State fair season has started in our five-state region. If your fall activities include state fairs, you could stay busy through Nov. 7.
New Mexico State Fair: Through Sept. 26 in Albuquerque; (505) 222-9700; www.exponm.com/fair. Expo New Mexico is at 300 San Pedro NE.
Oklahoma State Fair: Through Sept. 26 in Oklahoma City; 948-6700; www.okstatefair.com. State Fair Park is at NW 10 and Interstate 44.
State Fair of Texas: Friday through Oct. 17 in Dallas; (214) 565-9931; www.bigtex.com. Fair Park is at 3921 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Arkansas State Fair: Oct. 8-17 in Little Rock; (501) 372-8341; www.arkansasstatefair.com. The Arkansas State Fair Complex is at Howard Street and U.S. 67 (West Roosevelt Road).
State Fair of Louisiana: Oct. 21 through Nov. 7 in Shreveport; (318) 635-1361; www.statefairoflouisiana.com. The fairgrounds are at Interstate 20 and Hudson Avenue.