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Oklahoma State Fair Park

State Fair Arena

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Oklahoma State Fair Park

Space Tower

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Oklahoma State Fair Park

Oklahoma State Fair

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In Short:

One of the largest state fair park facilities in the nation, Oklahoma State Fair Park is a top attraction venue in Oklahoma City. In addition to the annual Oklahoma State Fair in early fall, State Fair Park is host to hundreds of metro events including auto racing events, horse shows, rodeos, concerts, conventions, exhibitions, classes and many more.

On the expansive grounds of State Fair Park are many multi-use buildings, pavilions and exposition centers of varying sizes, an outdoor speedway, the "Space Tower," multiple barn areas and the State Fair Arena.

Among the annual events/programs held at State Fair Park:

Find out what major and/or recurring events are coming to State Fair Park using the monthly Event Calendars.

 

Location & Directions:

Oklahoma State Fair Park is located on NW 10th in Oklahoma City, between I-44 and May Avenue. Here are directions from different arrival points:

From I-35 Southbound (Wichita): Take I-44 west exit. Follow I-44 to NW 10th eastbound exit. Follow NW 10th to first stoplight (89er Drive) and turn right, then turn left at the 2nd stop sign.

From I-35 Northbound (Dallas): Take I-240 westbound exit. Follow I-240. It will curve around and change to I-44 eastbound. Follow I-44 to NW 10th eastbound exit. Stay right and take the State Fair Park exit ramp.

From I-40 Eastbound (Amarillo): Take I-40 east to the I-44 eastbound exit. Take the first exit, NW 10th Street eastbound/Fair Park). Stay right and take the State Fair Park exit ramp.

From I-40 Westbound (Ft. Smith): Take I-40 west to the I-44 eastbound exit. Take the first exit, NW 10th Street eastbound/Fair Park). Stay right and take the State Fair Park exit ramp.

From I-44 Westbound (Tulsa): Take I-44 west to NW 10th eastbound exit. Follow NW 10th to first stoplight (89er Drive) and turn right, then turn left at the 2nd stop sign.

Tickets:

Tickets for events at Oklahoma State Fair Park can be purchased through the individual event vendors. Links to purchase online can often be found on the official State Fair Park site. For ticket purchasing contact information, call (405) 948-6704.

State Fair Arena:

The State Fair Arena is located on the southwest portion of the Fair Park grounds and is used for a number of big events such as rodeos, sports and concerts. The arena has three levels of seating in an oval configuration with an east-positioned stage. In this typical configuration, the arena seats just under 11,000 and is therefore the 3rd largest arena in the Oklahoma City metro area behind the Chesapeake Energy Arena and the Cox Convention Center.

Buildings:

In addition to the arena, State Fair Park includes administrative areas, outdoor pavilions, nine barns and seven exposition buildings. Oklahoma City's MAPS 3 initiatives, passed in December of 2009, include $60 million in renovations to these buildings. State Fair Park buildings:

  • Cox Pavilion (70,000 square feet)
  • Oklahoma Expo Hall (66,822 sq. ft. divided into 3 sections)
  • Travel & Transportation Building (64,000 sq. ft.)
  • Carriage Hall (12,800 sq. ft.)
  • Centennial Building (28,800 sq. ft.)
  • Modern Living Building (36,750 sq. ft.)
  • Hobbies, Arts & Crafts Building (19,600 sq. ft.)

 

Vendor Information:

Potential State Fair Park vendors can get a full breakdown of the building rates on the official website. For more vendor information, call (405) 948-6704.

Nearby Hotels & Lodging:

Traveling to Oklahoma City for an event at Oklahoma State Fair Park? Consider some of best hotel options nearby. Among them:

  • Residence Inn
    4361 West Reno Avenue
    Less than 2 miles from State Fair Park
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  • Best Western Saddleback Inn & Conference Center
    4300 SW 3rd
    Less than 2 miles from State Fair Park
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  • Comfort Suites
    4220 W. I-40 Service Rd.
    Less than 2 miles from State Fair Park
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  • Courtyard Oklahoma City Airport
    4301 Highline Boulevard
    2 miles from State Fair Park
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  • Biltmore Hotel
    401 S. Meridian Ave
    2 miles from State Fair Park
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  • Cambria Suites
    4410 SW 19th Street
    Just over 2 miles from State Fair Park
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