Tips for first-time fairgoers

We hope everyone has been to the State Fair at least once, but with so many newcomers to the state we figure there are some people who may have never been. Coming to the fair for the first time can be a little overwhelming, and as our fair veterans know, there is a way to do it right. We asked our Facebook fans to help newcomers out by suggesting their favorite parts of the fair. Top 10 Fair Musts, as offered by State Fair fans: “Get some Al’s fries! They are the best!” “Buy your ride tickets NOW while they…

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Are some of our favorites your favorites, too?

The gates are now open and┬áthe fairgrounds is bustling with activity. As we’ve made our way around the grounds┬áthis week, we’ve been making mental notes on which of our personal favorite food items are back. Mini-donuts, yes! Roasted corn, check! Apple dumplings, absolutely! Gyros and pizza, they’re here! Fresh-cut fries, check, check! Steak sandwiches, check! Gourmet candy apples, yipee-yummo yes! Deep-fried Oreos, ooooh yeah! Strawberry shortcake, mmmm yes it’s here! Cinnamon buns, yesssssssssss! Blooming onion, absolutely! Chocolate-covered bananas, yep! When you spend 11 of the 11 days of the Fair on the fairgrounds, you get to experience a lot of…

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