Marty Biniasz

"The Best 12 Days of Summer" tattoo on Dawn Pietras (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 19, 2019 - 5:53 am
Hamburg, N.Y. (WBEN) - The 12-day run of the Erie County Fair has closed for its 180th run and an all-time attendance record for the fair was shattered as final attendance was 1,238,456. The number represents a 3.3% increase from 2018 and makes 2019’s number the highest attended Fair in the history...
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Erie County Fair. August 18, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
August 06, 2019 - 11:17 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - With the 180th annual Erie County Fair kicking off on Wednesday, thousands of Western New Yorkers will return to the fairgrounds in Hamburg for the annual celebration known as "The Best 12 Days of Summer". "We like to say that we have one step in the past in the traditions...
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Tom Puckett
August 08, 2018 - 4:00 am
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Today is the opening day of the Erie County Fair, and there's a lot to know before you go to Hamburg. Gates open today at noon, but starting tomorrow and each day thereafter, they'll open at 9am and stay open until 10pm, says Marty Biniasz of the Erie County Fair. Admission is $...
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Tom Puckett
July 26, 2018 - 4:00 am
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) While you may check out rides, a concert, or the livestock at the Erie County Fair, everyone gets a hunger for something yummy, whether it's tried and true or something new. New items have been added to the menu and are part of the Fair’s New Food Showdown. Fair food fans will...
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Tom Puckett
August 09, 2017 - 4:00 am
Hamburg, NY (WBEN) Nearly three weeks ago, a tornado struck the Erie County Fairgrounds. Tonight, fair staff say they're ready to host thousands over the next 12 days. "Everything's 100 percent go for the Erie County Fair," says Marty Biniasz. "In a record 20 days, we took care to close to $3...
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