HAMBURG, NEW YORK – Do you have a child that can sing, dance or play an instrument? Do they have a special talent just waiting to be discovered? If that’s the case, the Erie County Fair is looking to see who’s got talent! Applications are now being accepted for the region’s largest talent competition scheduled to take place Friday, August 9th on the Tops Friendly Markets Avenue of Flag Stage.

Youth are encouraged to participate in one of two divisions. The “mini” division is geared towards 12 & under while the “maxi” division highlights performers 13 & over. Winners of the Erie County Fair Talent Show are eligible to compete in the New York State Fair Talent Show in Syracuse.

There is no entry fee to compete and all contestants will receive free admission into the Erie County Fair. Rules, guidelines and applications are available at: Deadline for submissions are Friday, July 26th.

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 180th Erie County Fair will be held August 7th – 18th, 2019 (