The State Fair of Texas opens this weekend. Here are the basics for your trip to the fair.
The fair runs Sept. 25-Oct. 18.
Gates open daily at 7 a.m. Exhibit buildings open daily at 10 a.m. They close Sundays through Thursdays at 9 p.m. and Fridays through Saturdays 10 p.m. Museum and Midway hours vary.
In the 277-acre Fair Park, just off Interstate 30, southeast of downtown Dallas.
Ticket prices at the gate
$18 general admission, $14 for children under 48 inches tall and ages 60 and older, free for children 2 and younger.
There are plenty. We've done the work of finding all those ticket deals for you. Get the full details here.
Self-parking in State Fair lots (designated with "Official State Fair Parking" signs) is $15. Spaces for people with disabilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis in official lots (parking fees apply); fair organizers caution that there's extra demand for these spots on Senior Days and on weekends. Valet parking is available for $30 at Grand Gate daily and Parry-Haskell Gate on Saturdays and Sundays.
Get the details at dart.org/statefair.
Info and daily schedules
Call 214-565-9931 or go to bigtex.com.