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Parking and Directions

The State Fair of Texas is conveniently located in Fair Park just two miles east of downtown Dallas.

 

A few things to know before you go:

    • Gates open daily at 7 a.m. (Except for 9/30/2016 – Open at 10 a.m.)
    • Tickets can be purchased in advance at North Texas Kroger Food Stores or online
    • Parking in official State Fair lots is $15 per space
    • There is a DART station at the front gate of Fair Park
    • Wheelchairs, electric carts and baby strollers can be rented at the following locations: Gate 10 (Pennsylvania), Gate 5 (Grand) and at the front gate (DART)
    • Groups of 20 or more save up to 30% on advanced tickets

For additional information about the State Fair of Texas, check out our FAQs.

Directions to the State Fair of Texas State Fair Parking Map Fairground Map

 

Using DART to get to the State Fair

State Fair visitors can ride the DART Rail Green Line  to two stations – Fair Park Station, located on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the fairgrounds, and MLK, Jr. Station, located south of R.B. Cullum Blvd. and convenient to the MLK fairground entrance (Gate 6.)

Denton County A-Train

Traveling from Denton County? Take the A-train from one of five stations and transfer to DART’s Green Line at Trinity Mills. Click here for travel information.  Please note: The A-train does not operate on Sunday.

Driving Directions

From Sherman-Plano-Richardson

Take U.S. 75 (North Central Expressway) South toward downtown Dallas. Take exit 284A to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana), then take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Austin-Waco

Take Interstate 35E North to downtown Dallas. Take exit 428B to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana), then take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Fort Worth-Abilene-Weatherford

Take Interstate 30 East to Dallas. Follow signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana. After passing downtown Dallas, take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Denton-Lewisville-Gainesville

Take Interstate 35E South to downtown Dallas and exit 427E. Immediately after taking the exit, move to one of the left two lanes and enter Interstate 30, Eastbound. Follow signs for Interstate 30 East toward Texarkana. After passing Downtown Dallas, take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Houston-Huntsville-Corsicana

Take Interstate 45 North to exit 284A. Move to the right lane and follow signs for Interstate 30 East. Take exit 48B and follow directions to Fair Park.

From Texarkana-Greenville-Rockwall

Take Interstate 30 West toward downtown Dallas. Take exit 49B and follow directions to Fair Park.