Commercial Exhibitor Areas

Each of the exhibit areas at the State Fair of Texas present something unique to commercial exhibitors.  From targeting different types of shoppers to the flexibility to building large footprint exhibit, the State Fair can offer the right mix for your product or service.

There are five (5) air conditioned exhibit buildings, two (2) tented pavilions and multiple outdoor display areas. To get an idea of the products/services sold in each area, visit the 2016 shopping guide. (Our 2017 shopping guide is coming soon!)

The Centennial Building and all outdoor areas have a 20′ x 20′ space minimum. All other areas have a 10′ x 10′ space minimum.

Download the 2017 Exhibit Rate Map

Air Conditioned Buildings

Automobile Building – Limited to automobile manufacturers. More information.

Centennial Building – The main hall of the Centennial Building is devoted to automobile manufacturers. Approximately 25 retail exhibitors and sponsors. Booths range from 20′ x 20′ to 3,000 sq. ft.


Coliseum Market Place – Approximately 60 retail exhibitors.


Embarcadero – Approximately 60 retail exhibitors.


Grand Place – Approximately 75 retail exhibitors and sponsors.


Tented Pavilions – No air conditioning

Craft Pavilion  Approximately 40 retail exhibitors.


Gateway Pavilion – Approximately 40 retail exhibitors.


Outdoor Areas

Chevrolet Park Plaza/Pennsylvania Entrance – Approximately 16 retail and sponsor booths and mobile marketing tours. Sampling booth sizes near gates include 10′ x 10′ to oversize.


Texas Tower Plaza – Location limited to 10 sponsor and retail locations. Minimum booth size of 10′ x 10′.


Ag-Power Plaza – Location with limited space catering to ranch/farm equipment/supplies. Minimum booth size of 20′ x 20′.

Nimitz Drive – Approximately 14 exhibit spaces with booth sizes of 10′ x 10′. Tent and table provided by State Fair.


Nimitz Terrace – Large exhibit terrace ideal for mobile tour sponsors. Various booth/tour sizes available.


Centennial Terrace – Approximately 11 exhibit spaces for retail and sponsors. Minimum of 20′ x 20′ space required.


Grand Place Terrace – Approximately 7,000 square feet available for retail and sponsor exhibits.


First Avenue Terrace – Approximately 4 exhibit spaces for retail. Minimum of 20′ x 20′ space required.

Questions about space rental at the State Fair?

Still have questions about exhibiting at the State Fair? Check out the Commercial Exhibitor FAQ or contact the Exhibits Department via email at  or call 214-421-8727 to inquire about availability.