Holiday Gifting Deal! Erie County Fair 12-Day Pass to Go on Sale Early with New Merchandise


HAMBURG, NY – Western New York holiday shoppers have something new to be excited about this holiday season. The Erie County Agricultural Society (ECAS) will sell its coveted Erie County Fair 12-Day Pass early this year, in time for holiday shopping. In recent years, the pass was sold online in February.  

The 12-day gate admission passes for the 184th Erie County Fair will again sell for $60 each (plus fees). The sale begins today, Wednesday, November 1st at 9am.  Based on fairgoer feedback, ECAS moved the sale up from February to November to accommodate holiday gifting. Along the same notion, ECAS will offer all-new merchandise to bundle with the 12-Day Pass, which includes three Erie County Fair t-shirt designs. The t-shirts will sell for $20 each (plus fees). When bundled with the 12-Day Pass, online shoppers will save $5 per t-shirt. The t-shirts are considered a pre-order and will be custom printed by Retro Buffalo, a local t-shirt company focused on quality printing with a vintage spin.  

“The 12-Day Pass is an amazing value,” said Jessica Underberg, CEO and Fair Manager. “For less than $6 per day, fairgoers can enjoy the Best 12 Days of Summer. And now, they can get this special deal in time for the holidays.” 

Holiday shoppers and fairgoers alike are encouraged not to wait on this online sale. Last year, the 12-Day Pass sold out in just 13 days. The 184th Erie County Fair takes place August 7th-18th, 2024.  The limited supply of 12-Day Passes must be purchased online at is a limit of 4 passes per household. Passes allow one adult gate admission per day of the Fair.  

About the Erie County Fair  

The Erie County Fair is hosted by the Erie County Agricultural Society which 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) 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 Erie County Fair is scheduled for August 7th – 18th, 2024. ( 

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