Advance Sale Tickets

Unused advance sale tickets from the
2017 Advance Sale Program may be used for
admission to the 2018 Great New York State Fair

Does not include free or complimentary tickets!

 


The 2018 New York State Fair has many special days and special discounts!
Before buying your tickets, please check all of them out on our Special Fair Days page.

Please note there are no refunds or exchanges on tickets


 

What's Available for Sale?

 

One-Day Advance Sale Admission Tickets are available for $6 each, a savings of $4 off the regular one-day admission price!

⇒   Available online or at any of our retail locations (see list at bottom of page).

During the State Fair, regular daily admission tickets are $10 every day except on Opening Day, August 22 and Labor Day, September 3 when admission is just $1, and both Thursdays, August 23 or 30 when admission is $3.  Tickets are available at any State Fair gate when you arrive.

Children 12 and under are admitted free every day of the State Fair.  Seniors 60 and over are admitted free on Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Students 18 and under are admitted free on Friday, August 31, 2018.  To learn more about other 2018 Special Fair Days, click here.

 

Dollar Days Advance Sale Admission Tickets are available for $1 each and are good on Opening Day, Wednesday, August 22 or Labor Day, Monday, September 3.

⇒     Available online only.

During the State Fair, regular daily admission tickets are $10 every day except on Opening Day, August 22 and Labor Day, September 3 when admission is just $1, and both Thursdays, August 23 or 30 when admission is $3.  Tickets are available at any State Fair gate when you arrive.

Children 12 and under are admitted free every day of the State Fair.  Seniors 60 and over are admitted free on Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Students 18 and under are admitted free on Friday, August 31, 2018.  To learn more about other 2018 Special Fair Days, click here.

 

$3 Thursdays Advance Sale Admission Tickets are available for $3 each and are good on either Thursday, August 23 or August 30.

⇒     Available online only.

During the State Fair, regular daily admission tickets are $10 every day except on Opening Day, August 22 and Labor Day, September 3 when admission is just $1, and both Thursdays, August 23 or 30 when admission is $3.  Tickets are available at any State Fair gate when you arrive.

Children 12 and under are admitted free every day of the State Fair.  Seniors 60 and over are admitted free on Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Students 18 and under are admitted free on Friday, August 31, 2018.  To learn more about other 2018 Special Fair Days, click here.

 

Six-Day Frequent Fairgoer Admission Passes are available for $30 each, save 50% off the regular admission price - that's only $5 per day!  Pass valid for any six days of the 2018 Fair.  This pass can only be redeemed by one person on any six separate days of the Fair.

⇒     Available online only.

During the State Fair, regular daily admission tickets are $10 every day except on Opening Day, August 22 and Labor Day, September 3 when admission is just $1, and either Thursday, August 23 or 30 when admission is $3.  Tickets are available at any State Fair gate when you arrive.

Children 12 and under are admitted free every day of the State Fair.  Seniors 60 and over are admitted free on Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28, 2018.  Students 18 and under are admitted free on Friday, August 31, 2018.  To learn more about other 2018 Special Fair Days, click here.

 

Midway WEEKDAY One-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband Vouchers are available for only $20 each, a savings of $5 over regular weekday price!  Ride all day, Monday-Friday.  Wristbands will not be good for use on the new Broadway Skyliner.  

⇒   Available online at etix.com or wadeshows.com.  Also available at select retail locations (see list at bottom of page).

For Midway One-Day Unlimited Ride Wristbands purchased online, you will receive a voucher.  Take the voucher to any Wade Shows ticket booth on the Midway during the State Fair to receive the wristband.  To upgrade a wristband good on weekdays to one good on weekends, pay an additional $5 when you turn in the voucher.  Please note that Wade Shows will offer two special promotions during the 2018 State Fair: Monday, August 27 will feature wristbands for $10 good for 10 rides.  Labor Day - Monday, September 3 will feature all rides for $1 each.  Wade Shows strongly suggests checking height requirements for rides before buying wristbands.

 

Midway WEEKEND One-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband Vouchers are available for only $25 each, a savings of $5 over regular weekend price!  Ride all day, Saturday or Sunday.  Wristbands will not be good for use on the new Broadway Skyliner.

⇒   Available online only at etix.com or wadeshows.com.

