Fair Food. it’s delicious, it’s delectable, it’s deep-fried and on-a-stick whenever possible. This year’s Fair food delicacies delight the palate and deliver unique options and endless opportunities to delve into the world of tasty, tempting treats. All the familiar favorites are back including giant turkey legs, deep fried candy bars, corn dogs, cotton candy, caramel apples, Indian frybread and funnel cake, as well as an assortment of items chocolate coated, bacon covered, spice smothered, and/or deep fried. This year’s newest items combine favorite flavors with exciting new twists to serve up a feast of fantastic Fair food finds including:

Deep-Fried Peanut Butter & Jelly Cheesecake on a Stick with Bubble Gum Frosting – Decadent, crispy cheesecake treat topped with light blue frosting and red, white and blue gumballs (Sweet Cheeks)

Deep Fried Twix (Sweet Cheeks)

Deep Fried Woodfired Pastrami Pizza (Cardinali’s Pizza)

Award winning Spaghetti Ice Cream (Cardinali’s Pizza)

World’s Hottest Ice Cream (Cardinali’s Pizza)

World’s Most Sour Ice Cream (Cardinali’s Pizza)

Specialty Poutine – (French, Mexican, Greek, Shepherd’s pie Fhat Dawgs and La Poutinerie)

Specialty Dawgs – Japanese dog, Mexican dog, Chicago dog (Fhat Dawgs)

Brownie Caramel Funnel Cake – Tastes like a sweet crunchy brownie with caramel on top (J & L Concessions)

Raspberry Frybread topped with powdered sugar (J & L Concessions)

Fireball Donut – Giant raised donut topped with warm caramel glaze infused with cinnamon Fireball Whisky, banana slices and whipped cream. (Brander Enterprises)

Coconut Samoa Donut – Giant raised donut topped with warm toasted coconut caramel glaze with chocolate drizzle. (Brander Enterprises)

Chocolate Covered Chicharrónes (Bacon A-Fair)

Chicken Fried Bacon (Bacon A-Fair)

Southwest BLT Indian Fry Bread – Indian Fry Bread served with hickory smoked bacon, lettuce, fire roasted salsa and homemade chipotle mayo topping (B & J Concessions)

Bacon Wrapped Pork Belly – Premium pork belly rubbed with sage and rosemary and wrapped with 2 feet of thick cut honey smoked bacon on-a-stick. (Biggys 1 & 2)

Frosted Flake Fried Chicken (Get Pickled O Petes)

The Koolicle – A Kool-aide infused pickle (Get Pickled O Petes)

Deep Fried Nachos – Nacho cheese inside of piping hot orbs of crispy nacho goodness bursting with nacho flavors. Can be topped with guacamole, sour cream, jalapeños and cheese. (Tater Twister)

The Tajin Candy Apple (Sweeties and Sweet Dreams)

Deep Fried Nutella (Fried A-Fair & Fried A Fair 2)

Affogato Ice Cream Sundae – Sundae with a double shot of fresh brewed espresso in a test tube placed upside down into the ice-cream. As you eat the ice cream, the espresso slowly drains out into the Sundae. (Fried A Fair 2)

A tradition in the state for 131 years, the Arizona State Fair consistently supplies a healthy dose of family entertainment, homespun creations, and attractions for all ages and interests. The Arizona State Fair runs October 16 to November 8 (open Wednesday through Sunday) at its traditional location at 19th Avenue and McDowell Road in Phoenix.