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State Fair of Texas

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Fair Park, Dallas
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  • ToryBurch
    ToryBurchApril 20, 2011
    If you're in Dallas from late September to mid-October, head to the State Fair for food, concerts, animal rides, flower shows and a 200-foot-tall ferris wheel.
  • Tarrah E.
    Tarrah EasleyNovember 22, 2010
    dog show is the best!
  • Tim S.
    Tim StanleyOctober 17, 2010
    fried guacamole is the shiznit. kinda hard to find. the only stand that sells it is in a weird corner by itself right beside the bungee thing in the thrillway.
  • Eric A.
    Eric AngersteinOctober 17, 2010
    Get the Fletchers corny dog!!
  • Summer B.
    Summer BarnettOctober 16, 2010
    You have to get the roasted corn from Darn Good Corn located on the south end of the stadium right in front of the cell tower. DELICIOUS!!
  • Matthew Q.
    Matthew QuireyOctober 16, 2010
    The Bird Show is a must!
  • Kristie A.
    Kristie AOctober 16, 2010
    Get the fried lemonaide!!!
  • Terrence C.
    Terrence ChavisOctober 16, 2010
    Pork Chop on a stick is great stuff
  • Karen L.
    Karen LlewellynOctober 15, 2010
    great place
  • Anita P.
    Anita PandianOctober 15, 2010
    Try the fried frito pie and the chicken fried bacon dipped in ranch dressing. AMAZiNG!
  • Kelsi G.
    Kelsi GerwellOctober 15, 2010
    The fried margaritas arent as exciting as they sound. Don't bother
  • Corey M.
    Corey MorrisonOctober 15, 2010
    If you're Vegan, get the fried green tomatoes! The batter has no dairy in it!
  • Doug C.
    Doug CaldwellOctober 14, 2010
    Tom Landry collection has a line. No new people in line after 6: 30pm allowed.
  • Bryan B.
    Bryan BaileyOctober 14, 2010
    all items are 3 tickets
  • V S.
    V SOctober 14, 2010
    Check specials before you come! Would have saved me $12!
  • Erica
    EricaOctober 13, 2010
    Visit the Museum of Nature & Science while you're at the State Fair. Science building admission is FREE and nature building admission is just $1 w/ State Fair admission. Lots to explore!
  • Lisa W.
    Lisa WalterOctober 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Be sure and check out the Planetarium for a $2 show. Also the Museum of Nature & Science has a great IMAX with Sea Monsters for $5!!!
  • Timothy L.
    Timothy LyonOctober 13, 2010
    Grab some Schepps milk (I prefer chocolate) from the food court and drink away!
  • StarBella
    StarBellaOctober 12, 2010
    Omfg fried peaches n cream Iz motherfucking amazing!!!
  • Pablo L.
    Pablo LopezOctober 12, 2010
    I have two words for ya - FRIED BEER!!!! LOL
  • Lauren P.
    Lauren P.October 12, 2010
    Cheapest non-beer beverages are near the front gate: $1 bottled water/soda at the Women's Museum and $1 water at DAR House. Take a look around while you're there!
  • TasteThisAddison
    TasteThisAddisonOctober 10, 2010
    The Fried Club Salad was a waste of tickets.
  • Imelda B.
    Imelda BarronOctober 10, 2010
    dollar hot dogs!! great.when you're broke
  • Tiffany T.
    Tiffany ToshOctober 9, 2010
    Pass on the fried margarita. Just buy a funnel cake, pour triple sec on it and save yourself $6
  • Van N.
    Van NguyenOctober 8, 2010
    Get there early for Fletcher's Corn Dogs...The lines only get longer and longer throughout the day!
  • Jerrod R.
    Jerrod ROctober 8, 2010
    always get a Fletcher's corney dog. I liked the fried Frito pie and fried smores POP tart.
  • Kvader
    KvaderOctober 7, 2010
    say no to fried beer and yes to fried lemonade!
  • Brad P.
    Brad PatenaudeOctober 7, 2010
    Beers are only 7 coupons in the Coca Cola food court, 10 everywhere else!
  • Terril S.
    Terril SlusserOctober 6, 2010
    Beer in the coca cola food court only 7 coupons - at Least 10 every where else.
  • Ed G.
    Ed GruneOctober 6, 2010
    Also...ride the love bug
  • Ed G.
