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Empire State Fair

Uniondale, NY
May 11 - May 20, 2018
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The Empire State Fair returns to Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum on Friday, May 11th for 10 days of family fun! The fair will feature electrifying free entertainment including Hansen’s Spectacular Acrobatic Thrill Show, Racing Pigs, Arctic Olympic Games High Dive Show, and Sea Lion Splash; a midway with over 100 carnival rides and attractions, scrumptious food and treats, and much more!

  • Groupon Special: There’s a deal running currently on single day passes for 2 or 4 people which include Admission, Ride-All-Ride Passes, and Fast Passes. See Groupon for details.
  • Unlimited ride passes are $27 each most nights (does not include admission)
  • Fast Passes are $15 each and allow for access to a VIP line at select rides.
  • May 11thFamily Value Night:  All rides and games are $2 per person (per ride and game), Select food or drink items are $2 each.
  • May 15thCheap, Cheap Night: Unlimited ride passes are $22 each.
  • May 17thKids Go Free Night: Fair Admission for ages 12 & Younger is FREE

Be sure to check the fair’s official website for a complete schedule of entertainment and events.


  • Monday – Thursday: 6pm – 11pm
  • Fridays: 6pm – 12 midnight
  • Saturday & Sundays: 2pm – 12 midnight


  • All Ages: $12
  • Children Under 34” Tall: Free

Event Sites & Contact

Vendor Info

Vendor information and application can be found at the fair’s vendor page.


Nassau Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Turnpike, Uniondale, NY 11553

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