Oklahoma State Fair

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Oklahoma State Fair
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Oklahoma State Fair in September 2006
Genre State fair
Begins
  • Mid September
  • September 13, 2018
Ends
  • Late September
  • September 23, 2018
Frequency Annually
Location(s) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Coordinates 35°28′28″N97°34′08″W / 35.474569°N 97.568938°W / 35.474569; -97.568938 Coordinates: 35°28′28″N97°34′08″W / 35.474569°N 97.568938°W / 35.474569; -97.568938
Years active 1907-present
Inaugurated 5 October 1907 (1907-10-05)
Founder
Attendance 900,000
Website Official website

The Oklahoma State Fair is a fairly large fair and exposition in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. It takes place in mid-September each year, and is one of two state fairs in Oklahoma. During the eleven-day run, the Oklahoma State Fair attracts close to one million people. [1] The fairgrounds also holds horse shows and rodeos in itef.

Oklahoma City State capital city in Oklahoma, United States

Oklahoma City, often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The county seat of Oklahoma County, the city ranks 27th among United States cities in population. The population grew following the 2010 Census, with the population estimated to have increased to 643,648 as of July 2017. As of 2018, the Oklahoma City metropolitan area had a population of 1,396,445, and the Oklahoma City-Shawnee Combined Statistical Area had a population of 1,469,124 residents, making it Oklahoma's largest metropolitan area.

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References

  1. "Oklahoma State Fair Event Calendar". Oklahoma State Fair. 2006-09-11. Retrieved 2007-08-04.
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