Here are photos and a video from opening day Thursday of the Utah State Fair. The 162nd run of the fair continues through Sept. 17 at the Utah State Fairpark in Salt Lake City. For ticket information and schedules, visit www.UtahStateFair.com.

Among the highlights this year:

  • Big Top Circus Spectacular starring Bello Nock! of ”America’s Got Talent” fame.
  • West Coast Lumberjack Show
  • PRCA Rodeo
  • Monster Truck Insanity Tour
  • LOCASH concert
  • “Day of Wreck-oning” Demolition Derby