This family-fun event features midway games and rides for all ages, favorite fair food and World of Wonders old-time sideshow acts under the big top, from sword swallowers and fire eaters to escape artists and other exciting acts.
There is no charge for fair admission and the World of Wonders Amazement Show. Ride tickets onsite are $1.50 each, $25/20 tickets, $50/50 tickets plus 1 free ride, or $50 online for the BOGO Deal (100 ride tickets plus 2 free rides) until 5 pm May 10. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)
Fair hours are 4 to 11 pm Monday – Friday and noon to 11 pm Saturday – Sunday in the event field adjacent to NYSCI, at the west entrance to Flushing Meadows Corona Park. On May 12 and 19, the fair will coincide with the Queens International Night Market held Saturday nights in the park.
The picturesque Astoria Park comes alive with the sights, sounds and aromas of the colorful midway with rides for all ages, carnival games and favorite fair food.
Admission and parking are free. Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)
Visit the website for $5 coupon savings on a 50-ticket Super Saver Family Pack. Carnival hours are 4 to 11 pm Wednesday – Thursday, 4 to 11:30 pm Friday, noon to midnight Saturday, and noon to 11 pm Sunday under the RFK Bridge.
Astoria Bookshop is turning FIVE YEARS OLD!
To celebrate, the bookshop is having an all-day carnival-themed party. Come join this special birthday storytime in the morning, balloon twisting in the afternoon, snacks and happy hour in the evening, plus games, prizes, and activities throughout the day.
Adam Gulley and Paul Dagliolo are back in the speakeasy at The Astorian with their live comedy series, Backsplash.
This month’s lineup:
Anthony Devito—as seen on The Colbert Show
Gianmarco Soresi–from Caroline’s Breakout Artist Comedy Series
Pranav Behari–from SiriusXM
Lawrence Deloach—from CBS Sports
5$ at the door…two for one on Eventbrite
The Studio Bar at The Astorian specializes in artisanal cocktails and craft beer and features a full pub menu. Visit theastoriannyc.com or follow us on Instagram @astoriannyc