August 2021

The Great New York State Fair Recognizes New York’s Beef Farmers on Beef Day, Tuesday, August 31

Fairgoers Encouraged to Tour the Beef Barn and Learn More About This Important Industry for New York Agriculture Special Activities Will Promote and Celebrate New York’s Beef Industry and Pay Tribute to Hardworking Beef Producers in NYS  The Great New York State Fair will celebrate the beef industry in New York… Read more »

Get On Your Feet and Dance All Day at The Great New York State Fair’s Inaugural DJ Festival Featuring More Than a Dozen Performers

A Diverse Lineup Includes Top 40, EDM, Latin, Hip Hop, R&B, and Reggae Music on August 29   Follow the beat to the Talent Showcase Stage on Sunday, August 29 when the first-ever DJ Festival arrives at the 2021 Great New York State Fair. Hosts DJ Bella J and Travis Blunt will… Read more »

Park Your Appetite In Chevy Court when Food Trucks Serve $3 Samples at The 2021 Great New York State Fair

Fire up the engine and the grill for some pork or turkey sliders, lobster mac and cheese, and sour cream cherry ice cream at the 2021 Great New York State Fair. Ten food trucks will line up along Chevy Court to tickle the taste buds of fairgoers from 11 a.m.… Read more »

Winners of The 2021 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  Upstate Farms Honored with Gold for Best Fluid Milk, Stewart’s Earns Silver  Old Chatham Creamery Named Grand Champion for its Camembert Cheese New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball today announced the winners of the 2021… Read more »

The Milk Bar Adds a Splash of Strawberry for Two Weekends at The 2021 New York State Fair

Strawberry Milk Returns to the Fair Friday, August 27 through Sunday, August 29 and Friday, September 3 through Monday, September 6   Just when you thought the Milk Bar couldn’t get any better, another flavor is on tap for several special days of the 2021 Great New York State Fair. Perfectly chilled… Read more »

The Great New York State Fair Renames Show Ring In Memory of Longtime Horse Show Superintendent

Belgians, Percherons, Clydesdales, and More Return to Compete in One of NY’s Largest Indoor Arenas   The Great New York State Fair today announced it will rename its show ring in the Toyota Coliseum on September 4, 2021 in memory of Naomi Blumenthal, who managed the Fair’s horse shows and promoted her… Read more »

Celebrate New York’s Dairy Industry at The Great New York State Fair’s Annual Dairy Day, August 26

New York’s Dairy Products and Industry on Display   The 2021 Great New York State Fair will hold its annual Dairy Day celebration with a full slate of events and opportunities for fairgoers to enjoy New York’s high-quality dairy products. Held Thursday, August 26, Dairy Day includes a variety of activities to… Read more »

The Great New York State Fair Makes Its Long-Anticipated Return with 18 Days of The Very Best Food, Agriculture, Entertainment, and Family Fun

At $3 Per Ticket and Free Admission for People Ages 65 and Up or 12 and Under, this Year’s Fair is the Most Affordable State Fair in the Nation New Highway Workers Memorial near the Midway Entrance Honors the Highway Workers who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice in the Name of Highway… Read more »

Taste NY Marketplace Returns to The 2021 Great New York State Fair

The Taste NY Marketplace will be back at the Great New York State Fair for the 2021 season, bringing a taste of some of the best homegrown and homemade New York maple and dairy products, craft beverages, and more to fairgoers in the Horticulture Building. This year’s vendor Marketplace will showcase… Read more »

Jazz, Gospel, Hip Hop Artists Expand Cultural Experience at The Van Robinson Pan African Village at The Great New York State Fair

Grab a lemonade, learn hand-drumming techniques, and kick back with a broader range of music than ever before at the Van Robinson Pan-African Village during the 2021 Great New York State Fair. Guests will enjoy a fun mix of jazz, reggae, R&B, hip hop, and Latin influences. Every show is… Read more »

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