2022 Exhibits, Attractions, and Events

Once a year, the Arizona State Fairgrounds transforms into the ultimate destination for fun, food, and fantastic entertainment. And with 2022 shaping up to be the best Arizona State Fair yet, it’s an event you won’t want to miss.

This year’s AZ State Fair events, attractions, and exhibits offer something for everyone: thrill-seekers, music fans, animal lovers, families, and anyone in between. Where else can you cuddle a fluffy alpaca, cheer on Figure 8 racers, and sing along to the truly rockin’ Super Diamond tribute concert, all on the same day? If you’re searching for the best September and October events Phoenix has to offer; the Arizona State Fair is the place to be.

Here are some of the exciting things to look forward to during the 2022 fair season:

Omnium Circus

We’re welcoming an all-new, one-of-a-kind circus show to the State Fair! The Omnium Circus brings together a diverse cast of performers from all over the globe, and is dubbed The World’s Most Inclusive Circus. Featuring jaw-dropping feats, joyful antics, and plenty of laughter, the Omnium Circus will host numerous shows from September 29th through October 8th

The Great American Petting Zoo

Make your way to the AZSF Ag Center, where you can meet some of the most adorable, quirky, and cuddly animals ever! The Great American Petting Zoo is a state fair staple that kids and adults alike are sure to love.

Figure 8 Racing

Snag your seat in the grandstand for the always-intense Figure 8 races, where drivers speed along a risky dirt track in a race to the finish. Don’t be surprised if you find yourself holding your breath until the final car crosses the finish line!

The Backyard Tribute Band Concert Series

Once the sun sets, the Arizona State Fair turns into an all-star venue, where you can see shows honoring your favorite music icons. Our 2022 concert series includes tribute performances sure to bring back memories. Queen Nation, Super Diamond, AC/DC, and Outlaw Mariachi just to name a few. All FREE with fair admission.

All-Indian Rodeo Presented by Desert Diamond Casinos

Be a part of an Arizona tradition when you attend the All-Indian Rodeo at the AZ State Fair. Competitors will go head to head in rodeo events such as bull riding, barrel racing, and steer wrestling, demonstrating outstanding skills.

All-Star Monster Trucks

The fiercest monster trucks in America are crashing into the Arizona State Fair 2022, each one ready to crush the competition and claim the champion title. With shows scheduled for October 28th through the 30th, All-Star Monster Trucks will be making the fair’s final days bigger and better than ever!

Competitive Exhibits

Do you have a passion for creative arts? Or, maybe you’re a talented home chef, a gardener with a green thumb, or an engineer in the making. At the 2022 Arizona State Fair, you can show off your skills in our Competitive Exhibits – and you might even bring home the blue ribbon! Competitive entries include contributions from amazing Arizonians in a wide variety of categories, including:

  • 4H
  • AG Mechanics
  • Culinary
  • Horticulture
  • Home Arts
  • Youth and Student Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Photography

Don’t miss your chance to explore the exceptional exhibits during your visit to the fair!

Make the Most of the 2022 Arizona State Fair with Our All-New App!

Would you like to skip the lines and get a head start on the fun? The free AZSTATEFAIRAZ app saves time and money on your state fair experience with digital tickets, easy-access passes, and more!

Download the app from the Apple App Store or Google Play to buy your tickets and start planning your 2022 experience now!

Explore our website for a full list of Arizona State Fair attractions, exhibits, food, rides, and more, and buy your State Fair tickets online today.

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