State Fair of Texas 2016 at Fair Park
1300 Robert B. Cullum Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75210
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"Howdy, folks!” We've been waiting all year to hear Big Tex’s booming voice welcoming us the 2016 State Fair of Texas. After months of hearing about Big Tex Choice Award-winner Fried Jell-O and other mouth-watering fair foods, you can finally conduct your own taste tests. The State Fair’s 24-day fair lineup includes 75 bands, more than 70 rides, an auto show with 400 of the latest new-car models, three football games (instead of the usual two) and one butter sculpture. What are you waiting for? Fair gates open daily at 10 a.m.
• General Admission: $18
• Kids under 48" tall: $14
• Seniors 60 and over: $14
• Children 2 and under: Free
• Seniors 60 and over: Free every Thursday (Oct. 7, Oct. 14, and Oct. 21)
HOURS: State Fair of Texas exhibit buildings open at 10 a.m. and close at 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays. Opening times and closing times vary for the midway and museums.
PARKING: Self parking is available on official State Fair lots for $15 per space.