The Great New York State Fair Welcomes Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour!

Great New York State Fair Welcomes Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour!

Blippi to Continue Touring Across North America In 2024 with a Special Stop at The State Fairgrounds this Summer

Global Sensation Blippi to Delight Audiences in All-New Live Show, Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, Sunday, September 1 

The Great New York State Fair, in partnership with Round Room Live and Moonbug, invites families from all over to get in on the joy and make lasting memories when the hit live show, Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour, makes a special stop at the Chevy Court on Sunday, September 1, 2024 at 1 p.m., bringing with it the vivacious, energetic, and educational antics of the global sensation.

Blippi inspires curiosity in preschoolers around the world by creating content and experiences that are relatable, accessible and make learning fun. So, come on! Dance, sing, and learn with Blippi and special guest Meekah as they discover what makes different cities unique and special. Will there be monster trucks, excavators, and garbage trucks galore? You bet! So, get ready to shake those wiggles out and OJ Twist your way through this brand-new musical party this Labor Day weekend!

Blippi has become a worldwide sensation with more than one billion monthly views across platforms including Netflix, HBO Max, Cartoonito, Sky, Amazon and YouTube and millions of fans around the world.  The franchise has expanded rapidly since it was acquired by Moonbug Entertainment in 2020.  Blippi is available in more than 20 languages, including American Sign Language, and is distributed by more than 30 global broadcast and streaming partners. Blippi’s buddies Meekah and Juca have spun off into their own shows and Blippi lives off the screen as well with sold-out live events, popular music tracks, and in-demand toys available at all major retailers.

Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour kicked off in early 2023, with a successful spring run in North America that saw more than 165,000 tickets sold across 90 cities with multiple sold-out performances before entertaining UK audiences through Summer 2023. Continuing to travel North America throughout 2023 and into 2024, Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour also performed dates in Johannesburg, Dubai, and Mexico City.

“We’re so excited to bringing Blippi to the Great New York State Fair and deliver on our promise to bring more entertainment that our young fairgoers and their families can enjoy,” said Interim Fair Director Julie LaFave. “Blippi is fun and his energy is contagious. He’ll have audiences singing and dancing at Chevy Court; what an awesome addition to our entertainment lineup for the 2024 Fair, which truly has something for everyone.”

The Fair starts Wednesday, August 21, and runs through Labor Day, Monday, September 2. All concerts are included in the price of admission, which will go on sale later this summer. The Great New York State Fair is the most affordable state fair in the country.

In total, The Fair’s Chevrolet Music Series will feature 39 national recording acts. There will be a daily 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. concert at Chevy Court (located near Gate 1), and a daily 8 p.m. concert at Suburban Park (located on the western end of the Fairgrounds, beyond the Midway).

All concerts announced thus far are provided in the charts below. Fair staff will continue to update schedules on the Fair’s website at pages dedicated to Chevy Court and Suburban Park.

Chevy Court:

Wednesday, August 21 1:00 p.m. Chubby Checker
Friday, August 23 1:00 p.m. Sophie B. Hawkins
Saturday, August 24 1:00 p.m. Kidz Bop
Sunday, August 25 1:00 p.m. The Elders
Monday, August 26 1:00 p.m. Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
Tuesday, August 27 1:00 p.m. Little Anthony
Tuesday, August 27 6:00 p.m. Blue Öyster Cult
Wednesday, August 28 6:00 p.m. Danielle Ponder
Thursday, August 29 6:00 p.m. Chapel Hart
Sunday, September 1 1:00 p.m. Blippi: The Wonderful World Tour

Suburban Park:

Friday, August 21 8:00 p.m. TLC
Sunday, August 25 8:00 p.m. Dropkick Murphys
Wednesday, August 28 8:00 p.m. Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
Saturday, August 31 8:00 p.m. Brian Kelley

Founded in 1841, the Great New York State Fair showcases the best of New York agriculture, provides top-quality entertainment, and is a key piece of the state’s CNY Rising strategy of growing the Central New York economy through tourism. It is the oldest fair in the United States and is consistently recognized as being among the top five state fairs in the nation.

The New York State Fairgrounds is a 375-acre exhibit and entertainment complex that operates all year. Audiences are encouraged to learn more about the Great New York State Fair online, browse photos on Flickr, and follow the fun on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.