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The Great New York State Fair

The 2021 Great New York State Fair will take place August 20-September 6 with reduced capacity to allow for social distancing, as well as other measures to comply with health and safety guidelines. Details regarding capacity and guidelines will be updated as the event gets closer. 

The Fair will be held in four outdoor areas across the fairgrounds in Syracuse, one representing each of the major elements that make the fair great, including:

  • Food and beverage including some of the Fair's most iconic culinary experiences, such as the Pizze Fritte, sausage sandwiches, and wine slushies;
  • Daily concerts from national touring performers in the scenic, spacious New York Experience festival grounds;
  • Thrilling amusement rides, games, and attractions for all ages on the Midway;
  • Farm animals on display to introduce the young and young-at-heart to New York's agriculture. 

Scheduled performers at the 2021 Great New York State Fair include Nas, Noah Cyrus, LoCash, Train, Three Dog Night, REO Speedwagon, Dropkick Murphys, Sheena Easton, Great White and Vixen, and the Oak Ridge Boys.

Check back for more information about the Fair as it becomes available. 

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