Fair season in Oklahoma allows the perfect opportunity for family fun. Whether you choose to attend the iconic Oklahoma State Fair (Sept. 14-24) 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.
Stephens County Free Fair at the Stephens County Fair & Expo Center (2002 S 13th St, Duncan) features a carnival with amusement rides, livestock and horticulture shows, a rodeo, food and live entertainment. Fair is free to attend; tickets are required to attend the rodeo. See website for a schedule of events.
FREE Canadian County Free Fair at the Canadian County Fairgrounds (3001 Jensen Rd E, El Reno) features a carnival, live entertainment on multiple stages, livestock exhibits, arts & craft exhibits, baking competitions, antique tractor pull and more. See website for a schedule of events.
Aug. 28-Sept. 2
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. Free to attend. See fair guide for a complete schedule of events.
Pottawatomie County Free Fair at the Heart of Oklahoma Expo Center (1700 W Independence, Shawnee) features livestock competitions, arts and crafts, commercial vendor and educational booths, fair food, old-fashioned midway games, live entertainment and evening carnival rides. See website for complete schedule.
FREE McClain County Free Fair at the McClain County Expo Center (1715 Hardcastle Blvd., Purcell) features livestock competition, food contests, a stick horse rodeo, kiddie tractor pull, youth cornhole contest and more. See website for a complete schedule.
FREE Cleveland County Free Fair at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds (615 E Robinson St, Norman) features a midway with carnival rides and games, live entertainment, livestock exhibits, petting zoo, wiener dog races, baby crawl races, car & motorcycle show and more. See website for a complete schedule.
Want more family-friendly fun? See our guide to fall festivals.