Fairs can be overwhelming for children with sensory issues, but one local event is opening extra hours for those with special needs to be able to enjoy the fun too.

the fair will be opening extra early on Sunday for children who have special needs, disabilities or sensory issues

The Rochester County Fair will be taking place August 18-20th with lots of family friendly activities.

There'll be all your classic county fair stuff, like hot dog eating contests, tractor pulls, a fiddle contest, lego contest and so much more!

But if all of this sounds too overwhelming for your little one...they are providing for that too.

This year the fair will be opening extra early on Sunday the 20th. At 8 a.m., at Gate C, parents with children who have special needs, disabilities or sensory issues can come to the fair to see the exhibits and animals without the crowds and noise.

This 'quiet time' is perfect for kids who get overwhelmed in crowds, but still want to experience a county fair.

Event staff say they are still working on which events may be available during the 'quiet time' from 8 a.m.-9 a.m., but they will post more to their Facebook page as information becomes available.