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2017

The Great New York State Fair Announces Construction Of New Expo Center Has Begun

136,000 Square Foot Building Will Be Largest Event Space North of NYC Between Boston and Cleveland.  Center Will Be Open in Time for 2018 State Fair  State Fair Improvements Complement "Central New York Rising" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy   The Great New York State Fair today… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Announces The Great New York State Fair Earns Nine Awards In International Competition

Brings Home Honors in Marketing, Sponsorship and Photography in Agriculture Categories Rises in Annual Rankings of Top 50 Fairs to Third Largest State Fair in North America, With Attendance Above One Million   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced today that the Great New York State Fair earned nine awards for the quality of… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Announces Request for Proposals to Book Non-Fair Events at The New York State Fairgrounds

Booking Agent Sought to Position the New Expo Center as Premier, Year-Round National Venue Marketing the Fairgrounds Expo Center and Other Buildings Will Attract Major New Events to Generate Economic Growth Throughout the Region Largest Expo Center Between Boston and Cleveland Set to Open For 2018 State Fair … Read more »

Buy a Thrilling Day On The Midway at The Great New York State Fair’s Cyber Monday Sale

Lowest Prices of the Year for Ride-All-Day Midway Wristband, Admission Tickets   The Great New York State Fair’s annual Cyber Monday sale helps package the fun and excitement of the Wade Shows Midway for Christmas this year.  The online-only sale, which begins at 6 a.m. Monday, November 27, offers weekday ride-all-day wristbands… Read more »

State Agriculture Commissioner Announces Record Sales of New York Agricultural Products at The 2017 Great New York State Fair

Across-the-Board Increases Support the Fair’s Mission to Support Agriculture and Boost New York’s Food and Beverage Industries   State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced that sales of New York food and beverage products hit record highs at the 2017 Great New York State Fair, which set its own record for… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Announces Fairgoers Give 2017 Great New York State Fair Highest Marks Ever

Annual Fairgoer Survey Finds Record Levels of Satisfaction for Family-Friendliness, Affordability and Positive Change  Fairgrounds Investment Complements "Central NY Rising" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that the annual Great New York State Fair survey found record satisfaction levels among… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Announces Phase I Construction of the Fair’s Orange Lot Begins This Fall

$27 Million Project to Transform the 65 Acre Lot and Complement Rapid Growth at the Great New York State Fair Investment Complements "Central NY Rising" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a $27 million project to transform the 65-acre Orange Lot at… Read more »

Ithaca, Auburn, Rochester Food Trucks Win at The Great New York State Fair’s Expanded Taste NY Food Truck Competition

Food trucks from all over New York State competed for prizes and honors at the Great New York State Fair’s expanded Taste NY Food Truck Competition, and when the judging and vote counting was done, three food truck companies reigned supreme.  Saturday’s competition saw a first: Tonzi’s Catering Company of… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Announces Two Attendance Records Smashed In Final Great New York State Fair Numbers

More than 124,000 People Attended the Fair Today, Smashing Two Attendance Records   1.16 Million People Attend Revitalized Fair, Setting Five Records   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced that the Great New York State Fair concluded a successful year by breaking two records on its final day. Labor Day attendance of… Read more »

Another Attendance Record Falls At The Great New York State Fair

121,203 Enjoy Revitalized Fairgrounds as Record Falls for Second Time in a Week Attendance at the Great New York State Fair on Saturday broke yet another daily record, as 121,203 people attended the Great New York State Fair on Saturday, breaking the daily record by just 39 people.  It’s the third… Read more »

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