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Vote FOR the Dallas bond program!

Fall means the annual State Fair of Texas, and it also means election time. In fact, you may not be aware that on November 7, Dallasites will go to the polls to decide on an important bond program. As this proposed program will make our great hometown even greater, the State Fair urges Dallas citizens to vote FOR all 10 bond …

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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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State Fair of Texas Awards $1.3 Million to Texas Youth

Since its establishment in 1992, the State Fair of Texas® Youth Scholarship Program has continued to uphold the Fair’s nonprofit mission of supporting agriculture, education and community involvement. To celebrate 25 years of supporting Texas youth through college scholarships, the State Fair honored its Dallas-area scholarship recipients at the annual Youth Scholarship Luncheon today. Graduating high school seniors and their …

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State Fair of Texas Supports Global Youth Service Day

DALLAS, TEXAS – March 22, 2017 – Considered one of the largest service events in the world, Global Youth Service Day engages millions of youth around the globe to find their voice and take action on vital issues. The event is observed across 100 countries with more than 4,000 projects completed during its 3-day span. Heading into the global event’s …

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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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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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Big Tex Welcomes Back the Budweiser Clydesdales for the 2016 State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas is honored to once again host the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales, who join the list of featured exhibits for the 2016 Fair. Last appearing at the Fair in 2005, the Budweiser Clydesdales are making a long-awaited return to the great State Fair of Texas. After serving as a fairgoer favorite for so many years, the beloved …

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Mark Your Calendars for the Annual Fourth of July Celebration at Fair Park

DALLAS, TEXAS – June 27, 2016 – The City of Dallas, Friends of Fair Park, the State Fair of Texas and WFAA-TV (Channel 8) invite you to celebrate America with a day of family fun and fireworks at Fair Park Fourth. Enjoy live music and access to rides, games and concessions within the State Fair of Texas Midway, starting at …

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Fair Park 80th Anniversary Celebration

Planning to attend the Fair Park 80th Anniversary Celebration next month? So are we. From Wednesday, June 8 through Saturday, June 11, 2016, Fair Park will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the Centennial Exposition with a four-day festival. Fun and engaging activities are planned in order for the entire family to commemorate one of the city’s greatest treasures and historic …

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State Fair Announces 2016 Theme “Celebrating Texas Agriculture”

The countdown to fun has officially begun – only 200 days until the State Fair of Texas® begins its annual 24-day run. With agriculture, education and community involvement at the heart of every decision, the State Fair passionately pursues opportunities to expand and build upon its mission. This year the State Fair of Texas celebrates 130 years of history with …

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