The busyness of summer is over. The kids are back in school and life is back to routine. But the weather is finally more agreeable. Why not head over to the Arizona State Fair?
With concerts, exhibits, rides, booths and more, the fair is sure to have something for everyone!
Originally started in 1884, the fair has come a long way. This year it will host numerous celebrities such as Trace Adkins, The Band Perry, and Snoop Dogg, to name just a few.
Located on the same fairgrounds as Maricopa County Fair, the Arizona National Livestock Show, the Maricopa Home and Garden Show, the Arizona State Fair has room for just about everything! Besides concerts, the Arizona State Fair hosts tradeshows, rodeos, a roller derby, a demolition derby, and exhibits such as Our Body: The Universe Within and Butterfly Adventure.
The Fair typically has around 75 carnival rides, 110 food booths, and 300 commercial sales booths. The Arizona State Fair is one of the top 5 state fairs in the country drawing well over a million visitors annually.
The State Fair is located at 1826 W. McDowell Road Phoenix AZ 85007. For directions click here.
For a map of the fair click here.
2011 Arizona State Fair
October 14-November 6, 2011
2011 Fair Admission:
- Adults $10
- Seniors (ages 55+) $5
- Kids (ages 5-13) $5
- Children under 5 FREE