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2018

The Great New York State Fair Rises to One of The Top Ten Fairs and Festivals In North America In New Ranking

Following Three Years of Rapid Growth, Fueled by Record Investments, the Fair Now Ranks Third Among All State Fairs  Investment Complements “CNY Rising” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy   The Great New York State Fair, for the first time, has risen into the top ten rankings… Read more »

LED Lighting Upgrades Complete at New York State Fairgrounds Buildings

NYPA and DAM Partner to Complete Install of Efficient LED Lighting to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Electricity Costs Investment Complements “CNY Rising” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy View Video of the Completed Project   - Release provided by the New York Power Authority The New York Power… Read more »

New Winter Fair Event Brings the Best of The State Fair Indoors

Expo Center Events Complement “CNY Rising” – The Region’s Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy   It’s the best of the Great New York State Fair, but indoors and in mid-winter; the new Winter Fair 2019 will fill the Exposition Center at the Fairgrounds with the food, rides, music… Read more »

BestFest NYS: New Date, New Name for New Fall Season Festival In The New York State Fairgrounds’ Exposition Center

BestFest NYS is the new name of the fall season festival scheduled for the New York State Fairgrounds’ new Exposition Center. The event, previously called the Taste NY Fall Festival, also has a new date: Friday and Saturday, November 2-3. The festival itself is unchanged. It will feature many of the… Read more »

CNY Fall Boat Show Moves to The New Exposition Center at The New York State Fairgrounds

First Major Event Outside the 13-Day Fair to Use New Events Facility  New Added Space Allows Oldest and Largest Fall Boat Show in New York to Expand Expo Center Complements "Central New York Rising" - The Region's Comprehensive Strategy to Revitalize Communities and Grow the Economy   The CNY Fall Boat Show will be… Read more »

Taste NY Food Truck Competition Winners Announced

Food Trucks From Across the State Take Top Prizes at the Great New York State Fair’s Fourth Annual Competition Food trucks from all over New York State competed for prizes and honors at the Great New York State Fair’s fourth annual Taste NY Food Truck Competition, and when the judging and… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Appoints Troy Waffner Director of The Great New York State Fair

Appointment Follows the Three Most Successful Fairs in its Long History Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the appointment of Troy Waffner as the Director of the New York State Fair within the Department of Agriculture and Markets, effective immediately. Waffner has served as Acting Director for the past five fairs,… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Announces Great New York State Fair Breaks All-Time Attendance Record

More Than 1.26 Million Fairgoers Visit the Fair in 2018, Up 8.4 Percent Over 2017 Two Highest Single Day Attendance Figures Reached During 2018 Fair - 7 Daily Records Now Broken Fairgrounds Revitalized by More Than $120 Million in State Investment Continues to Attract More New Yorkers Complements "Central New York Rising" -… Read more »

New York State Fair Celebrates Second Annual Timber Sports and Forestry Experience Day September 2

Competitions, Demonstrations Highlight New York State’s Forestry Industry   The 2018 Great New York State Fair will celebrate its second annual Timber Sports and Forestry Experience Day with exhibitions, draft horses and professional lumberjack demonstrations. Held Sunday, September 2, the event will include fun-filled activities like speed climbing, pulp toss, log rolls,… Read more »

Winners of The 2018 Dairy Products Competition Announced Today at The Great New York State Fair

Annual State Fair Tradition Highlights World-Class Dairy Products in New York State North Country’s Great Lakes Cheese NYS Cheddar Named Grand Champion   The State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball announced the winners of the 2018 Dairy Products Competition in celebration of the 42nd annual Dairy Day at The… Read more »

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