The New York State Dept. of Agriculture & Markets, Division of the State Fair is seeking applications for various types of professional entertainment to perform during the 2022 New York State Fair that will be held for 13 days from Wednesday, August 24 through Monday, September 5 (Labor Day).
Venues looking to be filled are Grounds Entertainment, Special Days Parade, Pan African Village, and Latino Village.
Featured entertainment being sought should include, but not limited to:
1) Musical Acts (local, regional, national) - Solo, Bands, Dancing, Spoken
2) Strolling Street Performers
3) Variety Acts (acrobats, jugglers, magicians, etc.)
4) Specialty Acts - Sand Sculpture, Animal Act/Attraction, Children's Act, Sports Act/Attraction, Fireworks
This application is not for any performances on the Chevy Court or Chevy Park stages.
Interested parties must complete and submit this online application below along with any promotional materials. Applications submitted without a promotional packet will not be considered. Applications take 10-15 minutes to complete. Please complete the entire application!
Once you have submitted the application, you will receive a confirmation copy via email that you should save/print for your records. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please check your spam folder. Also, please be sure to use an email address that is checked regularly.
Entertainment Applications will be reviewed on a rolling continuing basis as they are received. Once available budget allocations have been met, scheduling for each venue will be complete.
Entertainment times and locations to be determined by the New York State Fair.
Selected acts must comply with all NYS Licensing Permits and Approvals.