Enjoy the spirit of a classic 19th- century fun of the festival.
Experience the spirit of a classic 19th-century magic show, or laugh along with the famous Punch & Judy puppet show. Visit Madam Sabotini to have your fortune read, or consult with our resident phrenologist as to the character reflected by the shape of your skull. Be sure to stop by for a tour of the museum’s fully-functioning, 19th-century brewery before bidding "hello" to the ladies in the Temperance Tent. And don’t miss the Mayor’s Cup Championship and Consolation games at Silver Base Ball Park.
Stop by the Livestock Tent to meet and learn about local cows, sheep and goats. Explore an extensive range of bird life in the Waterfowl Tent and in the Exhibition Barn during the Rochester Poultry Association's 111th Annual Show. Cheer on your favorite goat at the Genesee Valley Goat Club Show (Saturday) and the Myotonic "Fainting" Goat Club Show (Sunday). Befriend horses and donkeys as they parade around the Great Meadow and Historic Village.
Find fresh, flavorful and wholesome smoked meats, honey, apples, cheeses, maple syrup, baked goods and other tempting wares for sale to satisfy the palates of many. All items are grown or made right here in Western New York. So, make your shopping list and head to the fair!
2018 vendors to be announced.
Do you have a secret family recipe? Do friends rave about your baking? Test your skill in more than 130 adult and 30 youth categories of baked goods, preserves, hand-made needlecrafts, 19th-century industrial arts — including tin, wooden wares, pottery, and printing and gardening. All participants will receive FREE one-day admission to the festival. Entries are judged by professionals from the local community. Winners in each class will receive prize ribbons based on placement.