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Fairgrounds Map

With so much to see, do, and taste at the State Fair of Texas, our illustrated downloadable map will help you find your way from the parking lots to all of the exhibits around Fair Park and the Cotton Bowl. The fairgrounds map will help you locate show stages, Fair Park museums, restrooms, information booths, and of course, Big Tex. View the map below or download a printable copy.

The all-new 2016 State Fair of Texas map

Exhibits & Museums

A day at the State Fair of Texas can be educational on top of fun. 11 different exhibits and museums will be on showcase at the 2016 State Fair. From Texas history to music, ethnic heritage, art and more, you’ll learn something new every day at the fair. Find the purple dots on your map to learn more about each exhibit or museum and its location.


Eat, drink and be merry at the 2016 State Fair of Texas. Make a visit to the Creative Arts Building to get free samples from the competition kitchen; enjoy an adult beverage at the State Fair Wine Garden, Magnolia Beer Garden, Beer Haven,Trio on the Green or Texas Ice House; and check out the Tower Building Food Court and SkyWay Porch. As always, the rest of your favorite State Fair of Texas food & drink can be found across the fairgrounds, so you’re never far from a full belly and a quenched thirst.

On the Farm

The State Fair of Texas has fun for all ages, including the kids! Bring the younger ones out to any of our four Fun on the Farm exhibits. Whether your kids want to see what life is like on the ranch or get in on the action themselves at the Pee Wee Stampede, there’s something for everyone.

Live Music

One of the best values in all of the State Fair of Texas, live music is included in the price of admission. Check out our full lineup of headlining acts on the Chevrolet Main Stage this year, and check out the regional acts performing daily at six other locations around the fairgrounds.

Shows & Activities

Get off your feet and rest your legs for a few minutes while enjoying any of our 13 shows and activities. This year’s lineup will take place at multiple venues across Fair Park. Stop by each venue to learn more about each and their respective show times or starting times for the activity.


Check out the full exhibit of new vehicles from your favorite car and truck manufacturers at the 2016 State Fair of Texas Auto show. Visit the Chevrolet Ride & Drive, and revisit the automotive past at the Classic Corral.