ALBANY — Amid concerns over COVID-19, the Great New York State Fair has been cancelled.
The fair was originally slated to run Friday, August 21st through Labor Day, Monday, September 7th.
The announcement was made during Governor Andrew Cuomo’s July 6th briefing.
The @NYSFair is officially cancelled.
This one hurts — I love the State Fair. But the risk is too high to hold it this summer.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) July 6, 2020