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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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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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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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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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Fair Park 80th Anniversary Celebration

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Planning to attend the Fair Park 80th Anniversary Celebration next month? So are we. From Wednesday, June 8 through Saturday, June 11, 2016, Fair Park will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Centennial Exposition with a four-day festival. Fun and engaging activities are planned in order for the entire family to commemorate one of the city’s greatest treasures and historic ...

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State Fair Announces 2016 Theme “Celebrating Texas Agriculture”

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The countdown to fun has officially begun – only 200 days until the State Fair of Texas® begins its annual 24-day run. With agriculture, education and community involvement at the heart of every decision, the State Fair passionately pursues opportunities to expand and build upon its mission. This year the State Fair of Texas celebrates 130 years of history with ...

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State Fair of Texas Announces 2015 Youth Scholarship Recipients

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DALLAS, TEXAS – April 17, 2015 – After serving as an integral part of the organization for 23 years, the State Fair of Texas Youth Scholarship Program continues to uphold the Fair’s mission by supporting agriculture, education and community involvement. The State Fair is delighted to carry on the tradition again this year and will be awarding college scholarships to ...

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An important message from the State Fair of Texas about a proposed redevelopment of Fair Park

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To Our State Fair of Texas Family and Friends, With approximately six months until Big Tex takes his place for the 129th State Fair of Texas in the heart of Fair Park, arrangements are being made for another spectacular exposition. As members of the State Fair family, I felt the need to reach out to you regarding recent media reports ...

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Explore Fair Park: South Dallas Cultural Center 

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Looking for some fun, family-friendly activities here in Dallas? Look no further than Fair Park! Known throughout Texas as a National Historic Landmark, Fair Park contains a rich history and offers a one-of-a-kind cultural experience. With 277 acres featuring a series of well-preserved Art Deco structures, visitors can find a wide variety of museums and cultural centers located throughout the ...

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