome volunteers, ideas and sponsors, and we ask that everyone puts a note on their calendar and join us on this journey! 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. Help us make the 125th Afton Fair a success!

Recent News Releases

02/27/2014 -- The Afton Fair Announces the Return of Gillette Shows in 2014!

The Afton Fair Board is happy to announce that Gillette Shows has agreed to return to the Afton Fair in 2014 for our milestone 125th year. The 125th Afton Fair will open Wednesday, July 9 in the afternoon and run through Saturday night, July 12. Read entire news release.

2014 Afton Driving Park Fun Horse Shows

The Afton Driving Park Fun Shows have been scheduled for 2014, and the class list and rule are now available. Visit them on the web on their facebook page or their website at

2014 Catskill Garden Tractor Pullers

The Catskill Garden Tractor Pullers have been pulling at the Afton Fairgrounds for a number of years, including during the fair. Their 2014 Schedule has been set with the first pull being on Sunday, May 18 starting at 10:00 am.

The Afton Driving Park

Horse Stalls for Rent

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.

Afton Fair Feedback Poll

In late 2013, The Afton Fairboard conducted a feedback poll. Over 170 people in the area, from a wide range of ages, responded to the poll. The most frequent feedback we received was that we needed to bring back a Midway to the fair, followed closely by exciting grandstand entertainment. As you can see, we have secured a midway, Gillette Shows, for the 125th Afton Fair, and we are working on a grandstand event that will meet those expectations. Another common theme in the feedback was affordability. We as a fairboard have alway strived to make the Afton Fair an affordable event and will continue to do so.

Again, thank you to everyone who completed the poll. We appreciate your input!

The Afton Driving Park Flea Markets

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!

I-88 Speedway Racing - 2014

I-88 Speedway has set their schedule for the 2014 racing season. April 4 and April 11 are practice nights wwith first points night on April 18!

Visit the I-88 Speedway website for the latest information.

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