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2016 State Fair of Texas Ticket Discounts

Discounted Tickets in Advance

Saving on tickets to the State Fair of Texas has never been easier.  You can buy discounted tickets in advance OR save at the gate.

4 Ways to SAVE When You Buy Tickets Online

Buying your State Fair tickets online saves you time and money.  Buy your admission tickets and your food & ride coupons online AND have them delivered right to your mailbox or your inbox.  

  • Online Tickets are $2 LESS than tickets purchased at the State Fair gate.
  • Season Pass Combo Packs (includes 2 Season Passes and 100 food & ride coupons) are just $95 – that is a $35 SAVINGS.
  • $99 Family 4-Pack (includes 4 general admission tickets and 100 food & ride coupons.) A 26% SAVING.
  • Attending the Fair with 20 of your closest friends? Buy discounted group tickets online and SAVE up to $7 per ticket.

Buy tickets and coupons online today and go straight to the fun! No need to wait in lines at the gate, you can walk right through with your tickets in hand.

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Discounted Delivered to Your Inbox

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New for 2016 – Coupons Delivered to Your Mailbox and Print-at-Home Tickets

The State Fair is offering new ticketing services for 2016.  Fair attendees will be able to purchase $50 packages of food/ride coupons in online and have them delivered to their home from June 6th to September 25th.

Beginning August 1st, fairgoers can buy their tickets online and print their general admission tickets at home OR open their tickets and have them scanned from their phones.

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Pick Up Discounted Tickets at these State Fair Partners

DART GoPass – Any Day Discountdart

Buy discounted tickets to the State Fair of Texas right from your DART GoPass app. General Admission tickets are just $16 and child/senior tickets are $12.  You can also buy a DART pass to the Fair. Both your DART pass and your Fair tickets will be right there on your phone and scanned at the gates.  Tickets on sale September 12, 2016.

Kroger – Discounted General Admission / Season Passes15_spon_kroger2

Advance purchase General Admission tickets are $16.50. A Season Pass is $34.95. They may be purchased at the check-out counter or at the service desk. A State Fair season pass includes a one-day companion ticket (good Monday-Friday). Tickets on sale September 1, 2016.

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Discounts Good ANY Day of the Fair

Opportunities for half-price admission tickets any day of the week.

Dr Pepper HALF PRICE After 5 – Any day after 5 p.m.drpepper

Enjoy all the State Fair has to offer after 5 p.m. and save. Bring an empty Dr Pepper can after 5 p.m. each day and admission is HALF PRICEOne can per person. Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

McDonald’s – Any Day Discount

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Discount coupons are available at McDonald’s locations throughout North Texas on tray liners and bag stuffers.  Bring coupon to the gate and SAVE $5 off general admission tickets or HALF OFF a children’s tickets (with purchase of general admission). One coupon per person. Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

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Daily Discounts

Find a discount to fit with your plans.

OneMain Financial – Military Appreciation Day

The State Fair is kicking off its 2016 event with Military Appreciation Day, in partnership with OneMain Financial. On Opening Day of the onemainnewFair – Friday, September 30, 2016 – all active military, retired military and veterans receive FREE admission when they present valid documentation of military service at the gate. Spouses of service men and women with a valid Military Spouse ID and accompanying children under the age of 18 also receive FREE admission.

Valid documentation of military service must be presented at the gate and includes valid Military ID Cards and Military Spouse ID Cards. For information on how to obtain your Military ID Card before your visit to the Fair, contact your military branch or go to www.cac.mil. Offer and ticket valid only September 30, 2016.

Dasani – HALF-PRICE Opening Day, Sept. 30dasani

Bring a full 20 oz. bottle of Dasani water (or any 20 oz.Coca-Cola product) for donation to the North Texas Food Bank to State Fair gates and get a coupon for HALF PRICE admission on opening day (September 30, 2016). One donation per person. Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

Dr Pepper $5 Tuesdays – Any Tuesday (October 4, 11 and 18, 2016)

Bring an empty Dr Pepper can and receive a coupon for a $5 admission ticket to the State Fair.

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One can per person. Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

Tuesday Savings extend to the Midway – most rides are 6 coupons on Tuesdays.

Midway discounts excluding the Thrillway and the Texas Star. 

$4 Admission- Any Wednesday (October 5, 12 and 19, 2016)ntfb

Bring 4 cans of food for donation to State Fair gates any Wednesday of the Fair and receive a coupon for a $4 admission ticket. Enjoy the Fair for just $4 and help stock the North Texas Food Bank. One (4 can) donation per person. Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

Senior Days FREE Admission – Any Thursday (October 6, 13 and 20, 2016)

Each Thursday at the State Fair of Texas senior citizens 60 years and older get into the Fair FREE.  Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

Coca-Cola $6 Thursdays – Any Thursday (October 6, 13 and 20, 2016)spon_cocacola

Bring an empty 20 oz. bottle of a Coca-Cola product and receive a coupon for a $6 admission ticket to the State Fair.  One bottle per person. Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

 

Save on great Fair food with the NEW Thrifty Thursday Program

Save on everything from cotton candy to funnel cakes.  Most items between two and seven coupons.

KISS-FM Fridays – Any Friday15_mediaptner_106.1kiss

(October 7, 14 and 21, 2016)

SAVE $5 off general admission tickets to the State Fair on Fridays. Download and print a coupon from the KISS-FM website.  Bring the coupon to the gate and admission to the Fair is $13. One coupon per person. Discount may not be combined with any offers. 

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Discounted Group Tickets

Attending the State Fair with a group of friends?  Looking for a fun company outing?  The State Fair of Texas offers discounted group tickets for groups as small as 20

Package pricing for admission tickets and food & ride coupons.