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Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 11:12 PM CDT

State Fair of Texas Opens with a Huge Crowd

State Fair of Texas Opens with a Huge Crowd

Thousands of visitors helped welcome the 2016 State Fair of Texas Friday with fireworks, concerts and fanfare. The Dallas Police Department received a Pride award for its heroic actions July 7.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 07:36 PM CDT

Injectable Great Balls of BBQ Are a Winner

Injectable Great Balls of BBQ Are a Winner

NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez joins The Dallas Morning News's GuideLive team to taste the newest offerings at the State Fair of Texas.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 05:00 PM CDT

2016 State Fair of Texas Kicks Off at Fair Park

2016 State Fair of Texas Kicks Off at Fair Park

The 2016 State Fair of Texas is underway, and big crowds are expected this weekend at Fair Park in Dallas.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 02:23 PM CDT

Aerial Footage: State Fair of Texas Opening Day Parade

Aerial Footage: State Fair of Texas Opening Day Parade

Chopper 5 shows part of the State Fair of Texas' Opening Day Parade through downtown Dallas.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 05:32 PM CDT

DFW Rescue Me at the State Fair of Texas

DFW Rescue Me at the State Fair of Texas

DFW Rescue Me is behind the Centennial Building at the State Fair of Texas, the volunteer group is looking for forever homes for pets.

Monday, Oct 3, 2016 at 03:36 AM CDT

State Fair of Texas Opens Gates Friday

State Fair of Texas Opens Gates Friday

The State Fair of Texas kicked off Friday by honoring the United States armed forces.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 05:50 AM CDT

State Fair of Texas Gets Classy With Frescoes

State Fair of Texas Gets Classy With Frescoes

Replicas of Michelangelo's stunning Sistine Chapel frescoes are on display at the State Fair of Texas in Dallas.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 05:56 PM CDT

Kris Gutierrez Visits With Texas Ag Commissioner

Kris Gutierrez Visits With Texas Ag Commissioner

NBC 5's Kris Gutierrez visits with Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller at the State Fair of Texas.

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.

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