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September 27 – October 20, 2024
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“Facing the Rising Sun” Exhibit

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Facing The Rising Sun presents the remnants of a once-thriving North Dallas Community.  Facing the Rising Sun contains photographs, found objects, and historical documents that provide an insight into a community called Freedman’s Town and later known as short North Dallas and now known as Uptown.  Interactive video kiosks allow visitors to see and hear from the people who knew Freedman’s Town first-hand.

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.


Fairtime Parking Address

925 S. Haskell
Dallas, Texas 75223



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