The 2019 Empire State Fair returns to NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veteran’s Memorial Coliseum, for 3 big weekends of fun starting Friday, May 3rd!
The 11-day fair features nightly entertainment such as the Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show and Live Shark Encounter (May 9th – May 19th), a huge midway with carnival rides and games for all ages, a wide selection of delicious festival food, and a whole lot more.
Admission is $12 (Free for children under 34 inches tall). Ride all Rides Passes are $30 per person. Fast Passes are also available for $15 each which allow access to VIP lines for select rides (great for busy nights!)
The Empire State Fair also has a few discount days including Dollar Day on May 3rd, Cheap Cheap Night on May 9th, and Kids go Free Night on May 16th.
- Thursdays: 6pm – 11pm
- Fridays: 6pm – 12 midnight
- Saturdays: 2pm – 12 midnight
- Sundays: 2pm – 11pm
- May 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15: Closed
- $12 per person
- Free for children 34″ tall and under
- Parking is $5
Event Sites & Contact
Vendor information and application can be found at the fair’s vendor page.
Please note that NY Carnivals does not operate, nor is affiliated with any event listed on this website.