September in Oklahoma brings many things: football, fall decor, and the long-awaited OK State fair! This year, the state fair runs from September 15-25 (2022).

For some, the fair means the best-fried food goodness, countless Ferris wheel rides with loved ones, spectacular shows, and more. Whatever your heart loves at the fair, we have made it easy for you to plan with this list of some of the coolest things to check out and do at the fair this year! 

(NEW) Ninja Nation

Location: Bandshell Lawn

Love the show “American Ninja Warrior”? Well, this may be for you! A chance to test your obstacle course abilities and race against your bestie & the clock. You must wear closed-toed shoes & complete an electronic waiver on the spot.


Auto Show

Location: The Pavillion

Dream of your next new ride! Ford, Hyundai, Metro Ford Customs, Oklahoma City Voltswagon & Toyota bring their newest cars for you to sit in, snap photos & learn about.


Xtreme Bulls & Broncos

Location: Jim Norick Arena

Bull-riding & country music concerts packed into one entertaining show! Two shows. Trace Adkins | Friday, September 23 @ 7:30 p.m. Chris Janson | Saturday, September 24 @ 7:30 pm


Oklahoma Frontier Experience

Location: Oklahoma Frontier Experience

An interactive discovery zone that includes shows, demonstrations & activities. Allows visitors to take a step back into time to the old Oklahoma Frontier. Open daily 11a-8p.


Spirit of Oklahoma Exhibit

Location: Bennett Event Center

A historical exhibit filled with sculptures and displays that honor Oklahoma and the Oklahoma State Fair.



Barnyard Birthing Center

Location: Oklahoma Expo Hall

Learn about animal husbandry, the birthing process, as well as veterinary science, and animal production. You can see the newest baby animals and… Mother nature dictates, but you may be lucky and witness the miracle of life.



Great American Pig Races

Location: Centennial Plaza

Go Hog Wild and watch these pigs race to the finish line towards their cookie prize waiting for them.




Kick back under the shade from trees & umbrellas with a cold beer or wine in hand. Live entertainment every day. For a list of performances, click here.



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(Click here for a list of live music performances during the fair (on the Chickasaw Country Entertainment Stage)).



  • Pickle Pizza (from vendor Pizza on a Stick)
  • Apple Pie Churro Bites (from vendor Project Krave)
  • Flavored Soda (from vendor Pour & Co.) | September 15-25, 2022

For box office hours & gate admission prices; click here.

3001 General Pershing Blvd, Oklahoma City, OK 73107

Outside Vendor Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. | Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Buildings: Sunday-Thursday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. | Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Carnival: Monday-Friday: Opens at 1 p.m. | Saturday-Sunday: Opens at 11 a.m.


Cheers from our Yay Dude team: SmileTime Photo Booth, Tin Lizzies & The Lounge (Edmond).