State Fair of Texas Asks Customers How They'd Feel If Festivities Weren't at Dallas' Fair Park

Maybe Big Tex is actually waving goodbye to Fair Park.Fairgoers might get that impression after taking a digital questionnaire this year at State Fair of Texas kiosks in the park. The survey asks some patrons, "How likely would you be to attend the State Fair of Texas if the location was moved out of Fair Park?"That question is especially conspicuous as the State Fair has come under increasing scrutiny by some Dallas officials, who are weighing Fair Park's future and whether to turn it over to a private manager.But State Fair spokeswoman Karissa Condoianis said the question has no hidden agenda and isn't meant to signal that the State Fair is exploring other sites. Fair officials "don't have any intentions of moving" after 130 years at Fair Park, she said."Just given the current environment, we're just making sure we knew where our fairgoers' opinions were on it," she said.  Continue reading...

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