A Grand Canyon State tradition for 129 years, the Arizona State Fair opens Friday, Oct. 11. This year’s star attraction is “Star Trek: The Exhibition,” one of the largest collections of authentic Star Trek artifacts and information ever put on public display. Other new attractions include live Mallard duck races, an animatronic exhibit of mammals from the Ice Age, a comedy hypnosis show, and six new Midway rides.
DETAILS >> Open Wednesdays through Sundays Oct. 11 to Nov. 3 at the fairgrounds at 1826 W. McDowell Road in Phoenix. $5-$10 per person, but discounts are available online. (602) 252-6771 or AZStateFair.com.