Thank you to everyone that attended Winter Fair 2019! Over 25,000 people came out to experience all the fun of the Fair inside the Expo Center! Looking forward to the New York State Fair in August...and Winter Fair 2020!


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It’s the best of the Great New York State Fair, but indoors and in mid-winter; the new Winter Fair 2019 will fill the Exposition Center at the Fairgrounds with the food, rides, music and entertainment that fairgoers know and love. This mini version of the Fair takes place Friday, Feb. 8 through Sunday, Feb. 10. Advance tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 19. Admission is $4 for adults and $2 for teens and seniors. Children 12 and under will be admitted free of charge.

“The State Fair is the best and biggest party of the summer in Upstate New York. Our goal is to create the best party of the winter by borrowing some of the elements that make the Fair so great. We know this will be a good time and a great way to push aside the mid-winter blues,” said Steve Becker of Premier Promotions, the promoter of Winter Fair.

“We’re sure that families will be looking for something fun to do together in February and are very excited to see this new event grow and prosper. It’s another example of how the new Expo Center is changing the game for major events in Upstate New York,” said Troy Waffner, Fair Director.

Winter Fair will feature vendors offering a wide variety of fun foods and Fair favorites, like sausage sandwiches and pizze frittes. The Mini-Midway will feature rides, such as a merry-go-round, giant slide, tilt-a-whirl, a fun house and amusement games. A stage will feature music from a number of bands, including the Todd Hobin Band, the Blacklites, the Chris Taylor Custom Band, and more. The promoter is working with organizers of the Van Robinson Pan-African Village at the Fair to also bring some elements of that area to Winter Fair.


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