The World’s Fare Returns To Queens This Month with Over 100 Vendors

It’s been over 50 years since the 1964–65 World’s Fair took place in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. Now, “The World’s Fare” will bring together over 100 vendors to celebrate the global diversity of cuisines and cultures for a second year.

The World’s Fare will take place at CitiField as a “grand celebration of equality and the diversity of New York City paying homage to the great Fair of 1964. Over 100 vendors from over 100 cultures will come together and unite through authentic food, drink and music curated by New York City’s leading taste makers.”

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Inspired by the iconic World’s Fair, you’ll find the Unisphere and New York State Pavilion nearby — both structures original built for the 1964 fair.

Highlights of this year’s “Fare” will include foods representing over 100 cultures, an international beer garden that will feature over 65 craft brewers, the World Market Bazaar, and plenty of live music, dance, and art installations. Some of this year’s vendors will include Arepa Lady, Baba’s Pierogies, C-Bao, Destination Dumplings, Empananda Papa, Gaucho Burger Company, Oaxaca Taqueria, Melt Bakery, Republic of Booza, Sam’s Fried Ice Cream, Tea and Milk, and Wafels & Dinges among many more.

Due to it’s large turnout of about 10,000 people last year, The World’s Fare will sell tickets by 3-hour sessions this year for Saturday, May 18th, and Sunday May 19th. Grab your tickets to the tasty day here.

Where: Citi Field

When: Saturday, May 18 from 12 p.m.-7 p.m. [split into 2 sessions]; Sunday, May 19 from 12 p.m.-7 p.m. [split into 2 sessions]

Tickets: $23 for GA, $49 for GA plus unlimited beer and tastings, grab them here

Featured image source: By Anthony Conti; scanned and published by PLCjr from Richmond, VA, USA (NY World’s Fair 1964–1965) [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Originally published at Secretnyc.