5 Things to Know About the State Fair of Texas – Wednesday

It's Day 6 of the 2017 State Fair of Texas. Here's 5 things you need to know before heading to the fair on Wednesday.

  1. First thing to know is how to get a discount on admission. On Wednesday's, you can get in for just $4 when you donate 4 canned food items. You need 4 canned items for each discounted ticket. All the donations go to the North Texas Food Bank. NBC 5 & Kroger are proud sponsors of the event.
  2. Once you get to the fair, go take a test drive in your favorite Chevrolet vehicles. The company has a huge "Ride & Drive" test track set up near the midway. It's open from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. You will need to register and have an active drivers license before getting behind the wheel.
  3. Something you don't want to miss at the State Fair of Texas is the livestock. In fact there are guided tours each day that leave from the Ag-Power Plaza. Tour's run from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
  4. The Dallas Police Department plays a big role in keeping you safe while at the fair, but they also put on a show. Don't miss the Mounted Patrol demonstration in the Ranch Arena. There are 2 shows, 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. 
  5. The Dallas Police K-9 Officers also have a demonstration at the fair. The show is also in the Ranch Arena at 2 p.m. & 6 p.m.
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