Discounts

Savings of all sizes.

No matter your budget or the size of your family, we want everyone to have the opportunity to enjoy the full State Fair experience. Through our partners, we offer discounts that will help you save at the gate and around the park.

SAVE When You Buy Online

Online tickets are $1.50 less than tickets purchased at a State Fair gate. Remember, when you buy online, you skip the lines at the ticket booth and go straight to the fun.

Save with a Season Pass

With a wide variety of discounts available throughout the run of the 2018 State Fair of Texas, there are endless ways to save. One of the best ways to save is by purchasing a State Fair of Texas season pass. Seeing and experiencing everything at the State Fair in one day is nearly impossible. What is the perfect solution? 2018 season passes are now available for only $45, which includes 24-day admission as well as a variety of special VIP benefits.

Discounted Group Tickets

Want to get a group of friends or your company together for a day at the State Fair of Texas? We offer discounted group tickets starting for groups as small as 20. We can get your group through the gates for as low as $10 per person, a savings of more than 55%.

In addition to discounted tickets and coupons for groups, we also offer private reservations for rental space to host group activities. If you’re interested in learning more about group hospitality options, please email groupsales@bigtex.com or call 214-565-2917.

Get Discounts Delivered To Your Inbox

Sign up to become a Big Tex Insider and get the latest ticket discounts emailed to you. Insiders also receive first access to pre-sales, information on every show and State Fair attraction, discounted merchandise from the Big Tex store, and a special message from Big Tex on your birthday!

Any-Day Discounts

DART GoPass

Buy discounted tickets to the State Fair of Texas right from your DART GoPass app. General admission tickets are just $16, and child/senior tickets are $12. You can also buy a DART GoPass to the Fair. Both your DART GoPass and your Fair tickets will be available on your phone to be scanned at the gates.

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DART

Kroger – Discounted General Admission & Season Passes

Purchase in advance at your local Kroger and get general admission tickets for only $16.50 or season passes for $39. They may be purchased at the check-out counter or service desk.

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Dr Pepper – HALF-PRICE After 5 p.m.

Bring an empty Dr Pepper can to a State Fair of Texas gate after 5 p.m. each day and get a general admission ticket for HALF PRICE.

One can per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.

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McDonald’s Coupons

Discount coupons are available at McDonald’s locations throughout North Texas on tray liners and bag stuffers. Bring your coupon to a State Fair of Texas gate on any day and SAVE $5 off a general admission ticket or HALF OFF a children’s tickets (with purchase of general admission).

One coupon per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.

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Opening Day - Friday, September 28

Military Appreciation Day

The State Fair is kicking off its 2018 event with Military Appreciation Day, in partnership with Texas Lottery Commission. On Opening Day all active military, retired military, and veterans receive FREE admission when they present valid documentation of military service at the gate. Spouses of service men and women with a valid Military Spouse ID, as well as accompanying children under the age of 18, also receive FREE admission.

Valid documentation of military service must be presented at the gate and include valid Military ID Cards and Military Spouse ID Cards. For information on how to obtain your Military ID Card before your visit to the Fair, contact your military branch or go to www.cac.mil.

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Dasani – Half-Off Opening Day

Bring a full 20 oz. bottle of Dasani water (or any 20 oz. Coca-Cola product) for donation to the North Texas Food Bank and get in for only $9 on Opening Day.

One donation per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.

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Dasani

Every Tuesday of the Fair - October 2, 9, & 16

Dr Pepper Half-Price Tuesdays

Bring an empty Dr Pepper can to a State Fair of Texas gate on any Tuesday during the Fair and receive a $9 admission ticket.

One can per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.

Tuesday Savings extend to the Midway – most rides are discounted on Tuesdays.

Midway discounts exclude the Thrillway and the Texas Star Ferris wheel.

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Thrilling Tuesdays

Discounts extend to the Midway for Thrilling Tuesdays, with most rides offered at a reduced price on Tuesdays.

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Every Wednesday of the Fair - October 3, 10, & 17

On October 3, 10, & 17, visitors have the best discount opportunity to save big AND give back to the community.

North Texas Food Bank - $4 Admission

Bring four cans of food to a State Fair of Texas gate as a donation towards the North Texas Food Bank on any Wednesday during the Fair and receive a $4 admission ticket.

One four-can donation per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.

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Every Thursday of the Fair - October 4, 11, 18

Senior Days - FREE Admission

Senior citizens 60 years and better get into the Fair FREE every Thursday of the State Fair.

Discount may not be combined with any other offers.

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Coca-Cola Half-Price Thursdays

Bring an empty 20 oz. bottle of any Coca-Cola product to a State Fair of Texas gate on any Thursday and receive a $9 admission ticket.

One bottle per person. Discount may not be combined with any other offers.

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Coca-Cola

Coca-Cola Thrifty Thursdays

Every Thursday of the Fair, save on everything from cotton candy to funnel cakes. Ranging from mini versions to regular-size items, most discounted food items are between two and seven coupons.

More Thrifty Thursday Info

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Coca-Cola

First Responders Day - Friday, October 12

As a special tribute to our first responders’ public service and dedication, the Fair will host a day recognizing the various organizations of first responders and their contributions to the community. All first responders, including all active and retired public law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics, and other emergency service agencies, will receive FREE admission to the Fair when they present a valid badge or ID card from their department or organization. In addition, up to three admission tickets will be available for their family members.

Valid documentation must be presented at the gate. Offer and ticket valid only on First Responders Day.

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