CategoryContests and competitions

Blue Ribbons Galore at the DIY Design Studio

September 14, 2017

Looking for old-school Fair fun? Look no further than the DIY Design Studio, home to dozens of competitions. From photography to knitting to baking, this is the place where our most creative guests can show off their talents (and compete for a coveted blue ribbon!) Many competition entries are submitted beforehand; participants don’t know who…

America’s Kids’ Adventures in Literature

September 10, 2017

“This world is but a canvas for our imagination” – Henry David Thoreau Some of the greatest adventures ever told take place on the pages of a book. With America’s Kids’ Adventures in Literature you’ll feel like you’ve stepped into an enchanted library where giant books, costumed characters and hands-on activities come together to create…

America's Kids & The Land of Frogs, Princesses and Knights: The Whimsical Side of the Fair

September 24, 2016

Dare to imagine in Expo Hall 5! Enter the Land of Frogs, Princesses & Knights, where the adventures are non-stop, from the brave and daring acts of the Knight School, to the fun and fancy antics of Wonderland. Also in Expo Hall 5 is America’s Kids. This world is full of nostalgia, enchantment and wonder for…