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Sep 5, 2019

Big Tex Gets a Fresh, New Shirt

Big Tex Gets a Fresh, New Shirt

You're not the only one thinking of a fall wardrobe -- Big Tex is, too!

Jun 18, 2019

What's New for This Year's State Fair of Texas

What's New for This Year's State Fair of Texas

The countdown is officially on: just 101 days away from this year's State Fair of Texas. On Tuesday, fair officials announced what's new for 2019.

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.

Mar 1, 2019

State Fair of Texas Announces 2019 Theme

State Fair of Texas Announces 2019 Theme

It's the first day of spring but the State Fair of Texas has September already on our minds. The 2019 theme was announced Friday morning as "Celebrating Texas Creativity." It's a nod to the many pieces of...

Dec 13, 2018

Controversial Contract Extension for State Fair of Texas

Controversial Contract Extension for State Fair of Texas

A ten year contract extension for the State Fair of Texas was controversial at Dallas City Hall Wednesday, even though no one wants the fair to leave Dallas Fair Park.

Nov 15, 2018

Rainy Days Hit State Fair of Texas in Coupon Books

Rainy Days Hit State Fair of Texas in Coupon Books

After record-setting rains, the State Fair of Texas’ coupon sales this year were predictably gloomy: a drop of nearly $9 million versus last year’s totals.

Oct 24, 2018

Big Tex Dismantled Wednesday in Fair Park

Big Tex Dismantled Wednesday in Fair Park

Despite a rainy three-week run, Big Tex welcomed more than 2 million visitors to the State Fair of Texas this year, slightly down from last year's 2.2 million.

Oct 21, 2018

State Fair of Texas Extends Hours for Final Weekend

State Fair of Texas Extends Hours for Final Weekend

Officials at the State Fair of Texas said they have had lower attendance this year due to the wet weather.

Oct 14, 2018

Hunter Hayes Concert Time Moved Up for Possible Bad Weather

Hunter Hayes Concert Time Moved Up for Possible Bad Weather

Concerts are free with admission to the fair.

Oct 11, 2018

Remembering the 3,000 Texans who Died in the Vietnam War

Remembering the 3,000 Texans who Died in the Vietnam War

For the men who volunteer to watch over the Texas Vietnam Veterans Memorial, its about telling the stories of those soldiers who were not fortunate enough to come home.

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