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Sep 13, 2019

Big Tex Shows Off New Boots

Big Tex Shows Off New Boots

Big Tex got his new boots ready Friday morning for his stand at the State Fair of Texas.

Aug 25, 2019

Sweet, Savory and Creative: Big Tex Choice Award Winners

Sweet, Savory and Creative: Big Tex Choice Award Winners

The State Fair of Texas announced the Big Tex Choice Awards Sunday afternoon, just over a month before the fair's opening day.

Aug 14, 2019

In Pictures: Foods to Know for 2019 State Fair of Texas

Get your taste buds ready! The State Fair of Texas revealed the creative food...View gallery

  • Calypso Island Shrimp Bowl by Stephen Alade (SAVORY)
  • Big Red Chicken Bread by Brent & Juan Reaves (SWEET)
  • Fernie’s Fried Burnt End Burrito by Winter Family Concessions (SAVORY)
Aug 14, 2019

State Fair Reveals Big Tex Food Finalists

State Fair Reveals Big Tex Food Finalists

Get your taste buds ready! The 2019 State Fair of Texas is just 44 days away and we are getting our first look at the creative food items up for this year's Big Tex Choice Award.

Jul 26, 2019

State Fair of Texas Announces 2019 Big Tex Choice Awards Semi-Finalists

State Fair of Texas Announces 2019 Big Tex Choice Awards Semi-Finalists

Get your taste buds ready! The 2019 State Fair of Texas is just 63 days away and we are getting our first look at the creative food items up for this year's Big Tex Choice Award.

Jun 29, 2019

Bill Bragg, One of the Voices of Big Tex, Dies at 72

Bill Bragg, One of the Voices of Big Tex, Dies at 72

Bill Bragg, a former voice of Big Tex whose deep, booming voice welcomed millions to the State Fair of Texas each year with a folksy "Howdy, folks," died Saturday at 72.

Jul 26, 2019

Big Tex is Hiring 7,000 for Upcoming State Fair of Texas

Big Tex is Hiring 7,000 for Upcoming State Fair of Texas

Seasonal job applications are available online for the 2019 State Fair of Texas.

Mar 8, 2019

Keller Woman Wins Contest Designing Big Tex's Boots

Keller Woman Wins Contest Designing Big Tex's Boots

With only a couple of hundred days until the State Fair of Texas kicks off Sept. 27, organizers are showing off the new boots to be worn by Big Tex during the fair's 24-day run.

Mar 4, 2019

Skyline Freshman Makes Top 10 for Big Tex Boot Design

Skyline Freshman Makes Top 10 for Big Tex Boot Design

Designing Big Tex’s boots for the 2019 State Fair of Texas is a huge deal, and a Skyline High School freshman wants the job.

Feb 21, 2019

Vote | Top 10 Finalists for Big Tex's Boot Designs Are Here

Vote | Top 10 Finalists for Big Tex's Boot Designs Are Here

The top 10 finalist for Big Tex’s boot designs have been chosen. Now its' your chance to vote.

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