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 2018 information provided herein is for reference purposes only. Updated schedules and competition guides will be available in early June, 2019.
2018 Competition Guides
Please note: The fillable recipe template is a separate link
Online registration for the 2019 Oklahoma State Fair will open on July 1.
Entry Form (Coming soon)
CREATIVE ARTS CONTESTS: There are hundreds of classes in the regular creative arts contests. All require online pre-registration. Registration for Creative Arts contest at the Oklahoma State Fair will open on July 1, 2019
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!
Take pART in the Fair
Two days of FREE Creative Arts instruction are offered each summer to help participants gain skills that they can use to enter creative arts competitions. The classes are taught by some of Oklahoma's top teaching artists. All classes are free but some require purchase of a $5 supply kit. Class space is limited, please register early.
2019 Class listings (Coming soon)
Registration link (Coming soon)
Adult - Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 5 - 9 p.m.
Youth - Thursday, July 11, 2019 - Morning or afternoon sessions available