Opening Day At This Year's Tulsa State Fair

Thursday, September 27th 2018, 6:09 am
By: Dave Davis

Today is opening day for this year's Tulsa State Fair.  The fair officially opens at 11 a.m. with the midway opening at noon.

Once the gates open, thousands are expected to visit the Tulsa County Fairgrounds.

The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says they want everyone who attends stays safe at this year's Tulsa State Fair.

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Deputies says over 130 children were separated from their parents or guardians last year.  Deputies say first off, make sure your kids know your cell phone number, including the area code.

Deputies also advise everyone to take a cell photo of your children before heading to the state fair.

When you get to the fairgrounds, stop by the TCSO command post on the east end of of Expo Square or their booth on the upper level of of the River Spirit Expo to get ID wristbands for your children.

They also recommend parents teach your child to find a deputy if they get lost, and if you are the guardian, find a deputy as well.

Police say they will be cracking down on illegal parking in neighborhoods surrounding the Tulsa County Fairgrounds.   Police and the Tulsa State Fair recommends taking a free shuttle to and from the fair.

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