The Great New York State Fair, the premier destination for hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers will run from Aug. 22nd  through Sept. 2nd 2013, and we are less than three weeks away from the gates opening. Did you know that the box office is now open longer hours, including evening hours, to provide more service to Fair-goers?
The box office is open from now until the Fair's opening day, August 22nd, on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Here are some things you can now get in advance, with more time to get them;

1)  Advance sale admission tickets for $6, which provide a 40% savings over the $10 price of admission during the Fair.

2)  FunCards providing $24 worth of ride credits on the Strates Shows Midway for $14, a 40% discount

3) The Fair's Best Bets Bargain Book for $4, which offers 100 coupons for use at the Fair and beyond with a value of $3,000, at a 20% discount over the price during the Fair.

4) Tickets to any announced Grandstand concert and, after August 15, to the All Star Monster Truck Show and the New York State Championship Demolition Derby.

You can updates and complete details about the events of The 2013 Great New York State Fair on the Great New York State Fair's Facebook page.

Mark your calenders, we are just days away from summer time fun at the Fair.