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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!

Aug 7, 2019

State Fair Hosts Job Fair and Resource Fair

State Fair Hosts Job Fair and Resource Fair

The State Fair of Texas is hosting a job fair Wednesday and Thursday.

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.

Jun 4, 2019

See the State Fair of Texas Concert Lineup

Concerts are free for ticket holdersView gallery

  • Rick Springfield
  • CAMEO
  • La Maquinaria Norteña
Aug 13, 2019

98 Degrees Added to Main Stage Lineup at State Fair of Texas

98 Degrees Added to Main Stage Lineup at State Fair of Texas

The State Fair of Texas has added '90s heartthrobs 98 Degrees and R&B singer Jacquees, among others, to the 2019 free concert lineup.

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...

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.

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.

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