2019 State Fairs
Find 2019 State Fairs & upcoming events below! Enjoy amusement games, rides, concerts, entertainment, tractor pulls, demolition derby races & more. Other events listed here include festivals and county fairs, Summer music festivals, medieval Renaissance festivals, arts and craft shows plus other shows & events.
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Alabama (AL) - Greater Gulf
Details: A long list of multicultural entertainment, activities and exhibits plus great festival foods, fun rides and livestock exhibits.
Alaska (AK) - Palmer
Palmer, Alaska (one hour north of Anchorage)
Details: Welcome to the Alaska State Fair, home of record-setting giant vegetables and beautiful flower gardens. Nestled in the heart of the Chugach Mountains, in the fertile Matanuska-Susitna Valley the Fairgrounds are just an hour north of Anchorage. Each Fall, the Fair provides a setting for Alaska's last blast of summer, a showcase of Alaska's uniqueness and beauty.
Alaska (AK) - Fairbanks
Details: This annual fair is a community gathering point featuring family fun for all, including livestock, games, rides, an amusement park, horse shows, arts and crafts, competitive exhibits, quilt shows, giant cabbages, contests, contests and special events, and two stage outdoor stages with free entertainment daily. More than 300 booths and fabulous food can be found at our Fair.
Little Rock, Arkansas
Details: The fair features a midway/carnival, music concerts, a rodeo, commercial exhibits and displays, free shows (from exotic animals to acrobats and magicians), arts and crafts competitions and exhibits, food competitions and demonstrations, and various livestock competitions.
Details: The Cal Expo fairgrounds come alive every summer as this fair becomes a "city within a city" that hosts nearly one million visitors. Folks come from near and far for the memorable delights of this extravaganza that includes exciting exhibits, amazing attractions, live entertainment, and the Magnificent Midway.
Details: The Colorado State Fair has been a part of Colorado's agricultural history for more than 130 years; we are proud to honor that legacy by promoting youth and agriculture. Every year, this event strives to be bigger and better and this year is no different. Enjoy attractions, concerts, food and rodeos.
Details: The annual Florida State Fair is a salute to the state's best in the agriculture and equestrian industry including an abundance of shows, music, rides, food and shopping for 12 consecutive days. Excitement is in the air all over the fairgrounds with plenty of free entertainment included with admission. Make sure to plan your day in advance to enjoy all the sights, sounds, and tastes the state fair has to offer.
Details: Don't miss the rides, the food, the music and the FUN at the next fair!
Eastern Idaho (ID)
Western Idaho (ID)
Details: Get ready for more things to do and more days to do it! More animals, smiles, music and fun.
Des Moines, Iowa
Details: For more than 150 years, this fair has been a source of family entertainment. While it doesn’t matter if they come for the livestock competitions, concerts, thrill rides, food, or just to people watch, the crowds gather on the Iowa State Fairgrounds for the most fun-filled eleven days in August.
Details: The largest single event in the State, the Fair annually attracts approximately 350,000 people from all 105 Kansas counties and several other states. The Fair offers tremendous opportunities for commerce with over 1,000 commercial exhibit locations; for competition, with over 30,000 entries in various competitive exhibit departments; for education, through its Kansas' Largest Classroom field trip program; and for entertainment with strolling and stage entertainment in addition to the national acts performing at the Grandstand. In addition to the annual State Fair, the Fairgrounds' facilities are utilized throughout the year for a wide array of events, including horse and livestock shows, trade shows, flea markets, wedding receptions, family reunions, and company picnics, to name just a few.
Details: The Kentucky State Fair offers a variety of entertainment for the young and the young at heart! Whether you are nine or 99, fairgoers of all ages are sure to enjoy all the excitement that awaits them inside the State Fair gates.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Details: The Greater Baton Rouge Fair is operated by an all-volunteer Fair Board with the help of a number of dedicated volunteers. Monies raised by the Fair are used to fund youth-oriented Worthy Causes in the Greater Baton Rouge area with over $1,500,000 being returned to the community in the years since 1987.
