State Fair Fun

I spent Sunday with Big Tex (and my parents) and had a ton of fun. Lots of fried food, interesting people and exhibits, and a special surprise - Oprah was there!

We ate:
Fried Guacamole
Fletcher's Corny Dogs
French Fries
Cotton Candy
Sweet Jalapeno Fried Corndog Shrimp
Fried Chocolate-Covered Strawberries
and all kinds of free samples.

We saw:
Trick dog show
Food and Fiber Pavilion samples and exhibits
An old-time salon carved from butter
Pirates of the Caribbean dive show
Birds of the World show
Oprah and Gail with a large camera crew and parade of police officers
Big Tex
Bagpipe Band
Women's Museum
D.A.R. House
Marine Drum and Bugle Corp
Animals on exhibit
a LONG line for fried butter and lots more.

A few photos...

State Fair

State Fair

State Fair

State Fair: Fried Guacamole!

State Fair


  1. Oooh I love fairs! I am so intrigued to find out what fried guacamole is? Sounds awesome!

  2. It's pretty tasty - guacamole and shredded cheese dipped in batter and fried. Then you dip it in ranch and enjoy! It's very rich but really good.

  3. Wow!!! That sounds like so much fun!!! I love fair food.... :D


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