New York Annual Events: Times Square Hotels prepare for the many tourists expected to attend the New York State Fair this summer.
The New York State Fair is one of the most popular New York Annual Events taking place this summer. Come and enjoy rides, carnival games, home shows, and so much more...best of all this New York Event is just minutes away from The Milford - A Times Square Hotel.
Are you looking for fun New York Annual Events that take place during the summertime? When you’re visiting New York during August and September, the Great New York State Fair is one of the best New York Activities for travelers of all ages.
The dates for the 2013 New York State Fair run from August 22, 2012 to September 2, 2012, and a Times Square Hotel like The Milford offers a great opportunity to enjoy fun, family entertainment in an exciting, nearby venue.
The first New York State Fair took place in 1841, in Syracuse, New York. More than 10,000 people came to hear speeches by notable New York City public figures, and to view animals and exhibits. During the early days of the New York State Fair, plowing contests, farm and home manufacturing items, and food samples were popular activities.
Today, the New York State Fair affords a chance to take in live music performances, friendly competitions, new product releases, and fun and games.
There are many Times Square Hotels and New York City Hotels to choose from including The Milford Hotel – A Times Square Hotel. The Milford Hotel is close to Jacob Javits Center and Madison Square Garden for New York Annual Events and NYC Concerts. New York Accommodations like the Milford are near NYC Broadway Shows and all New York Activities, NYC City Tours and NYC Attractions.
The New York State Fair is one of the best New York Activities for families, couples, and singles during the summertime. The following is an example of some of the many activities you’ll be able to enjoy when you attend the New York State Fair.
Live Music – in 2011, Bruno Mars performed at the New York Fair’s Chevy Court, and broke an attendance record with more then 35,000 people coming to view him perform live. If you love music, head to the New York State Fair for one of its fabulous outdoor day or evening concerts. The New York State Fair’s Midway Music Concert Series is held nightly at the New York State Fair, and is “The Place to be on the Fairgrounds.” Enjoy free entertainment and nights filled with world-renowned bands and musicians.
Competitions – Thousands of people compete in contests at the New York State Fair that focus on automobiles, arts and crafts, cooking, agriculture, and more. There are activities for all types of fairgoers, with nearly every interest group and age group covered.
Strates Shows Midway – Fairs are synonymous with midways and carnival games, and the New York State Fair is no different. The Strates Shows Midway at the New York State Fair has been a favorite New York Activity for more than 60 years, and is America’s only remaining railroad carnival. More than 100 games, rides, and sideshows are featured on the New York State Fair Midway.
In addition to these wonderful New York Activities at the NY State Fair, you’ll be able to experience the Adventure Zone, complete with BMX Stunt Shows, and enjoy fantastic opportunities to try new food and drink. The New York Fair is open until 10 p.m. each evening. New York Accommodations like The Milford, are fantastic Times Square Hotels to call home base, when you visit New York.
About The Milford - A Times Square Hotel:
The Milford - A Times Square Hotel - is located in the heart of New York City, surrounded by Times Square, the Broadway Theater district, New York Restaurants and NY Nightclubs, the subway, New York Shopping and New York City Tours.
This historic Times Square Hotel is undergoing an extensive $140 million renovation to include each of the 1,300 Guest Rooms and Guest Suites, Lounge, Fitness Room, Lobby area and all common areas of the Hotel.
This Times Square Hotel is perfectly located near all the New York Activities and New York Attractions that brings visitors to New York from all the world over: Jacob Javits Convention Center, the Financial District, Madison Square Garden, MOMA, Central Park, the Rockefeller Center, Greenwich Village, and much more is within minutes by walk or ride. Come see the best of New York and stay at The Milford – the favored destination for a Times SquareHotel.
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