Sep 7, 2018
The annual Western New York Gas & Steam Association Rally is underway and continues through Sunday.
The rally is a short drive from both Rochester and Buffalo. Admission is $7 for adults, free for children 12 and under and with free parking, it’s an affordable way to spend a fun family weekend.
Since 1966, Western New York families have attended the annual rally to explore over 100 years of farming equipment history, bargain with 170 vendors at the flea market, enjoy classic fair foods and daily demonstrations. Demonstrations include threshing, a working blacksmith shop, saw mill and working models as well as a pumpkin cannon.
Entertainment includes a pumpkin cannon, working blacksmith shop, daily tractor pulls and demonstrations. Equipment includes antique tractors, steam engines and gas engines. There is a flea market with over 170 local vendors. Local bands and musicians performing include Kelly’s Oldtimes and Alexander Firemens Band.
The rally is happening at 10294 Gillate Rd., Alexander. It goes until 9 p.m. today and continues from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.