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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Great State Fair of Oklahoma is open! Here is rundown of the Midway prices and hours of operation.

  • Monday: Carnival opens at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday- Friday: Opens at 1 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday: Opens at 11 a.m.

A sheet of 30 tickets is $25 and most rides requires four to six tickets.

An armband can be purchased for $30 on Monday through Thursday.

On Thursday, Sept. 12 and Thursday, Sept. 19, visitors can bring an empty Dr. Pepper can and save $8 off the regular price of a carnival ride armband.

On Friday through Sunday, armbands can be purchased for $35 each.

A main carnival armband allows visitors to ride as many rides as they want throughout the day.

Li’l Partnerland armbands are $14 on Monday through Thursday and $18 on Friday through Sunday.

The Li’l Partnerland armbands are allowed for rides only in Li’l Partnerland.

However, a main carnival armband is also accepted in the children’s area.

If you enjoy taking part in the rides but can’t stand the lines, you may want to purchase a Gold Access Pass.

The Gold Access Pass allows users to head to the front of the line for priority ride boarding.

Passes are $10 on Monday through Thursday and $15 on Friday through Sunday.

GUIDE: Your complete guide to the Okla. State Fair

A complete list of kids rides is as follows:

  • Avenger Kids
  • Bulgy the Whale
  • Bumble Bee
  • Choo Choo Charlie
  • Circus Train
  • Crazy Plane
  • Crazy Submarine
  • Dragon Wagon
  • Dune Buggies
  • Granny Bugs
  • Inflatable Bounce
  • Inflatable Slide
  • Jalopy Junction
  • Jumping Star
  • Kiddie Bumper Boats
  • Kiddie Canoes
  • Light House Drive
  • Mega Bounce Land
  • Midget Racers
  • Mini Dinos
  • Mini Dumbos
  • Rio Grande Train
  • Safari Jeeps
  • Samba Balloon
  • Speedway
  • Swamp Gator
  • Umbrella Boats
  • Umbrella Cycles
  • Umbrella Jeeps
  • Umbrella Sports Cars
  • Up Up & Away
  • Whales

A complete list of family rides is as follows:

  • Animal House
  • Barn Stormer
  • Bear Affair
  • Berry Go Round
  • Bumper Boats
  • Carousel
  • Central Park
  • Crazy Daisy Tea Cups
  • Cuckoo Haus
  • Dragstrip Fun Slide
  • Giant Wheel
  • Kreepy Kastle
  • Lollipop Swings
  • Mardi Gras
  • Merry-Go-Round
  • Mulligan Wheel
  • Rumble in the Jungle
  • Scooter
  • Silver Streak
  • Sky Liner
  • Spin-The-Apple
  • Super Slide
  • Surfs Up
  • Tilt-A-Whirl
  • Wacky Shack
  • Wacky Worm Coaster

A complete list of thrill rides is as follows:

  • Alpine Bobs
  • Cliff Hanger
  • Frightmare
  • Gravitron
  • Himalaya
  • Inventer
  • Kick Flip
  • Mac and Cheese Slinger
  • Orbiter
  • Pirate
  • Ring of Fire
  • Scrambler
  • Sizzler
  • Sky Rider
  • Space Loop
  • Spider
  • Spin Out
  • Starship 2000
  • Tempest
  • Wipeout
  • Witches Castle
  • Yo Yo
  • Zendar
  • Zipper

A complete list of spectacular rides is as follows:

  • Crazy Cat Coaster
  • Dragstrip Mega Slide
  • Enterprise
  • Extreme
  • Fighter
  • Fire Ball
  • Giant Scooter
  • Grand Carousel
  • Hit in 2000
  • Mega Drop
  • Rainbow
  • RC-48 Coaster
  • Super Himalaya
  • Twister
  • Vertigo
  • White Water
  • Zip Line

For more information on the rides and height requirements, visit the Wade Shows website.

The Oklahoma State Fair opens on Sept. 12th and runs through Sept. 22nd.