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The Five Craziest San Diego County Fair Foods

From Krispy Kreme chicken sandwiches to octopus on a stick

Aerial view of the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

Credit: San Diego County Fair & Del Mar Fairgrounds

Above: Aerial view of the San Diego County Fair at the Del Mar Fairgrounds.

The San Diego County Fair isn't scheduled to open until June 2, but a media preview gave an early peek at some of the fried creations.

Here are the the top five wackiest foods you'll find at the 2017 fair:

Photo credit: Photos by Nina Garin

The Krispy Kreme Ice Cream Chicken Sandwich is by far the most creative option at the 2017 San Diego County Fair. It features a crispy chicken breast and vanilla ice cream between glazed doughnuts. Then it's topped with Fruity Pebbles cereal and syrup.

This is octopus on a stick. When you order it, you'll get it without the google eyes, costume and flag.

These Ninja Pizza Cupcakes will be featured at the 2017 San Diego County Fair. Made with tomato spice cake and candied pepperoni, they were a winner on the TV show "Cake Wars."

These are beef meatballs covered in peanut butter and sweet batter. After they've been "fried to perfection," they're topped with a peanut sauce and powdered sugar.

2017 San Diego County Fairgoers will find fried ravioli in two flavors: cheese and buffalo chicken.

Other foods that will be sold (but weren't previewed) include chicken skin tacos, fried cactus and an edible insects booth.

Those looking for fruits and vegetables will find bacon-wrapped asparagus and Brussels sprouts, as well as the classic pineapple boat filled with grilled chicken.

The San Diego County Fair runs June 2 through July 4, 2017. Along with the fried oddities, the event also welcomes acts including Patti LaBelle, Toby Keith, Trevor Noah, LeAnn Rimes and Switchfoot.

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