Directions & Hours

Directions

The New York State Fairgrounds is immediately adjacent to Route 690 just West of Syracuse. It is easily accessible from the New York State Thruway (Rt. 90) from the West and East, and from Route 81, North and South. Just follow the signs to the Fairgrounds once you enter the Syracuse area.

Our street address is: 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse, New York 13209
Our GPS coordinates are: 43.073857,-76.215708

From the West - Buffalo / Rochester Area
Take the New York State Thruway (Rt. 90 East) to Exit 39, then follow Rt. 690 East.

From the East - Albany / Utica Area
Take the New York State Thruway (Rt. 90 West) to Exit 34A, follow Rt. 481 South, then follow Rt. 690 West.

From the North - Watertown Area
Take Interstate 81 South into Syracuse to Exit 22. Follow Bear Street (Rt. 298) to Rt. 690 West.

From the South - Binghamton / Cortland Area
Take Interstate 81 North into Syracuse, then follow Rt. 690 West.

From the New York City / Downstate Area
Take best route to Binghamton, N.Y. then take Interstate 81 North into Syracuse, then follow Rt. 690 West.

 


Fairtime Hours

For fairgoers the Fair's general admission gates open at 7:00am daily and close at 10:00pm, except for Labor Day, when the entire grounds close at 9:00pm. Exhibit buildings are open from 10:00am to 10:00pm, with the exception of Labor Day when they close at 9:00pm.

  • For vendors, Gates 7 and 11 are open 24 hours a day for vehicle access only (proper permit required).

 

Wade Shows Midway Hours:  Monday - Thursday 10:00am – 11:00pm  •  Friday-Sunday 10:00am – 12:00 midnight  •  Labor Day 10:00am – 9:00pm (Closing time subject to change without notice)