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September 28, 2018 – October 21, 2018
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Opening Day

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The gates swing open at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 28 for the 2018 State Fair of Texas! Don’t miss all the fun Opening Day activities including the Opening Ceremony and Ribbon Cutting.

Opening Day Ceremony

The Opening Day Ceremony is a State Fair tradition that celebrates the first day of the annual event on the Hall of State Steps. Held at 7 p.m., the ceremony includes special appearances, the presentation of awards, a performance by the United States Marine Drum and Bugle Corps, Killgore Rangerettes, and more. Join us as we officially begin the celebration of all things Texan.

Buy your tickets and food and ride coupons in advance.

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Visit Dallas

Mission Statement

The State Fair of Texas celebrates all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment.

The State Fair of Texas is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

Contact

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 150009
Dallas, TX 75315

Telephone

214-565-9931

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