We are delighted that you are planning a camping trip to the 2017 Great New York State Fair. The Fair will have approximately 70 spaces (20' x 40') available for daily RV camping for 14 days (Tuesday, Aug. 22 - Monday, Sept. 4) on a first-come, first-served basis in our new location for this year in the Fair’s Pink Lot (see maps below). The cost is $25.00 per day, which does not include admission to the Fair. This fee covers your RV parking site and one vehicle parking permit. Payments can be made with cash or credit card.
- These are dry camping sites: no water, electrical, or sewer service is included - a dumping station is located in the Pink Lot.
- Restrooms with showers and a family restroom are available in the Pink Lot.
- Campers may use their own generators.
- Portable toilets and hand-washing stations will be available in the camping area.
- Tent camping is not allowed.
- Additional vehicles must park in any of the Fair's public parking lots at a cost of $5.00 per day, payment by cash only.
New for 2017: Daily RV Parking Permits for the Pink Lot may be purchased in advance online for $25.00 per day for any day at etix.com starting at 6:00 am on Monday, July 10, 2017 though 12:00 midnight on Friday, August 18, 2017. Please note that online purchases will have a fee of .68¢ per permit, making the total cost of a permit purchased online $25.68 per day.
Advance sale of daily RV camping permits ends August 22. From August 23 to the end of the Fair on September 4, you must buy your daily permit in person at the camping office in the Pink Lot. Those seeking daily camping spaces should enter the Pink lot via State Fair Blvd. and proceed to the daily camping office. Daily check-in time is 3:00 pm and check-out is 11:00 am. The office will be open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm.
Admission tickets: Advance sale admission tickets can be bought online at etix.com and at many retail outlets across the state beginning July 10, 2017 for $6.00 per day per person. Advance sale ends August 22. Learn more about advance sale outlets here. During the Fair, admission can be purchased at Gate 4 across from the Pink Lot for $10.00 every day except on either Thursday, August 24 & 31, 2017, when admission is $3.00 and Preview Day (August 23) and Labor Day (September 4) when admission is $1.00. Admission tickets will be available online at etix.com or they will be 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 28 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017. Students 18 and under are admitted free on Friday, September 1, 2017. To learn more about other 2017 Special Fair Days, click here.