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Flushing Meadows Corona Park World’s Fair Legacy

Celebrating the 50th & 75th Anniversaries of the 1939 & 1964 Fairs

View of  Fair Grounds from New York State Pavillion Observation Deck, 1964

In 1939, and again in 1964, Flushing Meadows Corona Park hosted two of the largest international exhibitions ever held in the United States.

Today, the park—Queens's largest and most diverse—serves as a vantage point for both the rich history of the Fairs, and the social and cultural lives of the seven million annual visitors to the park’s current sports fields, winding paths, lakes, recreational facilities, museums, and theater.

Anniversary Festival

Celebrate the 50th and 75th anniversaries of the 1939-40 and 1964-65 World's Fairs at Flushing Meadows Corona Park on June 7, 2015. Take tours of historic World's Fairs sites and enjoy live music, dance performances, food, and fun activities for the kids.

World's Fair Anniversary Festival info

Explore the World's Fairs

Click through the photo galleries and virtual tour to experience the highlights of both the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs at Flushing Meadows.

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