The 2013 Great New York State Fair opens its gates Thursday, Aug. 22.
Continuing through Sept. 2, the fair is open from 8 a.m. to midnight daily.
Along with entertainment at its Grandstand (Korn, Luke Bryant) and Chevy Court (Salt-n-Pepa, Styx) stages, the 12-day fair will feature rides, animal shows, exotic and locally produced food, and much more.
Tickets are $10 for adults and free for children 12 and younger.
For more information on the many attractions at this year's Great New York State Fair, visit www.nysfair.org.