With many new contests and all the old favorites, it’s easier than ever to get in on the creative arts action at the Oklahoma State Fair! Each year, the Creative Arts Department showcases the work of talented Oklahomans of all ages in crafts like quilting, woodworking, baking, cooking, canning, photography, ceramics, painting and many others.
Any 2019 information provided herein is for reference purposes only.
2019 Competition Guides
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Online registration for the 2020 Oklahoma State Fair will open July 1.
CREATIVE ARTS CONTESTS: There are hundreds of classes in the regular creative arts contests. All require online pre-registration.
Enjoy a variety of different demonstrations and live contests daily in the Creative Arts Building. The 2020 schedule will be available in July.
ON THE SPOT CONTESTS: Everyone can join the fun with this concept in creative arts competitions! These exciting ON THE SPOT contests during the State Fair are for both adults and children and don't require advance registration, so anyone may participate!
2020 On the Spot Contest Schedule (Coming)
Take pART in the Fair
We typically offer two days of FREE creative arts instruction in the summer to help participants gain skills they can use to enter creative arts competitions during the annual Oklahoma State Fair. Look for the return of Take pART classes for youth and adults in 2021.