Arkansas State Fair 2023 Logo

Friday, October 20

Arkansas State Fair 2023 Logo

Welcome to the 2023 Arkansas State Fair Guide

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Daily Promotions

  • 103.7 The Buzz/106.7 BUZ2 and Arkansas Cancer Coalition Ride Day

    From 11 a.m. to close, buy an armband at a midway ticket booth for $35 and get unlimited rides. Gate admission and parking are not included.

  • School Day at the Fair

    $3 Fair admission sold at gates from 1 p.m. to close for all school children through 12th grade.

  • Lunch at the Fair, Sponsored by Entergy

    Fair patrons get free parking and free gate admission weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bank OZK Main Stage

Legends Resort & Casino Preferred Concert Seating: $20

(Free standing room only with Fair Gate Admission)

Hiland Hill Free Attractions

High Diving Pirates of the Caribbean

High-Diving Pirates of the Caribbean

Daily Showtimes:
12:30pm | 3:30PM | 6:30PM

Kangaroo at Aussie Kingdom

Aussie Kingdom

Daily Exhibit Hours:
11AM – 8PM

Daily Showtimes:
12PM | 3PM | 6PM

Swine Races

Museum of Discovery Science Show

Daily Showtimes:
11:30AM | 2:30PM | 5:30PM

Livestock Judging

  • Junior and Open Poultry (Exhibition Poultry)

    8:30AM @ Poultry Barn

  • Junior and Open Poultry & Junior Poultry Showmanship

    8:30AM @ Poultry Barn

  • Junior Dairy Goat Showmanship, *Followed by Junior Dairy Goats (Senior Does then Junior Does) and Open Show Junior Does

    8:30AM @ Goat Center

  • Junior SHOWMANSHIP for Beef Master, Brahman, Brangus, Brangus Composite, Santa Gertrudis, Star Five, Simbrah, Braford Breeding Cattle. BLOW AND GO

    12:00PM @ Barton Coliseum

  • Bred and Owned (follows showmanship and shown by Breeds alphabetically). BLOW AND GO

    12:00PM @ Barton Coliseum

  • Junior Breeding Swine Showmanship

    3:00PM @ Swine Barn

  • Junior and Open American Brahman, Santa Gertrudis, & Star Five. – Bulls will show after heifers in their respective breeds.

    5:00PM @ Barton Coliseum

Creative Arts

  • People's Choice Cookie Contest

    1:00PM - 6:00PM