All Roads Lead to NYFS
Driving directions to the New York Farm Show.
No matter where you’re coming from – north, south, east or west – getting to the New York Farm Show in Syracuse is an uncomplicated drive. To plot your course using an Internet travel map such as Map Quest or GPS device, just key in 581 State Fair Boulevard, Syracuse, N.Y., as your destination. Or follow these directions (and check out the map below too):
From the north: Take I-81 south from Watertown, N.Y., to I-690 west (Exit 23a-b), also known as the Bear Street west exit in Syracuse. Follow I-690 west about 1.7 miles to the Solvay exit (Exit 7) and the New York State Fairgrounds. Turn right onto State Fair Boulevard frontage road. Follow signs and parking attendant directions. From Watertown, it’s about 72 miles.
From the south: Take I-81 north from Binghamton, N.Y., to I-690 west (Baldwinsville Exit) in Syracuse. Follow I-690 west to the NY Route 297/ Solvay exit (Exit 7). Follow frontage road to State Fair Boulevard. Signs and attendants will direct you to parking. From Binghamton, it’s about 77 miles.
From the east: Pick up I-90 (New York State Thruway) west, west of Albany, N.Y. At Syracuse, take the I-481 south exit (Exit 345A).Follow I-481 south to I-690 west (Exit 4). Follow I-690 west to the NY Route 297/ Solvay exit (Exit 7). Follow frontage road to State Fair Boulevard. Signs and attendants will direct you to parking. From Albany, it’s about 149 miles.
From the west: Take I-90 (New York State Thruway) east from Buffalo, N.Y., to I-690 east (Exit 39). Follow I-690 east to NY Route 297 (Exit 7) towards New York State Fairgrounds. Follow signs and directions to parking. From Buffalo, it’s about 149 miles.
Admission is $ 5 at the door; children under 18 are free. But tickets are available to you free from your Northeast Equipment Dealers or by writing to New York Farm show, P.O. Box 3470, Syracuse, NY 13220. Include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request received by Feb. 15.
Parking is free, and shuttle buses run all day to the five farm show buildings.
New York Farm Show is co-sponsored by the Northeast Equipment Dealers Association and American Agriculturist magazine.