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Big Tex is Back

It is finally starting to cool off in Dallas/Fort Worth…which is perfect timing for The State Fair of Texas! Yes, it is that time of year AGAIN! This fair has been going on since January 30, 1886 when a group of businessmen from Dallas formed the Dallas State Fair and Exposition.

The fair will be running from September 25th-October 18th.

Here is a little overview of what to expect this year:

Included in your admissions price, there will be 100 free daily performances. These performances include a wide variety of things! There will also be Celebrity Chefs preparing their favorite dishes daily and a 2016 Auto Show. Check the website for more details and times!

This Saturday, September 26th, at the fair:

Cake Baking Contest

Ice Cream Sampling Trivia Games Nolan Ryan Beef Samples Big Texas Music Children’s Aquarium Snakes of Texas Daily Wine Tasting Backyard Circus Jump! The Ultimate Dog Show Tree Man Stilt Walker Ronald McDonald Show & much more!

2015 Chevrolet Main Stage Acts

Craig Wayne Boyd- The Voice Winner! Friday, September 25th at 8:30 PM

Lecrae Saturday, October 3rd at 8:30 PM

Brandon Rhyder Tuesday, October 6th at 12:30 PM

Kevin Fowler Saturday, October 10th at 8:30 PM

The Beach Boys Sunday, October 11th at 5:30 PM

Mercy Me Saturday, October 17th at 8:30 PM

To see the full list of performers head to

2015 Big Tex Choice Award Winners

2015 Best Tasting- Fernie’s Holy Moly Carrot Cake Roly by Christi Erpillo

2015 Most Creative- Smoky Bacon Margarita by Isaac Rousso

2105 Big Tex Choice Award Finalists

Chicken Fried Lobster with Champagne Gravy by Abel Gonzales

Cowboy Corn Crunch by Isaac Rousso

Deep Fried Alligator’s Egg Nest by Cassy Jones

Fried Beer-Battered Buffalo by James Barrera

Lone Star Pork Handle by Justin Martinez

Pretzel-Crusted Pollo Queso by Allan Weiss

New Foods for 2015 Coco Rita located at CBP-1

Deep Fried Cheeseburger Basket located at TB-25 Deep Fried Tailgate Party located at MLK-1 and P-3 East Texas Sausage and Pepper Jack Cheese on a Stick located at FW-27

Fried Flan Cake located at G-45 Fried Kettle Corn located at FW-19, G-6, and MLK-2

Laredo Dumpling located at CBP-16 Limited Edition Fried Oreos located at FW-9 and N-9

Machete located at G-32 Milk Chocolate Bacon on a Stick located at TB-22 Pulled Pork Mash located at TB-3 Pumpkin Spice Donut Chip located at M-19 S’more Beer located at FW-9 and N-9 Texas Fried Bacon Jalapeno Bites located at FW-5 and TB-12 Texas Bull Horn located at TB-8 Tropical Shrimp Kabob located at FW-5 and TB-12 Obviously these are just SOME of awesome foods offered this year!

Ticket Prices:

2015 Season Pass: $39.95 General Admission: $18 Children (Under 48” in height): $14 Children age 2 and under: FREE Senior Ticket (Ages 60+): $14 Food & Ride Coupons: $.50 EACH Check online for group rates & package deals.

For GREAT discounts on ADMISSIONS check out the Big Tex Discount Page HERE!

If you decide to join the fun this year...share with us your favorite food and activity from the 2015 State Fair of Texas!

2015 Best Tasting- Fernie’s Holy Moly Carrot Cake Roly 2015 Most Creative- Smoky Bacon Margarita by Isaac Rousso

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