Mattress outlets, car dealerships, and department stores are famous for holding Presidents Week specials. Now, the State Fair is getting in on the action, and Central New Yorkers might not want to miss it.

The opening of the 2018 Great New York State Fair will be exactly six months away on Thursday, February 22nd. That's when the Fair is offering special "Midway Madness" online ticket deals.

These packages represent 40% savings off of normal pre-Fair ticket prices and 55% lower prices than you'd pay during the Fair. So, if you're planning to go the Fair in 2018, you probably shouldn't miss this chance.

Here's what's available via etix.com starting at 6 a.m. on Feb. 22:

  • One weekday ride-all-day wristband, $15 in Midway Bucks to spend at any Midway food stand or game, and two admissions to the Fair for $25...OR...
  • Two wristbands to enjoy the rides all day, $20 in Midway Bucks to spend at any Midway food stand or game, and four admissions to the Fair for $45

Only 2,500 of these packages will be up for grabs on February 22nd and buyers will be limited to four packages per purchase.

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