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State Fair 2018

Had a really great time at the state fair, great food, available like fried cheesecake, fried... read more

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Angelica F
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We spent the whole day here from opening to closing. They have an area for all the car... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Deb873
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Large urban park with museums, flea markets and events. Covers over 227 acres.
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1300 Robert B Cullum Blvd, Dallas, TX 75210-2364
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Reviewed yesterday

I have traveled from Michigan for the last two years to go to the fair with my family and we have a wonderful time! This is the best fair ever and so much to see and do. The food isn’t cheap and it definitely isn’t...More

Thank Sherri G
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a really great time at the state fair, great food, available like fried cheesecake, fried Oreos, gorditas, daiquiris prices are high like with any even but it was too crazy. The grounds are well maintained the reason for 4 stars is simply the bathrooms...More

Thank Angelica F
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent the whole day here from opening to closing. They have an area for all the car manufacturers which was great because instead of driving around to look for a new vehicle, they were all in one place. We got a $500 off coupon...More

Thank Deb873
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lots of fun for the whole family if the weather is good! Luckily, we went on a nice day and enjoyed ourselves. We took empty coke bottles to get in for $9 and the little one is under 2 so she was free. After 5pm...More

Thank russkwtx
Reviewed 4 days ago

Parking is cheaper when you park on the fair grounds and more reliable. I enjoy going the Texas Oklahoma football game every year. I partake in the Cotton Bowl and some Fair food. If you like State fairs, this is a place you should visit.

Thank rboykins71
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have been attending the Texas State Fair off and on my entire life and 40 years later it is still a blast. The food the games, music and shows are always fun and entertaining, The fair has grown up and offers fun not only...More

Thank GLG3
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

So obviously it's no fault of the fair it poured all day with lightening and thunder but that's what happened today October 9 that's the day we had to go....anyway I'm from PA and our bloomsburg fair is so much better than here couldn't find...More

Thank lmml1974
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went during the Red River Showdown, so it was crazy busy for most of the day. If you like all things fried this is the place. It can be pricey, some of the favorites are 7-8 dollars and you don't get a whole lot....More

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a great atmosphere to be at the fair during this event. We look forward to coming to it every year.

Thank Alisha R
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best, if not the greatest State Fair in the Land! Gotta go...if you go during the Red River Rivalry game between Texas and OU the place is packed and the atmosphere is wonderful for a college football venue. Even during the game,...More

Thank Andy L
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Karin H
June 8, 2018|
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Response from Audry K | Reviewed this property |
If you are going to visit the State Fair of Texas, one day is sufficient. There is plenty to do at the fair for all different tastes: rides, exhibits, craft shows, food halls, shows, rodeo events, etc. Two days at the fair... More
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rebcoba
February 22, 2017|
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Response from Gary B | Reviewed this property |
Well, it's open year-round. But the state fair runs typically in September for about three weeks. The fair cost about 20 bucks for adults and 15 for kids. The attractions that are open year-round are like the aquarium in and... More
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cattlecrazy50
January 31, 2017|
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Response from Dorkin | Reviewed this property |
There are certain attractions located with Fair Park that are open year round including a building that houses butterflies and the Music Hall, which offers Broadway and other shows. The big event, which takes over the... More
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