2018 New York State Fair – Protecting What Matters Most

 

 

Over the course of thirteen (13) days, Dig Safely New York, Inc. will be at the fair hosting a variety of activities, located at the intersection of the EXPO building and the Sheep Barn.
 

Dig Safely New York, Inc. New York State Fair Activities 
Painting Experience - "Everyone Has a Hand in Safe Digging"  You’re invited to share your New York State pride by making a painted handprint on one (1) of three (3) life-size canvases.
Interactive Dig Pit - Truck & Trailer Experience 

Safely experience the rumble of a hit underground utility line or the spray of a damaged water main, as you unearth underground utilities with Dig Safely New York’s interactive Truck and Trailer experience.

811 Safe Digging Pirate Video Showing Daily: 
11:00 a.m.,
2:00 p.m.,
4:00 p.m. 

Adults and children alike may escape into the shade and enjoy the 811 Safe Digging Pirate video.


Protect, Paint, and Share – New York State Pride Don’t miss the “Everyone has a Hand in Safe Digging” painting experience. You’re invited to share your New York State pride by making a painted handprint on one (1) of three (3) life-size canvases. The larger than life, hand painting experience will be available throughout the fair. The three (3) canvases will represent why we dig safely, “For Safety. For Family. For New York State.” Once complete, the artwork will be displayed at Dig Safely New York, Inc.’s new headquarters and state-of-the-art training facility, anticipated to open Spring 2019, click here to learn more.
 
Get a Handle on Safe Digging – Interactive Truck and Trailer Experience Safely experience the rumble of a hit underground utility line or the spray of a damaged water main, as you unearth underground utilities with Dig Safely New York’s interactive Truck and Trailer experience. The Dig Safely New York, Inc. Truck and Trailer travels statewide providing educational opportunities at conferences, educational school events, fairs, and the DIRT series car races. In 2017, Dig Safely New York’s truck traveled 8,066 miles. Open your eyes to the world of underground utilities as you step into the interactive trailer. Here you will visually explore how utilities interact within your home and under the ground we walk each day. Adults and children alike may escape into the shade and enjoy the 811 Safe Digging Pirate video, showing daily 11:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.