Entertainment Application

The New York State Fair is seeking various types of entertainment to perform during the 2021 New York State Fair that will be held for 18 days from Friday, August 20 through Monday, September 6 (Labor Day). Interested parties must complete and submit an online application along with any promotional material. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis starting June 24, 2021. Please complete the entire application!

*** This application takes 10-15 minutes to complete ***

You will receive an emailed copy of your application at the end of this process. Please save/print these emails for your records. Be sure to use an email address that is checked regularly. Check your spam folder for email from The Great New York State Fair.

ALL entertainment applications and promotional materials must be submitted with your application via the link below


  • Entertainment Application

    The 2021 Entertainment Application below is for acts such as a children’s show, circus, domestic animal act, exotic animal act, fireworks, high-dive, hypnotist, magicians, sand sculpture, sports acts, strolling, stunt, unique acts or other general grounds entertainment. This application is also for all bands and musical acts for the Pan African Village Stage, Experience Stage, or Latino Village. This application is not for any performances on the Chevy Court or Chevy Park stages.