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


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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Win A State Fair of Texas Christmas Ornament


Enter now for your chance to win! Now’s your chance to win a hand-painted Christmas ornament created for the Fair’s 2016 theme, “Celebrating Texas Agriculture.” Be sure to enter by December 10, 2016 for your chance to have this ornament on your tree this holiday season. The deadline to enter for this promotion has ended.

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Ten reasons we’re thankful


With the Thanksgiving holiday right around the corner, the State Fair of Texas would like to take some time to reflect on a few of the many reasons that we give thanks this holiday season. From some of our favorite memories at the 2016 State Fair of Texas, to all of the men and women who dedicate their lives every ...

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State Fair of Texas Awards Inaugural Pride of Texas Award


During the Opening Ceremony of the 2016 State Fair of Texas, State Fair President Mitchell Glieber surprised everyone by awarding the Dallas Police Department with a bronze statue resembling Big Tex from the State Fair called the Pride of Texas Award. Glieber explained during the ceremony, that the State Fair team was inspired to begin this new tradition following the ...

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How Texan Are You? Take our Quiz!


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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Tickets Now Available for the 2016 State Fair of Texas and Big Tex Choice Awards


DALLAS, TEXAS – August 1, 2016 – For all you Fair food fanatics out there, the wait is over – you can now purchase your tickets to the 12th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards! In 2014, the annual Big Tex Choice Awards ceremony opened its doors to the public for the first time. A limited number of State Fair fans ...

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


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


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


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


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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