June 2021

Reservations for Full-Service Camping at The Great New York State Fair Open July 1

Reservations for full-service camping in the Empire RV Park during the Great New York State Fair open at 8 a.m. Thursday, July 1. Reservations can be made here via the Fair’s site at Reserve America. The Empire RV Park is a 303-space campground on the Fairgrounds next to the Midway… Read more »

Bobby Bones and The Raging Idiots to Perform at The Great New York State Fair

Radio & TV personality Bobby Bones brings his musical comedy band Bobby Bones & The Raging Idiots to the Great New York State Fair on opening day, Friday, August 20. The New York Times bestselling author and host and executive producer of his own breakout television series Breaking Bobby Bones… Read more »

Jesse McCartney To Perform At The Great New York State Fair

Award-winning singer and actor Jesse McCartney makes his Great New York State Fair debut Sunday, September 5 at 2 p.m. The “Beautiful Soul” and “Leavin’” singer will perform on the Chevy Park stage. All Chevrolet Music Festival concerts are free with $3 Fair admission. “Jesse McCartney is an artist of many… Read more »

Journey Tribute Band Resurrection to Perform at The 2021 Great New York State Fair

The 2021 Chevy Court concert season ends at 7 p.m. Labor Day with the return of the national touring band Resurrection: A Journey Tribute. It’s a return visit for the band, which also closed the Fair’s concert season in 2019. All shows in the Chevrolet Music Festival are free with… Read more »

New International Taste Festival Brings Cultures, Music, Flavors of The World to The Fairgrounds

A brand-new festival promises to fill the Expo Center at the New York State Fairgrounds with the sights, sounds and tastes of the world’s many cultures. The new International Taste Festival, November 12- 14, aims to expose people to some of the best aspects of the many nations of the… Read more »

The Mavericks to Perform at The 2021 Great New York State Fair

The award-winning group The Mavericks will bring its unique blend of country, rock, R&B, Latin and roots music to the 2021 Great New York State Fair Sunday, September 5. The band behind hits such as “All You Ever Do Is Bring Me Down” and “O What A Thrill” will perform… Read more »

Justin Moore to Perform at The 2021 Great New York State Fair

Country singer/songwriter Justin Moore brings his long list of big hits to the 2021 Great New York State Fair for a show Monday, August 30. The singer of #1 hits such as Small Town USA” and “If Heaven Wasn’t So Far Away” will perform on the Chevy Park stage in… Read more »

State Fair Announces Venues for 2021 Chevrolet Music Festival Season

The Chevy Court stage will host concerts for the 2021 Great New York State Fair, Director Troy Waffner announced today. The stage is available as a result of Governor Cuomo’s announcement that the Fair will be able to operate at 100% of capacity, with all buildings and facilities available for… Read more »

Polka Master Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra to Perform at The Great New York State Fair

Grammy-winning group Jimmy Sturr and His Orchestra will bring an afternoon of high-energy polka music to the 2021 Great New York State Fair at 2 p.m. Monday, August 23. Sturr and his band won the Grammy for Best Polka Music 18 of the 24 times the prize was awarded. All… Read more »

Legendary Soul Group The Spinners to Perform at The Great New York State Fair

The Spinners, the legendary soul group behind unforgettable hits such as “I’ll Be Around,” “Could It Be I’m Falling In Love?” and “Rubberband Man,” will return to the Great New York State Fair with a 2 p.m. performance Tuesday, August 24 at a venue to be announced. It will be… Read more »

The Beach Boys to Perform at The Great New York State Fair

Legendary rock n’ roll group The Beach Boys returns to the 2021 Great New York State Fair Saturday, August 28 at 8 p.m. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band behind ageless hits such as “I Get Around,” “Good Vibrations” and “Kokomo” will perform on the Chevy Park stage.… Read more »

Jamey Johnson to Perform at The Great New York State Fair

Award-winning country music singer and songwriter Jamey Johnson makes his Great New York State Fair debut Tuesday, August 31 at 7 p.m. with the stage to be announced. Johnson’s song, “In Color,” earned awards from the Academy of Country Music and the Country Music Association. All Chevrolet Music Festival concerts… Read more »

Cold War Kids to Perform at The Great New York State Fair

Veteran rock band Cold Ward Kids will make their Great New York State Fair debut Saturday, Sept. 4. The band behind alt-rock chart hits “First” and “Love Is Mystical” take the Chevy Park stage at 2 p.m. All Chevrolet Music Festival concerts are free with $3 Fair admission. “Cold War Kids… Read more »

Governor Cuomo Announces 2021 New York State Fair to Reopen at 100% Capacity

Most Popular Buildings at State Fairgrounds to Reopen and Adhere to Health Guidelines State Fair to be 18-Day-Long Event Featuring New York's Best Food and Drink, Rides and Games, National Performers and Live Entertainment, and Agriculture Education and Awareness   Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the 2021 New York State Fair, an end-of-summer… Read more »

Herman’s Hermits Starring Peter Noone Returns to The Great New York State Fair

The man and the voice behind British Invasion-era hits such as “I’m Into Something Good,” “I’m Henry VIII I Am,” and “Mrs. Brown You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter” returns to the Great New York State Fair. Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone will perform Monday, August 30 at 2 p.m. on… Read more »

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