2021

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 »

New Fried, Baked, Glazed and Slathered Snacks Ready For You at the Great New York State Fair

See a full gallery of photos of new food items here. How about this for a three-course dinner? Wake up your tastebuds with an appetizer of fried cauliflower and Thai chili sauce from the Veggie Patch. For the main dish, Fried Specialties has a new bacon-wrapped and deep-fried Hofmann hot dog,… Read more »

Rick James’ Backup Band and Singers Headline Funk Fest at The 2021 New York State Fair

Get on your feet for a day full of funk at Chevy Court when Syracuse JAMS Funk Fest returns to the Great New York State Fair on Saturday, September 4. Headliners include a pair of creations from the King of Funk Punk, Buffalo native Rick James, who died in 2004. The… Read more »

All-Female Highlight Pro Skydiving Team to Jump into New York State Fair in Honor of Women’s Day

NOTE: The Fair is sending this news release on behalf of the Highlight Pro Skydiving Team. Team members are available for interviews by calling Nancy Koreen at the number at the end of the release.   All-Female Highlight Pro Skydiving Team to Jump into New York State Fair in Honor of Women’s… Read more »

Vaccinations, Rapid Tests to be Available at The 2021 Great New York State Fair

The 2021 Great New York State Fair will offer rapid COVID-19 tests and single-shot vaccinations free of charge to any fairgoer. The effort is offered in cooperation with the New York State Department of Health. “We are doing everything we can to ensure that the 2021 Fair is as safe as… Read more »

Jazz, Gospel, Hip Hop Artists Expand Cultural Experience at The 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 »

Jackyl to Perform at The 2021 Great New York State Fair

Dire Straits Legacy Cancels Appearance Due to Travel Issues Hard-rockin’ Georgia outfit Jackyl will perform at the 2021 Great New York State Fair at 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 24 on the Chevy Court stage. They will replace Dire Straits Legacy, which has had to cancel its show due to issues involving… Read more »

YG to Perform at The 2021 Great New York State Fair

California rapper YG will perform at the 2021 Great New York State Fair at 8 p.m. Saturday, September 4 on the Chevy Park stage. The singer known for songs such as “Toot It And Boot It,” “Who Do You Love,” and “Big Bank” will perform on the Chevy Park stage… Read more »

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