The fairgrounds are available to rent for many types of events, from agricultural fairs, craft festivals, horse shows, musical performances, to private parties and more.

The fairgrounds are located at 3 Sisco Street in Westport, New York

NOTE: All events must follow CDC guidelines for Covid-19


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Holly Aquino

Facilities and Events Coordinator

Essex County Department of Public Works

8053 US Route 9

Elizabethtown, NY 12932

Phone: (518) 873-3744 | Fax (518) 873-9195

Email: fairgrounds@essexcountyny.gov

WINTER STORAGE AT THE FAIRGROUNDS

Spots are now filled for the 2022-2023 winter season. Please call (518) 873-3744 if you have any questions. 

LEASE AGREEMENT (PDF)

How to rent the fairgrounds:

  1. Read the IMPORTANT NOTES ABOUT FAIRGROUND RENTALS
  2. Read the STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS
  3. Read the RULES AND REGULATIONS
  4. Look over the FEE SCHEDULE to see the rental options and rates (and check out the GROUNDS MAP)
  5. Contact the Facilities and Events Coordinator to see if the date you want is available
  6. Fill out the PERMIT APPLICATION FORM (available in PDF fillable format). NOTE: A signature is required on the Permit Application as well as on the attached Rules & Regulations page.
  7. Obtain and submit evidence of proper INSURANCE along with your rental fee (see SAMPLE INSURANCE CERTIFICATE)


FAIRGROUNDS EVENT CALENDAR