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September 29, 2017 - October 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Fair Park
3921 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75210
BIG TEX 2017
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2017 State Fair of Texas

Friday, September 29, 2017

Since its inception in 1886, the State Fair of Texas has celebrated all things Texan by promoting agriculture, education, and community involvement through quality entertainment in a family-friendly environment. Midway rides and games, livestock competitions, food and drink selections, automobiles, exhibitions, shopping, performances, football games, cooking demonstrations and more comprise some of the exhibition's 100+ daily attractions. The 2017 State Fair of Texas will run from Friday, September 29, to Sunday, October 22, 2017. A daily schedule of all performances and events will be published at or can be found in the Visitor’s Guide distributed at each of the information booths located throughout the fairgrounds. Gates open daily at 7 a.m. Exhibit buildings, outdoor exhibits and food concessions are open: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. – Sundays through Thursdays; 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. – Fridays and Saturdays. Midway and museum hours vary daily.