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Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 07:28 PM CDT

Sneak Peek Before Opening of State Fair of Texas

Sneak Peek Before Opening of State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas opens Friday, and NBC 5 got a sneak preview of all the rides, food and other fun attractions at Fair Park.

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 07:25 PM CDT

Burning Big Tex is a Punk Art Icon

Burning Big Tex is a Punk Art Icon

Big Tex, the beloved State Fair of Texas mascot, became a punk art icon when he caught fire in 2012. Charles Scudder, writer at The Dallas Morning News, talked with some of the artists inspired by Big Tex.

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 07:53 AM CDT

Do the State Fair of Texas on the Cheap

Do the State Fair of Texas on the Cheap

Leaders at the State Fair of Texas are encouraging fair goers to save a little cash this year by planning ahead for their visit.

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 07:07 PM CDT

Record Breaking Flag Pull at TMS

Record Breaking Flag Pull at TMS

Chevy helped kick off the State Fair of Texas Wednesday by breaking the world record for largest flag pulled behind a truck.

Tuesday, Sep 27, 2016 at 06:00 PM CDT

DPD: State Fair 'One of the Safest Places in Dallas'

DPD: State Fair 'One of the Safest Places in Dallas'

In light of recent attacks around the country and around the world, Dallas Area Rapid Transit and Dallas Police are focused on creating a safe environment at the State Fair of Texas.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 07:41 PM CDT

Crews Raise Big Tex Over Fair Park

Crews Raise Big Tex Over Fair Park

Big Tex, the 55-foot-tall cowboy mascot, retook his post as the official State Fair of Texas welcomer at 10 a.m.

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