Arkansas State Fair


  • No bags larger than 14”x14”x6” will be allowed
  • Metal detectors and/or security wands are at all entrances
  • No re-entry
  • Concealed carry is prohibited even with a permit
  • No pocket knives
  • Have your ticket ready to be scanned upon entrance
  • Report any suspicious conduct to onsite law enforcement or State Fair security
  • By entering the Arkansas State Fair, your image may be captured through photography and/or video, which could be utilized for promotional purposes.
  • Wash your hands after touching any animal


  • No outside food or beverages
  • Coolers or ice chests
  • Backpacks and bags
  • Chairs of any kind (folding chairs, stools, etc.)
  • Weapons (including, without limitation, pocket knives), fireworks and other illegal substances
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • Laser pens and laser pointers
  • Alcohol
  • Skateboards, hoverboards, and wheeled footwear
  • Drones and other unmanned aerial vehicles
  • Self-defense sprays (including, without limitation, pepper spray and mace)
  • Toy guns or toy knives (including, without limitation, water guns)
  • Any other item deemed dangerous or inappropriate or otherwise violating any policy
  • Violators of any laws will be refused admission or asked to leave the fairgrounds