76
      Wednesday
      89 / 68
      Thursday
      86 / 64
      Friday
      83 / 63

      CNY Central guide to the New York State Fair

      The 2012 New York State Fair begins on Thursday August 23 and runs through Labor Day.

      Below is a daily schedule of events, including when you can meet members of our news team. (Dates are subject to change.)

      View a map of the State Fair.

      Wednesday, August 22: Butter Sculpture revealed

      Thursday, August 23: Governor??s Day (view full schedule)

      CNY Central: Peter Hall (10a-1p), Tom Eschen (10a-1p), Jackie Robinson (1-3p), Matt Mulcahy (3-5p), and Wayne Mahar (3-8).

      Chevy Court: Karmin (2p) and Neon Trees (8p)

      Grandstand: The Wanted

      Midway Music Series: Tyler Hilton (8p)

      Friday, August 24: Law Enforcement Day (view full schedule)

      CNY Central: Peter Hall (10a-1p), John Evenson (10-1p), Tom Eschen (10-1p), Matt Mulcahy (3-5p), Jim Kenyon (5-8p), and Wayne Mahar (3-8).

      Chevy Court: Sawyer Brown (2p) and Matt Nathanson (8p)

      Grandstand: Keith Urban

      Midway Music Series: New Medicine (8p)

      Saturday, August 25: Gospel Weekend ( view full schedule )

      CNY Central: Matt Stevens (10-1p), Alex Dunbar (10-1p), Jessica Cain (10-1p), Mike Brookins (4-7p).

      Chevy Court: Bridgit Mendler (2p) and The J. Geils Band (8p)

      Grandstand: Rockstar Energy Drink UPROAR Festival

      Sunday, August 26: Gospel Weekend (view full schedule)

      CNY Central: Matt Stevens (10a-1p), Laura Hand (10a-1p), Mike Brookins (4-7p), and Katie Corrado (4-7p).

      Chevy Court: Ronnie Milsap (2p) and Gary Allan (8p)

      Grandstand: Larry the Cable Guy

      Monday, August 27: Seniors Day & Dairy Day ( view full schedule )

      CNY Central: Peter Hall (10-1p), Niko Tamurian (10-1p), Jackie Robinson (1-3p), Matt Mulcahy (3-5p), and Wayne Mahar (3-8p).

      Chevy Court: Buddy Rich Big Band (2p) and Three Dog Night (8p)

      Midway Music Series: Earth Jam (7:30p)

      Tuesday, August 28: Seniors Day & Beef Day ( view full schedule )

      CNY Central: - Laura Hand cooking in the Art & Home

      Peter Hall (10a-1p), Niko Tamurian (10a-1p), Jessica Cain (1-3p), Katie Corrado (1-3p), Matt Mulcahy (3-5), and Wayne Mahar (3-8).

      Chevy Court: Midtown Men (2p) and Collective Soul (8p)

      Midway Music Series: Soul Rising (7:30p)

      Wednesday, August 29: Women??s Day ( view full schedule )

      CNY Central: Peter Hall (10a-1p), Jackie Robinson (1-3), Matt Mulcahy (3-5), and Wayne Mahar (3-8).

      Chevy Court: Guy Fieri (2p) and Victoria Justice (8p)

      Midway Music Series: Wallpaper (7:30p)

      Thursday, August 30: Veteran??s Day & Fire and Rescue Day (view full schedule)

      CNY Central: Peter Hall (10a-1p), Jackie Robinson (1-3), Matt Mulcahy (3-5), and Wayne Mahar (3-8).

      Chevy Court: Mike Posner (2p) and Happy Together Tour (8p)

      Midway Music Series: Dark Hallow (8p)

      Friday, August 31: Native American Day & Student??s Day ( view full schedule )

      CNY Central: Peter Hall (10a-1p), Tom Eschen (10a-1p), Matt Mulcahy (3-5), and Wayne Mahar (3-8).

      Chevy Court: Christopher Cross (2p) and The Commodores (8p)

      Grandstand: Jason Aldean

      Midway Music Series: Outasight (7:30p)

      Saturday, September 1: Grange Day ( view full schedule )

      CNY Central: Jackie Robinson (10a-1p), Mike Brookins (10a-1p), Matt Stevens (4-7p)

      Chevy Court: Eddie Money (2p) and Theory of a Deadman (8p)

      Midway Music Series: The Downtown Fiction (8p)

      Sunday, September 2 (view full schedule)

      CNY Central: Mike Brookins (10a-1p), John Evenson (10a-1p), Matt Stevens (4-7p)

      Chevy Court: Jermaine Paul (2p) and The Band Perry (8p)

      Grandstand: Monster Truck Mix-Up

      Midway Music Series: We Are The In Crowd (8p)

      Monday, September 3: Labor Day (view full schedule)

      CNY Central: Peter Hall (10a-1p), John Evenson (10a-1p), Niko Tamurian (10a-1p), Tom Eschen (10a-1p), and Wayne Mahar (3-8p).

      Chevy Court: Candy Coburn with Joanne Shenandoah (2p) and The Charlie Daniels Band (8p)

      Grandstand: NYS Championship Demolition Derby and Double Figure 8 Races