Fair season in Oklahoma allows the perfect opportunity for family fun. Whether you choose to attend the iconic Oklahoma State Fair 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.
Want to see the seasonal festivals and fairs offered year-round in Oklahoma? See our guide to festivals in all seasons.
Aug. 21 – 24
FREE Canadian County Free Fair at the Canadian County Fairgrounds (220 N Country Club Rd, El Reno) features a carnival with amusement rides and games, live entertainment on multiple stages, tractor pulls, a talent show, a pet show, tasty fair food and more. See fair guide for a complete schedule of events.
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 23 – 24
FREE Oklahoma County Free Fair at State Fair Park (3001 General Pershing Blvd) features a variety of contests from cooking and an ice cream eating to equestrian skill as well as a kiddy tractor pull and an indoor carnival. Friday, 2 – 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – noon.
Aug. 28 – Sept. 1
FREE Payne County Free Fair at Payne County Expo Center (4518 Expo Circle E, Stillwater) features livestock shows, a wide variety of agricultural exhibits, a carnival, fair food, an old-fashioned horse pull, a lawn tractor pull, a pet parade, an antique tractor parade 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) delights visitors with an antique tractor display, arts and crafts exhibits, a kiddie tractor pull, beef and dairy show and a children’s rodeo. See fair guide for a complete schedule of events.
Sept. 4 – 7
FREE Pottawatomie County Free Fair at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center (1700 W Independence, Shawnee) features family-friendly activities like arts and crafts, a carnival, classic fair food, daily livestock shows, a tractor pull and rodeo events. See fair guide for a complete schedule of events.
Sept. 5 – 8
FREE Cleveland County Free Fair at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson St, Norman) features carnival rides, fair food, antique tractor pull, wiener dog races, exhibits, power lifting contests, arm wrestling and more. See website for a complete schedule of events.
Want more family-friendly fun? See our guide to fall festivals.