Music is in the air this year at The Great New York State Fair, and boy, what a lineup there is. Between head-banging rock, stomp-and-clap country, rising stars and legends you love growing old with, Chevy Court will have it all. The concert series runs August 21-September 2, with two… Read more »
Romeo: Becoming a citizen and celebrating at the NYS Fair has brought me so much joy. It’s something that’s hard to express because you want to cry, you want to scream. I was looking forward to becoming a citizen for real opportunity. In the past I’ve always been told, “...… Read more »
The following news release was issued by Amtrak Media Relations.
Provides an easy, relaxing and affordable experience as kids ride for free
Amtrak has continued its partnership with the New York State Fair to provide direct train service for customers traveling as a more convenient, cost-effective, family friendly and comfortable way to… Read more »
There’s plenty to do and see at the Fair. But how do you expect to fit it all in one visit?
Let us point you in the right direction. We’ve drawn up a quick guide that highlights key attractions to help you make decisions along your journey. But no matter what… Read more »
A big bodacious block party! An all-you-can-eat feast! A music loving, high-fiving, stage diving extravaganza! The Great New York State Fair is all of those things, but it’s also so much more. With more attendees than entire states and more fans than the biggest music festivals, the Fair is overflowing… Read more »
Summer 2019 is here! The sun will be shining, family and friends will be hanging, and the evenings will be filled with ice cream and laughter. All of this can mean only one thing—it’s about time to once again rally your favorite people for New York’s biggest party: The Great… Read more »
A fireworks spectacle returns for the first time in several years to the New York State Fairgrounds for the Independence Day holiday weekend as a new family event takes place July 4 - 5. “Fourth (and Fifth) A’Fair” brings kid-friendly carnival rides and food, music, and, on July 5, fireworks… Read more »
Every year, people travel from all over New York State and beyond to experience The Great New York State Fair. Now in its 177th year, there’s plenty of history to be found alongside the hundreds of creative food vendors, dozens of concerts, and nearly 70 rides and attractions. And you’ll… Read more »
Cross everything off your warm-weather-fun bucket list this summer at The Great New York State Fair! Because when stacked up against other popular Upstate New York fairs, amusement parks and concert venues, the Fair stands tall as the “beyond great” entertainment attraction that has a bit of everything for everybody.
Whether… Read more »
Salt City Comic Con, Upstate New York's largest pop culture event, will get even larger as it moves to the Exposition Center at the New York State Fairgrounds July 6-7. The Comic Con focuses on the people and culture surrounding comics, TV, movies, books, graphic novels and cosplay. Along with… Read more »
New Express Trams Will Run Between Gate 10 and Chevy Court
The Great New York State Fair will move its Centro Park-N-Ride bus drop-off location to increase fairgoer safety and ease traffic congestion along State Fair Boulevard. The bus drop-off will move from outside of the Main Gate to a larger,… Read more »
Acclaimed electric violinist Lindsey Stirling will bring her energetic and innovative stage show to the 2019 Great New York State Fair. Her debut performance will take place Friday, August 23 at 8 p.m. as part of the Chevrolet Music Festival at Chevy Court. All performances on Chevy Court are free… Read more »
Rock superstar Rick Springfield makes his fifth appearance at the Great New York State Fair with a 7 p.m. show Saturday, August 31 at the New York Experience Stage. All shows in the Chevrolet Music Festival at Chevy Court and the Experience Stage are free with Fair admission.
“We love Rick… Read more »
Country trio Midland, whose debut album of tight harmonies and classic-sounding songs earned them an Academy of Country Music award and five other nominations, will make their first visit to the Great New York State Fair at 8 p.m. Monday, August 26 as part of the Chevrolet Music Festival at… Read more »
Pop quintet Why Don’t We brings its harmonies and hits to a debut performance at Chevy Court during the 2019 Great New York State Fair’s Chevrolet Music Festival at 2 p.m. Thursday, August 29. All performances on Chevy Court are free with Fair admission.
“These five young men make some great… Read more »