Spending a day (or more) at the Fair can be an expensive outing. As the goal of this blog is to help save you money, I’ve compiled a list of ways to have a good time at the Fair without breaking the bank:
Tickets / Admission
Advance sale tickets – Available through today (August 24) only – $6 for adults* (otherwise $10 at the gate)
A full list of locations where these are sold can be found here
Six-Day Frequent Fairgoer Admission Pass – allows one person to attend 6 days at the Fair for $30
$3 admission Thursdays (August 25, September 1)
Law Enforcement Day (August 26) – free admission to any active or retired law enforcement personnel
Senior Citizen’s Day (August 29 and August 30) – free admission to senior citizens (60 years of age and older)
Fire & Rescue Day (August 30) – free admission to any active or retired member of a fire department or emergency services organization
Armed Forces Day (September 1) – free admission to any active duty or veteran with military identification
Six Nations Day (September 2) – free admission for Native Americans
Student Day (September 2) – free admission to those 18 years old and under
Summer Send Off “Dollar Day” (September 5) – $1 admission on last day of the fair
*Children 12 and under are admitted free every day of the Fair.
Save on gas and parking (and hassle, too) by taking the bus!
Centro will once again provide its popular direct service to the New York State Fair. The 13 Park-N-Ride locations and schedules can be found here. Centro Ride Passes and transfers are accepted. For most of the locations, it is a $2 fare for adults and children 6 and under are free.
Head over here to check out the State Fair Money Saving Coupons! The coupons include discounts on food, wine, clothing, bull riding, etc. These easy print at home coupons are the perfect way to save a buck.
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