Venues

Find the space that’s right for you.

If you're considering hosting an event, you’ll want to first review the different spaces we can offer your organization. With buildings and meeting/event spaces of all sizes and types, you’ll be able to choose one or more that fits your precise needs. The Fairgrounds also offers numerous large outdoor spaces for the biggest events, and thousands of convenient and free parking spaces.
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    AGRICULTURE SPACE

    Agricultural Show Facilities

    The New York State Fairgrounds is a showplace for agriculture. Our animal barns and horse rings provide the room to make your event a success. Download Main Barn Spec SheetDownload...

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    MEETING SPACE

    Art & Home Center

    The Harriet May Mills Art & Home Center is a building made of many spaces, from a room large enough for a wedding reception to an intimate theater and stage to a restaurant and...

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  • OPEN SPACES

    Bulk Outside Spaces

    The Fairgrounds boasts four large parking lots capable of parking nearly 14,000 vehicles. In addition, open spaces within the Fairgrounds can be used for parking. Promoters can off...

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    ABOUT THE SPACE

    Chevy Court

    The Chevy Court stage, located in the heart of the classic section of the Fairgrounds, is a performance stage ideal for concerts, plays and major announcements. During the Fair, th...

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    OUR LARGEST SPACE

    Exposition Center

    The new Expo Center is the largest open events space north of New York City between Boston and Cleveland. Flexible space can accommodate anything from concerts to major trade and c...

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    LARGE, OPEN SPACES

    Horticulture Building

    If you need a space that’s not too big and not too small, the Horticulture Building is the place for your event. At just over 50,000 square feet, it will accommodate lots of activi...

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    THE FOOD COURT

    International Building

    The International Building is the Fair’s indoor food court, and it can be your event’s, as well. There’s room for plenty of seating, along with more than a dozen food vendor locati...

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  • Midway

    The 60-acre paved Midway is available for such events, as are the Fair’s parking lots.Download Midway Spec Sheet

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    COZY EVENT SPACE

    Science & Industry Building

    The Science & Industry Building is just the right size for a smaller event. It has played host in recent years to indie music concerts, boxing matches, a community garage sale ...

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    FOR THE BIG SHOWS

    Sleep Number Center of Progress

    The Sleep Number Center of Progress Building is one of the most classic of all Fairgrounds buildings. With approximately 60,000 square feet of wide-open space, this is the place to...

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    HORSE SHOWS

    Toyota Coliseum

    The Toyota Coliseum hosts more than two dozen regional horse shows a year. The building has seating for 3,600 and an in-house announcer booth. A Fairgrounds restaurant provides con...

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    WIDE-OPEN SPACE

    Tractor Supply Co. Exhibit Center

    The Tractor Supply Co. Exhibit Center is the largest of the Fairgrounds’ historic buildings. With than 90,000 square feet of space, there’s room here for almost anything, from a tr...

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