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Sky FlyerThe Palisades Fair returns for three consecutive weekends at the Palisades Center, located at 1000 Palisades Center Drive in West Nyack, N.Y., from Friday, June 19 to Sunday, July 5.

All new this year is the Fearless Flores Circus and Thrill Show, semi-finalists on the blockbuster television show, “America’s Got Talent.” The family will perform several of its death-defying shows each day, including motorcycle madness in the “Globe of Death” and more.

Award-wining Illusionist Lance Gifford, who has toured much of the U.S. and Canada, will amaze fairgoers with his fast-paced and highly entertaining magical illusion show. He and his company perform some of the world’s most amazing illusions including the “Metamorphosis,” once performed by the late great Harry Houdini. Some of the “family members” in his troupe include doves, rabbits, a chow chow, toy and standard poodles, a Macaw parrot and Burmese python snakes. Gifford’s show can be seen live at the fair several times each day.

On Friday and Saturday nights at 10, the Las Vegas hypnotist show will make believers of the audience, while a man is convinced he’s Beyoncé, participating fairgoers believe it’s sunny at night and more. The fair also features a large petting zoo where attendees can see kangaroos, lemurs, exotic birds and dozens of creatures normally only found in the best zoos in the U.S. This attraction is open during all fair hours.

No fair would be complete without delicious fair food. The Palisades Fair has all fair favorites like funnel cakes, zeppoles, Italian sausages, chicken on a stick, candy apples, popcorn and pizza. Strates Shows will be providing a spectacular array of amusement rides ranging from high-speed riders for thrill seekers to exciting rides for the little ones. More than 40 rides, games and attractions will be onsite including the Sky Flyer and Himalaya.

Regular admission to the fair is as low as $3 per person with two-for-one admission discounts available online at Pay-One-Price unlimited rides wristbands are also available online at a discount before Friday’s opening. Individual ride tickets can be purchased at the event. All shows are free with fair admission.

“We’re excited to be back in West Nyack to show our line up after searching the country for the best in family entertainment,” said Ron Weber, general manager of the event. “We are bringing the Fearless Flores Thrill Show from ‘America’s Got Talent,’ award-winning illusionist Lance Gifford, a Las Vegas hypnotist show, a huge carnival midway and more. It’s the perfect summer event.”

Fair gates open at 5 p.m. on weekdays and noon on weekends. Vendor space and sponsorships are still available. For more information, visit or contact Ron Weber at

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