The State Fair of Texas, Fair Park and partners, invite you to NXT Fest @Fair Park! Regardless of what you do after graduation, NXT Fest is here to help you level up. We’re dropping knowledge and product so be sure and register today because space is limited. Thanks to our friends at the JMBLYA Music Festival the first 300 students to register will be entered in to win a four pack of tickets to the JMBLYA.

What happens at NXT FEST?

– Job fair to get you $$$
– A fashion show & clothing boutique to keep you fresh
– FREE transportation (Limited seating. First come, first served)
Free food that ain’t from the school cafeteria
– Real Talk panels by folks from around the way
– FREE financial aid workshops and scholarship info
– College reps so you can get info and ask questions
– FREE school supplies so you’re on point
– Exclusive after party
– FREE Federal Income Tax completion for parents and
students with jobs. Book a session here! (Choose Saturday 2/17 for available times)
– FREE meningitis shots for 18-year-olds and younger*
– And much more!


When is NXT Fest?

NXT Fest is a student conference that takes place @ Fair Park
Saturday, February 17, 2018
10 am – 3:30 pm
Breakfast & registration open at 9 am.

Where is NXT Fest?

Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center.
1403 Washington Street
Dallas, Texas 75210

The Briscoe Carpenter Livestock Center is a brand new facility with state-of-the-art amenities and is located inside historic Fair Park.

Don’t forget: breakfast and lunch are FREE…and it ain’t cafeteria food!

Do I need to register to attend NXT Fest?

Yes, you do need to register to attend NXT Fest. You can do it on your phone and only takes a couple of minutes. NXT Fest is open to all Dallas ISD students and space is limited. Just click on the registration button below to get started.

Remember. the first 300 students to register will be entered to win ticket to JMBLYA!

Registration Now Closed

* Must be 18 years old and under in order to receive free meningitis shot. If the student is under 18 years of age, a parental guardian is required to be present to sign the release of consent.  If the student is 18 years of age, the student is eligble to sign consent for themselves. Please bring student’s shot records. 

The State Fair of Texas thanks our NXT Fest committee members for their participation and commitment to education.