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During the State Fair regular daily admission tickets are $10 every day except on either Thursday, August 24 & 31 when admission is $3, and both Preview Day, August 23 and Labor Day, September 4 when admission is just $1. Admission tickets will be available online at or they will be available at any State Fair gate when you arrive.

Discounted advance sale tickets will be available at retail outlets and online starting on Monday, July 10, 2017.


Children 12 and under are admitted free every day of the State Fair. Seniors 60 and over are admitted free on Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Students 18 and under are admitted free on Friday, September 1, 2017. To learn more about other 2017 Special Fair Days, click here.


Your ticket to any concerts held at the Lakeview Amphitheater during this year’s Fair also gets you
free admission to the 2017 New York State Fair on any one day.  Just make sure to save your ticket!

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