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(Image courtesy of the Erie County Agricultural Society Press Release)
(Image courtesy of the Erie County Agricultural Society Press Release)

Motor event series coming to 2024 Erie County Fair


Tue, May 21st 2024 09:45 am

Erie County Agricultural Society Press Release

Get ready to rev those engines! Another year of exhilarating motor events are headed to the 2024 Erie County Fair this August. The motor event series at the Buffalo News Grandstand includes the following events:

•Free show – The 406 FMX High Air Tour will take the track on Tuesday, Aug. 13, with show times at 4 and 8 p.m. This freestyle motocross team brings in top riders from the X Games and Nitro Circus to pull off some of the biggest tricks in the world! This action-packed show will feature riders performing front flips on dirt bikes, backflips on UTV/RZR and more. The two 406 FMX High Air Tour shows are included with Erie County Fair admission; no ticket is required.

•The “Ultimate Night of Destruction” returns at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17. The night’s events will include the ever-popular bus demolition derbies with both large and small buses, along with a compact car double figure-8 racing championship. General admission tickets are $28.50 (includes fees) and free for children 12 and under; reserved box seating is $36.41 (includes fees) for all ages.

•The demolition derby returns Sunday, Aug. 18, with two show times: 1 and 6 p.m. The derby will welcome vehicles from across Western New York to the Erie County Fairgrounds to see who can outlast the rest. Cars must navigate the track to keep damage to a minimum in order to win the heat and make it to the finals to compete for the top spot. Reserved seating for the grandstand and general admission bleachers will be $31.89, while reserved box seating will be $39.80 (prices include fees).

Both the “Ultimate Night of Destruction” and the demolition derby events are produced by J.M. Motorsports Productions. For parties interested in participating, visit www.JMProductionsInc.com or call 716-648-5100.

Tickets to paid shows will include admission to the Erie County Fair on the day of the performance. Admission for the Erie County Fair will go on sale July 1 at www.ECFair.org.

Recently announced shows include:

√ Happy Together Tour – Aug. 7 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Ashley McBryde & Caitlyn Smith – Aug. 8 at 7 p.m.

√ Free concert with Paul Russell – Aug. 9 at 7:30 p.m.

√ “I Love The 90’s Tour” with Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, and Young MC – Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m.

√ BlackHawk – Aug. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Quinn XCII – Aug. 12 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Free motor event: 406 FMX High Air Tour – Aug. 13 at 4 and 8 p.m.

√ Gabriel Iglesias – Aug. 14 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Free concert with Warrant – Aug. 15 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Travis Tritt with Aaron Tippin and Pam Tillis – Aug. 16 at 6 p.m.

√ “Ultimate Night of Destruction” – Aug. 17 at 7:30 p.m.

√ Demolition derby – Aug. 18 at 1 and 6 p.m.

Tickets for the paid shows will go on sale at 10 a.m. June 7 at www.ECFair.org. For members of the Erie County Agricultural Society, tickets will go on sale one day early. To become a member, visit https://www.ecfair.org/p/other/ecasmembership before May 31. All tickets purchased in advance for grandstand events will include admission to the Erie County Fair on the day of the show.

The Erie County Agricultural Society produces the Erie County Fair. It is a private, not-for-profit membership organization established in 1819. The ECAS mission is to preserve and enhance, by educational endeavors, the agricultural and historical legacy of New York state.

The 184th Erie County Fair will be held Aug. 7-18. Visit www.ECFair.org.

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