New York State Fairgrounds

General Entertainment
581 State Fair Blvd, Syracuse, NY 13209, United States
Hours:
None listed (See when people check in)

People tend to check in during these times:

  • Today
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Thu
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sat–Sun
    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Mon
    • 10:00 AM–7:00 PM
  • Tue
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
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8.8/10

Based on 228 votes

People like this place

Total Visitors
7,704
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  • What you need to know
    Diane L.
    "Try the roast beef sundae at Dairy building."(4 Tips)
    Becky H.
    "... down tent behind the horticulture building its a life saver"(3 Tips)
    Dave S.
    "Great New York State Fair is the oldest state"(2 Tips)
    Theodore C.
    "Gianelli sausage the best"(2 Tips)
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  • dairy building
  • great new york state fair
  • wine
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  • concerts
  • fried oreos
  • ice cream
  • DJs
  • people watching
  • corn
  • fried pickles
  • donuts
  • free samples
  • mac & cheese
  • strawberry shortcake
  • sausage
  • burgers
  • beer
  • hot dogs
  • lemonade
  • Eddie W.

    Everything

    Eddie Wilmot · September 21, 2014
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  • Tony V.

    Annual fair full of local festivities, food, and lots of fun for all ages!

    Tony Volturno · September 4, 2014
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  • Grace A.

    Roasted corn! Chocolate milk is a must!

    Grace Alexander · September 1, 2014
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  • Jeff M.

    Fried dough is a must.

    Jeff M · August 31, 2014
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  • Bob R.

    Jason Aldean/Florida Georgia Line/Tyler Farr with my girls

    Bob Richards · August 30, 2014
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  • Theodore C.

    Gianelli sausage the best

    Theodore Catlin · August 30, 2014
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  • Lisa D.

    The mac and cheese truck by the midway, may be the site of the best state fair food purchase I have ever made.

    Lisa Daly · August 30, 2014
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  • jannette r.

    Fun w/ Jayce

    jannette ripka · August 29, 2014
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  • Philip Ryan J.

    Adult slushies?

    Philip Ryan Johnson · August 28, 2014
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  • Candice S.

    Foooooooooood

    Candice Silver · August 26, 2014
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  • Jawanna M.

    Family time

    Jawanna Major-Outar · August 25, 2014
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  • Kimberly G.

    $1.00 little ice cream cones are perfect!

    Kimberly Gilfus · August 24, 2014
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  • Shawn M.

    It's friggin hot. #Wineslushie

    Shawn Merlin · August 24, 2014
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  • Patricia C.

    It's always a great time! If you don't enjoy it, that's your problem. People make their own fun. Love to people watch.

    Patricia Colvin · August 24, 2014
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  • Steve P.

    1.00 Baked potato! Don't forget to try the roasted corn too!

    Steve Piotter · August 23, 2014
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  • Christopher F.

    Smashmouth!

    Christopher Farrell · August 22, 2014
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  • Susan M.

    Some of the best free concerts around!

    Susan Murtha · August 22, 2014
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  • Brigid J.

    Everything. The best 12 days of the year! Save big on presale

    Brigid Jones · August 21, 2014
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  • Kathy-Ann I.

    The wine slush was amazing...

    Kathy-Ann Irish-Benjamin · September 4, 2013
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  • Bee! R.

    Don't miss out on the Butter Sculpture in the Dairy Building, & the sand sculpture in the Center of Progress. They're definitely a must see.

    Bee! Reckless · September 3, 2013
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  • Abdulrahman A.

    Worst place on earth

    Abdulrahman Al Madi · September 2, 2013
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  • Christi T.

    Had lots of fun! It is always better when you go the second time around

    Christi Trozzi · August 31, 2013
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  • Taylor M.

    Where's the best place to pick up chicks at the fair? The 4-H building.

    Taylor Metras · August 31, 2013
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  • The Rach™

    They stop selling alcohol at 10pm

    The Rach™ · August 31, 2013
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  • April B.

    Awesome! When you go with friends!

    April Bridges · August 31, 2013
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  • Daniel C.

    "spam dippers" are literally the most foul thing i've ever eaten. this is the first thing that's ever compelled me to leave a foursquare tip - future generations, learn from our mistakes!

    Daniel Cohen · August 31, 2013
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  • Tammi H.

    Wet. .. Lol

    Tammi Hoover · August 30, 2013
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  • Jon R.

    Hit JJ's for Gluten-Free Pasta!

    Jon Rogers · August 30, 2013
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  • Diane L.

    Try the roast beef sundae at Dairy building. So good!!

    Diane Lowery · August 30, 2013
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  • Philip Ryan J.

    Eat food. Drink stuff.

    Philip Ryan Johnson · August 29, 2013
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  • Blake F.

    Korn was amazing

    Blake Farnham · August 28, 2013
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  • Blake F.

    Have Korn was amazing

    Blake Farnham · August 28, 2013
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  • Blake F.

    Have every food item imaginable

    Blake Farnham · August 28, 2013
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  • Cara F.

    You cannot leave the fair without getting a wine slushie!

    Cara Friedman · August 28, 2013
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  • Colleen N.

    Check out the butterfly room. Awesome addition this year

    Colleen Naylor · August 27, 2013
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  • Joe C.

    Awesome free petting zoo in the back left corner near the grandstand.

    Joe Cambo · August 25, 2013
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  • Stacey S.

    Saranac beer at the at the Tully's tent $3.50. Air conditioned trailor bathrooms at end of midway by the Stands.

    Stacey Skinner Royer · August 25, 2013
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  • Bev B.

    Try the milkshakes at Speaches, get a $.25 glass of milk and then some great deserts at the dairy center, check out the awesome train exhibit in the home arts building!

    Bev Bauman · August 25, 2013
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  • Christina S.

    Bigger than the altamont fair. The only thing is you have to pay to get on the rides at the state fair. The state fair is cheaper to get in though

    Christina Sperrazza · August 24, 2013
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  • Jim G.

    Butcher boys food is a win every time, get extra napkins though!

    Jim Gilot · August 24, 2013
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  • Diane N.

    Pan-African Village has delicious food!

    Diane Nastri · August 24, 2013
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  • Nicole

    Love seeing the giraffe melman. And love fair food

    Nicole · August 23, 2013
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  • Casey S.

    Try the Kangaroo Spiedies at Carr's Cove and Deep Fried Oreos at a bunch of different locations. Delicious!

    Casey Schad · August 23, 2013
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  • Ericka S.

    We're back again this year! Come see us @ restaurant row!

    Ericka Schumacher · August 23, 2013
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  • Alicia V.

    Free party beads and sexy DJ's at the Z89 booth!!!

    Alicia Verdile · August 23, 2013
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  • CJ P.

    Try the beef stroganoff in the international building. ..it's the best! And don't forget to try a deep fried twinkie or other snacks. I for one can't wait to try the chocolate covered bacon!

    CJ Polski · August 23, 2013
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  • Frieda W.

    Stop by Hope for Heather booth in Art and Home Bldg or Hall of Health for ovarian cancer awareness!!

    Frieda Weeks · August 23, 2013
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  • Rachel V.

    Don't try to tackle the whole thing in just one day.

    Rachel Vincent · August 23, 2013
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  • Joe C.

    This place is 'Murica.

    Joe Cambo · August 23, 2013
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  • Anthony  V. R.

    EPICNESS @ it's best

    Anthony V. Rivizzigno III · August 22, 2013
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