    Ed GruneOctober 6, 2010
    Try to find the fried guacamole...only 1 booth has it, but it is the best fried fair food I've ever had. The fried beer was revolting, I wanted to spit it up on the carny that sold it to me
  • IntelWiMAX
    IntelWiMAXOctober 5, 2010
    You can buy tickets & view a map of the Fair online. You're in a WiMAX hotspot, so wash your hands from the fried food & check it out: Read more
  • Agent L.
    Agent LibraOctober 4, 2010
    so good: roasted corn on the cob, deep fried grilled cheeseSunday is the day to go. Start early. Take the train (DART).
  • Linda F.
    Linda FletcherOctober 4, 2010
    Try the fried beer!
  • Kate O.
    Kate OndrasOctober 3, 2010
    fried beer is nasty. the ice cold root beer is a delight.
  • Betsy P.
    Betsy PearchOctober 3, 2010
    Bailey's in the Coca Cola food cort has the cheapest beer!!!
  • Ashlie M.
    Ashlie MOctober 2, 2010
    Pay $30 to valet! It's worth it!
  • Kris L.
    Kris LamkinOctober 1, 2010
    Do not get the fried beer, its absolutely a huge waste of money... fried cookie dough, oreos, and cheesecake are awesome.
  • Colin B.
    Colin BurnsOctober 1, 2010
    Eat fried shit. And then visit a cardiologist.
  • Rosie S.
    Rosie SSeptember 30, 2010
    Wednesdays - bring 3 canned goods and get in for $2.
  • James F.
    James FoleySeptember 27, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Come see the US Marine Drum & Bugle Corps in concert at Marine Corps Square, 4PM daily (except Wed) and leading off the Starlight Parade at night!
  • Charlie M.
    Charlie McRaeSeptember 27, 2010
    Fried lard
  • Matt M.
    Matt MorrisSeptember 26, 2010
    Live music at 2:00 at the Chevy Stage. Come swing by and hang with us!
  • Chante
    ChanteSeptember 26, 2010
    If you have a kid stop at the entrance and get a safety wristband for him/her.
  • Jeff S.
    Jeff StraterSeptember 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Get bottled water at the TX products store in Food and Fiber and stay away from fried beer
  • Michael L.
    Michael LawSeptember 25, 2010
    Check on the piglet races ! They're great fun - but be sure to get there early !
  • Gregg K.
    Gregg KochSeptember 25, 2010
    Fried beer not all it's cracked up to be
  • Gregg K.
    Gregg KochSeptember 25, 2010
    Having a great time today look for the twins
  • John M.
    John McDermottSeptember 25, 2010
    There's a sound behind the sound as deep calls to deep. I always enjoy Mat Kearney
  • Jennifer H.
    Jennifer HolmesSeptember 25, 2010
    Awesome concert! Matt Kearney!
  • M@
    M@September 23, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    HOWDY FOLKS! Read more
  • Monster Jam
    Monster JamSeptember 22, 2010
    Everything is BIGGER in Texas and that goes for Blue Thunder as well. Come see the team on display October 1st-10th in the Ford Ride & Drive Area just outside Fair Park.
  • Cookie R.
    Cookie RadfordAugust 26, 2010
    Sept 17 thru Oct 24th..... Lets Go...
  • Amy
    AmyJune 14, 2010
    Always fun!
  • Deyanira R.
    Deyanira ReynaMay 17, 2010
    Nothing like Hot fresh fried PBJ sandwiches and Belgium Waffles!! Mmmmm ;)
  • Lauren P.
    Lauren P.March 25, 2010
    Buy a corn dog at the Fletcher's stand near Big Tex. Wait for Big Tex to wave and say "HOWDY, FOLKS!" Consider waving back.
  • Lauren P.
    Lauren P.March 25, 2010
    Take the free guided tour of the livestock barns. If there's a livestock show going on, stop and watch for a few minutes.
  • Jan
    JanJanuary 18, 2010
    Go to the Great State Fair of Texas & ride the Texas Star Ferris Wheel & see if you can really see the Fort Worth skyline on a clear day Read more
  • Keleigh M.
    Keleigh MilliornSeptember 30, 2009
    Clog your arteries with whatever outrageous fried thing they're serving... this year, it's fried butter. (Last year, it was fried Coke.)
  • Ted H.
    Ted HowardSeptember 29, 2009
    Been here 10+ times
    Best drink deal in food. bldg is Schepps. 3 coupons for water, tea, milk, juice
  • Alyssa A.
    Alyssa AlsheimerSeptember 26, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Stop by The Women's Museum! Admission is free & they've got 2 great exhibits!
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