One of the greatest bands of all time, Earth, Wind & Fire, will bring the soulful grooves that have kept people dancing for decades to a special show on Chevy Court at the Great New York State Fair at 8 p.m. Sunday, August 27, Acting Fair Director Troy Waffner announced… Read more »
New State Fair Competition Will Find the Best Beers in 20 Categories
Best-In-Show to Win Inaugural Governor's Excelsior Cup
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the Great New York State Fair will host a professionally judged beer competition to further promote New York's growing craft beverage industry. The New York State… Read more »
Also New This Year: Cooking Competitions Using New York Cheese and Apples
• Registration Now Open for Dozens of Competitions, From the Arts to Agriculture
Your recipe for barbecued brisket might be great, but is it the best in New York State? A contest to find the best brisket in the… Read more »
Milk to Stay at 25 Cents; New Vendor Looks to Shorten Long Lines
Two companies with significant ties to New York State agriculture will sponsor the signature attractions at the Great New York State Fair’s Dairy Products Building. Tully’s Good Times restaurants will sponsor the milk sold at the Fair’s famous… Read more »
The family band known as Chevelle will bring rock-hard music to the stage at Chevy Court when they make their debut appearance at the Great New York State Fair at 8 pm on Thursday, August 24, Acting Fair Director Troy Waffner said today.
Brothers Pete and Sam Loeffler and brother-in-law Dean… Read more »
The Band Returns to the Fair for the First Time in Nearly Two Decades
The Beach Boys, one of the greatest bands in rock 'n’ roll history will return to the Great New York State Fair at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 25 on the Chevy Court stage, Acting Director Troy… Read more »
Legendary rock group Kansas, whose “Carry On Wayward Son” is a classic rock staple, will perform at 8 p.m. Monday, August 28 on the Chevy Court stage at the Great New York State Fair, Acting Director Troy Waffner announced today.
With a legendary career spanning more than four decades, Kansas has… Read more »
Country superstar LeAnn Rimes will bring her greatest hits and newest songs to the Chevy Court stage at the Great New York State Fair for an 8 p.m. performance on Thursday, August 31, Acting Director Troy Waffner announced today.
Rimes exploded onto the music scene at age 13 with “Blue,” a… Read more »
With Just Over 100 Days until Opening Day at the Fair, Special Promotion Highlights Some of the Most Popular Food and Drinks Found at the Fair
The Great New York State Fair today announced the launch of the first-ever “Fair Food Four Pack” sale. With just over 100 days until opening… Read more »
Exhibit Highlights Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics
The 2017 Great New York State Fair will feature a new exhibit highlighting exciting careers in several technical trades where the need for qualified workers is rising fast. The Fair is now accepting applications from potential exhibitors and participants for the… Read more »