HAMBURG, NY – The Erie County Agricultural Society is looking forward to being able to provide enthusiastic fairgoers some sweet deals.

The coveted 12 Day Pass will make its return for the 2022 Erie County Fair after a 2 year hiatus due to the pandemic.  12 Day Passes for the 2022 Erie County Fair will be $45.00 each. The sale begins February 8th at 9:00am, online only, at and will continue until the limited supply is gone. Passes allow for one gate admission per day of the Fair.  There is a limit of 4 passes per household and a $5.00 shipping and handling fee will be added to each order.

The 182nd edition of the Erie County Fair will be August 10-21, 2022.   February 8th signifies just 182 days out from the Best 12 Days of Summer.  Admission prices for those 13 and older will be $13.50 online and $15.00 at the gate with a credit card.  Kids 12 & under will be admitted free everyday.  Firefighters and auxiliary members will be free on Friday, August 12 with proper ID.  Veterans, auxiliary members and active military will be free on Sunday, August 14 with proper ID. For a touchless experience, gate admission will be available online (later this year) and at the Fair entrance gates with a credit card payment.   There will be no charge for parking in the lots attached to the fairgrounds.

For the passionate fairgoer that is looking for ways to further support agriculture and its education, there is the option of becoming a member of the Erie County Agricultural Society, the organization responsible for hosting the Erie County Fair as well as various other events and activities throughout the year.  For those 18 years or older, the membership includes one admission every day for the 2022 Erie County Fair, early access to purchase tickets to grandstand events for the 2022 Erie County Fair before they go on sale to the public, member newsletters, an invitation to the Annual Meeting, invitation to the Winter Ball Scholarship Fundraiser and more.   Membership is just $75 per person.  Visit to apply.

“These opportunities offer up to 50% in savings off of the individual ticket price to our guests,” said Jessica Underberg, CEO/Fair Manager, “both options offer the opportunity for folks to come to the fair every day.  Since Kids 12 and under are free at the Fair, the 12 day pass is open to anyone 13 years and older, however, only a limited quantity will be sold.  Becoming a member of the Erie County Agricultural Society is open to individuals 18 years and older, gets you into the Fair everyday among other perks and there is no limit on the number of members.”

About the Erie County Fair

The Erie County Agricultural Society is a private not-for-profit membership organization. Established in 1819, the Society is the oldest civic organization in Western New York. The mission of the Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS), sponsors of the Erie County Fair, is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York State. The Fair strives to fulfill appropriate aspects of the agricultural, educational, entertainment and recreational needs of Western New York. The 182nd Erie County Fair is scheduled for August 10th -21st, 2022 (