Jessie Wood

Vote FOR the Dallas bond program!

Fall means the annual State Fair of Texas, and it also means election time. In fact, you may not be aware that on November 7, Dallasites will go to the polls to decide on an important bond program. As this proposed program will make our great hometown even greater, the State Fair urges Dallas citizens to vote FOR all 10 bond …

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4 Fair Contests That Are Too Sweet to Miss

You know you have the most decadent chocolate dessert, why not show it off? See how you can put your recipe to the test and earn the title for best Chocolate Dessert, among others, in the Creative Arts Competition Kitchen. What contests should you enter? The Cookie Contest (10/15).  Are your friends constantly begging you for your cookie recipes?  Whether …

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Uber at the Fair!

Take Uber for a fast, seamless and affordable ride to the State Fair of Texas. New to Uber? Download the Uber app and sign up with the promo code TXSF17 to get $15 off your first ride! Sign up here: https://get.uber.com/go/TXSF17. The Uber pick-up/drop-off area is conveniently located at the intersection of Pacific and Gurley, just outside Gate 1. When you’re ready to head …

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7 Things You Can Do at the Fair after 5 P.M.

A cool Texas breeze and the beautiful array of lights on Dallas’ night skyline naturally draw in a large crowd of fairgoers each evening.  But can you really get the full fair experience after 5 p.m.? Absolutely! Check out our list below, 7 Things You Can Do at the Fair After 5 p.m. 1. See the Fair from a Bird’s-Eye View– The …

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8 Tips for Preparing for the Fair

Not a planner? Don’t like to make lists?  No problem! The Fair is here to help you plan your trip to the GREAT State Fair of Texas.  We know that 270 acres and 100+ activities can be a bit overwhelming for a 1-day trip and we hope this list helps you make the most of your time in Fair Park. …

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Let’s Talk Cars

Whether you’re a car lover, looking to buy, or just happen to stroll through – the Texas Auto exhibits are a must! This year, the Texas Auto Show is back and BIGGER than ever, but the excitement does not stop there! Check out the Chevrolet Ride & Drive for a behind the wheel experience, literally! Then, with a full collection …

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Big Tex Scavenger Hunt

While our 55-foot tall cowboy is one-of-a-kind, there are a few more places you’ll be able to see Big Tex during your visit to the Fair. Here is a short, fun scavenger hunt you can do to find him. Once you find Big Tex, be sure post your photos to social media and tag @StateFairofTX Located not too far off …

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Join prominent Texan chefs at the Cutco Celebrity Chef Kitchen

Each day, the State Fair presents four to five culinary demonstrations by notable Lone Star foodie icons in the Cutco Celebrity Chef Kitchen. Chefs prepare a favorite signature dish, share kitchen tips, and answer questions from the audience. Be sure to stick around for the free samples at the end of the show.  

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Concert stages throughout the Fairgrounds

The State Fair has 6 different locations throughout the park where you can enjoy live music! Be sure to check out all the stages and who’s performing.

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State Fair Wine Garden

Featuring more than 25 Texas wineries over the course of the Fair, there is always a new vintage to try at the State Fair Wine Garden

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