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2020 Tulsa State Fair 'canceled' due to COVID-19 pandemic

Posted at 11:11 AM, Aug 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-12 09:52:25-04

TULSA, Okla. — The 2020 Tulsa State Fair is partially canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Tulsa County Public Facilities Authority voted Tuesday to cancel the fair with the exception of the Junior Livestock Shows and appropriate level of vendors, according to a news release.

Tulsa County Commissioner Karen Keith told 2 Works for You the commissioners decided to cancel the Midway portion of the fair, which includes the rides. However, the vendors at Expo Square and Made in Oklahoma can still set up.

The commissioners made the decision after reviewing the rising number of coronavirus cases in the city of Tulsa and the state.

Other fairs canceled due to COVID-19, like the 2020 Oklahoma State Fair in Oklahoma City. Officials said they are looking forward to having everyone back in 2021.

Each year people look forward to enjoying not only the rides and food at the Tulsa State Fair but also the entertainment the whole family can enjoy.

Officials said details about the Tulsa State Fair Junior Livestock Shows will be announced in the near future.

For more information, visit the Tulsa State Fair's website.

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