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5 Fair Foods You Have to Have

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at UNCW chapter.

1. Funnel Cake

Everybody’s favorite piece of fried dough might as well be compared to American pie and baseball. It’s October’s favorite fair food of all and a must try if, for some reason, you haven’t already.


2. Cotton Candy

99 percent sugar, 1 percent food coloring, and 100 percent a melt in your mouth cloud. It’s always been a childhood favorite since our first trip to the fair.


3. Caramel Apple

Leave it to the fair to smother a piece of fruit in hot caramel, candy coating, and sprinkles. A definite favorite since the first state fair began in 1841.  


4. Fried Oreo

A very close runner up to the funnel cake, an Oreo is fried by being dipped in pancake batter (pancake batter!) and sprinkled in powdered sugar. Gooey, chocolatey, bites of heaven that you can’t leave the fair without.


5. Chocolate Banana

Bananas dipped in a chocolate coating and rainbow sprinkles. So simple and so yummy you could make it home.

Elizabeth is a senior at UNCW majoring in Creative Writing with a minor in English.