The 2018 Oklahoma State Fair will feature an exciting lineup of new shows, exhibits, demonstrations and competitions! Don’t miss out on all the events that will ensure visitors to the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair experience OLD FASHIONED FUN at our NEW FASHIONED FAIR.
Pirate Magic of Rafael & Katia – Watch as these two talented pirates pillage the audience for laughter with their exciting and hilarious magical comedy show on the Plaza Stage.
Puppies of Penzance – Fair fans won’t want to miss this wildly entertaining comedy dog show – the Puppies of Penzance! This show sets sail three times a day aboard a pup manned pirate ship on the Plaza Stage.
North American Trick Riding Championship – The North American Trick Riding Championships are at the #OKStateFair this year on Wednesday, September 19! You’ll be on the edge of your seat with these death-defying stunts and graceful acrobatics!
Stock Horse Versatility Competition – This competition will test stock horses in four different disciplines: pleasure, horse class, working cow horse and reining & trail. The competition will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22.
SINGO / Trivia Night – Do you have a knack for identifying songs? Are you a treasure trove of random facts? If so, you don’t want to miss SINGO and Trivia Night! These events will take place in the Modern Living Building on Opening Night – September 13!
Board Game Bonanza – The Oklahoma Board Game Community will host this gaming event in the Modern Living Building from noon to 10 p.m. on Friday, September 14. The event will include classic, modern and electronic games.
Cornhole on The PATIO – The OK Cornhole Association will provide two sets of cornhole boards for visitors to enjoy while listening to music and drinking beverages on The PATIO. The OK Cornhole Association will host a tournament for Fairgoers to compete in on the final Sunday of the Fair.
The One-Armed Bandit – Watch as Oklahoma horseman, Lynn Payne, performs an incredible act that has won the PRCA’s Specialty Act of the Year a whopping 10 times. This act has been described as a “must-see-to-believe experience.” This show takes place in the Oklahoma Frontier Experience.

Jerry Thornton & Mr. Bojangles – Watch Jerry Thornton and Mr. BoJangles, a rescued black stallion from Hurricane Katrina, wave, dance, bow and walk around on two feet – and that’s just the horse! This show takes place in the Oklahoma Frontier Experience.
Fiber to Fashion – Visit the Creative Arts Building on the final Sunday of the Fair to see the garment-making process from beginning to end with an all-day contest where teams of fiber experts start with raw wool and turn it into a wearable piece of clothing.
Metal Sculpting – In this time-crunching live contest, participants will have 45 minutes to create a masterpiece from scrap metal. This contest will take place in the Creative Arts Building on Thursday, September 20.
Pottery on the Wheel – Watch and learn how to create pottery with a live demonstration on this timeless technique. Beautiful pieces of pottery will be transformed before your eyes!
Leather Crafting – Visit the Creative Arts Building to test your hand at leather crafting! See how you can transform this raw material into something unique and beautiful!
Music with Larsen Music – Watch and learn as a professional from Larsen music provides Fairgoers with informative demonstrations, all to the tune of lively and beautiful music.
Book Signing by Gwendolyn Hooks – Meet and chat with children’s book author, Gwendolyn Hooks when she visits the Fair and makes a stop in the Creative Arts Building to interact with readers and fans.
In case you missed it last year…
Sky Eye Park – Fairgoers can enjoy a ride on North America’s largest traveling Ferris Wheel, delicious treats from local food truck vendors and carnival games all located in a central area, right beneath the Sky Eye Wheel.
JFK Exhibition – Take a step back to the time of John F. Kennedy’s presidency with a visit to the largest traveling exhibition of JFK artifacts. With hundreds of items, Fairgoers will have no shortage of historical information to take in at this exhibit – now in the Bennett Event Center.
Made in Oklahoma Store – Located in the Bennett Event Center, this store features hundreds of items from artisans across our beautiful state. Ice cream, preserves, home décor and clothing are just a few examples of the items shoppers can find in this corner of the Fair.
Oklahoma State Fair, Inc., is an official Adventure Road Travel Partner, which means we’re part of the best destinations you can find on I-35 between Oklahoma City and the Texas border. For more information, visit AdventureRoad.com.
Special event announcements and general updates for the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair will be released as information becomes available. Tickets to the 2018 Oklahoma State Fair, including Disney On Ice, PRCA Xtreme Bulls, outside gate admission tickets and carnival armbands, go on sale Saturday, July 7 at 10 a.m. To stay up-to-date on all the Fair fun, visit okstatefair.com, find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram. And don’t forget to share your Fair memories and stories with us using #OKStateFair and #NewFashionedFair.

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