The Oklahoma State Fair takes place every year, over 11 days in mid-September in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It is one of two rivalling state fairs in the state. The annual fair attracts about one million people. One of the most popular fairs in the South showcases Oklahoma's agriculture and manufacturing. It offers family entertainment, educational exhibits and various competitions.
The fairgrounds host popular like Disney On Ice and Xtreme Bulls. Live music and other entertainment are offered on the Chickasaw Country Entertainment Stage, the Bandshell stage, and in the PATIO. Midway and Sky Eye Park allure with exciting rides, including America's largest mobile Ferris Wheel. Competitions in arm wrestling, creative arts, livestock, and wine & homebrew gather cheering crowds.
The Oklahoma Fair runs a range of shows for the whole family starting with dogs, magicians, chainsaw creations, and pig races all the way to martial arts, live shark encounters, cooking, and circus shows, all scattered across various venues of the Fair like the Plaza Stage, Centennial Plaza, and Bandshell Lawn.
The Oklahoma State Fair was first held on October 5, 1907. Over time it has become one of the premier fairs in the South and on the national scale. Admission to the fair is $8. Gates open at 8 a.m.