Special Events

Miss OSF Pageant

LOCATION: Modern Living Building

Before the rides start rolling and the concessionaires fire up their grills, the first of many special events hosted by the Oklahoma State Fair kicks off. Come and support our Miss Oklahoma State Fair Outstanding Teen pageants, which are qualifiers within the Miss America organization.

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Great TASTE of a Fair

Sixteen Oklahoma State Fair food vendors competed in the 2023 Great TASTE of a Fair competition. All food vendors for the current year’s Fair are invited to enter, which is judged by local food writers, social media content creators, news personalities, and more. The entries are divided between three categories: Slice of Savory, Sweetest of the Sweet, and New to the Scene. 

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Opening Day Scavenger Hunt

LOCATION: The Circle Stage

Want a chance to explore different areas of the Fair and win 2024 Oklahoma State Fair season passes? Join us for the Opening Day Scavenger Hunt at the Oklahoma State Fair! While participating in this scavenger hunt, you’re almost guaranteed to discover a new area of the Oklahoma State Fair.

Below are the 2023 guidelines, please refer to them for further information until 2024 information is posted.

  Scavenger Hunt Guidelines


Board Game Bonanza

LOCATION: Modern Living Building

Join the Oklahoma Board Game Community for a fun day and evening of board games for all ages. Games include giant versions of Jenga and Connect Four, unique games that all ages can play together, plus role-playing & strategy games. Sit down, relax, and learn a new game, then browse & buy board games from many different publishers. Short tournaments with prizes will be held in the evening. For more information, visit the Oklahoma Board Game website.


Farmhand Olympics

LOCATION: SuperBarn/Barn 1 Arena

Are you farmer enough? Compete in team events for bragging rights! More information coming in 2024!


Come As You Are Church Services

LOCATION: Oklahoma Frontier Experience

The Oklahoma State Fair is proud to offer “Come As You Are” Sunday service. Rain or shine, join Pastor and Chuck Wagon Master, David Roberts “just as you are” for an uplifting message and time of fellowship.


Band Day Parade Competition

LOCATION: General Pershing Blvd & The Circle

Monday, September 16, 10:30 a.m. 

Come and watch as high school, mid-high, and junior high school bands and their drum lines, drum majors, mascots, twirlers, and color guard teams from across the state compete for cash awards and trophies during the 72nd Annual Band Day Parade Competition!

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Goat Milking Experience

LOCATION: SuperBarn/Barn 1 Arena

Anyone and everyone will have a chance to try their hand at milking a goat!


State Fair Academy

Tuesday, September 17 - Friday, September 20, 8:30 - 11 a.m.

Academy is a special program designed to provide Oklahoma school kids the opportunity to have a fun, safe and educational experience at the Oklahoma State Fair while helping teachers achieve Oklahoma Academic Standard objectives. 

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Senior Day: Out of This World Seniors

LOCATION: Modern Living Building

Wednesday, September 18, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

Make your way to the Space Station (Modern Living Building) for free health screenings, activities, and entertainment at the 47th annual Senior Day. We hope you enjoy this fun-filled day planned especially for senior adults. Seniors (ages 55 & older) receive FREE outside gate admission!


Equine Empowerment Horse Show presented by the Choctaw Nation

LOCATION:  Performance Arena

Join us for our second annual horse show for equestrians with disabilities, now with several classes added for veterans. We are proud to provide an opportunity for these horse lovers to compete and engage in an activity rarely afforded them. Please join us in recognizing them as they perform in various classes, showing off their determination, skill, and talent!

Presented by the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, the Choctaw Nation will be presenting “Chahta Sia – I am Choctaw” in the Performance Arena between classes of the Equine Empowerment Horse Show, around noon. Together We’re More. Join us to learn and experience the Choctaw culture with a performance of traditional social dances and hymnal singings.  


Oklahoma State Fair Putters Cup

LOCATION: Modern Living Building 

The Oklahoma State Fair, BWGA, and Simons Entertainment Group will host an exciting golf tournament for adults (ages 14+) and juniors (ages 6-13) on an American Putting Classic tournament course. Prizes will be awarded for 1st– 3rd place in each division and an over-all Grand Champion will win the “WORLD’S SMALLEST 18 HOLE GOLF COURSE” valued at over $275. At the end of the evening, you won’t want to miss the final putting battle between the adult and junior first place winners to crown the fifth annual Putters Cup Grand Champion. The cost of entry is $5 per entry and all proceeds are donated to First Tee of Metropolitan Oklahoma City. Find out more about First Tee here.

Tournament information

  OSF Putters Cup General Information

  OSF Putters Cup Tournament Guidelines

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Skylines at the Oklahoma State Fair Esports Tournament

LOCATION: Modern Living Building

Grab your controller and join us for the first annual Skylines at the Oklahoma State Fair, hosted by Oklahoma Christian University and Rainy Day Productions. Players will be competing on Super Smash Brothers for some major prizes! Whether you’re a gamer or spectator this will be a competition you won’t want to miss!


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Pop-Up Yoga Class

LOCATION: Bandshell Lawn

Join us on the Bandshell Lawn for yoga hosted by Spirit House Yoga and The Yoga Tag LLC. Angela Rose is a 200 RYT certified yoga teacher and will guide you through a class to stretch, move, and improve flexibility. This class will provide a great start to your day, no matter what level of Yogi you are. Class is free with admission to the Oklahoma State Fair. Attendees can bring water, no coolers. After class stick around and enjoy all that the Oklahoma State Fair has to offer!

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Sensory-Friendly Time

Sunday, September 22, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

The crowds and sights and sounds of the Oklahoma State Fair may be a bit overstimulating for some fairgoers. In recognition of that, the final Sunday, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., will feature some special activities for guests who may enjoy their visit in a little bit less noisy and a little less bright atmosphere. These activities, in addition to the Fair’s daily offerings that may be more quiet or less crowded at certain times, have been gathered into the guide below.

  Sensory-Friendly Time Guide


Oklahoma State Fair Cornhole Classic

LOCATION: Modern Living Building

Grab your teammate! We have partnered with Oklahoma Cornhole to bring you the fourth annual Oklahoma State Fair Cornhole Classic. Compete for prizes and bragging rights for this event. Check the Oklahoma Cornhole Facebook page for information on tournament registration and fees.

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