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September 27 – October 20, 2019

Let’s Talk Cars

Posted in: Experience, Fair Time Entertainment.

Whether you’re a car lover, looking to buy, or just happen to stroll through – the Texas Auto exhibits are a must! This year, the Texas Auto Show is back and BIGGER than ever, but the excitement does not stop there! Check out the Chevrolet Ride & Drive for a behind the wheel experience, literally! Then, with a full collection of classic car shows during the 24-days of Fair, every visitor will leave dreaming about cars! Check out the list below:

Texas Auto Show – The only Auto Show in the country where the Corny Dogs go as fast as the cars! Start your engines for the Texas Auto Show at the State Fair of Texas! This historic auto show is over 100 years old and has over 450,000 square feet of space to gaze at some hot wheels. Bring your family to check out the 2018 lineups from the world’s leading manufacturers, all while enjoying fun interactives and live entertainment.
Since 1913, the auto show has been a staple at the State Fair of Texas. Its indoor exhibit space is housed inside two historic buildings, the Automobile Building and the Centennial Building. The Texas Auto Show showcases approximately 400 of the latest models, with an estimated 1.92 million visitors annually. Whether you’re a die-hard car fanatic or you just like to look around at the newest models, this show is the ultimate destination for all things auto.

Texas Auto Show – Truck Zone
Trucks aren’t meant to be corralled indoors; they’re meant for wide, open space under the beautiful Texas sky. Located directly outside the Automobile building on the State Fair of Texas grounds, the Truck Zone encompasses 175,000 square feet of outdoor space featuring the latest and greatest pickups.
More than just a backdrop for automotive exhibits, the Truck Zone is truly an “off-road” adventure, offering experiences that will both educate and excite fairgoers with all things truck-related. From obstacle courses and outdoor games to mind-blowing truck displays, you never know what you’ll discover at the Truck Zone.

Chevrolet Ride & Drive – Chevrolet Park Plaza
Step right up, folks! You’re in for the most thrilling ride of your life. Chevrolet is the official vehicle of the State Fair of Texas, and we’re back again with the popular “Ride & Drive” attraction. We have two exciting tracks where you get the chance to test drive one of the featured vehicles. No coupons required. Tear up the track in a Corvette or Camaro. Or, take a tough Silverado and Colorado trucks for a spin through the rugged obstacle course. No matter what you choose, strap in and get ready for a ride you’ll never forget.

Classic Car Corral
Surrounded by an iconic farm-like fence in a lush, beautifully shaded area of Fair Park known as the Classic Corral. It has been a staple of the State Fair of Texas for decades. As a component of the Texas Auto Show, the Classic Corral offers fairgoers a unique showcase of  automobile history. From domestic and import cars to motorcycles and customized muscle vehicles, this outdoor event changes throughout the Fair. This allows fairgoers to visit with owners, club members, and other enthusiasts in a rotating showcase. Check below for the schedule, and If you need help locating the Classic Car Corral, click here:

  • Friday, September 29- Lone Star Cougar Club
  • Saturday, September 30- North Texas Mustang Club
  • Sunday, October 1- Corvette Legends of Texas
  • Thursday, October 5- Dallas Model A Ford Club
  • Friday, October 6- Z Club of Texas
  • Saturday, October 7- Big D Little Birds
  • Sunday, October 8- Metroplex Mini Car Club
  • Friday, October 13- Lone Star Corvettes
  • Saturday, October 14- North Texas Oldsmobile Club
  • Sunday, October 15- Lone Star Miata Club
  • Friday, October 20- United Lowrider
  • Saturday, October 21- Lone Star Jeep Club
  • Sunday, October 22- North Texas Camaro Club

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.


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 150009
Dallas, TX 75315



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