Fair season in Oklahoma allows the perfect opportunity for family fun. Whether you choose to attend the iconic Oklahoma State Fair (canceled for 2020) or you opt for one of the smaller county fairs in the area, here are some of our top picks for fair fun in and around the Oklahoma City metro.
Editor’s note: Due to COVID-19 precautions, many activities and fairs have been canceled for this year. Please contact the venue directly to stay up to date.
Want to see the seasonal festivals and fairs offered year-round in Oklahoma? See our guide to festivals in all seasons.
Aug. 20 – 22
Stephens County Free Fair & Jr. Livestock Show at the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center (2002 S 13th St, Duncan) features a carnival with amusement rides, livestock show, a rodeo, food and live entertainment. Tickets required for rodeo. $7 adults, $4 kids 3-12 years old. $1 discount when purchasing in advance. Rodeo, 8 – 10 p.m.; see fair guide for a complete schedule of events.
Aug 22, 28 & 24
FREE Oklahoma County Free Fair at State Fair Park & Jones High School (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features junior livestock competitions. See website for a complete schedule.
Aug. 26 – 28
FREE Canadian County Free Fair at the Canadian County Fairgrounds (220 N Country Club Rd, El Reno) is hosting a show-&-go junior livestock competition. Watch live of Facebook starting at 11 a.m.
Aug. 25 – 29
FREE Payne County Free Fair at Payne County Expo Center (4518 Expo Circle E, Stillwater) features livestock shows, a wide variety of agricultural exhibits and more. See fair guide for a complete schedule of events.
Sept. 3 – 7
FREE McClain County Free Fair at the McClain County Expo Center (1715 Hardcastle Blvd., Purcell) features livestock competition events. See website for a complete schedule.
Sept. 9 – 13
FREE Cleveland County Free Fair at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson St, Norman) features limited to livestock showings and exhibits. These will be open to participants and their families but closed to the general public.
Want more family-friendly fun? See our guide to fall festivals.