DUNKIRK – The 132nd Chautauqua County Fair opens Monday on the county fairgrounds, located on Central Avenue in Dunkirk.
The fair has many 4-H exhibits and numerous livestock and animal displays. The event features a 4-H sale where students sell their mature animals to the highest bidder.
A midway with rides and games is included and a grandstand where nightly entertainment includes two demolition derbies, music and a truck and tractor pull. There will be a new auto “thrill show” this year featuring the Black Cat Hell Drivers.
There is an outdoor theater on the grounds for family-friendly entertainment and inside Floral Hall there will be photography, fine art, needlework and antiques on display. County residents participate in judging in several categories, including beer- and wine-making and bakery items.
The fair has a pay-one-price admission policy.
Gates open at 9 a.m. daily. Midway rides start at 1 p.m.