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Fair Pledges a Minimum of $6 Million to City of Dallas

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As part of the community tenet of its mission, the State Fair of Texas aims to preserve its historical Fair Park home while helping to fund necessary improvements to its buildings and facilities. Following the most successful year in its history, the State Fair is proud to pledge a minimum of $6 million to the City of Dallas to be used ...

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State Fair in the Community

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Happy New Year! I’m excited about the opportunity to share my thoughts and the amazing work that goes on daily at the State Fair of Texas in our community. Community Involvement and Education are both part of our mission and are critical to our focus of being a great partner and neighbor.  Since April 1, I’ve been honored to serve ...

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State Fair of Texas Announces Winners of the 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards

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DALLAS, TEXAS – August 28, 2016 – It’s finally here, the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the highly-anticipated decision that denotes the ultimate achievement in fair food. Presenting guests with an ample assortment of tasty treats, this year’s finalists proved that there is no shortage of creativity when it comes to the Big Tex® Choice Awards. After tasting ...

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State Fair of Texas Announces Judges for 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards

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The concessionaires are ready, the food is hot and taste buds are tingling. The wait is almost over – the 12th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards presented by the Dallas Convention & Visitor’s Bureau is just days away and its time to meet the lucky few who will crown the ultimate winners of this year’s Fair food competition.   With ...

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State Fair of Texas Announces Finalists for the 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards

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Fair food fever has officially returned, as concessionaires get ready to debut their most indulgent assortment of dishes yet! Celebrating more than a decade of decadence, the State Fair of Texas is proud to partner with the Dallas Convention & Visitor’s Bureau to present another year of culinary creations at the 12th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards. For the first ...

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How Texan Are You? Take our Quiz!

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We’re just 50 days away from the great State Fair of Texas.  To celebrate, we want to see just how Texan you are. Take our quiz below to see if your a bona-fide Lone Star ambassador.

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State Fair of Texas Announces the 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards Semi-Finalists

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It’s that time of year again! State Fair concessionaires are ready to debut their latest and greatest edible creations to the public. Following in the footsteps of last year’s success, the 12th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards presented by the Dallas Convention & Visitor’s Bureau returns bigger and “batter” than ever. Whether your palate craves a “down home” delicacy or ...

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Big Tex Welcomes Back the Budweiser Clydesdales for the 2016 State Fair of Texas

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The State Fair of Texas is honored to once again host the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, who join the list of featured exhibits for the 2016 Fair. Last appearing at the Fair in 2005, the Budweiser Clydesdales are making a long-awaited return to the great State Fair of Texas. After serving as a fairgoer favorite for so many years, the beloved ...

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Share Your Creativity, Texas Style – Creative Arts Contest Deadline Approaches

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Are you blue ribbon worthy? The deadline to enter your creations into the 2016 State Fair of Texas is quickly approaching – don’t miss out on your chance to win! To participate in any of the pre-Fair Creative Arts contests, all entry forms and fees should be sent via mail and must be postmarked by Friday, July 22. Once the registration materials ...

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Mark Your Calendars for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration at Fair Park

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DALLAS, TEXAS – June 27, 2016 – The City of Dallas, Friends of Fair Park, the State Fair of Texas and WFAA-TV (Channel 8) invite you to celebrate America with a day of family fun and fireworks at Fair Park Fourth. Enjoy live music and access to rides, games and concessions within the State Fair of Texas Midway, starting at ...

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