Details: The Bangor State Fair is the largest state fair held in Maine. This 10 day event includes activities for every age group. Whether you are young or old you'll have a great time! Visit the friendly farm animals or enjoy a tasty dish from one of our many food vendors. Also plenty of rides!
Details: Come enjoy one of the largest events in Maryland!
Massachusetts (MA) - The Big E
West Springfield, Massachusetts
Details: There's no better place to enjoy the sights, sounds and taste tempting aromas of the fall season than at The Big E, New England's Autumn Tradition and the largest fair in the northeast. It's a New England extravaganza with top name entertainment, major exhibits, The Big E Super Circus, the Avenue of States, New England history and agriculture, animals, rides, shopping, crafts, a daily parade and a Mardi Gras parade and foods from around the world for 17 glorious days during New England's most colorful season.
Details: The grand daddy of all State Fairs with the most attendance. Enjoy rides, games, entertainment and lots of great food, many of course "on a stick".
Details: "More Fun Than Ever!" awaits you at this fair! It has all the fun things you love: concerts from some of music's biggest stars, rodeo action and bullriding, lots of free entertainment, prize farm animals, contests and exhibits. You'll also have "More Fun" joyriding on the exciting carnival midway and eating your "fair" share of corndogs, funnel cakes and cotton candy.
Grand Island, Nebraska
Details: The fair offers an exciting range of shows, grounds entertainment, interactive mobile tours, and attractions. Guests will be treated to an array of new attractions along with popular returning attractions that will delight minds young and old.
New Hampshire (NH)
Contoocook, New Hampshire
Details: Well known for agricultural exhibits as well as the fine entertainment and fair food which it furnishes every year.
New Jersey (NJ)
Meadowlands, New Jersey
New Mexico (NM)
Albuquerque, New Mexico
New York (NY)
Syracuse, New York
Details: All your favorite rides, games, food, and entertainment. Join us for another great fair again this year.
North Carolina (NC)
Raleigh, North Carolina
North Dakota (ND)
Minot, North Dakota
Details: One of the largest state fairs in the entire country!
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Details: With over 800 hours of fantastic fun, it is one of the biggest events in Oregon. In fact, the fun is so big, so stupendous, so colossal, you can’t fit it all in one day. So stick around awhile. Free entertainment, carnival rides, games, concerts, shows, foods, drinks, animal exhibits, arts and much more!
South Carolina (SC)
Columbia, South Carolina
South Dakota (SD)
Huron, South Dakota
Details: Each year the Tennessee State Fair features great educational and entertaining exhibits, livestock, agricultural, and creative arts competitions for blue ribbons and more than $200,000 in premiums money, some of the best midway rides in the country, racing pigs, mule pulling, cow milking, sorghum making, grilling and cooking competitions, all the great family fun in the Kids Zone, the nostalgia of Volunteer Village, great food, great times, and big crowds.
Salt Lake City, Utah
Details: Our fair is a combination of animals, rides, exhibits, concerts, shows, rodeo, and fun you won't find anywhere else!
Details: It's the best of Virginia! Come see Virginia’s finest animals and agriculture, exhibits and shows, toe-tappin' music, fine arts & crafts, blue ribbon competitions and more! Plan now to be a part of one of Virginia's greatest annual traditions since 1854.
Details: The Puyallup Fair (officially known as the Western Washington Fair) is the largest single attraction held annually in the state of Washington. The Fair continually ranks in the top ten largest fairs in the world.
West Virginia (WV)
Lewisburg, West Virginia
West Allis, Wisconsin
Details: Wisconsin State Fair is the signature event annually held at the Fair Park, welcoming an average of 800,000-850,000 visitors each year for the 11-day family entertainment extravaganza. As one of the state of Wisconsin’s largest and most affordable summer entertainment options, the Wisconsin State Fair offers an abundance of fun for all ages.
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