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Fair Park

Park · Fair Park
1200 S. 2nd Ave. (at Grand Ave.), Dallas, TX 75210, United States
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  • Today
    • 6:00 AM–7:00 AM
    • 10:00 AM–8:00 PM
  • Mon
    • None
  • Tue
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Wed
    • 6:00 PM–7:00 PM
  • Thu
    • Noon–1:00 PM
    • 5:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Fri
    • 10:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 6:00 AM–10:00 PM

Site of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition, the annual State Fair of Texas, concerts, and exhibits, Fair Park boasts the world's largest collection of Art Deco exhibit buildings, art and sculpture. Fair Park is a Landmark Historic District.

9.1/10

Based on 533 votes

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    Darlin O.
    "Chinese lantern festival its a must!"(2 Tips)
    Anthony L.
    "Big Tex, corny dog, turkey leg, funnel cake!"(2 Tips)
    Randall W.
    "... The (authentic) Cotton Bowl, football games, and the State Fair of..."(2 Tips)
    Russ U.
    "Big Texas Beerfest"(2 Tips)
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  • chinese lantern festival
  • big tex
  • hot chocolate
  • cotton bowl
  • museums
  • darts
  • corn dogs
  • architecture
  • landmarks
  • concerts
  • waffles
  • comfortable
  • beer
  • picnics
  • shoes
  • Southern food
  • authentic
  • fireworks
  • sweet potatoes
  • Art Deco
  • Donovan L.

    Had to wait in line forever to get in because they only had a few open but room for like 6

    Donovan Lord · 1 day ago
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  • Eduardo P.

    Texan tradition

    Eduardo Ponce de Leon · November 19, 2015
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  • Mike D.

    I love the fair.

    Mike Davis · November 12, 2015
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  • Shon W.

    The food lots of things to do!

    Shon W · October 27, 2015
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  • Russ U.

    Big Texas Beerfest every year in Spring takes place in the Automotive building

    Russ UNT · October 26, 2015
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  • Katherine U.

    The Rides Are Amazing

    Katherine Umanzor · October 22, 2015
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  • Elise D.

    Texas discovery garden

    Elise David · October 22, 2015
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  • Don D.

    This is where the Texas State Fair is held and the Cotton Bowl resides.

    Don Diamant · October 20, 2015
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  • Mark M.

    State Fair of Texas

    Mark Manning · October 20, 2015
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  • Nina K.

    Had a great time at the fair bit a little crowded. Wear your walking shoes.

    Nina K · October 19, 2015
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  • Owen H.

    Preaty cool

    Owen Haness · October 18, 2015
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  • Rosaura R.

    Fletcher's Corn Dogs and the Belgium waffles are the best!

    Rosaura Romero · October 18, 2015
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  • Shon W.

    Great shopping and entertainment venues dining

    Shon W · September 30, 2015
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  • Shon W.

    Food shopping

    Shon W · September 30, 2015
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  • TheSagBartender

    I am working the fair but wear comfortable shoes, drink plenty of water, ride the dart and save on parking , and have fun! :-):-):-)

    TheSagBartender · September 26, 2015
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  • Timothy M.

    Fun events but so underutilized throughout the year.

    Timothy Möhle · May 6, 2015
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  • Justin L.

    Fun place.

    Justin Lisenby · April 11, 2015
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  • Ashley G.

    Huge park great for events.

    Ashley Grossett · March 8, 2015
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  • Mariel O.

    I love it, it's a really nice play for family

    Mariel Olaizola · October 18, 2014
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  • Ed V.

    The Great State Fair of Texas (24 days every October of everything that makes Texas unique )

    Ed Vargas · October 12, 2014
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  • Eric L.

    Fried food paradise....

    Eric Leslie · October 12, 2014
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  • Abdul M.

    I need to try the alligator on a stickkkk

    Abdul Mohammed · September 29, 2014
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  • HTEDance

    Fun place. I remember this park from when I was a kid.

    HTEDance · September 27, 2014
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  • Bill L.

    Big Texas Choice Awards - I'm rooting for "Deep Fried Breakfast for Dinner"

    Bill Lowry · September 1, 2014
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  • Azure T.

    I do not recommend this for 4th of July. 4 food trucks for 50,000 people or so? Yeah...that should work.

    Azure Tackert · July 5, 2014
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  • Daniel Dallas M.

    Pretty terrible Fourth of July show. Random radio show playing on full blast for entire fireworks display, not sure what was going on. No quality control - never saw one official the entire time.

    Daniel Dallas Miller · July 5, 2014
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  • Zach E.

    Try the Deep-Fried Thanksgiving Dinner—or Fried Beer Read more

    Zach Everson · July 2, 2014
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  • Shana M.

    Any musical!

    Shana Myers · June 14, 2014
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  • al l.

    A great place to have fun while watching the games.

    al ludwigs · May 21, 2014
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  • al l.

    I recommend front row seating and popcorn with a soda.

    al ludwigs · May 20, 2014
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  • @CedarHillMom

    #namidallas

    @CedarHillMom · May 10, 2014
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  • Aaron B.

    No golden gate park, no central park, but dank it, we got FAIR PARK! Much love.

    Aaron Bussell-Boaz · March 29, 2014
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  • Alan L.

    Look both ways when crossing the dart rail

    Alan Lang · February 23, 2014
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  • Mike W.

    Eat a corndog at the state fair.

    Mike Walters · February 14, 2014
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  • Jhannet S.

    Chinese Lantern Festival is still open it is beautiful and you learn so much about their culture.

    Jhannet Sanchez · December 5, 2013
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  • Gigi A.

    Great time at the color run!

    Gigi Arizmendi · November 16, 2013
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  • Cash for Cars D.

    It's so fun and the best part is the Auto Show in Dallas is the best

    Cash for Cars Dallas · October 29, 2013
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  • Eloina G.

    Love the Fair Park always leave with a empty wallet but a happy belly.

    Eloina Good · October 22, 2013
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  • Jacqueline K.

    The sweet potato twister with marshmallow creme is delicious!

    Jacqueline Kluver · October 14, 2013
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  • Mindy

    Bring some Tums if you plan on eating something---fried food galore!

    Mindy · October 13, 2013
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  • Anthony L.

    Big Tex, corny dog, turkey leg, funnel cake! What more could you ask for?

    Anthony Lyles · October 8, 2013
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  • Emma J.

    First time at the Texas State Fair... I think one time was enough. Got it out of my system. Lol.

    Emma Jackson · October 8, 2013
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  • Jaime A.

    Sooooo much food, so little space in my stomach !

    Jaime Alvarez · October 6, 2013
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  • Darlin O.

    Chinese lantern festival its a must!

    Darlin Ordonez · September 30, 2013
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  • Jader S.

    Very good food ...and should try the Chinese lantern

    Jader Spadafora · September 28, 2013
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  • Chad R.

    Where Fried anything is good!

    Chad Risby · July 31, 2013
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  • Tanya E.

    Moocow Marathon!

    Tanya Edwards · July 20, 2013
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  • Reneeshia M.

    Come enjoy the Summer Adventure that opened new this summer @ Fair Park. Admission opens the door to lots of rides, games, food and fun. See you there!

    Reneeshia McIntyre · May 19, 2013
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  • Social N.

    Everything's bigger in Texas including the state fair. In addition to the delicious fried foods, rides, long lines, the obligatory Red River Rivalry game falls on a weekend during the fair.

    Social News Network · April 18, 2013
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  • Eva H.

    Its alwsys good to visit all kinds of places in your home town.

    Eva Hall · January 25, 2013
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