Tag Archives: State Fair of Texas

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against the State Fair of Texas

State Fair Awarded More than $298,000 in Attorney’s Fees and Sanctions DALLAS, TEXAS – October 19, 2017 – Judge Tonya Parker of the 116th District Court in Dallas has dismissed a lawsuit brought against the State Fair of Texas by the Austin law firm Riggs & Ray, P.C., which appeared to be acting to further the political agenda of a party that …

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100 Things We Love about the State Fair of Texas

It’s no secret that we LOVE all things State Fair! Considering we only have 100 days to go until the 2017 State Fair of Texas, we’ve put together 100 Things We Love about the State Fair of Texas. Keep an eye out for the “President’s Picks” and for some favorites you have yet to experience!  If you want to experience these 100 things …

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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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Most Successful Fair in 130-Year History

They say all good things must come to an end, but goodbyes are never easy. As Big Tex bids his final farewell for the year, it’s hard to believe that the 2016 State Fair of Texas is coming to a close. This year the Fair welcomed 2,408,032 people through the gates. Proving to be the most successful year in Fair …

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2017 Auto Lineup Unveiled at the State Fair of Texas

Buckle up for the State Fair of Texas Auto Show! Today’s Auto Show Media Day included big announcements from a long list of top manufacturers, ranging from unveilings of all-new models to upgrades and new features being added to the current lineup. Home to the largest new car auto show in the Southwest, the State Fair of Texas plays host …

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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 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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Join Big Tex’s Team: State Fair of Texas Seasonal Job Applications Now Available Online!

Are you an outgoing, friendly and energetic person who likes to celebrate all things Texan? Join Big Tex’s team for the 2016 State Fair of Texas! Working at the Fair is just as fun as a visit to the annual event. The State Fair provides more than 6,000 seasonal job opportunities every year, with approximately 1,500 to 1,600 people employed …

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Open Position: Manager – Network Administration

Incumbent: Open Job Title: Manager – Network Administration Department: Finance Updated: June, 2016 FLSA Classification: Exempt (Computer Professional) Compensation:  Dependent upon Experience Class specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees in the class. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.   SUMMARY Manage and maintain the …

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State Fair of Texas Announces New Attractions for 2016

State Fair of Texas Announces New Attractions for 2016 DALLAS, TEXAS – June 15, 2016 – Celebrating 130 years of tradition, the State Fair of Texas returns this fall for another round of food, festivities and family fun. Themed “Celebrating Texas Agriculture,” the 2016 exposition kicks off on Friday, September 30 in historic Fair Park. Although it seems far away, …

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