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Arkansas State Fair Sets New Attendance Record

by Associated Press 10/19/2015 10:35 am

LITTLE ROCK - Attendance at the 2015 Arkansas State Fair has broken a five-year-old record by just more than 900.

Arkansas State Fair Sees Busy Opening Weekend

by Associated Press 10/12/2015 1:08 pm

More than 160,000 people visited the Arkansas State Fair during its opening weekend.

Arkansas State Fair Begins 10-Day Run in Little Rock

by Associated Press 10/9/2015 7:31 am

The Arkansas State Fair opens its gates Friday for a 10-day run featuring concerts, rides and new types of fair food.

Taste of Tuesday: Funnel Cake Cupcake Recipe from Brown Sugar Bakeshop

by Jess Ardrey 10/6/2015 8:39 am

Brown Sugar Bakeshop is offering state fair-inspired confections for a limited time, and we are downright giddy about getting our hands on one of the recipes via our sister publication, Little Rock Family.

Arkansas State Fair Attendance Down 8.6 Percent From 2013

by Associated Press 10/20/2014 11:17 am

Officials with the Arkansas State Fair in Little Rock say attendance during the final six days of the fair rebounded with improved weather - but fell short of 2013 numbers.

Weekend To-Do List: 13 Events to Check Out

by Lee Hogan 10/9/2014 8:30 am

It's another winning roundup of weekend events. See what made our to-do list!

Arkansas State Fair Draws 445K Over 10 days

by Associated Press 10/21/2013 2:55 pm

The Arkansas State Fair says 445,314 people went through the gates during the 10-day run of the event, 2,000 shy of last year's attendance but still better than six of the previous 10 years.

Visit the Arkansas State Fair Through Sunday

by Lauren James 10/14/2013 8:00 am

The Arkansas State Fair -- offering entertainment, rides (including a full-size roller coaster), livestock shows, a petting zoo, pony rides, exhibits, talent competitions, beauty competitions, eats and drinks, and daily promotions -- will continue through Sunday (Oct. 20).

Weekend Family Fun: ASO's Halloween Spooktacular, Farm Day at the Zoo, CabotFest and More

by Blair Neel 10/10/2013 12:50 pm

In addition to this weekend's major openings of the Arkansas State Fair and Magic Screams, families will have plenty to keep them busy. Experience the spooky sounds of the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra's Halloween Spooktacular, rock out to kindie band Tim and the Space Cadets, hear a masterful storyteller at StoryFest, support friends with Down Syndrome at the Central Arkansas Buddy Walk, and more.

Chow Down on Fried Jell-O, Apple Pie Funnel Cake and Meat on a Stick at the Arkansas State Fair

by Blair Neel 10/8/2013 5:30 pm

What should you sample at the 2013 Arkansas State Fair -- how about a fried pineapple upside down cake or a porkchop sundae? Here are a few of the wacky (and delicious) food offerings at this year's fair.

Photos: Arkansas State Fair

by Karen Martin 10/18/2012 10:42 am

Gorgeous fall weather and high spirits are in abundance at this year's Arkansas State Fair, going on through Sunday (Oct. 21). Photographer Mark Wagner catches the mood with these photos.

Single-Day Attendance Record at Arkansas State Fair

by Associated Press 10/15/2012 8:38 am

Rain kept crowds away from the Arkansas State Fair on opening day but organizers say a single-day record of 88,769 people went through the gates the following day.

Arkansas State Fair Continues Through Sunday

by Karen Martin 10/15/2012 7:47 am

Arkansas State Fair -- offering entertainment, rides (including a full-size roller coaster), livestock shows, a petting zoo, pony rides, exhibits, talent competitions, beauty competitions, eats and drinks, and daily promotions -- continues through Sunday (Oct. 21).

Video: Last Weekend for State Fair Fun!

by Blair Neel 10/11/2012 9:00 am

Little Rock Family shares the scoop on Arkansas State Fair performances, rides and, yes, fair food.

More Photos: The Arkansas State Fair Continues Through Sunday With Food, Fun, Rides and Music

by Karen Martin 10/21/2011 5:20 am

Trying to make up your mind about attending the Arkansas State Fair, which continues through Oct. 23? These photos by Mark Wagner might help you decide. Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for kids. Parking is $5.

Win Free Admission to the Arkansas State Fair

by Karen Martin 10/18/2011 5:08 am

InArkansas.com is giving away a pair of tickets (which include free parking and admission to the fair) to the Riding in the Rock bull riding competition at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Arkansas State Fair. We're also giving away a pass that admits up to four guests and one vehicle anytime through Oct. 23. To enter, express your interest in Comments below.

Big Weekend: State Fair, Blues Festival, Cheese Dip and More

by Karen Martin 10/8/2010 9:36 am

This is one of the busiest weekends for fun-seekers. Here are some of the options for entertainment in central Arkansas and beyond.

Pillsbury State Fair Grand Prize Winner is Bill Blake of Little Rock

by Karen Martin 1/26/2010 2:48 pm

A pear cream pie created by Bill Blake of Little Rock has been chosen to win the Pillsbury State Fair Grand Prize.

Slideshow: Picture Arkansas

by Living in Arkansas Staff 8/1/2008 12:00 am

The beauty of Arkansas is found in a variety of natural environments.