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Erie Co. Fair did not disappoint

We happened to go on the day they offered $2 samples and we ate our way through the day. Most... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2018
Elly M
Clean, organized, easy to navigate

1. The restrooms were very clean; an attendant was assigned to each restroom, and I was pleasantly... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Kate S
Buffalo, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This suburban Buffalo Gaming facility (no longer calls itself a casino) is a great place to go for a night out. There are plenty of slots to choose from...mostly penny slots, a snack bar and a buffet as well as a counter Tim Horton's for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JudyGeno
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We happened to go on the day they offered $2 samples and we ate our way through the day. Most samples were sufficient for the price and several enticed us to buy a full price serving. We like the exhibits like arts and crafts and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elly M
Reviewed August 19, 2018

1. The restrooms were very clean; an attendant was assigned to each restroom, and I was pleasantly surprised by how clean they were. 2. The fair has an app that helped my partner find a specific vendor he wanted to buy from. 3. They could...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kate S
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Myself and three friends went to the fair yesterday. We got in for free with passes given out by my friends Medicare Supplement Insurance. This saved us each four dollars, so we felt we were off to a good start. Parking was five dollars. We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JuneNY
Reviewed August 15, 2018

The Erie County Fair held at the Fairgrounds is one of the best fairs around. There is something for everyone. If course,the food is always good as well as an annual new novel idea and introduction of a carnival food. The exhibits are interesting,and the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank _elaig3
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Whatever that is! IT'S THE FAIR - YEA BABY - The Asian Pearl near the main Historical Building for Pork Belly wrap & right next door the Poutine Fries. ONCE A YEAR! The G scale Model Train display in the AG outbuilding is out of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mike G
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

As always the fair was awesome!! Great shows, awesome educational experiences from the flower arranging show (forgot the gentleman’s name), to the cooking show in the ec cooks building to the horse owners. As always, amazing chicken barbecue from Weidners!please get rid of “the big...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank pjj305
Reviewed June 18, 2018

High prices for poor quality food. Not a place to grab a bite let alone feed a family. The variety is great, but for what you pay you should be better food and drinks

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank michellegD2628ZO
Reviewed December 29, 2017

I am fairly new to Erie county and I have been to the Erie County Fair every year for the past 3 years. It is a huge county fair. I think it may be in the top 5 county fairs in the U.S. They have...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Hoondoon B
Reviewed November 24, 2017 via mobile

Every year since as long as I can remember I’ve been coming here. If u don’t like crowds it’s not a good place for you, it’s very busy every and all day. The food is amazing, u have such a good variety and many vendors...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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