1,000,000 Visitors Expected At Oklahoma State Fair In Oklahoma City

Thursday, September 13th 2012, 8:36 am
By: News On 6

It's state fair time in Oklahoma City. 

About 1 million visitors attend the annual fair, which opens Thursday in Oklahoma City and runs until September 23rd. Organizers say this year's festivities will feature Disney On Ice, bull riding and concerts from Jake Owen, Air Supply, Neal McCoy, Eddie Money and the Oklahoma Centennial Rodeo Opry.

And the food: organizers say each year, fair visitors consume 60,000 gallons of liquid beverages, 6 miles of hot dogs, more than 45,000 cinnamon rolls and 12 tons of turkey legs.

On opening day Thursday, admission is $2 at the gate. Opening ceremonies are planned for 5 p.m.

For more information, check out State Fair of Oklahoma web site.

The Tulsa State Fair kicks off September 27th and run through October 7th at the Tulsa County fairgrounds. 

The Associated Press contributed to this story.