State Fair unveils 2019 butter sculpture

August 20, 2019 05:19 PM

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — This year's butter sculpture at the New York State Fair portrays a young couple sharing a milkshake and a child dunking cookies with her grandfather.

The sculpture crafted from 800 pounds of butter was formally unveiled Tuesday by the American Dairy Association North East.

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Butter sculptures have been a New York State Fair staple since 1969. Last year's sculpture depicted a farmer delivering milk from his farm to a customer in a supermarket.

The fair runs from Wednesday through Sept. 2.



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