The 2019 State Fair of Texas Opens on Friday. Here you can find all the stories we have published leading up to the fair.
Taking DART to the 2019 State Fair of Texas
Dallas Area Rapid Transit made some schedule changes during the 2019 State Fair of Texas.
Look Inside The 2019 Texas Auto Show
The 2019 Texas Auto Show opens Friday Sept. 27 and runs through Oct. 20 at the State Fair of Texas. NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are proud sponsors of the show. To read more about this story, click here.
Look Inside The 2019 Texas Auto Show
NBC 5 and Telemundo 39 are Proud Title Sponsors of the State Fair of Texas Auto Show
NBC 5 / KXAS and Telemundo 39 / KXTX are the first television stations in the history of The State Fair of Texas to be named title sponsors of the Texas Auto Show, which runs throughout the duration of the fair, Sept. 27 through Oct. 20.
State Fair of Texas Features Bigger Map Than Ever Before
The State Fair of Texas opens at the end of this week, featuring new attractions and a bigger map than ever before. The all new 2019 Visitor's Guide explains the schedule of events, the map of the fairgrounds, and all of the must-see attractions. To read more about this story, click here.
Grant Gives Weather Forecast From New State Fair Ride
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After a morning of seeing the sights and sampling the iconic foods on offer at the State Fair, NBC 5 Meteorologist decided to have a try at presenting a weather forecast while riding "Crazy Surf," the newest ride at The Midway this year.
Fair Park Shines Bright Before State Fair of Texas Opens
Texas Sky Ranger took a look at Fair Park Friday morning, Opening Day of the State Fair of Texas.
Sweet, Savory and Creative: Big Tex Choice Award Winners Named
The State Fair of Texas announced the Big Tex Choice Awards Sunday afternoon, just over a month before the fair's opening day. The 2019 winners were Big Red Chicken Bread, Ruth's Stuffed Fried Taco and Fla'Mango Tango. To read more about this story, click here.
'You Are My Sunshine': Parrots From State Fair Show Sing
We stopped by to see the parrots from the "World of Birds Show presents: SOAR!" at the State Fair of Texas. The show is back after a six-year hiatus and is performed daily at the Band Shell.
State Fair Moves Opening Day Parade From Downtown to Fair Park
The State Fair of Texas is moving the annual Opening Day parade from downtown Dallas into Fair Park. The fair announced the change Thursday, saying the annual tradition was being moved to accommodate other events and activities that are part of the kick-off of the 24-day State Fair. To read more about this story, click here.
State Fair of Texas Prepares for Opening Day With Old Favorites and New Projects
Some old favorites and new projects are coming to this year's State Fair of Texas. To read more about this story, click here.
101-Year-Old State Fair of Texas Volunteer Celebrates 25 Years
Rose Landin, like so many, is excited about the State Fair of Texas. This will be Rose's 25th year working at the iconic fair, but Ms. Landin has something else to celebrate. She is also the, shall we say, most seasoned worker at the fair at 101-years-young. To read more about this story, click here.
What's New at the Cotton Bowl for This Year's Red River Showdown
Fans watch the Red River Showdown between the Oklahoma Sooners and the Texas Longhorns on October 6, 2018, at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. To read more about this story, click here.
State Fair Inspires Students in Science
The State Fair of Texas kicks off Friday, and some of the excitement has already spilled into North Texas schools. Students in Collin County are using the fair to test their skills in science. To read more about this story, click here.
Big Tex Installed at Fair Park for State Fair of Texas
Big Tex will soon be greeting visitors to Fair Park for his 67th year. On Friday, the 55-foot-tall cowboy returned to his post at the heart of the State Fair of Texas, which kicks off Friday, Sept. 27. To read more about this story, click here.
Big Tex Shows Off New Boots
From a field of more than 250 submissions, the final 10 were chosen. From that group, one design emerged as the favorite -- the one put together by Keller's Katie Sauceda. To read more about this story, click here.
Big Tex Gets a Fresh, New Shirt
You're not the only one thinking of a fall wardrobe -- Big Tex is, too! The State Fair of Texas revealed Big Tex's new wardrobe Thursday ahead of the fair kick-off in 21 days. This 55-foot-tall cowboy gets a new get-up every few years since he stands outdoors for four weeks a year through the sun, rain and winds. To read more about this story, click here.