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2016 Ticket and Coupon Prices

Price at Gate
Online Price
On Sale
Season Pass



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General Admission



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Child Ticket
(under 48" in height)



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Child Ticket
(Ages 2 and under)


Not Available

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Senior Ticket
(Ages 60 and better)*



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Food & Ride Coupons
Sold in pkgs of 100
(coupons are worth $.50 each)

Sheets of 20 coupons sold for $10
at State Fair booths

$50 packs

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Big Tex Choice Awards Judging/Tasting Event
(August 28, 2016)

Online ONLY


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*Seniors are admitted FREE every Thursday of the Fair
(October 6, 13, & 20, 2016) compliments of Seniorific News.

Buy State Fair Tickets Online

Beginning August 1, you can buy admission tickets online and print tickets at home or have them scanned through your mobile device. You save $2 when you purchase online so there’s no need to wait in long lines at the admission booths.  State Fair of Texas tickets give you access to more than 100 family-friendly activities, shows, concerts on the Chevrolet Main Stage, nightly Starlight Parade and much more!

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Buy State Fair Coupons Online

Big Tex and the State Fair team have started a new online coupon service where you can purchase $50 packages of food/ride coupons – and have them shipped to your home or print off a voucher good for redemption on the fairgrounds. Coupons are delivered directly to your home between June 6 and September 25. You can also purchase coupons at State Fair booths. One coupon sheet is sold for $10 with 20 coupons per sheet. (A single coupon is worth $0.50 each.) Coupons can be used on food and rides anywhere at the State Fair of Texas.

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2016 State Fair Combo Packs

We also offer State Fair Combo Packs that include general admission tickets and food/ride coupons. State Fair Combo Packs are ONLY available online and offer the best savings at the State Fair of Texas.

What's Included
On Sale
Season Pass Combo Pack
SAVE $35

2 Season Passes &
$50 food/ride coupon pack


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$69 Admission Combo Pack

2 General Admission tickets &
$50 food/ride coupon pack


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$99 Family 4-Pack

4 General Admission tickets &
$50 food/ride coupon pack


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$189 Admission Combo Pack

4 General Admission tickets &
$150 food/ride coupon pack


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2016 State Fair Season Pass

The State Fair Season Pass allows you visit the State Fair of Texas every day of the season. That’s a total of 24 days for $39.95 – only $1.66 per day! Each day you can say “Howdy” to Big Tex, sing along at all the concerts on the Chevrolet Main Stage, visit the livestock barns, eat great foods and enjoy all the fun rides.

In addition to 24 days of admission to the State Fair, Season Pass holders receive:

  • • A FREE commemorative Big Tex photo
  • • A FREE Midway game
  • • A FREE single-day Bring-A-Friend ticket
  • • A FREE State Fair of Texas reusable tote bag
  • • 10% OFF all State Fair merchandise at official stores
  • • A coupon for $5 OFF the State Fair Cookbook
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Group Ticket Discounts

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.

If you have a party of 20 or more plan ahead by booking your group and save on your admissions tickets! You can also pre-purchase your food/ride coupons. Our group sales team can organize everything and have your tickets delivered right to your door. We also offer rental spaces to accommodate large groups.

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

Plan Your Trip to the State Fair of Texas

  • • Buy your tickets and coupons online
  • • Check out the daily schedule and create an itinerary of your favorite activities
  • • Print your State Fair map
  • • Head to the State Fair of Texas and say “Howdy” to Big Tex!
  • • Enjoy all the different foods, rides, and activities ALL day

For additional savings on State Fair admission, see our 2016 ticket discounts.