Searching for fun, food and fireworks this winter season? Look no further than the 2024 Syracuse Winter Fair presented by Maguire Family of Dealerships February 2nd, 3rd, and 4th in the Expo Center at the New York State Fairgrounds. Food, entertainment, vendors, and a Midway of rides and games will offer fun for all ages. Outside you can find ice sculptures plus Winter Fireworks on Friday and Saturday nights beginning at 8:45pm and presented by Onondaga County. 

New this year, for the 5th annual Winter Fair, legends of Syracuse Athletics for football, basketball and lacrosse will be meeting and greeting attendees! John Wallace, Rob Drummond, Lawrence Moten and more will be there each day and they'll debut special merchandise to help benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Syracuse. 

All The Rides

A top draw to any Fair is the Midway! Main Event Amusements returns for its 5th year, bringing out classics as well as several new and rebranded rides and games to create one of the largest indoor amusement set-ups in the country. The little ones will enjoy the Kiddie Ride area, with a Merry-Go-Round, kiddie Whale Ride, motorcycles, train and rollercoaster. For the family, there is the giant slide, swings and Ferris Wheel that gives and impressive view. For those who are a little more adventurous The Avenger and Scrambler rides return. 

Fair Food and More

Bring your appetite because all your Fair food favorites will be here; corn dogs, deep-fried cheese on a stick, cotton candy, fresh-squeezed lemonade, Sno-Cones, and of course deep-fried Oreos. Looking for something a bit more local from your food? There will also be a variety of options from area food vendors including Kiki's Authentic Greek Cuisine, Baked Potato Express, Villa Pizza Fritte, Limp Lizard, Razzle Dazzle with vegan options and more!

Games Galore

For those who have a taste for carnival games Main Event is bringing a Duck Pond, Balloon Pop, Shark Attack Fishing, the Classic Ping Pong Fish Toss and new this year a fully digital High Striker with a new twist on an old classic. This impressive game will draw attention throughout the midway and give kids and adults alike the opportunity to show their strength.

Magic in the Music

There will be non-stop entertainment on the Amazon Fair Stage running Friday February 2nd through Sunday February 4th. Featuring musical acts of Prime Time, Blacklites, Jess Novak, musical funk/soul group the Brownskin Band and much more.

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