Tractor Parade Down Main Street Opens County Fair

Smethport Web — by Nathan Muller

Tractor parade down Main Street in Smethport headed to fairgrounds.The McKean County Fair in Smethport opened today with a parade of tractors down Main Street. Among the dozens of machines participating in the parade — some old, some new — were makes from such familiar names as Allis-Chalmers, John Deere and McCormick.

The fair’s Agricultural Weekend features a tractor and farm equipment show, along with an antique tractor pull contest. Admission is free on Saturday and Sunday.

You can receive a $1 off admission coupon by bringing non-perishable food items for local food pantries until 5 pm Saturday (today). The most food donated by weight of any individual or group will receive 4 tickets to get into the fair all week.

The fair continues through Saturday, August 18. Download a schedule of events here.