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.

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 or call 214-565-2917.

Privately Reserved Rental Spaces

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

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.

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.