state fair of texas

State Fair of Texas September 26 – October 19, 2014

By Mina Frannea

State Fair of Texas Opens September 26 and runs through Sunday, October 19 Each year the State Fair of Texas celebrates our great state with amazing food, shopping, live music and family fun. There are hundreds of daily shows, a nightly parade, free concerts on the Chevy Main Stage, and throughou... Read More

“Light a New Dream” with the Chinese Lantern Festival at the State Fair of Texas

By autumnreo

There's nothing more Texas than the State Fair of Texas. While everyone loves Ferris Wheels and fried-food anything, within this mega event are hundreds of other experiences to learn a little or a lot about everything from automobiles to agriculture. One of the coolest and enriching opportunities is... Read More

DFW Fall Food Festivals You’ll Want to Bite Into

By autumnreo

September  begins the unofficial outdoor festival season in North Texas. Whether you are looking for taking a trip to wine country, travel half-way across the world in Germany, experience Mediterranean cuisine or just go all fried, September has you covered!  Check out these events that will give ... Read More

$5 Admission to Children’s Aquarium During State Fair of Texas

By Mina Frannea

“Ambassador” Sharks Return to Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park   The wobbegong, epaulette, and coral catsharks have returned to the Children’s Aquarium at Fair Park after serving as ambassadors for the Planet Shark exhibit at the Museum of Nature & Science. Now fans can view t... Read More

State Fair of Texas: More Than Deep Fried Food

By stephaniecrespin

It's that time of the year when everyone starts hoopin' and hollerin' about the State Fair of Texas.  You will hear story after story about what new deep fat fried something or other someone ate or wanted to try.  As appetizing as fried pumpkin pie sounds, that isn't what excites me about the fair... Read More

Celebrate Big Tex’s 60th Birthday at the State Fair of Texas

By Carrie Lindsey

It's that time of year again!  Fried food, farm animals and...Big Tex. Big Tex is a Texas icon, and if you've ever been to the State Fair of know about Big Tex.  Come to the Fair on Sunday, September 30th at 1PM and join Oaks Farm Dairy and Dairy MAX in a milk toast to celebrate Big... Read More

Move Over Big Tex for the Texas State Veggie Fair, Oct. 21

By autumnreo

The nationally-acclaimed 3rd Annual Texas State Veggie Fair returns to Dallas on Sunday, October 21, 2012, at Reverchon Park, near Turtle Creek and the Katy Trail that’s accessible by car, bus, DART, and bicycle. [caption id="attachment_20121" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Photo cour... Read More

State Fair of Texas Sept. 28-Oct. 21

By Ausa Faria

  I must confess, aside from the Midway, I go to the State Fair of Texas to sample the latest and craziest food. Last year, I blogged about the deep fried bubblegum. This ye... Read More

Autumn Activities in Dallas

By Ausa Faria

Despite 90+ degree temperatures, autumn has officially arrived! With Halloween decorations (and sometimes Christmas decor) ready for purchase in most retail stores, I'm giddy with excitement. ... Read More

Deals for August, if you can stand the heat!

By Jeanne

Just a few more weeks of summer vacation for the kiddos, but there are some great deals out there, if you can stand outside activities in the triple digit weather! Check out these "cool"... Read More