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The State Fairgrounds location in Syracuse puts it at the crossroads of New York’s major Upstate highways, making it an easy trip from anywhere

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 The Great New York State Fair will be back, August 25 - September 5, 2016, but we hope to see you long before then!

The New York State Fairgrounds hosts hundreds of events throughout the year, drawing an estimated 1 million people to an incredible variety of non-fair attractions. Check our online events calendar regularly to make sure you don't miss anything. And if you're looking for a versatile, conveniently located venue to host an event, please contact us about leasing space at our 110-building, 375-acre site.

Recent News

Thursday, May 19, 2016

“Star Spangled Challenge” National Anthem Competition Returns to The Great New York State Fair

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Pop Superstar Kesha to End Opening Day with a Non-Stop Party at Chevy Court…

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Three Days Grace to Rock the Chevy Court Stage at The Great New York…

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Andrew M. Cuomo Governor,
State of New York
Richard A. Ball Commissioner,
NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets
Troy Waffner Acting Director,
New York State Fair