The New, the Familiar All Delight at State Fair

From the animals to the sights, sounds and food, the Kansas State Fair is a perennial favorite

Published on: Oct 4, 2012

It's hard to tell what's the greatest about the Kansas State Fair: the things that are new or the things that are the same every year.

The reality is, whether you are a newcomer visiting for your very first time or a veteran of decades watching your grandchildren compete in the events that marked milestones of your own childhood, the Fair is one of the grandest events of the year.

Click below for a slideshow of some of the highlights of the 2012 Kansas State Fair.

OPENING CROWDS: Great weather brought out record numbers of visitors to this years fair. While many farmers are suffering the losses of back-to-back years of drought, there was still plenty of interest in the vendors at the Pride of Kansas building, shown on the right.
OPENING CROWDS: Great weather brought out record numbers of visitors to this year's fair. While many farmers are suffering the losses of back-to-back years of drought, there was still plenty of interest in the vendors at the Pride of Kansas building, shown on the right.


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