For Midway One-Day Unlimited Ride Wristbands purchased online, you will receive a voucher.  Take the voucher to any Wade Shows ticket booth on the Midway during the State Fair to receive the wristband.  Please note that Wade Shows will offer two special promotions during the 2018 State Fair: Monday, August 27 will feature wristbands for $10 good for 10 rides.  Labor Day - Monday, September 3 will feature all rides for $1 each.  Wade Shows strongly suggests checking height requirements for rides before buying wristbands.

 

Midway MEGA PASS 13-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband Vouchers are available for only $70 each, nearly an 80% savings over the total regular individual daily price!  Ride all day, every day!  Wristbands will not be good for use on the new Broadway Skyliner

⇒     Available online only.

When you purchase your Midway Mega Pass online through the Wade Shows website, you will be able to upload your ID photo when prompted, and be able to print out your voucher.  Take the voucher to the Wade Shows main office on the Midway during the State Fair where your ID will be waiting for you.  Click here to order - processing/credit card fees may apply.  Wade Shows strongly suggests checking height requirements for rides before buying wristbands.

 


How Do I Get Tickets?

Online Purchasing *

⇒   These items are available online at etix.com

    • One-Day Advance Sale Admission Tickets – $6 each, good for any day of the Fair
    • Dollar Days Advance Sale Admission Tickets – $1 each, good on Opening Day, Wednesday, August 22 or Labor Day, Monday, September 3
    • $3 Thursdays Advance Sale Admission Tickets – $3 each, good on either Thursday, August 24 or August 31
    • Six-Day Advance Sale Frequent Fairgoer Admission Pass – $30 each, save 50% off the regular admission price

 

⇒   These items are available online at etix.com or wadeshows.com

    • Midway WEEKDAY (Monday-Friday) One-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband Vouchers – $20 each, a savings of $5 over regular weekday price
    • Midway WEEKEND (Saturday or Sunday) One-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband Vouchers – $25 each, a savings of $5 over regular weekend price

 

⇒   This item is available online only wadeshows.com

    • Midway MEGA PASS 13-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband Vouchers – $70 each, nearly an 80% savings over the total regular individual daily price

 

* Please note a 12¢ per ticket service charge plus a 2.25% credit card order fee will be added to all Etix online purchases,
additional fees may apply for transactions made through Wade Shows website.

Retail Locations

$6 One-Day Advance Sale Admission Tickets are available at these retail locations, find one near you from the list below.

⇒     Please note that $1 Dollar Days, $3 Thursdays, and Frequent Fairgoer admission tickets are available online only.

  • Green Hills Farms: Syracuse
  • Nichols Supermarket: Liverpool
  • Nojaim Bros. Supermarkets: Marcellus, Syracuse
  • P&C Fresh Supermarkets: Cortland, Ithaca
  • Pit Stop Convenience Stores: Auburn, Elbridge, Fulton, Geneva, Genoa, McGraw, Newmark, North Rose, North Victory, Ontario, Ontario Center, Oswego, Port Bryon, Red Creek, Scriba, Sodus Point, Weedsport, Wolcott
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets: Available at most locations – Please check with your local store
  • Seneca Knolls Big M: Van Buren
  • Shurfine Supermarket: Weedsport, Union Springs
  • Solvay Bank: Baldwinsville, Camillus, Cicero, Dewitt, Fairmount, Liverpool, North Syracuse, Solvay, Syracuse, Westvale
  • Tops Friendly Markets: Available at most locations – Please check with your local store
  • Wegmans Food Markets: All New York locations

 

Midway WEEKDAY One-Day Unlimited Ride Wristband Vouchers are available at these select retail locations only - To upgrade a wristband good on weekdays to one good on weekends, pay an additional $5 at any Wade Shows ticket booth on the midway when you turn in the voucher.

  • Green Hills Farms - Syracuse
  • Nichols Supermarket - Liverpool
  • Nojaim Bros. Supermarkets - Marcellus, Syracuse
  • Price Chopper Supermarkets - Available at most locations – Please check with your local store
  • Seneca Knolls Big M - Van Buren
  • Tops Friendly Markets - Available at most locations – Please check with your local store
  • Wegmans Food Markets - All New York locations

 

During the State Fair, regular daily admission tickets are $10 every day except on Opening Day, August 22 and Labor Day, September 3 when admission is just $1, and both Thursdays, August 23 or 30 when admission is $3Admission tickets are available online at etix.com or at any State Fair admission gate when you arrive.

Children 12 and under are admitted free every day of the State Fair. Seniors 60 and over are admitted free on Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29, 2018. Students 18 and under are admitted free on Friday, September 1, 2018. To learn more about other 2018 Special Fair Days, click here.