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Groups at the State Fair

Save big when you take your group to the State Fair of Texas!

Does your office come to the fair each year?  Do you have a large group of friends who always come to see Big Tex? Plan ahead, book your group and SAVE on your admission tickets.  Plus, you can pre-purchase your food/ride coupons!  The group sales team can organize everything and have your tickets delivered right to your door.

Need a place to host a group outing?  Did you know that the State Fair of Texas has rental space that can accommodate large groups?  You can bring your team out for a meeting and then spend the rest of the day at the fair.

For questions about space rental and group tickets, email groupsales@bigtex.com or call 214-565-2917.

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Group Ticket Discounts

Planning ahead can SAVE money.  Purchase your group tickets online in advance for BIG savings.

Gate General AdmissionGroup Discount
20 - 249
General Admission Price$18$12.00
(33% Savings)
For groups of 250 or more, please call 214-565-2917 for special discount pricing.

Group tickets are valid for 1-day admission during the 2016 State Fair (September 30 to October 23, 2016.)  Discounted group tickets can only be purchased in advance.  Discounts listed above are not available at the State Fair of Texas gates. 

Purchasing discounted group tickets is simple. Head to the group ticket purchase page, or contact the advanced ticket sales team at groupsales@bigtex.com or call 214-565-2917.

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Privately Reserved Rental Space

Looking for the perfect spot for your next group outing?  Consider hosting them at the State Fair of Texas (September 30 to October 23, 2016).  The State Fair has flexible meeting space that can accommodate everything from catered picnics to sales presentations.  All located right in the middle of the largest fair in the United States.

What types of events can you hold at the State Fair of Texas?

    • Sales meetings
    • Church picnics
    • Company fun days / team building
    • Family reunions
    • Group outings for youth groups or associations

The group sales team can build you a package that includes meeting space, discounted tickets and food/ride coupons.  They can also assist with coordinating catering for your event.  Contact them to inquire about space availability via email at groupsales@bigtex.com or call 214-565-2917.

 

Rental Spaces

Cotton Bowl Media Center

The newly constructed Cotton Bowl Media Center is the perfect setting for a sales meeting or a company gathering.  Located on the 3rd level of the Cotton Bowl, the room offers a unique opportunity for attendees to see a different side of the historic Cotton Bowl.

cottonbowlpressPrivate room with private entrance
Indoor with air conditioning
Dedicated restrooms for group

Reception capacity:  300
Seated capacity: 175
Catering:  available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge

Space rental: $750 

State Fair admission, parking and ride/food coupons are additional.

Cotton Bowl Club Level

Host your event in the newly renovated club level of the Cotton Bowl.  The historic stadium will be the backdrop to your event.  The club level is located on the 4th level of the Cotton Bowl.

cbclubPrivate room with private entrance
Indoor with air conditioning
Nearby restrooms for group

Reception capacity: 100
Seated capacity: 65
Catering:  available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge

Space rental: $1,000

State Fair admission, parking and ride/food coupons are additional.

Special Events Pavilion 

Want a more informal setting to your event? The Special Events Pavilion is a great option. Located just inside Gate 5 (Grand Ave Entrance), the tented space is perfect for company and church picnics.

parytentPrivate tent with controlled access
Nearby restrooms for group

Reception capacity: 500
Seated capacity: 250
Catering:  available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge

Space rental: $750 for group ticket buyers (seating for up to 250).
$1,000
 for group buyers (seating for up to 500).

State Fair admission, parking and ride/food coupons are additional.

Coliseum Foyer

Located conveniently near the Midway, children’s activities, and shopping, the Coliseum Foyer is great location for medium-sized groups looking for space rental at the State Fair.

Indoor and air-conditioned.
Picnic seating.
Restroom facilities for group

Reception capacity: 60
Seated capacity: 40-60
Catering:  available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge

Space rental: $400

State Fair admission, parking and ride/food coupons are additional.