The Utah State Fair will be returning to Salt Lake City September 8-18.

This year’s fair will feature performances by Blues Traveler, Luis Coronel, the Canine Stars Stunt Dogs. There will also be a barrel racing series as well as kids’ pedal tractor pull as well juggling, comedy, and magic acts. Kids can also enjoy a variety of activities just for them, ranging from “Little Hands on the Farm,” where they can be a farmer for a day, to a Cookie Contest with a first prize of $75.

Adults may also compete in the Cook-Off. Contestants may register for the competition online by September 1, 2016 or in person on the day of the contest. Other contests include the Governor’s Honey Contest, an Apple Pie Contest, the King Arthur Flour Cupcake Contest, and a Beef Contest. Artists may also submit entries for the various photography contests. Many attendees will also be showing goats, cattle, poultry, horses, and rabbits in their respective competitions. You can see last year’s winners here.

There’s truly something for everyone at the Utah State Fair – whether you’re involved in 4-H, love cooking competitions, or are looking for a fun activity for the whole family. Be sure to mark your calendars and make it out to the Utah State Fair September 8-18!

Check out the Utah State Fair homepage or Facebook page for more info.