The New York State Fair is already looking like it's going to be pretty good this year. Nelly, Ice-T, and 24KGoldn will be hitting the stage. It will be Nelly's second year in a row. In 2021, 33,000 fans attended his performance in Chevy Park. The Great New York State Fair will be held from August 24 through September 5, 2022, in Syracuse. The concerts are free with paid fair admission. The good thing is, you have plenty of time to take advantage of admission specials and deals.

The Art of Rap Featuring Ice-T

Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 8 pm

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Art of Rap Featuring Ice-T and co-founder Mick Benzo is the first concert to be announced for the 2022 Great New York State Fair. Rap pioneer and actor Ice-T will bring Host Boogie Black and DJ Kevie Kev Rockwell with Co-Host by Mick Benzo to the show, scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday, August 25 at the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds as part of the Chevrolet Music Series.


Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 8:00pm

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Fair fans will get to shake their tailfeathers all over again when Nelly returns to the Great New York State Fair for a performance at 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 31 on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds.


Friday, September 2, 2022 at 8:00pm

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Rapper 24KGoldn, whose song with Iann Dior, “Mood,” set music chart records, will make his Great New York State Fair debut Friday, September 2 at 8 p.m. on the Chevy Park stage in the New York Experience festival grounds. “Mood” became the first song ever to top four Billboard music charts at the same time.

You can find all the info you need to plan your trip to the New York State Fair here

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