Hosting Information

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.

The New York State Fairgrounds is a great place for you to host:

  • Sales and trade shows
  • Equestrian and livestock events
  • Large group and community functions
  • Automobile, motorcycle and recreational vehicle assemblies
  • Concerts and festivals


The New York State Fairgrounds offers many buildings for rent on 375-acres of versatile space with these features:

  • Great rental rates
  • Free parking
  • Centrally located
  • Full-service concessions and catering
  • On-site labor and equipment
  • Full-time security services


2018-19 Non-Fair Rate Sheets:



To book an event or for more information please contact:

The New York State Fairgrounds Events Department
581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse, New York 13209
(800) 475-FAIR or (315) 487-7711 ext. 1222