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Aug 29, 2019

State Fair Moves Opening Day Parade Into Fair Park

State Fair Moves Opening Day Parade Into Fair Park

The State Fair of Texas is moving the annual Opening Day parade from downtown Dallas into Fair Park.

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 17, 2019

Try All the New State Fair of Texas Foods Before Anyone Else

Try All the New State Fair of Texas Foods Before Anyone Else

If you are a State Fair of Texas fanatic like me, the food is likely your favorite part. Now there is a way for you to taste test all the newest foods before the fair officially opens.

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.

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.

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.

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
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