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The Great New York State Fair

August 21, 2020 to September 7, 2020
Host/Presenter: New York State Fairgrounds
Location: 581 State Fair Blvd., Syracuse, NY, 13209
Phone: 1-315-487-7711
More Information: https://nysfair.ny.gov/

Billed as America’s first and oldest state fair, more than a million people experience this affordable, 18-day celebration each year. The Great NYS Fair showcases thousands of animals including a petting zoo, hundreds of commercial attractions, more than 60 exciting midway rides and scores of fun and competitive games.

Two of fair's the biggest draws are its famous themed "Butter Sculpture” and itslineup of nationally known entertainers during the event. The fair boasts several stages, including their popular Chevy Court with daily free performances. Click here to see the complete lineup: https://nysfair.ny.gov/your-visit/events-calendar/

Also known for its tasty and innovative food options, the fair is host to more than 200 food vendors along with a food truck competition featuring 40 different food trucks over two days.

Add to that jugglers, characters street entertainer, fine arts and vendors from all over the state bringing their wares and talents to the fair’s many competitions and the NYS Fair is a great way to celebrate the end of summer in Upstate New York!

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