Preparations are underway for the 2017 Tulsa State Fair

Posted at 6:27 AM, Sep 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-26 09:24:50-04

TULSA -- Fried food. Cotton candy. Rides. Live shows. And more!

The Tulsa State Fair is only two days away, and preparations can be seen on the midway. The Department of Labor will be inspecting all the rides before they're in operation. The state is one of 30 that inspects rides to meet with safety standards.

There will be approximately 60 rides and two extreme rides this year operated by North American Midway Entertainment. The labor commissioner will then stay on the grounds throughout the 11-day fair to make sure the rides are safe.

This year's fair theme is "Take a Spin". It'll open on Thursday at 5 p.m. and run until October 6.

Fair organizers want you to have fun and take pictures using the hashtag #11DaysofAwesome on social media.

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