Oklahoma State Fair back with fried food, majestic creatures and free family friendly shows

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OKLAHOMA CITY - It's miles of smiles at the Oklahoma State Fair, back with something old and something new for all families to enjoy.

A churro-style funnel cake, stacked high with toppings is one of the new items that is expected to be a hit this year.

"We put the cinnamon sugar on it then we put strawberries, whip cream, we have caramel sauce, chocolate sauce, whatever you like," said Amber Vandewarker, Gringo’s Mexican Funnel Cakes.

For you coffee lovers, there’s also deep-fried Starbucks coffee.

"We take cinnamon rolled dough. Inside we put finely ground coffee grounds and a couple of chocolate chips. A lot of people have compared it to a cappuccino," said Vandewarker.

The Fairgrounds first ever food truck, Chef Ray's Street Eats, is bringing something flavorful to the menu - fried banana pudding.

"A deep-fried banana wrapped in vanilla wafer crumbs and a pastry, deep-fried rolled in cinnamon sugar, then whip cream and a cherry,” said Raymond Wilson.

Once you're full, you can walk it off and make a pit stop at Extreme Raptors to take a picture with some majestic creatures.

"The Raptor Project is the largest traveling collection of birds and prey in the world," said Jonathan Woods with The Raptor Project.

You can even see the bald eagle, Uncle Sam,  who recently made an appearance with a Presidential hopeful in Time Magazine.

"Donald Trump sitting at his desk with this bird that's sitting right next to you," said Woods.

Also, don't forget the free family shows, like the Oklahoma Frontier Experience, with horse tricks and trick ropes.

"It is truly entertainment,” said John Harrison, Oklahoma Frontier Experience.

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