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Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
 
   
Joe Morrissey, 518-457-0752, Joe.Morrissey@agriculture.ny.gov
Dave Bullard, 315-487-7711 x 1377, Dave.Bullard@agriculture.ny.gov


May 22, 2014

Reminder: Tickets for Pitbull Concert Go On Sale Friday Morning

Concert Takes Place Saturday, August 23

Troy Waffner, Acting New York State Fair Director, reminded people today that tickets for the August 23 concert by Pitbull at the Great New York State Fair Grandstand go on sale tomorrow (Friday, May 23) at 9:00 a.m.

The State Fair Box Office will be open from 9:00 a.m. until noon for in-person sales.  Tickets are also available through the Fair’s only official online ticket agent, etix.com, or by calling etix toll-free at 1-800-514-3849.  Tickets to see Pitbull are priced at $57, $47, and $37.

The ticket sale is taking place on Friday instead of the customary Saturday as a convenience for those who may be traveling for the Memorial Day holiday weekend.

Very limited tickets remain available for the Saturday, Aug. 30 concert by Jason Aldean with Florida Georgia Line and Tyler Farr. Tickets remain available for the Thursday, Aug. 21 show by Brad Paisley with Randy Houser, Charlie Worsham, and Leah Turner, for the Tuesday, Aug. 26 concert by Train with The Wallflowers as well as the Thursday, Aug. 28 concert by Journey with Cheap Trick and the Wednesday, August 27 concert by Carrie Underwood.

ABOUT GRANDSTAND TICKET SALES

Etix.com is the Fair’s official and only online ticket selling agent.  Ticket prices are the same whether tickets are bought online at etix.com, on the phone at 1-800-514-3849, or in person at the box office.  A $3.75 service fee will be added to the price of all tickets.  An additional fee will be charged for the use of a credit card.  There is a purchasing limit of 8 tickets per person. Most major credit cards are accepted.  Your advance-sale concert ticket includes admission to the Fair.

Parking for box office sales is available in the Brown lot beginning at 5:30 a.m., and lineup can begin at 6 a.m. Tickets for people who require wheelchair accessible seating or who have mobility disabilities, or those who are hearing impaired will go on sale at the same time as general seating tickets. Convenient parking for people with disabilities who have either the proper license plate or hanging tag will be available via Gate 2.

The New York State Fair, operated by the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, runs from August 21 September 1, 2014.  The Fair’s mission, reflected in its 2014 theme, “Summer’s Best in Show,” is to showcase the best of New York agriculture while providing top-quality entertainment. 

In addition to the annual New York State Fair, the Fairgrounds host dozens of agricultural events throughout the year, including some of the Northeast’s most prestigious horse and livestock shows.

The home of the Great New York State Fair is a 375-acre exhibit and entertainment complex that operates all year. A year-round schedule of events is available on the Fair’s website.  Find The Great New York State Fair on Facebook, follow @NYSFair on Twitter, and enjoy photos from the Fair at Flickr.com/photos/nysfair. Also, New Yorkers are invited to send their ideas for the Great New York State Fair at statefairideas@agriculture.ny.gov.


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