Whether you are looking to host your event on our 375-acre grounds or participate in one of the hundreds of events that take place at the New York State Fairgrounds year-round we look forward to seeing you. The New York State Fairgrounds is one of the largest and most versatile year-round exhibit complexes in the United States. In addition to hosting the eighth largest state fair in the country; the fairgrounds is home to a wide variety of sporting, entertainment, equine and consumer events that bring nearly 2 million people through its gates each year.
The New York State Fairgrounds location in Syracuse puts it at the crossroads of New York’s major Upstate highways, making it an easy drive from Albany, Rochester, Buffalo, Binghamton or Watertown. The central location also places the fairgrounds within 200 miles of New York City, Boston, Montreal, Philadelphia, Ottawa and Toronto.