state fair of texas

Satisfy Your State Fair of Texas Cravings With New Series ‘Deep Fried Dynasty’

March 7, 2022 | By June Naylor

The allure of the State Fair of Texas—and particularly its renowned foods—extends well beyond the state borders.

Meet the Winners of the 2021 State Fair of Texas’ Big Tex Choice Awards

September 1, 2021 | By June Naylor

The countdown to the State Fair of Texas has officially begun, now that we know which new crazy-decadent fried food dishes took top honors in this year’s Big Tex Choice Awards

In Search of Fried Oreos at the Big Tex Fair Food Drive-Thru

September 30, 2020 | By Roberto José Andrade Franco

I don’t exactly remember when I first heard about fried Oreos. I just remember being a bit confused that such a thing would even exist.

Get Your State Fair of Texas Fix With This Collection of Weird and True Facts

September 24, 2020 | By Mike Lowery

Dallas’ African American Museum Presents Acclaimed Survey of Black Arts, History, and Culture

October 8, 2019 | By Regina Burns

Free to see with a State Fair of Texas ticket, The Kinsey African American Art & History Collection “strives to give our ancestors a voice, name, and personality.”

9 of Texas’ Awe-Inspiring Man-Made Wonders

September 25, 2017 | By Lois M. Rodriguez

We asked our readers to tell us their favorite man-made wonders of Texas – those must-see locations that every Texan and visitor should see.

Tribute to art of canning at the State Fair of Texas

August 8, 2017 | By Larry D. Hodge

The State Fair of Texas, held every fall at Dallas’ Fair Park, is a feast for eyes, ears, and taste buds, with music, livestock shows, pig races, auto show, midway rides and games, and food.

The State Fair of Texas

September 16, 2016 | By

Ogle everything from ribbon-winning pigs to the Texas Star Ferris wheel, a butter sculpture, and Taylor Swift’s rhinestone-studded tour outfit.

Daytripper: State Fair

September 9, 2014 | By Chet Garner

There’s no denying that Texans know how to throw a party. Whether it’s SXSW in Austin or The Great Texas Mosquito Festival in Clute, we do it right.

Everything’s Bigger in Texas

August 21, 2010 | By Haley Dawson

The theme of the 2010 State Fair of Texas—”Super-Sized Fun”—reflects the annual event’s marvelous mix of entertainment and excitement for all ages.

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