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Shows

NEW FOR 2017! Live Shark Encounter

Bandshell Lawn

One look into the eyes of a live shark and you’ll experience the heart pounding "awe and fascination" of these magnificent animals.

Their legacy has been as misunderstood as it has been "old and bloody." Now, more than ever, the importance of understanding sharks is critical for their survival. Learn about how these mysterious creatures maneuver under the sea.

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NEW FOR 2017! Panfilov's Performing Pets

Plaza Stage

Andriy Bilobrov and Mayya Panfilova show us man's "Best Friends” like we've never seen. Training five Jack Russell terriers and several cats, they present the public with amazing animal accomplishments that go far beyond their usual vocations.

NEW FOR 2017! Vintage America Glamping Cooking Show

Creative Arts Building

This attraction is not only an amazing cooking show presented by Dianne Linderman, but also highlights a little bit of Americana history with its museum-quality, interactive 1950s vintage exhibit.  Surrounding a beautifully restored vintage 1959, 20’ Airstream trailer are vintage, chairs, tables & bikes that would have been part of a typical, 50s campsite.

Fairgoers won’t want to miss Diane’s incredible cooking or the chance to take a deep breath of nostalgia.

Junk Rock Drums

Plaza Stage

Dance to the beat of a new kind of drum! Come join the Junk Rock Drums as they create a musical experience from various, unusual everyday objects. You’ll laugh, you’ll be amazed and you’ll laugh again as they entertain you with their astounding drum beats and hilarious wit.

Martial Arts LIVE!

Spirit Stage

Get inspired as certified instructors and their students of all ages, from different studios across the city, demonstrate various forms of martial arts. Following the demonstrations, talk to the instructors about how you can get your black belt on.

Oklahoma State Fair thanks the following studios for their participation:

CORE Martial Arts & Fitness

Eagle Wing Kyokushin Karate

Golden Tiger Martial Arts

Sonlight Wing Chun Martial Arts

Zoppé Italian Family Circus

Centennial Plaza

2017 marks the 175th anniversary of the legendary Zoppé Italian Family Circus, which has been thrilling audiences around the world since 1842. Fair Fans of all ages can expect a new show but with the same one-ring, old-world style production that is dedicated to the celebration of life, love and family.

Pig Races at the Oklahoma State Fair

Swifty Swine Pig Races

Entertainment Plaza

If you've never been to a pig race, get ready to go HOG WILD! These little oinkers run as fast as their pudgy legs can take ‘em, all to win a cookie waiting at the finish line.

This unique form of family entertainment is one of our most popular shows, so you’ll need to arrive early to get a good seat!

Okie Karaoke at the Oklahoma State Fair

Okie Karaoke Contest

Centennial Plaza

Take a shot at stardom at this daily competition of Oklahoma's very best voices. Prizes are awarded to winners, but contestants must be 18 or older to compete. Sign up starts one hour prior to the contest. Finals will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, September 24.

Runa Pacha Wind Rhythms

14 Flags Plaza

These musicians are a younger generation of Inca and Navajo descendants carrying on the rich cultural traditions that they inherited from their ancestors.  Their beautiful music can be heard all day starting at 10 a.m.

This page updated on August 10, 2017