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Empire State Fair

Uniondale, NY
May 3 - May 19, 2019
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Dates for this fair are May 3 - 5, May 9 - 12, and May 16 - 19

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 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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