Tickets to the year’s most exciting events and attractions at the 2012 Oklahoma State Fair sre now on sale, officials announced. This year’s fair opens Thursday, Sept. 13 and runs through Sunday, Sept. 23.
“The Oklahoma State Fair has been a place for friends and family alike to come together and make new memories since it began in 1907,” said Tim O’Toole, president & CEO of Oklahoma State Fair, Inc. “We at the State Fair strive to create an environment where you and your family can enjoy time spent with one another, and for a great value.”
The Oklahoma State Fair returns in 2012 with these premier attractions: Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream and the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour.
The 2012 Home Grown Fun Kicks Off with Disney On Ice .
Dare to Dream, a vibrant, contemporary compilation of princesses, features popular songs and unforgettable scenes from two of Disney’s newest fairytales and one of the most cherished stories of all time. Audiences will behold an alluring aerialist act with Rapunzel’s golden locks, shimmering gowns that twinkle and twirl during Cinderella’s royal ball, a lighting display that illuminates all the fireflies in Tiana’s New Orleans bayou and a grand finale with all the Disney princesses.
Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream will be playing ten shows.
The PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour charges into the Oklahoma State Fair Arena with two performances that will have you on the edge of your seat. On Friday, Sept. 21, cowboys will need to hold onto their hats as they get up close and personal with the Xtreme Bulls of the PRCA for two action-packed hours. After the dust settles in the arena, country music heartthrob Jake Owen will shake things up on the stage.
2009 Top New Male Vocalist Jake Owen will be performing on Friday, Sept. 21 following the PRCA Xtreme Bulls Tour stop. Owen has toured as an opener for many country acts including Kenny Chesney, Brad Paisley and Keith Urban. Now he is making a name for himself as a country music icon. His two most recent singles, “Barefoot Blue Jean Night” and “Alone With You” have both taken the number one spot on the country music chart.
On the next night, fairgoers will want to ‘yee-haw!’ as the Xtreme Bulls return for a second round of action at State Fair Arena. On Saturday, Sept. 22, it’s time to kick up your boots as Gary Allan takes the stage. Throughout his country music career, Allan’s seven studio albums have produced 24 charting hits. His latest album, Gary Allan – ICON, is a greatest hits collection showcasing the singer-songwriter’s talent and was released on March 6, 2012.
The Oklahoma State Fair PRCA Bull Riding Action will provide thrilling entertainment Sept. 21 and 22 with two performances.
Tickets for the 2012 Oklahoma State Fair, running Sept. 13 through 23, can be purchased, starting July 7, at the Jim Norick Arena Box Office, online at www.okstatefair.com or by calling (405) 948-6800. A convenience charge may apply. Find us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, visit us at www.okstatefair.com or read about us on www.fairslice.net – the official blog of State Fair Park.