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Four additional Special Fair Days at Great New York State Fair

Staff Writer |
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced four additional Special Fair Days at The Great New York State Fair to celebrate the success of the first half of the 2017 Fair.

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On Sunday, the Fair set an all-time single-day attendance record of 123,206 and Monday set a record for the highest attendance on that date, at 88,943.

Starting Wednesday, August 30, and running through the end of the Fair on Labor Day, admission during Special Fair Days will cost $1 for select guests.

These new promotions will provide more visitors an opportunity to enjoy the newly renovated Fairgrounds, helping to drive tourism, which complements the region's economic growth strategy "Central New York Rising."

The additional Special Fair Days include:

College Day is Every Day

In recognition of New York State's world-class colleges and universities, the Fair will offer college students $1 admission with a valid school identification beginning Wednesday and running through Labor Day.

You Set the Record Days

In celebration of breaking the all-time-record for daily attendance last Sunday, the Fair will offer $1 admission to all fairgoers on Wednesday and Thursday as a thank you to its loyal visitors.

Speedway at the Fair

Also from Wednesday through Labor Day, visitors can present a ticket stub from the Oswego Speedway or Watkins Glen International Speedway and receive $1 entry to the Fair.

SU and NY Sports Day

On Friday, guests can show their team spirit. Visitors who wear a hat, t-shirt or jersey of their favorite, school, college or professional sports team will receive $1 admission, in honor of the home opening game of the Syracuse University football season.


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