2017 STATE FAIR DIRECTORY

Cooking contests and recipe contests are events that nearly every state fair offers. Below you will find a list of state fairs and their 2017 dates. Click on the name of the fair to visit its website and find contests to enter and exhibits to visit.

Alabama
     Greater Gulf State Fair
     (includes south Alabama, northwest Florida, and southeast Mississippi)

     October 27 – November 5, 2017

     North Alabama State Fair
     September 20-25, 2016

Alaska
     Alaska State Fair (Palmer)
     August 24 – September 4, 2017

     Alaska State Fair (Fairbanks)
     August 4-13, 2017

Arizona State Fair
October 7-30, 2016

Arkansas State Fair
October 12-22, 2017

California State Fair
July 14-30, 2017

Colorado State Fair
August 25 – September 4, 2017

Connecticut Fairs
Multiple Dates July – October 2017

Delaware State Fair
July 20-29, 2017

Florida State Fair
February 9-20, 2017

Georgia
     
Georgia National Fair

     October 5-15, 2017

     Georgia State Fair
     September 29 – October 8, 2017

     North Georgia State Fair
     September 21 – October 1, 2017

     Georgia-Carolina State Fair
     October 14-23, 2016

Hawaii State Fair
July 15-16, 2017

Idaho
     Eastern Idaho State Fair

     September 1-9, 2017

     Western Idaho State Fair
     August 18-27, 2017

Illinois State Fair
August 10-20, 2017

Indiana State Fair
August 4-20, 2017

Iowa State Fair
August 10-20, 2017

Kansas State Fair
September 8-17, 2017

Kentucky State Fair
August 17-27, 2017

Louisiana State Fair
October 26 – November 12, 2017

Maine State Fair
July 28 – August 6, 2017

Maryland State Fair
August 24 – September 4, 2017

Massachusetts State Fair
September 15 – October 1, 2017

Michigan
     Eastern Michigan State Fair
     July 25-29, 2017

     Upper Michigan State Fair
     August 14-20, 2017

Minnesota State Fair
August 24 – September 4, 2017

Mississippi State Fair
October 4-15, 2017

Missouri State Fair
August 10-20, 2017

Montana
     Eastern Montana State Fair
     August 11-19, 2017

     Western Montana State Fair
     August 8-13, 2017

Nebraska State Fair
August 25 – September 4, 2017

Nevada State Fair
June 8-11, 2017

New Hampshire State Fair
September 1-4, 2017

New Jersey State Fair
August 4-13, 2017

New Mexico State Fair
September 7-17, 2017

New York State Fair
August 24 – September 4, 2017

North Carolina State Fair
October 12-22, 2017

North Dakota State Fair
July 21-29, 2017

Ohio State Fair
July 26 – August 6, 2017

Oklahoma State Fair
September 14-24, 2017

Oregon State Fair
August 25 – September 4, 2017

Pennsylvania Fairs
Multiple Dates 2017
     Pennsylvania Farm Show
     January 7-14, 2017

Rhode Island
August 16-20, 2017

South Carolina State Fair
October 11-22, 2017

South Dakota State Fair
August 31 – September 4, 2017

Tennessee State Fair
September 8-17, 2017

Texas
     State Fair of Texas
     September 29 – October 22, 2017

     Northern Texas State Fair
     August 18-26, 2017

Utah State Fair
September 7-17, 2017

Vermont State Fair
August 15-19, 2017

Virginia State Fair
September 29 – October 8, 2017

Washington
     Evergreen State Fair

     August 24 – September 4, 2017

     Central Washington State Fair
     September 22 – October 1, 2017

      Washington State Fair (Puyallup)
     September 1-24, 2017

West Virginia State Fair
August 10-19, 2017

Wisconsin State Fair
August 3-13, 2017

Wyoming State Fair
August 12-19, 2017

 
 

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