Hosting your next event

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We Make Events Easy

The New York State Fairgrounds host more than 180 events every year. Why so many? For starters, the Fairgrounds features nearly 500,000 square feet of indoor space and acres of wide-open outdoor space, so there’s plenty of space for everyone. Our campus features dozens of historic buildings filled with character and ambiance, and a brand-new Exposition Center that offers a state-of-the-art experience. Your participants and attendees can avail themselves of free parking as we have spaces by the thousands. Equestrian shows are welcome to use the new Expo Center, the Toyota Coliseum, and our barns and practice rings. For those who like to bring their homes with them, we offer a 313-site RV park with full amenities, right on the grounds. Centrally located in New York State near two major interstate highways, there are millions of people who live within a five-hour drive. Our expert events crew will be there to assist you every step of the way, from that first phone call until the last lights are switched off. We’re here to make events easy and make you look good.

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Andrew M. Cuomo Governor,
State of New York
Richard A. Ball Commissioner,
NYS Dept. of Agriculture & Markets
Troy Waffner Acting Director,
The Great New York State Fair
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