STORIES

Truck and Tractor Pull pt. 2
August 19, 2017 | 3 min

There’s nothing like the power and might of the tractor and truck pull. Let’s head to the Grandstand to check out the action.

Balloon Masters with Dan Wardell
August 19, 2017 | 3 min

Our good fired Dan Wardell is hanging out with some folks enjoying a vibrantly-colored balloon masterpiece come to life!

Cow Chip Throwing Contest
August 19, 2017 | 4 min

It’s that iconic State Fair time…when people are slinging, winging, and flinging cow chips through the air right outside Pioneer Hall.

Mutton Bustin'
August 19, 2017 | 4 min

It's the action-packed, if not a little scary – Mutton Bustin’! Put on your helmets and open up the gate!

As If you were there...at the fair - Poultry Barn
August 18, 2017 | 1 min

Here is a tour of the Poultry Barn

Stock Dog Trials
August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Watch some incredible hounds herd some sheep

Food Contest for Beginners
August 18, 2017 | 3 min

There’s a brilliant reason to be brave and enter a food contest for the first time - the “beginner’s" category

4-H Llamas
August 18, 2017 | 4 min

The State Fair is chock full of kids who show all sorts of animals - even unique ones, like llamas!

Horseshoes
August 18, 2017 | 4 min

Some sports historians believe the game of horseshoes dates back thousands of years. Let’s meet some modern-day competitors.

Tractor and Truck Pull
August 18, 2017 | 4 min

The truck and tractor pulls are a tradition at the State Fair Grandstand. Let’s take a walk behind the scenes with Mike Pearson.