The New York State Fair is seeking various types of entertainment to perform during the 2017 New York State Fair that will be held Thursday, August 24 through Monday, September 4 (Labor Day). Interested parties must complete and submit an online application along with any promotional material. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis starting after Thursday, December 22, 2016. Please complete the entire application!
***This application takes 10-15 minutes to complete and requires a $25 non-refundable processing fee. You will be prompted to submit the $25 fee at the end of this application. Please have your PayPal account or credit card ready. If you do not submit your payment, your application will not be considered.***
You will receive an emailed copy of your application AND receipt of payment at the end of this process. Please save/print both emails for your records. Be sure to use an email address that is checked regularly. Check your spam folder for email from The Great New York State Fair.
→ Application and promotional materials can ONLY be submitted online ←
2017 Grounds Entertainment Application
This grounds entertainment application is for Animal Acts, Chainsaw Artists, Children’s Acts, Circus, Fireworks, Sand Sculpture, Sports Acts, Strolling Entertainment, Variety Acts or other general entertainment.
2017 Musical Entertainment Application
This musical entertainment application is for all bands and musical acts for the Regional Artists Variety Stage, Pan African Village Stage, Gospel Music Weekend, or the Special Days Parade. This application is not for any performances on Chevy Court.