Three straight years of record crowds have propelled the New York State Fair to the largest in the east. While growth is good, finding a place to park has become increasingly difficult. But there's a new lot coming and plans to expand other locations.

The fair will add 1800 parking spots by leasing a ten-and-a-half acre lot at the corner of Willis Avenue and State Fair Boulevard. Parking will be $5, with Centro operating free continuous shuttle service from the lot to Gate 10.

Three other Park-N-Ride lots will also be expanded to handle the growing number of attendees at the 2019 fair.

  • John Glenn Boulevard and Farrell Road near I-690 will increase to 2300 spaces
  • Destiny USA will jump tp 3,100 vehicle spaces
  • Shopping Town Mall lot will increase to 1,600 spaces

In an effort to make the Centro shuttles to operate more efficiently some little-used lots will be closed or consolidated.

  • Lots at New Venture Gear and Hancock Airport will be discontinued.
  • The Long Branch Park location will be consolidated into the lot at Farrell Rd
  • The Regional Market lot will be consolidated into the expanded Destiny USA lot

Here are all of the Park-N-Ride locations:

NY State Fair

Attendance to the New York State Fair has increased 40% over the last three years, making it the 3rd largets in the U.S. and biggest in the East. Read more on the 2019 parking plan at the Fair's website.


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