Groups

Big groups. Bigger savings.

Is visiting the State Fair a big tradition in your family, friends, or office? Buy your group tickets in advance and SAVE more than 33% – that’s a discount of up to $8 per ticket! You can also buy pre-loaded Midway game cards and food and ride coupons in advance for your group. The Fair’s group sales team can help you get everything you need for a day of fun at the Fair delivered right to your door.

For group planning assistance and ticket purchasing, call 214-565-2979.

Group Size Rate

Group Size Online Price Gate Price Buy Online
20 to 99 people $12.50 $18.00 Buy Now
100 to 249 people $11.50 $18.00 Buy Now
250 to 999 people $10.50 $18.00 Buy Now
1,000+ people $10.00 $18.00 Buy Now

Group Value Packs

Pick the package that’s right for your group and the Fair will do the rest. Value packs include admission tickets, food and ride coupons, and $10 Midway game cards.

Group Value Packs Price Savings Buy Online
20-Person Value Pack
(20) general admission tickets
(40) sheets of food and ride coupons
(20) $10 Midway game cards
$850.00 $110.00 Buy Now
35-Person Value Pack
(35) general admission tickets
(70) sheets of food and ride coupons
(35) $10 Midway game cards
$1,500.00 $180.00 Buy Now
50-Person Value Pack
(50) general admission tickets
(100) sheets of food and ride coupons
(50) $10 Midway game cards
$2,150.00 $250.00 Buy Now
75-Person Value Pack
(75) general admission tickets
(150) sheets of food and ride coupons
(75) $10 Midway game cards
$3,200.00 $400.00 Buy Now

 

Let Big Tex Host Your Event

The State Fair has rental spaces available and can accommodate everything from catered picnics to sales presentations. Bring your team out for a meeting, then spend the rest of the day at the Fair.

Events we love to host:

• Sales meetings
• Church picnics
• Company fun days / team building
• Family reunions
• Group outings for youth groups or associations

The Fair’s group sales team can build you a package that includes meeting space, discounted tickets, and food and ride coupons. They can also assist with coordinating catering for your event.

Inquire about space availability via email at groupsales@bigtex.com or call 214-565-2917.

Privately Reserved Rental Spaces

Cotton Bowl Media Center

Located on the 3rd level of the Cotton Bowl, the Media Center is the perfect setting for a company gathering – offering a unique opportunity for attendees to see a different side of the historic Cotton Bowl stadium.

• Private room with private entrance
• Indoor with air conditioning
• Dedicated restrooms for groups

RECEPTION CAPACITY: 300
SEATED CAPACITY: 175
CATERING: available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge
SPACE RENTAL: $750

State Fair admission, parking, and food and ride coupons sold separately.

 

Special Events Pavilion

Want a more informal setting for your event? Located just inside Gate 5 (Grand Ave Entrance), the Special Events Pavilion is a tented space perfect for company, church, or big family picnics.

• Private tent with controlled access
• Nearby restrooms for groups

RECEPTION CAPACITY: 500
SEATED CAPACITY: 250
CATERING: available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge
SPACE RENTAL: $750 for group ticket buyers (seating for up to 250). $1,000 for group ticket buyers (seating for up to 500)

State Fair admission, parking, and food and ride coupons sold separately.

 

Cotton Bowl Club Level

Reserve the newly renovated club level of the Cotton Bowl and views of the historic stadium will be the backdrop to your event. The club level is located on the 4th level of the Cotton Bowl.

• Private room with private entrance
• Indoor with air conditioning
• Nearby restrooms for groups

RECEPTION CAPACITY: 100
SEATED CAPACITY: 65
CATERING: available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge
SPACE RENTAL: $1,000

State Fair admission, parking, and food and ride coupons sold separately.

Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center

The new Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center has multiple opportunities to serve groups of all sizes right in the heart of the Fair’s agrarian area. For more information, visit the Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center’s dedicated page.

Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center

State Fair admission, parking, and food and ride coupons sold separately.

Coliseum Foyer

Located conveniently near the Midway, children’s activities, and shopping, the Coliseum Foyer is a great location for medium-sized groups looking for space rental at the State Fair.

• Indoor with air conditioning
• Picnic seating
• Restroom facilities for groups

RECEPTION CAPACITY: 60
SEATED CAPACITY: 40-60
CATERING: available through approved catering list
A/V: additional charge
SPACE RENTAL: $400

State Fair admission, parking, and food and ride coupons sold separately.