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Another Successful Year of Celebrating All Things Texan

DALLAS, TEXAS – October 22, 2017 – Although the Fair gates are closing on another run of Texas-sized fun, the memories made during the 2017 State Fair of Texas will remain. As an annual celebration of all things Texan, the tradition continued with the Fair’s 2017 theme, “Celebrating Texans.” This year, the Fair welcomed approximately 2.2 million people through the gates, as …

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U.S. Coast Guard presented 2017 Pride of Texas Award

During the 2017 Opening Ceremony, State Fair of Texas President, Mitchell Glieber, will present a deserving group of people with the second annual Pride of Texas Award. The Pride of Texas Award recognizes an individual or group whose accomplishments have made all Texans proud; in 2016, the inaugural award honored the Dallas Police Department, following the tragedies of the July …

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State Fair of Texas Announces Free Lineup of Pre-Fair Horse Shows

DALLAS, TEXAS – August 4, 2017 – Just in time to kick-off the State Fair of Texas are the 2017 pre-Fair horse shows! This month-long lineup offers a series of horse shows featuring teams and riders from all over the nation. Located in the Fair Park Coliseum and the Livestock Judging Pavilion, events begin August 4 and will take place …

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Fair Pledges a Minimum of $6 Million to City of Dallas

As part of the community tenet of its mission, the State Fair of Texas aims to preserve its historical Fair Park home while helping to fund necessary improvements to its buildings and facilities. Following the most successful year in its history, the State Fair is proud to pledge a minimum of $6 million to the City of Dallas to be used …

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State Fair in the Community

Happy New Year! I’m excited about the opportunity to share my thoughts and the amazing work that goes on daily at the State Fair of Texas in our community. Community Involvement and Education are both part of our mission and are critical to our focus of being a great partner and neighbor.  Since April 1, I’ve been honored to serve …

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State Fair of Texas Announces Winners of the 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards

DALLAS, TEXAS – August 28, 2016 – It’s finally here, the moment you’ve all been waiting for – the highly-anticipated decision that denotes the ultimate achievement in fair food. Presenting guests with an ample assortment of tasty treats, this year’s finalists proved that there is no shortage of creativity when it comes to the Big Tex® Choice Awards. After tasting …

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State Fair of Texas Announces Judges for 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards

The concessionaires are ready, the food is hot and taste buds are tingling. The wait is almost over – the 12th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards presented by the Dallas Convention & Visitor’s Bureau is just days away and its time to meet the lucky few who will crown the ultimate winners of this year’s Fair food competition.   With …

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State Fair of Texas Announces Finalists for the 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards

Fair food fever has officially returned, as concessionaires get ready to debut their most indulgent assortment of dishes yet! Celebrating more than a decade of decadence, the State Fair of Texas is proud to partner with the Dallas Convention & Visitor’s Bureau to present another year of culinary creations at the 12th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards. For the first …

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How Texan Are You? Take our Quiz!

We’re just 50 days away from the great State Fair of Texas.  To celebrate, we want to see just how Texan you are. Take our quiz below to see if your a bona-fide Lone Star ambassador.

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State Fair of Texas Announces the 2016 Big Tex Choice Awards Semi-Finalists

It’s that time of year again! State Fair concessionaires are ready to debut their latest and greatest edible creations to the public. Following in the footsteps of last year’s success, the 12th Annual Big Tex® Choice Awards presented by the Dallas Convention & Visitor’s Bureau returns bigger and “batter” than ever. Whether your palate craves a “down home” delicacy or …

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