The Empire State Fair returns to Long Island with first-rate family entertainment, thrilling midway rides and games for all ages, and a variety of tasty carnival eats.

Free with fair admission:

  • Royal Hanneford Circus (high-wire, trapeze and motorcycle thrill shows and more under the big top)
  • World of Wonders Amazement Show (sword swallowers, fire eaters, contortionists and other old-time sideshow acts)
  • Houdini-style Escape Explosion
  • Educational Exotic Petting Zoo
  • Fireworks by Grucci (July 2, 4, 8, 15)

Admission:Β $10 (free for kids under 36″ tall with paying adult). Parking is free.

Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36″ and taller) are $35 Monday – Thursday and $40 Friday – Sunday while supplies last, or online atΒ TicketsΒ before 5 pm June 30 for $25.

Ride tickets are also available on the midway for $1.50 each, $30/20 tickets, or $60/50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.) Pre-sale special: $45/50 tickets + 1 free ride

Fair hours:Β 5-11 pm June 30; noon-11 pm Saturdays, Sundays, July 3-4; 5-11 pm July 5-7, July 10-14

Please check the website for event updates. No unaccompanied guests under age 21.

More information:Β 866-666-FAIR (3247) orΒ Empire State Fair

NY Carnivals does not operate, nor is affiliated with any event listed on this website. Hours, prices, and dates are subject to change without notice.