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State Fair of Texas in Dallas

Arguably the biggest, loudest and most diverse fair in the region, the annual State Fair of Texas is an eagerly-awaited event that’s a firm favourite amongst locals and each year attracts visitors from all over the world. Primarily an agricultural show featuring numerous displays and exhibitions, the fair also includes a whole host of other events and entertainment ranging from live music and sporting contests to an auto show and eating competitions. Even back when the fair was first held back in 1886 the event attracted 100,000 visitors; now the fair entertains in excess of 3.5 million visitors each year
Venue:
Fair Park. Located 3km (2 miles) east of the downtown area, Fair Park is a 277-acre entertainment and recreation complex owned by the City of Dallas. The park is the year-round home of the Music Hall, Cotton Bowl and eight museums. It is a National Historic Landmark
Dates:
2008-09-01 -to- 2008-10-31
Frequency:
Annual | TBC. Usually three weeks in September and/or October
Hours:
1000–2200
Price:
TBC. 2006 prices: US$13; seniors and children US$9, children under 2 free
Road:
from Downtown Dallas, head east on Commerce Street and then turn right onto Second Avenue and straight ahead to Fair Park
Organiser:
State Fair of Texas
Phone:
+1 (214) 565 9931
Email:
pr@bigtex.com

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