• Holiday Recipes from our Creative Arts Competition Kitchen

    We're sharing some of the exclusive recipes that can be found in the upcoming 2018 State Fair of Texas Cookbook. Desserts were created by fairgoers who submitted their baked creations into one of the 2017 cooking contests held inside Creative Arts Competition Kitchen, presented by Community Coffee. Read More >>

  • Another Successful Year of Celebrating All Things Texan

    This year, the Fair welcomed approximately 2.2 million people through the gates. The 2017 event brought big crowds and an even bigger community impact. With the majority of funds going to participating vendors, the Fair generated approximately $54.5 million in gross coupon sales for food, beverages and rides – a second best in the Fair’s 131-year history. Read More >>

  • The 69th Annual Youth Livestock Auction kicked off with a record-setting sale

    This year’s grand champion market steer was generously purchased by Superior Trailers and the Big Tex Champion Club, making auction history with their highest bid of $141,000. Read More >>

  • 2017: Pride of Texas Award - US Coast Guard

    This year, the State Fair team believes the Coast Guard embodies everything the “Pride of Texas” title stands for with their heroic relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. Read More >>

  • The Champ

    Big Tex has a new friend, and you can call him “The Champ.” Read More >>

  • Texas Auto Show

    Go bigger at the largest new car auto show in the Southwest; an event that last 24 days & showcases approximately 400 of the latest models from the world’s leading manufacturers. More >>