A pretty great state fair: Utah's annual State Fair kicks off

Published: Friday, Sept. 5 2014 11:10 a.m. MDT

Bill Jarcho, the "Chicken Rider," gets into costume before entertaining fair attendees at the Utah State Fair in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. The fair runs through Sept. 14.

Laura Seitz, Deseret News

The Utah State Fair began on Thursday and runs through Sept. 14 at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City. The annual fair features food, rides, entertainment, exhibits and more. Information about hours, tickets and attractions is available at utahstatefair.com.

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