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New York State Fair 2019 Daily Schedule
    August 21 - September 2, 2019
581 State Fair Blvd. Syracuse, New York


Special Fair Days   at the   New York State Fair 2019

Wednesday,   - August 21, 2019
  • Governor's Day and Opening day - admission is just $1.
Thursday,  - August 22, 2019
  • Agriculture Career Day
  • Family Fishing Day - Free admission for anyone presenting a valid New York State hunting or fishing license at the gate.
  • $3 Thursday
  • Canadian Friendship Day - Free admission for any Canadian citizen visitor with legal identification.
  • College Student Discount Day - $1 admission for college students with a current college ID.



Friday,   - August 23, 2019
  • Pride Day
  • New America Day
  • Canadian Friendship Day - Free admission for any Canadian citizen visitor with legal identification.
  • College Student Discount Day - $1 admission for college students with a current college ID.

Saturday,   - August 24, 2019
  • 4H & FFA Day -
  • Biker Appreciation Day - $1 admission for fairgoers who arrive on motorcycles & show a valid motorcycle license at the gate
  • Adopt a Pet Day - Local shelters will be at the Fair between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm
  • Canadian Friendship Day - same as above .
  • College Student Discount Day - same as above.



Sunday,   - August 25, 2019
  • Adopt a Pet Day - Local shelters will be at the Fair between 9:30 am and 3:00 pm
  • Canadian Friendship Day - same as above.
  • College Student Discount Day - same as above.

Monday,   - August 26, 2019
  • Law Enforcement Day - free admission to any active or retired law enforcement or corrections personnel who presents a badge or picture ID from the department from which they are or were employed.
  • Maple Day - maple products can be sampled at locations across the Fairgrounds.
  • Senior Citizen's Day - Senior citizens, sixty (60) years of age and older, are offered free admission today.
  • Wade Shows Midway Monday - Ride 10 rides for just $10 through this special promotion.
  • College Student Discount Day - same as above.

Tuesday,   - August 27, 2019
  • Fire & Rescue Day - Free admission to any active or retired member of a fire department or emergency services organization who has a picture ID from that department or organization.
  • Beef Day
  • Senior Citizens' Day - same as above
  • College Student Discount Day - same as above.



Wednesday,   - August 28, 2019
  • Women's Day - Admission is just $1 for all women ages 13-59. Children 12 and under are always free
  • Senior Citizens' Day - same as above
  • College Student Discount Day - same as above.

Thursday,   - August 29, 2019
  • Armed Forces Day - free admission to any active duty or veteran with military identification (Military ID Card, form DD-214 or NYS Driver License, Learner Permit or non-driver ID card with a veteran designation).
  • Dairy Day
  • $3 Thursday
  • College Student Discount Day

Friday,   - August 30, 2019
  • Native Americans Day - all members of Native American tribes are honored with free admission on this day. ID is not required, but it is asked that attendees enter through Gate 4 only.
  • Stomp Out Stigma Day - Help in the fight against addiction
  • Students' Day - People 18 years old and younger admitted free on this day. ID showing date of birth may be requested.
  • College Student Discount Day

Saturday,   - August 31, 2019
  • Orange Day - Admission is just $1 when wearing any Syracuse University apparel, in honor of the opening game of the 2019 football season.
  • Grange Day
  • College Student Discount Day - $1 Admission for college students with a current college ID.

Sunday,   - September 1, 2019
  • College Student Discount Day - $1 Admission for college students with a current college ID.

Monday,   - September 2, 2019
  • Labor Day
  • Summer Send Off "Dollar Day" - Adult admission to the Fair will be $1 per person all day.


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