Flushing Meadows Corona Park World’s Fair Legacy

Celebrating the Enduring Legacy 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.

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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