www.fairny.org

Volunteers are needed to help at the LGBTQ Booth at the New York State Fair (8/23 to 9/4) and for Pride Day, Friday August 25.  This is a great chance to support the LGBTQ community, meet new people and enjoy the New York State Fair! 

For 2023 the schedule at the Booth begins on Wednesday August 23 and runs every day to Monday September 4. The Booth is open from 10 am to 10 pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, and 10 am to 9 pm on Mondays, Tuesday, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

In addition to the shifts at the Booth, we need volunteers to help with the move from our storage area to the Fair on August 14, setup of storage and the Booth on Sunday August 20th from 12 noon to 4 pm, final setup of the booth on Tuesday August 22 from 12 noon to 4 pm, and break down of the booth and move back to storage on Tuesday September 5 from 10 am to 1 pm.

We also need volunteers for the Pride Day Resource Fair, Friday August 25, for set up from 8 am to 10 am, and for shifts at the FAIRNY table from 10 am to 12 noon, 12 noon to 2 pm, 2 pm to 4 pm, 4 pm to 6 pm pm, and breakdown at 7 pm. The schedule of shifts follows. 

Volunteer opportunities before and after the Fair, all at the Center of Progress Building: 
Move to Fair                    Monday, August 14, 8:30 am to 11:30 am    need 3 volunteers
Storage/booth setup Sunday, August 20, 12 noon to 4 pm        need 4 volunteers
Final booth setup Tuesday, August 22, 12 noon to 4 pm           need 4 volunteers
Booth breakdown Tuesday, September 5, 9 am to 11 am          need 2 volunteers

Pride Day volunteer opportunities, Pride day, Friday August 25
Pride Day setup  8 am to 10 am need 4 volunteers
Pride Day breakdown      6:30 pm to 7:30 pm                                need 3 volunteers 
Pride Day Resource Fair
staff FAIRNY table 10 am to 12 pm         filled 
staff FAIRNY table 12 pm to 2 pm   need 1 volunteer
staff FAIRNY table           2 pm to 4 pm filled
staff FAIRNY table            4 pm to 6 pm                                        filled 
Resource Fair breakdown 7 pm to 8 pm       need 3 volunteers
Empire Theater               10 am to 12 noon                                   need 1 volunteer
Empire Theater               12 noon to 2 pm                                     need 1 volunteer
Empire Theater                 3 pm to 4 pm                                        need 1 volunteers
Daily Parade   6 pm to 7 pm need 1 volunteer

LGBTQ Booth, Center of Progress Building  
Volunteers to help with shifts at the Booth, please see the schedule below: 
If you would like to volunteer, please email us at our volunteer sign up email: fairny@fairny.org
Please do not message us on facebook, messages take days or even weeks to appear in our feed.

Volunteers for the shifts at the Booth are provided with admission tickets and a parking pass, for Pride Day we provide volunteers with admission tickets and a parking pass.  

Volunteer schedule for LGBTQ Booth, Wednesday 8/23 to Monday, 9/4
Wednesday 8/23 Opening Day 
10 am to 2 pm, Filled!
2 pm to 6 pm, need 2 volunteers
6 pm to 9 pm, Filled!
Thursday 8/24
10 am to 2 pm, need 2 volunteers
2 pm to 6 pm, need 2 volunteers
6 pm to 9 pm, filled
Friday 8/25, Pride Day
10 am to 2 pm, filled
2 pm to 6 pm, filled 
6 pm to 10 pm, need 1 volunteer
Saturday 8/26 Equality Day
10 am to 2 pm, Filled
2 pm to 6 pm, Filled 
6 pm to 10 pm, need 1 volunteer
Sunday 8/27 Faith Day
10 am to 2 pm, need 2 volunteers
2 pm to 6 pm, Filled!
6 pm to 10 pm, need 2 volunteers
Monday 8/28 Senior Day
10 am to 2 pm, need 1 volunteer
2 pm to 6 pm, filled
6 pm to 9 pm, need 2 volunteers
Tuesday 8/29 Ally Day
10 am to 2 pm, need 2 volunteers
2 pm to 6 pm, filled
6 pm to 9 pm, filled


Wednesday 8/30 Family Day
10 am to 2 pm, need 2 volunteers
2 pm to 6 pm, filled
6 pm to 9 pm, need 1 voluntert
Thursday 8/31 Health Day
10 am to 2 pm, need 1 volunteer
2 pm to 6 pm, filled
6 pm to 9 pm, filled
Friday 9/1 Student Day
10 am to 2 pm, filled
2 pm to 6 pm, need 2 volunteers
6 pm to 9 pm, need 2 volunteers
Saturday 9/2 Trans/GNC/NB Day
10 am to 2 pm, Filled!
2 pm to 6 pm, Filled!
6 pm to 9 pm, need 2 volunteers
Sunday 9/3 Faith Day 
10 am to 2 pm, need 2 volunteers
2 pm to 6 pm, Filled!
6 pm to 9 pm, Filled!
Monday 9/4 Closing Day 
10 am to 2 pm, filled
2 pm to 6 pm, need 2 volunteers
6 pm to 9 pm, need 1 volunteer
Thank you to everyone who volunteers, your support makes the educational outreach at the LGBTQ Booth possible.
https://fairny.org/schedule.php