Here in Arizona, we all have a talent, and we all have a little competitive spirit. Have some fun and join us for one of our fun Fair contests!

Eating Contest

Eating Contests – while attendees with the other type of “kitchen skills,” those at eating, can go for the title at the Village Inn’s Pie Eating Contest!

Village Inn Pie Eating

Who doesn’t like pie? Eat your heart out at the Village Inn Pie Eating Contest, every Saturday at 2pm at the Arizona State Fair North Stage! The Village Inn Pie Eating Contest features 10 contestants in 3 different age categories, as they compete to clean delicious cream pie off their plates in the time allotted. First, second and third place contestants will win Village Inn certificates.  Registration begins at 1:45pm, stop by and sign up!
Village Inn Pie Eating Dates are: Sat 7th 2pm, Sat 14th 2pm, Sat 21st 2pm and Sat 28th 2pm.

Cool Off Contest

Cool Off Contest – This frozen T-shirt competition is sure to entertain both participants and onlookers!

Shake Shack Frozen T-Shirt Contest

How fast can you put on a T-Shirt? Now scrunch up that T-Shirt, soak it in water and freeze it.  Now how fast can you put on a T-Shirt?  This contest features 10 contestants as they race to pull apart and put on a frozen Shake Shack T-Shirt.  First place contestants will win a Shake Shack prize and all contestants get to keep the T-Shirt.  Registration begins 10 minutes before the competition, come cool off, have fun and win!

Frozen T-Shirt Dates are:  Saturday Oct 7th at 2pm, Sunday Oct 15th at 2pm, Sunday Oct 22nd at 2pm, Sunday Oct 29th 2pm.

Mummy Wrapping Contest

Family Fun Contest! 2 person teams! This is fun for the whole family.

Jake’s Unlimited Mummy Wrapping Contest

Want to get Wrapped up in an AZ fair Contest? Jake’s Unlimited bring us The Mummy Wrapping Contest. 2 person teams 1st person to wrap the other with an entire roll of TP wins the Jakes Unlimited Grand Prize!

Jake’s Unlimited Mummy Wrapping Contest are on: Sat Oct 14th 3:30pm, Sunday Oct 22nd 3:30pm and Sunday Oct 29th 3:30pm 

Daily Facebook Giveaway

Arizona State Fair Daily Giveaway!

Everyday (Oct 6-29th Wednesdays through Sundays) while the 2017 Arizona State Fair is open we will be drawing for and giving away a prize!!

All you need to do is Like/Follow us on Facebook to be entered to win. 

So far in 2017 we’ve given away stuffed animals, unlimited ride wristbands, concert tickets, yummy foods and we plan on giving away much more!!

It pays to Like and Follow the Arizona State Fair on Facebook!

Patio Furniture or $5,000 Giveaway

Located in the heart of the Fair, The Backyard presented by American Furniture Warehouse hosts different events each day. Grab your food, grab a seat, and enjoy live music and entertainment on the Wallace and Ladmo Stage. Be sure to visit The Backyard for your chance to win the patio furniture on display!


Cooking Contests

Cooking Contests – Attendees with talents in the kitchen can show off their best cake decorations, mac and cheese, salsa, pastries, chili, and more!

Cooking Contests

Competitive Exhibit Competitions

Competitive Exhibits

Livestock Competitions

Livestock Competitions