2018

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Texas State Fair Part 2

Enjoy the creative arts Every year, hordes of Texans create unique arts, culinary creations, performing arts, and crafts. Their award-winning entries are on display in the Creative Arts Building where you can see their butter carving, cooking demonstrations, and more. Keeping within the theme of the arts, you can also enjoy live music. Head over […]

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Texas State Fair Part 1

Anyone living in Texas would find it next to impossible not to notice the excitement building when the Texas State Fair is approaching. Anyone planning on attending needs to start thinking about what they want to experience on their visit as there’s an abundance of things to see and do. After all, the Texas State […]

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Delaware State Fair

In the early days of the Delaware State Fair, visitors were seen in their very finest attire, dodging speeding car races, and enjoying hamburgers and hot dogs. The fair has seen a great deal of evolution throughout the years, from expansion of the grounds to a greater variety of food offering, entertainment, and livestock showcasing. […]

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California State Fair

The very first California State Fair took place in San Francisco in 1854, with Mission Dolores showing off the cows on display. Some years later, after taking place in a different city each year, the fair relocated to Sacramento where it stayed permanently. It was held in Sacramento in 1855, San Jose in 1856, Stockton […]

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The Minnesota State Fair

The Minnesota State Fair is an annual event based around community, food, crafts, and agriculture. Close to 1.8 mln people attend the 12-day celebration each and every year, which makes it American’s second-largest state fair. The event is a huge attraction in the state of Minnesota and has even earned the nickname “The Great Minnesota […]

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Del Mar County Fair

A Southern California summer is the perfect setting for any Hollywood beach-themed production and there are many ways to take advantage of it. Once you’ve taken in some sun at the beach, one way to prolong the fun would be to attend the Del Mar County Fair. From amusement park rides and deep-fried Oreos to […]

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The Best Foods at American Fairs

It is true when we think of American State Fairs one of the very first thing that comes to mind is delicious food. Now a great proportion of the foods served at these great festive events are not particularly healthy and deep frying is a common way to cook gut-busting dishes. But as long as […]

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The History of the American State Fair – Part 3

Our concluding part of the series to discover the history of the American State Fair continues with looking at some of the great state fairs that are currently being held all over the United States. We travel to New York, Massachusetts and Texas among others to have even more fun at the fair. The Great […]

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The History of the American State Fair – Part 2

Welcome back to part two of our blog on the American State Fair and its rich history that dates back right to the early 1800’s. It is impossible to actually pinpoint where the first fair was held, or who was responsible for arranging it, as so many contenders have thrown their hat into the ring […]

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The History of the American State Fair – Part 1

It is a national celebration that is part of the very core of American culture, and it is the State & County fair. Such events have been organized in the U.S since 1841, with the first recorded fair taking place in New York State in Syracuse. And still today this fair is one of the […]

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