The Empire Expo Center is an exhibition ground on the outskirts of Syracuse, New York. It features eight exhibition halls and 375 (1.5 km²) acres of ground space, which are used year-round for exhibitions and trade fairs. Its major annual event is the Great New York State Fair which draws approximately one million visitors during its twelve day run. Its name comes from the nickname of New York State, "the Empire State." The State Fair Coliseum located within the Empire Expo Center was the original home of the Syracuse Nationals.
Annual events include: