State Fair Hound

An independent view of the New York State Fair

Month: July 2017

Countdown Photo–5 Weeks

Expect tight security at this year's New York State Fair. State Troopers keep watch from  towers on the midway.

Expect tight security at this year’s New York State Fair. State Troopers keep watch from towers on the midway.

Countdown Photo–6 Weeks

The first few days of the Fair features llamas in the goat and swine barn.

The first few days of the Fair features llamas guest starring in the goat and swine barn.

Coming Attractions

Projects at the New York State Fairgrounds are underway in several spots. The upgrade of the historic Iroquois Village continues as a new stage is being built for the traditional dancing performances. IV STAGE

 

 

On the midway, concrete foundation footers are being installed to accommodate the debut of the Sky Liner ride, MIDWAY CONSTR. 17a ski lift-type line carrying seated riders above the entire length of the lot.

Meanwhile, one thing that won’t change is the location of the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que stand, which will continue to anchor its corner of the Chevy Court square.

Countdown Photo–7 Weeks

The photo display inside the State Fair History exhibit evokes memories from 40 years of concerts on the grounds.

The photo display inside the State Fair History exhibit evokes memories from 40 years of concerts on the grounds.

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