Battle of the Blue Ribbons new in 2023

Photo courtesy of the State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas is back with something bigger and BATTER than ever. Join the fair in the Embarcadero Building at Fair Park on May 19-21 for Battle for the Blue Ribbons — a new State Fair cooking competition consisting of three of the Fair’s most popular Creative Arts cooking contests: Cookie, Cake and Bread. Contestants of all ages may enter for the chance to be awarded first, second, third and honorable mention. For more rules and information on Battle for the Blue Ribbons, as well as the 2023 cooking contest calendar, visit — Karissa Condoianis