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Tulsa State Fair 2024 in Oklahoma

The giant fair offers traditional entertainment of the South

Dates: September 26–October 6, 2024

Tulsa State Fair
Tulsa State Fair
Tulsa State Fair

The Tulsa State Fair, held in Tulsa, Oklahoma, spans 11 days in September or October, typically beginning on the fourth Thursday after Labor Day. Attracting around 1,150,000 visitors annually, the fair traces its origins to local agricultural associations in 1890. Since its inaugural event in 1903, it has evolved from a county fair to a state fair in 1935, and today it stands as a premier family entertainment event in the state.

Attractions & Activities

The main attractions at the Tulsa State Fair are thrill rides on the Midway, agricultural exhibits in the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex, and a variety of delicious foods like corndogs and funnel cakes. Dozens of vendors and exhibit booths offer a fantastic shopping experience. Spanning about 16 acres of exposition grounds, the fair hosts numerous agricultural events and competitions.

This year's featured attractions include Sea Lions Splash, Perondi's Stunt Dogs and Dog Diving Show, the Great American Pig Races, the Jetpack Flying Water Circus, and Disney On Ice. The SageNet Center Lower Level Stage will entertain visitors with the Inspyral Circus, a Fiddle Contest, and the Miss Tulsa State Fair Pageant.

Additional highlights include Competitive Exhibits in Photography & Arts or Culinary, as well as the Great American Petting Zoo, Chainsaw Carving, and fireworks displays on both Saturdays at approximately 8 pm.

Tickets & Schedule

The Ticket Office operates from 10 am to 10 pm daily. The fair is generally open from 11 am. to 11 pm.

Gate admission ticket prices are as follows: adults are $15, youth from 5 to 12 years are $10, seniors aged 62 and over are $10, military personnel with valid ID are $10, and children under five can enter for free. These tickets are available for purchase at the entrance gates only. Additionally, there is an opportunity to buy gate admission tickets in advance at a discounted rate of 4 tickets for $35. These advance tickets are on sale from September 1 to September 25 at area QuikTrips and the Expo Ticket Xpress located at the southwest corner of the Pavilion.

Visitors should note that tickets for all special events, including Disney On Ice, the Mega Ride Pass, and the Oklahoma Stage VIP Section, can be bought at the southwest corner of the Pavilion starting August 1 or online.

Parking & Shuttle Info

The Tulsa State Fair is conveniently located one block west of 21st Street and Yale Avenue. On-site paid parking is available in designated areas, with both cash and card payments accepted. The cost is $15 for credit card payments and $20 for cash payments.

Free shuttles are available from the TPS Education Service Center at 3027 S New Haven Ave, Tulsa, OK 74114. Shuttle parking and pick-up are located at 31st and New Haven. The shuttle operates on Fridays from 5 pm to midnight, Saturdays from 10 am to midnight, and Sundays from noon to midnight.

Practical info

How much does it cost to get into the Tulsa State Fair?

Gate admission is $15 for adults. If purchased in advance 4 tickets are available for $35. Military members, seniors and youth pay $10. Children under 5 get in for free. Show more

What time does the Tulsa State Fair Open?

The buildings are open from 11 am to 10 pm on Oct. 1, Oct. 5-8, 10 am-11 pm on Oct. 2-4, Oct. 9-11. Midway open 12 pm-11 pm on Oct. 1, Oct. 5-8, 11 a.m-midnight on Oct. 2-3, Oct. 9-10. Show more

How long is the fair in Tulsa?

It lasts for 11 days. Show more

How much is parking at the Tulsa State Fair?

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