As of this writing, Rockford Town Fair is nine days away. Let's talk about things to put in your mouth. Not swords, not fire, not goldfish, but actual food. Even more, these are nine must-have eats at Rockford Town Fair.

Popcorn Sellers
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You can't go to a fair or carnival without getting popcorn, it should be a law.

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Corndogs are also a must-have and, thankfully, they don't resemble this one. Who would him?

Funnel Cake
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Funnel Cakes: the size of your head and bigger than your stomach but you eat the entire thing anyway. Or, is that just me?

Deep Fried Oreos
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When fried just right, deep-fried Oreos are the bomb.

Yes, loaded ribbon fries can't be skipped at Rockford Town Fair. Add a lemonade to the mix and you're in fair food heaven.

Fried Mac and Cheese Bites
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Now we're thinking outside the box. Sure, when they're fresh mac-n-cheese bites

Shrimp on a stick
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In America, we eat anything on a stick and shrimp on a stick is no exception.

Meat Skewer
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... neither is alligator on a stick. #YOLO

Blue Slushie
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Don't expect the slushie to be served like this because if it's not in a paper cup you're not at Rockford Town Fair.

Sweet Corn
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This is the most important "must-have" at Rockford Town Fair - Sweet Corn. Served HOT, drenched in butter, and ready for salt & pepper. Mmm.


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