New for 2013 the Fair will feature a night of Rock & Roll and a night of Country Music. The Grammy award winning rock band Survivor will perform in front of the grandstand opening night (Thursday, July 11th) with special guest Wicked & Red Hush. On Friday, July 12th Nashville superstars Steve Holy and Mark Wills will co-headline the grandstand country music show with special guest Lyndsey Highlander. Popular local bands that will be appearing throughout the Fair for FREE in the stage area include Northern Lights, Fritz Polka, Jason Wicks, Fulton Chain Gang, BoCNY, The BOMB, Pulsate, and Gridley Page. Fairgoers will also find that the beer garden will be back on tap.
The Brookfield Speedway Racers will return for their 4th Annual Reunion on Friday afternoon with a racecar exhibit and autograph session. Taking part in the 2013 reunion are special guests from the Motorsports Museum in Weedsport, Harry Elkima, Karl Schartner, Pam Forney & Rich Appleby.
Along with the traditional livestock shows, Animal Alley Ministries will be returning with an educational, interactive exhibit of exotic animals. Some of the other activities fairgoers may partake in are the Firemen’s Parade, Talent Show, Ms. & Mr. Madison County Pageant, Madison County Youth Bureau’s Events Tent, and a Past & Present Poetry reading.
Buckle up for some of the wildest rides at the Fair! The power pulling competitions will lead off with the truck pull Saturday morning at 9am
and the tractors will be pulling Sunday starting at 9am. The ever popular Demolition Derby & Rollover Contest is slated for 7pm on Saturday evening. New this year—wristbands for the grandstand will go on sale at 2pm, with seating at 6pm. This show is always a sell-out and seating is limited to 1,500.
For a full schedule of events and more information, visit www.madisoncountyfairny.com.