- 1 Where is the Texas State Fair located?
- 2 When and where is the Texas State Fair?
- 3 How do you get to the State Fair of Texas?
- 4 How do I get to Fair Park?
- 5 Is Big Tex still at the state fair?
- 6 How much does it cost to get into the State Fair of Texas?
- 7 Who runs the State Fair of Texas?
- 8 What is the oldest state fair?
- 9 When did the State Fair of Texas begin?
- 10 What do you do at the state fair?
- 11 What does Big Tex say at the state fair?
- 12 Is Fair Park open year round?
- 13 Who owns Fair Park in Dallas?
- 14 What can I do in Dallas today?
Where is the Texas State Fair located?
|State Fair of Texas|
|Location(s)||Fair Park 1300 Robert B Cullum Boulevard Dallas, TX 75210|
|Years active||1886–1917 1919–34 1938–41 1945–2019 2021–|
When and where is the Texas State Fair?
The 2021 State Fair of Texas is scheduled to run Friday, September 24 through Sunday, October 17 in historic Fair Park.
How do you get to the State Fair of Texas?
Using DART to get to the State Fair
State Fair visitors can ride the DART Rail Green Line to two stations – Fair Park Station, located on Parry Avenue at the entrance to the fairgrounds, and MLK, Jr. Station, located south of R.B. Cullum Blvd. and convenient to the MLK fairground entrance (Gate 6).
How do I get to Fair Park?
- Take U.S. 75 (North Central Expressway) South toward downtown Dallas.
- Take exit 284A to connect to Interstate 30 East (toward Texarkana)
- Take exit 48A and follow directions to Fair Park.
Is Big Tex still at the state fair?
Big Tex donned a mask in September 2020 while the fair was on hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
|Location within Texas|
|Location||Fair Park in Dallas|
|Coordinates||32.7797°N 96.7644°WCoordinates:32.7797°N 96.7644°W|
How much does it cost to get into the State Fair of Texas?
General admission tickets are just $16, and child/senior tickets are $12. You can also buy a DART GoPass to the Fair. Both your DART GoPass and your Fair tickets will be available on your phone to be scanned at the gates.
Who runs the State Fair of Texas?
Bob Hilbun. Bob has been with the State Fair of Texas since 1967 – more than 50 years.
What is the oldest state fair?
The first U.S. state fair was that of New York, held in 1841 in Syracuse, and has been held annually to the present year.
|State or Region||New York|
|Fair Name||Great New York State Fair|
|Attendance (year)||1,329,275 (2019) |
|Attendance as % of State Pop.||6.8%|
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When did the State Fair of Texas begin?
Today, we are taking a look back at every Texan’s favorite fall activity with ten little-known facts about the State Fair of Texas. 1. The Fair opened for the first time on October 25, 1886, at the same site in southeast Dallas where it stands today.
What do you do at the state fair?
The staff of the State Fair has compiled a list of their favorite things to do with their families at the Fair.
- Pig Races.
- Pee Wee Stampede.
- Pumpkin Painting.
- Take a walk through the Livestock Barns.
- Visit the Errol McKoy Greenhouse on the Midway.
- Backyard Circus.
- See Ronald McDonald.
- Little Hands on the Farm.
What does Big Tex say at the state fair?
Big Tex returned to the State Fair in grand fashion with a Texas-sized welcome back celebration held on September 27, 2013. As he had done for many years, Tex breathed in a breath of fresh Texas air and said, “Howdy, Folks!,” to the world.
Is Fair Park open year round?
From nail-biting football games to touring one of our many museums and everything in between, visitors come year–round to explore Fair Park*. *Some of the information below may change due to COVID-19. Please visit our COVID-19 update here.
Who owns Fair Park in Dallas?
Fair Park is owned by the City of Dallas and managed by Fair Park First, a 501(c)3, non-profit organization. Fair Park, a State and National Historic Landmark has the largest collection of 1930s Art Deco exposition style architecture in the United States located on 277 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds.
What can I do in Dallas today?
Best things to do in Dallas
- The Sixth Floor Museum. Attractions West End.
- Fearing’s Restaurant. Restaurants LoMac.
- Texas Horse Park. Sports and fitness Equestrian South Boulevard.
- McKinney Avenue Trolley.
- Klyde Warren Park.
- Highland Park Village.
- Southfork Ranch.
- Pecan Lodge.